International Journal of Financial Studies — Open Access Journal

International Journal of Financial Studies (ISSN 2227-7072) is an international, peer-reviewed, scholarly open access journal on financial market, instruments, policy, and management research published quarterly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) partially funded by institutions through Knowledge Unlatched and partially funded by MDPI, resulting in no direct charge to authors.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and EconLit (AEA).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 37 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8.5 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in IJFS
Financial Economics Guest Editor: Pascal Stiefenhofer
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in IJFS
Globally Financing the Venture at Various Stages of Development Guest Editors: Robert D. Hisrich, Gary Gibbons
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in IJFS
Fat tailed Probability Distributions: Applications in Asset Pricing and Financial Econometrics Guest Editor: Prasad V. Bidarkota
Deadline: 15 March 2019
Special Issue in IJFS
Personal Finance Guest Editor: Riccardo Calcagno
Deadline: 31 May 2019

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