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International Journal of Business and Finance Research

The International Journal of Business and Finance Research (IJBFR), ISSN: 1931-0269 (print) ISSN 2157-0698 (online), publishes high-quality articles in all areas of finance, accounting and economics. Theoretical, empirical and applied manuscripts are welcome for publication consideration. The Journal, first published in 2007, is currently published quarterly by The Institute for Business and Finance Research, LLC. The Journal overall acceptance rate is between 10 and 15 percent. All papers submitted to the Journal are blind reviewed and authors receive reviewer comments.


The Journal is distributed in print and electronically through The Institute for Business and Finance Research website, EBSCOHost, Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) and Social Science Research Network (SSRN).


  • American Economic Association’s Econlit, e-JEL and JEL on CD


  • Australian Research Council (ARC)/ERA Journal Ranking

  • Australian Business Dean Council Ranking (2010 and 2013 editions)

  • Handelsblatt-Ranking Volkswirtschaftslehre, Journalliste 2010 

  • Schulze, Warning and Wiermann (2008): Journal Ranking for Business Administration and Economics: Four Metaindexes

  • Evaluation Agency for Research and Higher Education (AERES) France

  • International Development Informatics Association of Monash University

  • Westminster College Journal Ranking

  • Research Papers n Economics (RePEc)

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