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Call for papers: Financial Innovation in Emerging Markets

Financial Innovation plays a vital role in many fields in Finance and provides the theories and tools that have been widely used in all areas of finance.
A special issue of Financial Innovation in Emerging Markets edited by Moawia Alghalith, Xu Guo, and Wing Keung Wong will be devoted to the special issue of Financial Innovation in Emerging Markets in different areas of finance. This special issue will also bring together practical, state-of-the-art applications of Financial Innovation in Emerging Markets.

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Aims and scope

Financial Innovation (FIN) provides a global academic forum for exchanging research findings across all fields in financial innovation in the era of electronic business. It seeks to promote interactions among researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners and foster research ideas on financial innovation in terms of new financial instruments as well as new financial technologies, markets, and institutions. Furthermore, this journal emphasizes emerging financial products, processes, and services that are enabled by the introduction of interruptive technologies. The journal is peer-reviewed and publishes both high-quality academic (theoretical or empirical) and practical papers in the broad ranges of financial innovation.

Topical areas of interest include, but are not limited to: asset pricing, behavioral finance, big data analytics in finance, computational financial intelligence, corporate finance, derivative pricing and hedging, disruptive financial models, extreme risks and insurance, financial economics, financial engineering, financial instruments, financial intermediation, financial market, financial risk management and analysis, high frequency and algorithmic trading, household finance, innovative financial services, international finance, internet and mobile finance, legal and social issues of new finance, public finance and taxation, and other relevant topics.  In particular, this journal especially welcomes research articles that study real-world impacts surrounding applications and management of blockchain, artificial intelligence, big data, Internet-of-Things, and other advanced computing such as 5G adoption in banking and other finance services.


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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    102 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    101 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    284 days from submission to acceptance
    17 days from acceptance to publication

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