International Journal of Financial Studies

International Journal of Financial Studies is an international, peer-reviewed, scholarly open access journal on financial market, instruments, policy, and management research published quarterly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science), EconLit, EconBiz, RePEc, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (Finance)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 27.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 2.3 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.1 (2022)
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Special Issue in IJFS
Impacts of Climate Change Risk on Accounting, Auditing and Governance Guest Editors: Abdelwahed Omri, Zied Ftiti
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in IJFS
Green Bonds and Climate Change Mitigation Guest Editor: Andrea Ugolini
Deadline: 7 July 2024
Special Issue in IJFS
Cross-Cultural Corporate Governance, Firm Performance and Firm Value Guest Editor: Brian Bolton
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in IJFS
Sustainable Investing and Financial Services Guest Editor: Michael C. S. Wong
Deadline: 20 September 2024
Topical Collection in IJFS
Corporate Social Responsibility in Finance Collection Editor: Frank Li
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