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Vol 5 No 2 (2020): International Journal of Accounting & Finance Review

Editor-in-Chief of the IJAFR Journal:
Professor Dr. Mbodja Mougoué, Wayne State University, United States of America
General Information of IJAFR
ISSN: 2576-1285 (Print)
ISSN: 2576-1293 (Online)
Publisher: Centre for Research on Islamic Banking & Finance and Business
Contact Information
Management Office: 8700, Broadway St., Apt#11168, Houston, TX-77061, USA
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Published: 2020-08-15
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International Journal of Accounting & Finance Review

International Journal of Accounting & Finance Review (IJAFR)  is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed journal for accounting & finance academics.

Aims & Scope

IJAFR aims to provide a platform for high-quality original research papers related to accounting, finance, and business. The subject areas include, but are not limited to the following fields:

  • Taxation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Personal Finance
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Public Sector Accounting and Auditing
  • Corporate Governance, Audit Expectation Gap
  • The market for Audit Services
  • Determinants of Job Satisfaction of Accounting Academics
  • Determinants of Various Disclosures in Company Annual Reports
  • Earnings Management
  • Auditing Standards
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing and Taxation
  • Foreign Exchange Market
  • Institutional Mutual Funds
  • Leadership
  • Business and Project Valuation
  • Banking Structure Reform
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Cycles
  • Entrepreneurial Motivation
  • B2B-Business
  • Budget
  • Capital Structure
  • Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation
  • Macroeconomic Variables
  • Fluctuations 
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Cost Accounting
  • Derivatives
  • Financial Innovation
  • Financial Statements Analysis
  • Financial and Administrative Issues
  • Fraud Management
  • Investment Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Portfolio Management
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Real Options
  • Regulatory Framework
  • Risk Management
  • Stock Market and Stock Market Efficiency
  • Monetary Policy
  • Emerging Market
  • Modelling and Forecasting
  • Bank’s Profitability
  • Venture Capital
  • Socio-Economic
  • Conventional and Islamic Banks
  • Working Capital Management
  • Information in Relation to Finance, Banking, Accounting, and Business, etc.

International Journal of Accounting & Finance Review currently has an acceptance rate of 27.5%. The average time between submission and final decision is 15 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 30 days.


Author Guidelines

1. Authors must ensure that their papers are free of spelling and grammatical errors and typos.

2. Research papers should not exceed 8,000 words.

3. A separate title page of an article should contain the title of the paper, name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s).

4. The first page of an article should contain an abstract not exceeding 250 words and a maximum of eight keywords.

5. Equations in the text should be numbered consecutively using Arabic numerals within simple brackets and aligned against the right margin.

6. All appendices should be numbered consecutively using uppercase roman numerals and shown after the list of references.

7. References should be cited within the text as follows: According to Wickremasinghe (2005), the foreign exchange market … These results are inconsistent with those of other studies (Perera, 1995; Silva, 2000)

8. List of references should show each citation in alphabetical order and follow the style of APA

9. The author should register with the journal before submitting manuscripts.

10. Page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author. The corrected manuscripts should be submitted, and the publication fee should be paid within 10 working days.



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

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

Keep a Similarity Index <20% and single-source matches are not >3%



2020Q1: Articles Received: 40; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 29; Published: 11; Retracted: 0

2019Q2: Articles Received: 28; Accepted: 08; Rejected: 20; Published: 08; Retracted: 0

2019Q1: Articles Received: 29; Accepted: 06; Rejected: 23; Published: 06; Retracted: 0

2018Q3: Articles Received: 26; Accepted: 04; Rejected: 22; Published: 04; Retracted: 0

2018Q2: Articles Received: 25; Accepted: 02; Rejected: 23; Published: 02; Retracted: 0

2018Q1: Articles Received: 31; Accepted: 07; Rejected: 24; Published: 07; Retracted: 0

2017Q1: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 05; Rejected: 25; Published: 05; Retracted: 0