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Vol 5 No 2 (2020): American Finance & Banking Review

Editor-in-Chief of the AFBR Journal:
Professor Dr. Mbodja Mougoué, Wayne State University, United States of America
General Information of AFBR
ISSN: 2576-1226 (Print)
ISSN: 2576-1234 (Online)
Publisher: Centre for Research on Islamic Banking & Finance and Business
Contact Information
CRIBFB USA
Management Office: 8700, Broadway St., Houston, TX-77061, USA
E-mail: info.amfbr@cribfb.com
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Published: 2020-09-22

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American Finance & Banking Review

Aims & Scope

American Finance & Banking Review (AFBR) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed journal. The Journal's emphasis is on empirical, applied, and policy-oriented research in banking and other domestic and international financial institutions and markets. The Journal's purpose is to improve communications between the academic and other research communities and policymakers and operational decision-makers at financial institutions (private and public) national and international, and their regulators. Suitable topics for AFBR include but are not limited to:

Finance:

  • Asset Pricing
  • Bankruptcy Prediction and Determinants
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Rural Finance
  • Insurance
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Alternative Investments
  • Portfolio and Security Analysis
  • Time Value of Money
  • Credit Risk Modelling and Management
  • Financial Engineering
  • Foreign Exchange Markets
  • Law and Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mutual Funds Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Regulations of Financial Markets
  • Venture Capital
  • Microcredit
  • Valuation
  • Risk and Return
  • Liquidity Management
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics models
  • Macroeconomics etc.

Banking:

  • Asset-Liability Management
  • Bank Assurance
  • Banking Crises
  • Corporate Governance
  • Derivatives and Structured Financial Products
  • Efficiency and Performance of Financial Institutions and Bank Branches
  • Financing Decisions of Banks
  • Investment Banking
  • Management of Financial Institutions
  • Technological Progress and Banking
  • Foreign Exchange Management
  • Conventional Vs. Non-Conventional Banking
  • Internet Banking
  • Mobile Banking
  • Retail Banking
  • E-Banking
  • CSR of Bank
  • SMEs Banking etc.

American Finance & Banking Review currently has an acceptance rate of 25%. The average time between submission and final decision is 15 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 30 days.

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Paper Selection and Publishing Process

  1. There is no submission fee.
  2. Submission Acknowledgement: When you submit a manuscript online, you will receive a submission acknowledgment letter sent by the online system automatically. For email submission, the editor or editorial assistant sends an e-mail confirmation to the submission’s author within one to three working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, please check your bulk email box or contact the editorial assistant.
  3. Basic Review: The editor or editorial assistant determines whether the manuscript fits the journal’s focus and scope. Next a check for the similarity rate.
  4. Peer Review: We use a double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member as well as one to three external reviewers. The review process may take two to four weeks.
  5. The decision is Made: The decision to accept or reject an article is based on the suggestions of reviewers. If differences of opinion occur between reviewers, the editor-in-chief will weigh all comments and arrive at a balanced decision based on all comments, or the second round of peer review may be initiated.
  6. Notification of the Result of Review: The result of the review will be sent to the corresponding author and forwarded to other authors.
  7. Publication Fee is Paid: In an open-access model, we promise that readers don't pay for a subscription fee to access online published articles. Authors or a supporting institution pay for the publication of the article. With the support of Article Processing Charges (APCs), permanently unrestricted online access to published articles is allowed and our business can be kept sustainable. Only some fundamental costs like peer-review process, typesetting and copy-editing, archiving, online production in various formats, abstracting and indexing services, and inclusion in CrossRef are covered. Hence, this journal is financed by Article Processing Charges (APCs). After acceptance, the authors will revise the paper and pay the online publication fee: 100 USD.
  8. Publication Notice: The authors and readers will be notified and invited to visit our website for the newly published articles.
  9. 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.
  10. Copyright Policy: Copyrights for articles are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. Authors have the right 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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NOTE:

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 (https://www.turnitin.com).

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

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

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Statistics

2020Q1: Articles Received: 25 ; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 20; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2019Q2: Articles Received: 18; Accepted: 2; Rejected: 16; Published: 2; Retracted: 0

2019Q1: Articles Received: 29; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 24; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2018Q3: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 15; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2018Q2: Articles Received: 25; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 22; Published: 3; Retracted: 0

2018Q1: Articles Received: 31; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 26; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2017Q1: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 25; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

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