International Journal of Financial Research

International Journal of Financial Research (ISSN: 1923-4023; E-ISSN: 1923-4031) is an open-access and peer-reviewed journal published by Sciedu Press in Canada. This journal is published quarterly (January, April, July and October) in both print and online versions. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.


This journal publishes original and leading research across all the major fields of accounting, finance and economics, ranging from institutional & corporate finance, accounting, insurance & risk management, monetary banking, stock exchange, to business economics, development economics, capital markets and more.

 

This journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail (ijfr@sciedupress.com).

 

 

ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING:

AcademicKeys

BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

CNKI SCHOLAR

Directory of Research Journal Indexing

EconBiz

ECONIS

EconPapers (RePEc)

Electronic Journals Library

Google Scholar

IBZ Online

IDEAS (RePEc)

IndexCopernicus International

JournalTOCs

Lockss

MIAR

NewJour

Open Academic Journals Index

PKP Open Archives Harvester

RePEc

Scopus (2018-2020)

SHERPA/RoMEO

The Standard Periodical Directory

Worldcat

ZBW – German National Library of Economics



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Call for Papers and Recruitment of Reviewers

We are calling for submission of papers for the forthcoming issue of Vol. 13, No. 1, January, 2022. The length of 3000-8000 words is preferred. All manuscripts should be prepared in MS-Word format, and submitted online.

If you are interested in submitting a paper to this journal, please refer to the Author Guidelines. For any question you have, please contact the Editorial Assistant via: ijfr@sciedupress.com

We are recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested, you are welcome to join us. Please find the application form and details at: http://sciedupress.com/reviewer

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Statistics

2020: Articles Received: 721; Accepted: 329; Rejected: 231; Published: 224; Retracted: 0

2019: Articles Received: 424; Accepted: 246; Rejected: 92; Published: 209; Retracted: 0

2018: Articles Received: 118; Accepted: 69; Rejected: 34; Published: 62; Retracted: 0

2017: Articles Received: 138; Accepted: 88; Rejected: 36; Published: 73; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 140; Accepted: 74; Rejected: 44; Published: 95; Retracted: 0

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ISSUES

e-Version FirstTM (Vol. 13, No. 1, January, 2022)
Current Issue (Vol. 12, No. 5, October, 2021)
All Issues

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Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the editorial assistant sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the editorial assistant in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; one is an editorial staff and the other two are external reviewers. The review process may take four to ten weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). If the submission is accepted, the authors revise paper and pay the Article Processing Charge (600USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.

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Open Access Policy:

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Copyright Policy:

Copyrights for articles are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. Authors have rights to reuse, republish, archive, and distribute their own articles after publication. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work.

This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a featured way of publishing articles in our journal. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.

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Each paper published in International Journal of Financial Research is assigned with a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier). And click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.

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NOTE:

The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue with two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (iThenticate).

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.

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Vol 12, No 5 (2021)

Vol. 12, No. 5, October, 2021

Table of Contents

Articles

Georgina Manrique Morteo, Milka Elena Escalera-Chavez, Elena Moreno-Garcia
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Adegbola Otekunrin, Kudzanai Matowanyika, Chena Tafadzwa
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p10
Oluyinka Isaiah Ogungbade, Adekunle Enitan, Adeleke Clement Adekoya
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p24
Emna Damak
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p41
Youssef Saida
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p58
Najrin Khanom
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p71
Ipeleng Ntshwe, Rufaro Garidzirai
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p80
Elsie Mbua Eposi, Marius Potgieter
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p89
Wilhelm Berghorn, Martin T. Schulz, Sascha Otto
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p104
Pyrros Papadimitriou, Thomas Poufinas, George Galanos, Charalampos Agiropoulos
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p130
Patricia Lindelwa Makoni
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p141
Ogujiuba Kanayo, Ebenezer Olamide, Isaac Agholor, Estelle Boshoff
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p151
Lebotsa Daniel Metsileng, Ntebogang Dinah Moroke, Johannes Tshepiso Tsoku
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p166
Joseph Yaw Abodakpi, Patrick Collins, Aidan Giasson
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p180
Emna Damak
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p194
Daniel C. Lee, Xu Feng, Yangmin Xiong
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p211
Yong Jae Shin, Unyong Pyo
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p223
Benjamin Garcia Paez
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p246
Amine El Bied
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p255
P. C. Enwereji, D. E. Uwizeyimana
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p265
Godfrey Marozva
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p277
Gina Perry
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p294