Risks — Open Access Journal

Risks (ISSN 2227-9091) is an international, scholarly, peer-reviewed, open access journal for research and studies on insurance and financial risk management. Risks is 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. To be added in Scopus from Vol. 6 (2018).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 21 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.3 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 Risks
Statistical Methods and Machine Learning Techniques for Insurance and Risk Management Data Analytics Guest Editor: Gareth W. Peters
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Risks
Applications of Stochastic Optimal Control to Economics and Finance Guest Editors: Giorgio Ferrari, Luca Regis, Salvatore Federico
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Risks
Selected Papers from the Actuarial Risk Modelling and Extreme Values Workshop Guest Editors: Ross Maller, Alexander Szimayer, Fei Huang
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Special Issue in Risks
Model Risk in Finance Guest Editor: Rolf Poulsen
Deadline: 30 April 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Risks
Systemic Risk and Reinsurance Collection Editor: Weidong Tian
Topical Collection in Risks
Book Review Section Collection Editor: Ola Mahmoud

Jobs in Research

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