From January 2012 submissions to International Review of Applied Financial Issues and Economics are subject to a submission fee of $70 .
Submissions are not complete, and the review process will not be
initiated until the submission fee is received.
Accepted Form of Payment include a bank transfer (transfer wire) OR a
All manuscripts shall be subject to an editorial pre-screening process to assess suitability for the journal
Submission fee is non-refundable and a paper may be rejected by the Editors without being sent for review.
Contributions to IRAFIE should be electronically submitted by email
to editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Editors do not accept responsibility for any opinions expressed
in papers. They are only those of author(s).
Author(s) will be notified via email upon receipt of manuscripts.
The review does not accept responsibility for damage or loss of
Authors of submitted papers are obligated not to submit their paper
for publication elsewhere until an editorial decision is rendered
o n their submission.
Each paper submitted to IRAFIE will be subject to a desk review
by the Editors. If it is judged suitable for the publication,
it is then sent to two referees for double blind peer review.
If it is determined that the paper does not meet the review requirement
or the manuscript is not of sufficiently broad interest, then
a rejection letter will be issued.
Papers submitted to IRAFIE must be in English with double spacing
and pages numbered consecutively. Manuscripts should be Times
New Roman 12 font, and usually 10 to 15 typed pages in length.
Titles and subtitles (used only if necessary) should be brief.
Word files are preferable.
Title page (Separate Page)
The first page of the typescript should include the full title
and the name(s) and institutional affiliations of the authors.
It should also include address, telephone number and email of
the correspondence author.
Author(s) are encouraged to include at the end of the title page
an autobiographical note, approximately 100 words per author,
All headings including the abstract should be justified to the
left hand margin in bold face type using capital letters only
for the first letter of the word. Section headings should be numbered
consecutively in Arabic numerals as follows: 1-, 2-, ect. Subheadings
are numbered as follows: 1.1, 1.1.1. The introduction is the first
section and the conclusion is the last section.
Each article should include an abstract of no more 100 words.
The first numbered section should follow the abstract of the article.
Key words and JEL classification
Below the abstract should include from 2-5 words and at least
one JEL classification.
The available codes may be accessed at JEL:
Authors for whom English is a second language may choose to have their manuscript professionally edited before submission to improve the English.
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Any word or words to be abbreviated should be written in full
when first mentioned followed by the abbreviation in parenthesis.
Citations in the text should be indicated as “Delianedis
and Geske (2001) document that …” or “This finding
has been also documented by [e.g. Delianedis and Geske (2001)]”.
Tables and Figures
Tables and figures should be included in the text at an appropriate
place and headed with short titles. The table headings should
be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and placed in the
centre. Any descriptive or explanatory material should appear
below the table or figure in a Times New Roman font of 11 and
Figures will be reproduced photographically from originals supplied
by the author; the publisher will not redraw them.
Please use the word “Figure” as the label. Do not
use the words “CHART” or “GRAPH” in the
label. Also, all tables and figures should be black and not in
Equations within the text should be centred on a separate line
and numbered consecutively at the right margin in parentheses
as in (1), (2), etc.
Acknowledgements should appear at the end of the text and can
be addressed to (reviewers, funding institutions, etc).
Data used in the empirical analysis should be precisely documented
and be readily available to any researcher for purposes of replication.
Appendix follows the conclusion section and should be numbered
consecutively in Arabic numerals.
References should be listed at the very end of the manuscript
in the alphabetical order according to the first author. The detailed
style of referencing is as follows:
Van Horne, J. (2001) Financial market rates and flows, 6th ed.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
2/ Journal article:
Ericsson, J. and Renault, O. (2006), ‘Liquidity and credit
risk’, Journal of Finance, Vol. 61, pp. 2219-2250.
3/ Working Papers:
Hasbrouck, J. (2005) Trading Costs and Returns for US Equities:
Evidence from Daily Data, Working Paper, New York University.
Footnotes in the text must be numbered consecutively in Arabic
A copy of the review will be send to all corresponding authors
after publication. Additional copies of the review can be purchased
at the author’s preferential rate of $20 per copy.
Upon acceptance of an article by the journal, the author(s) will
be asked to transfer copyright in the article to the publisher
(or Society, where appropriate).
Authors may copy the manuscript for their personal and classroom
use. Other reprints require the written approval of the journal