International Journal of Financial Research

International Journal of Financial Research publishes peer-reviewed articles in full range of theoretical and empirical topics in finance area, from corporate finance, accounting, insurance theory to monetary banking, stock exchange, capital markets and more. The journal is published in both online and printed versions. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.

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2014 Q2: Articles Received: 39; Accepted: 26; Rejected: 14; Published: 29; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 39; Accepted: 25; Rejected: 12; Published: 22; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 90; Accepted: 62; Rejected: 24; Published: 67; Retracted: 0

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 22; Rejected: 6; Published: 17; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 16; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 5; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 23; Accepted: 15; Rejected: 7; Published: 25; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 21; Accepted: 14; Rejected: 6; Published: 13; Retracted: 0



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a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-2 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two external reviewers and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a manuscript. The review process may take 2 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two hard copies free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage for download, free of charge.


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All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



IJFR is listed in Econlit and JEL

International Journal of Financial Research is listed in Econlit and Journal of Economic Literature (JEL)  
Posted: 2012-12-11

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Vol 5, No 3 (2014)

Table of Contents


What Really Affects German Firms' Effective Tax Rate? PDF
Anastasia Kraft p1
Why Can Weak Linkages Cause International Stock Market Synchronization? The Mode-Locking Effect PDF
Larry Filer, David D. Selover p20
Where Does Price Discovery Occur? An Empirical Study of Taiwan’s ADRs and Their Underlying Foreign Stocks PDF
Ming-Chieh Wang, Yi-Chen Wu p43
The Impact of Corporate Governance on Non Financial Performance in Jordanian Commercial Banks and Islamic Banks PDF
Suleiman Hussein Al-Beshtawi, Omar Mohammed Zraqat, Hamdan Moh’D Al –Hiyasat p54
The Crisis: The Relentless Resulting of an Explosive Cycle PDF
Xavier Bredart p68
From Rural to Microfinance Banking: Contributions of Micro Credits to Nigeria’s Economic Growth – An ARDL Approach PDF
Prince C. Nwakanma, Ikechukwu S. Nnamdi, Godfrey O. Omojefe p73
Foreign Reserve Accretion and Money Supply Creation: Lebanon’s Experience under an Adjustable Peg PDF
Samih Antoine Azar p86
Investigating the Effect of Inflation Disclosure on Improving the Information Content of the Financial Reporting PDF
Vali Khodadadi, Ali Vaez, Hashem Alisufi p96
Internal Controls and Knowledge Reengineering in Organization: Hong Kong Evidence PDF
Philip Law p110
Strategic Choice on Transformation Mode of China’s Resource-based Cities PDF
Jinhuang Mao p116
Modeling Risk Premia in Forward Foreign Exchange Rates as Unobserved Components: The Model Identification Problem PDF
Aziz Chouikh, Abdelwahed Trabelsi p119
A Game Theoretic Model of Deposit Contracts between the Bank and the Depositor - Extend Study on the Economic Analysis of Bank Run PDF
Jue-Shyan Wang, Chiao-Hsin Lin p136
Liquidity Analysis Using Cash Flow Ratios as Compared to Traditional Ratios in the Pharmaceutical Sector in Jordan PDF
Sulayman H. Atieh p146
Bancassurance in Tunisia: What Are the Efficiency Gains? PDF
Ines Ayadi p159
The Analysis of Informal Credit Behavior in Hui Autonomous Prefecture of Linxia: The Investigation Based on Hui Autonomous Prefecture of Linxia China PDF
Yihao Dong, Haiying Ma p167
The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Islamic Banks Profitability - Evidence from GCC PDF
Mousa Almanaseer p176
The Empirical Measurement of Interest Rate Risk of China’s Commercial Banks in the Process of Interest Rate Liberalization PDF
Binjia Yang, Gendi Wen p188
A Note on a New Weighted Idiosyncratic Risk Measure PDF
Yin-Ching Jan p194

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International Journal of Financial Research
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