Topical Collection "Feature Papers on Financial Technology and Innovation"


Prof. Dr. Shigeyuki Hamori
Guest Editor
Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University, Rokkodai, Nada-Ku, Kobe 657-8504, Japan
Interests: applied time series analysis; empirical finance; data science; international financeapplied time series analysis; empirical finance; data science; international finance
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Topical Collection Information

Dear Colleagues,

The Financial Technology and Innovation Collection welcomes the submission of high-quality papers examining the impact of the development of information and communication technology (ICT) on the financial aspects of our society. Studies focusing on the contributions to the analysis of machine learning, high-frequency trading, distributed ledger technology, blockchain, cryptocurrency, peer to peer, and so on are especially encouraged. The Financial Technology and Innovation Section is open to publishing new and challenging studies focusing on a single country or a group of countries. Theoretical and empirical papers, as well as policy-oriented research papers, will be considered.

Prof. Dr. Shigeyuki Hamori
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the collection website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Risk and Financial Management is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • Financial Technology (Fintech) 
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) 
  • Machine Learning 
  • Deep Learning 
  • Blockchain 
  • Bitcoin 
  • Cryptocurrencies 
  • Digital Currencies 
  • Alternative Assets 
  • Big Data 
  • Data Mining 
  • Data Analytics 
  • Cloud Computing and Analytics Financial Innovation 
  • Investment Crowdfunding 
  • Mobile Banking (Online Banking) 
  • Foreign Remittance 
  • Automatic Savings Plan 
  • Internet and Mobile Finance

Published Papers

This collection is now open for submission.
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