The International Journal of Business and Finance Research

The International Journal of Business and Finance Research

The International Journal of Business and Finance Research (IJBFR) 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 published two times per year by the Institute for Business and Finance Research, LLC. The Journal overall acceptance rate is between 5 and 10 percent. The Journal uses a blind reviewed process and authors receive reviewer comments.

Distribution

The Journal is distributed in print, and electronically through EBSCOHost, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) and the IBFR website.

Indexing

  • American Economic Association’s Econlit, e-JEL and JEL on CD.
  • ZBW Leibniz Information Center for Economics

Notable Rankings

  • “A” ranking in Schulze, Warning and Wiermann (2008): Journal Ranking for Business Administration and Economics: Four Metaindexes
    (Journals are ranked A+, A, B, C, D or E).
  • “Tier 2” Ranking in Westminster College Journal Ranking (2014)
    (Rankings from 1-4 with 1= highest ranking).  A Tier 2 journal is defined as “High Quality Journal, National Audience, Impact on Disciplines Theory and Practice.”
  • “C” ranking in Australian Business Deans Council Ranking (2010 and 2013 editions only)
    (Journals are ranked A, B or C.  A=best)
  • “C” ranking in ERA 2010 Journal Ranking
    (Journals are ranked A, B or C.  A=best)

Impact Factor

Available through Harzing’s Publish or Perish and Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)

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