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International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management

International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management

ISSN: 1753-8394

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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2018 Impact Factor: 0.750*

CiteScore 2018: 1.05
CiteScoreTracker 2019: 0.67 (Updated Monthly)

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Aims and Scope

The International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management (IMEFM) publishes quality and in-depth analysis on current issues within Islamic and Middle Eastern finance and management. The journal welcomes strong evidence-based empirical studies and results-focused case studies that share research in product development and clarify best practices. The title is also keen to consider work from emerging authors.

IMEFM has just also accepted into Clarivate's SSCI in 2018, and its IF will be available in summer 2019, with citations dating from 2016. 

The coverage includes but is not limited to:

Islamic finance:

  • Fundamentals, trends and opportunities in Islamic Finance
  • Islamic banking and financial markets
  • Risk management
  • Corporate finance
  • Investment strategy
  • Islamic social finance
  • Financial planning
  • Housing finance
  • Legal and regulatory issues

Islamic management:

  • Corporate governance
  • Customer relationship management and service quality
  • Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Management styles and strategies in Shariah environments
  • Labour and welfare economics
  • Political economy

The journal is the only title aiming to give an interdisciplinary and holistic view on Islamic finance and business management practices in order to inform these two intertwined communities.

The journal increased its Scopus CiteScore from 0.55 in 2016 to 0.91 in 2017 (2015 and 2016 CiteScore respectively), demonstrating that the journal received a higher number of citations from Scopus indexed journals. Once accepted, individual articles are typeset, proofed and published online as the Version of Record within an average of 32 days, allowing papers to be downloaded and cited earlier.

The International of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management is abstracted and indexed by:

ABI/INFORM Complete, ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Professional Advanced, ABI/INFORM Professional Standard (ProQuest), Academic Search Alumni Edition, Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Elite, Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) Banking Information Source(ProQuest), The British Library, Business Source Alumni Edition, Business Source Complete, Business Source Complete Plus, Business Source Elite, Business Source Premier (EBSCO), Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management and Economics & Finance, EconLit, Index Islamicus, International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS), OCLC - Electronic Collections Online,  Professional ABI/INFORM Complete, Professional ProQuest Central, ProQuest Central (ProQuest), ReadCube Discover, RePEc – Research Papers in Economics, Scopus, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

Ranked by:

The Chartered Association of Business Schools' (CABS) Academic Journal Guide 2018, The Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List, The Australian Research Council ERA Journal List, Clarivates (Web of Science) Social Science Citations Index,

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International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Accounting, Finance & Economics eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Accounting, Finance & Economics eJournals Collection page.

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* 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)