Journal of Accounting, Business and Finance Research (JABFR) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, published by Scientific Publishing Institute. The journal seeks to publish original research articles that are empirical, hypothetical and theoretical in its nature and that provide exploratory insights in the following fields:

  • Financial reporting
  • Accounting standards.
  • Auditing.
  • Corporate governance
  • Accounting management issues.
  • International financial agencies and accounting practices.
  • Accounting, regulation, and privatization.
  • Accounting and accountability issues in the public sector, NGOs, multinational corporations.
  • Accounting practices in businesses.
  • The role of accounting in economic development and poverty reduction.
  • Theoretical approaches to accounting.
  • Accounting practices in economics.
  • Business history
  • Business law
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Ethics, social responsibility and sustainability
  • Finance and accounting
  • Global political and economic environment
  • Human resources management
  • Industrial marketing
  • Innovation, technology and entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Organizational behavior
  • Strategic management
  • Agency theory
  • Asset pricing
  • Banking systems
  • Behavioral finance
  • Computational finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Derivatives
  • Financial econometrics
  • Financial engineering
  • Financial intermediation
  • Financial regulation and policy
  • Futures markets
  • Investment banking
  • Investment policy
  • Portfolio theory
  • Risk management

The journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail :

The journal is included in:

  • BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
  • Google Scholar
  • RePEc (Simple impact factor: 0.43, Citation Analysis)
  • IDEAS 
  • EconPapers 
  • Academic Resource Index
  • Scilit
  • DOI
  • Crossref
  • CitEc 
  • Econ Biz

Paper Selection and Publication Process

  1. Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.
  2. Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. 
  3. Notification of the result of review by E-mail.
  4. There is no submission or publication fee for the journal. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.
  5. E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.

NOTE:The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”.

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.

Copyright Policy:

Copyrights for articles are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. Authors have rights 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 3.0 License.

Provides DOIs at the article level

Each paper published in Journal of Accounting, Business and Finance Research is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.