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 for a limited number of papers in 2019. Please contact the editorial office before submission to check whether KU waivers, or discounts are still available.
  • 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 17.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half 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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Special Issues

Special Issue in Risks
Selected Papers from the Actuarial Risk Modelling and Extreme Values Workshop Guest Editors: Fei Huang, Ross Maller, Alexander Szimayer
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Special Issue in Risks
Model Risk in Finance Guest Editor: Rolf Poulsen
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Special Issue in Risks
Insurance: Spatial and Network Data Guest Editor: Arthur Charpentier
Deadline: 31 May 2019
Special Issue in Risks
Recent Developments in Risk Management of Equity-Linked Annuities Guest Editors: X. Sheldon Lin, Guojun Gan
Deadline: 30 June 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

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