International Journal of Financial Studies — Editors

Journal Contact

IJFS Editorial Office
MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
Ms. Lu Liao

Managing Editor
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 62800830


Prof. Dr. Nicholas Apergis

Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus, Piraeus 18534, Greece
Interests: macrofinance; energy economics and finance; applied economics

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Raj Aggarwal

Department of Finance, College of Business Administration, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4805, USA
Interests: foreign currencies; strategic finance; climat change; financial structure; behavioral finance; capital structure; risk management
Prof. Dr. Elettra Agliardi

Department of Economics, University of Bologna, Italy, and Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis, Rimin, Italy
Interests: corporate finance; real options; capital structure; liquidation policies; sovereign debt crises
Dr. Haitham A. Al Zoubi

Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia
Interests: asset pricing, interest rate options, Islamic Finance, carry trade investment strategies, returns predictability
Prof. Dr. Manuel Ammann

Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, University of St.Gallen, Rosenbergstrasse 52, CH-9000 St.Gallen, Switzerland
Interests: asset management; derivatives; portfolio theory
Dr. Panagiotis Andrikopoulos

Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, Faculty of Business, Environment and Society, Coventry University, Coventry, CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: corporate finance; empirical asset pricing; contrarian and momentum investment strategies; behavioral finance
Prof. Dr. Angelos A. Antzoulatos

Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus, Piraeus 18534, Greece
Interests: banking; financial crises; financial stability
Contribution: Special Issue: The Future of Banking Regulation and Financial Stability
Prof. Dr. Ronald Balvers

Division of Finance and Business Economics, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4M4, Canada
Interests: theoretical and empirical asset pricing; contrarian and momentum investment strategies; production-based asset pricing; liquidity; the economics of information and uncertainty
Prof. Dr. William Arnold Barnett

Department of Economics, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045-7585, USA
Interests: divisia monetary aggregation; divisia financial aggregation
Dr. Pauline Barrieu

Department of Statistics, London School of Economics, London, WC2A 2AE, UK
Interests: financial instruments; quantitative finance; derivatives; model uncertainty; insurance-linked securitization; risk transfer
Dr. Diana Barro

Department of Economics, University Ca' Foscari, Venice, Italy
Interests: risk management; scenario analysis; dynamic portfolio choices; investment strategies; contagion models
Prof. Dr. Dennis Belomestny

Professor of Finance and Stochastics, Faculty of Mathematics, Duisburg-Essen University, Thea-Leymann-Str. 9 D-45127 Essen, Germany
Interests: Monte Carlo methods in financial engineering; pricing of American options
Prof. Dr. Wolfram Berger

Cottbus University of Technology, PO Box 101344, 03013 Cottbus, Germany
Interests: financial crisis; monetary economics; international finance
Prof. Dr. Marida Bertocchi

University of Bergamo, via Salvecchio 19, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
Interests: Eurobonds; hedging; capacity planning
Contribution: Special Issue: Sovereign Risk in Europe and Euro Currency: Still a Challenging Opportunity for the Euro Area Development
Dr. Prasad Bidarkota

Department of Economics, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Interests: asset pricing; business cycles; time series econometrics
Dr. Hong Bo

Reader in Financial Economics, Department of Financial & Management Studies SOAS, University of London,UK
Interests: Financial Economics; Comparative Financial Systems; Firm Investment Decisions under Uncertainty; Capital Market Imperfections; Corporate Finance; Corporate Governance; The Chinese financial system and the Chinese economy
Dr. Britta Boyd

Institut for Grænseregionsforskning, University of Southern Denmark, Alsion 2, 6400 Sønderborg, Denmark
Interests: family business; entrepreneurship; sme, sustainable management; international marketing management
Prof. Dr. Olivier Brandouy

Professor of Finance, Faculty of Economics and Management, Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Interests: asset management; computational finance
Prof. Dr. Dick Brealey

London Business School, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4SA, UK
Interests: corporate finance; investment management; international finance; capital markets; intermediation
Prof. Dr. Rita L. D'Ecclesia

Department of Methods and Models for Economics and Finance, Sapienza Università di Roma, Via del Castro Laurenziano 9, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: commodities; energy price; risk management
Contribution: Special Issue: Sovereign Risk in Europe and Euro Currency: Still a Challenging Opportunity for the Euro Area Development
Dr. Peter G. Dunne

Senior Research Economist, Monetary Policy Division, Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: monetary policy-reaction functions (identification and estimation); market microstructure (including bond, repo and interbank markets); asset valuation (including identification of bubbles and sentiment)
Dr. Periklis Gogas

Department of Economics, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Interests: Macroeconomics, Finance, Graph Theory, Support Vector Machines​
Prof. Dr. Iftekhar Hasan

Schools of Business, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 1790 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10019, USA
Interests: financial institutions; corporate finance; capital markets; entrepreneurial finance
Dr. Stoyu I. Ivanov

Nancie Fimbel Investment Fellow, Accounting and Finance, BT 957, One Washington Square, San José State University, San José, CA 95192-0066, USA
Interests: indexing; exchange traded funds; market microstructure
Dr. Danielle Lyssimachou

Faculty of Finance, Cass Business School, London EC1Y 8TZ, United Kingdom
Interests: capital markets-based accounting; equity analysts and investment banking; management learning
Prof. Dr. Khelifa Mazouz

Bradford University School of Management, Emm Lane, Bradford, BD9 4JL, UK
Interests: corporate finance (particularly initial public offering); stock market volatility and liquidity; stock market efficiency and anomalies
Prof. Dr. Theodoros Panagiotidis

Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Greece
Interests: Applied Econometrics, Macroeconometrics, Energy Economics
Prof. Ronald A. Ratti

School of Business, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
Interests: energy economics; macro finance; money and banking; international financial economics
Dr. Indranil SenGupta

Department of Mathematics, North Dakota State University, NDSU Dept # 2750, Minard Hall 408, Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050, USA
Interests: Mathematical finance, stochastic processes, mathematical modeling.
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Mathematical Finance
Special Issue: Statistical Methods in Financial Mathematics
Prof. Dr. Stefan Trueck

Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies, Macquarie University, Eastern Road, North Ryde NSW 2109, Sydney, Australia
Interests: risk management (credit and operational risk); asset pricing; energy markets; financial economics; carbon trading and economics of climate change; real estate economics; econometrics of financial markets
Dr. Christos Tsoumas

Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
Interests: financial economics; economics of banking; empirical economics; econometric methods and applications
Prof. Dr. João Paulo Torre Vieito

School of Business Studies, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, 4930 Valença, Portugal
Interests: market efficiency; neuro economics; corporate governance
Prof. Dr. Kuan Min Wang

Department of Finance, College of Business and Management, Overseas Chinese University, 100, Chiao Kwang Rd., Taichung, Taiwan
Interests: international finance; financial markets; econometrics for finance
Prof. Dr. Yue-Jun Zhang

Business School, Hunan University, China
Interests: crude oil pricing and forecasting; carbon trading; energy policy modeling; carbon emission
Int. J. Financial Stud. EISSN 2227-7072 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert