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Islamic Economic Studies is a peer-reviewed publication on Islamic economics and finance, targeted at professional and academic economists and students and published in association with the Islamic Research and Training Institute.
This journal is open access
Aims and scope
The journal Islamic Economic Studies (IES) publishes leading research across all fields of Islamic economics and finance. Established in 1414 Hijri (1993) it is one of the oldest and most respected scholarly journals in the Islamic economics and Islamic finance profession. IES is targeted at professional and academic economists and students.
Islamic Economic Studies aims to publish research contributing to the development of theory, practice, and policy making in Islamic economics and finance. It therefore intends to create an interface between academic research and its practical application. The journal welcomes theoretical; technical; and applied articles that draw on all areas of Islamic economics and finance.
The journal covers but is not limited to:
• Political economy
• Public finance, Islamic finance, Islamic banking
• Monetary economics, financial products, financial engineering
• History of economic thought, economic history, and economic development
• Maqasid al-Shariah
• Institutional economics
• Game theory
• Behavioural economics and finance
• Corporate governance
• Risk management
• Shariah issues
• Securitisation and Sukuk
• Islamic capital markets
• Insurance and takaful
• Corporate social responsibility
• Legal, fiqh, and regulatory issues
• Smart economy, smart finance and related issues.
All articles published in IES are published Open Access under a CC BY 4.0 licence.
Islamic Economic Studies is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB).
The journal is owned by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI). The title is published under a platinum OA arrangement, in that all charges for publishing an OA article in the journal are funded by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI). There is no charge to the author.
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Transparency statement for Islamic Economic Studies
Journal Ownership: Islamic Economic Studies is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of the Islamic Research Training Institute.
Governing Body: The editorial team is appointed and managed by the Islamic Research Training Institute. The journal is governed by the editorial team in collaboration with Emerald Publishing.
Peer Review Process: The journal operates a double blind peer review model. All articles undergo an initial assessment by the journal editor. If they are considered suitable for consideration, articles will then be a reviewed by a minimum of two external reviewers to assess suitability for publication. Final responsibility for editorial decisions rests with the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.
Editorial team/contact information: Contact details for the editorial team can be found on the journal homepage. Queries may also be directed to Emerald’s Publishing team as follows:
Valerie Robillard Chen – [email protected]
Copyright: All articles in the journal are published Open Access under a Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY-4.0). This allows authors to retain copyright of their work whilst others can share, use and build upon this work created as long as appropriate attribution is given.
Author Fees: The journal is published under a Platinum Open Access arrangement, in that all costs associated with publishing an Open Access article in the journal are funded by the Islamic Research Training Institute. There are currently no Article Processing Charges to the author(s).
Allegations of Misconduct: All journals published by Emerald are members of and subscribe to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. In the event of any allegation of research or publication misconduct the publisher and editor will adhere to COPE guidelines in dealing with such allegations.
Conflicts of interest: Authors are asked to declare any financial or ethical conflicts of interest upon submitting their work to the journal. Difficult cases will be referred to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) for advice.
Frequency: The journal currently publishes two issues per annum
Access: All journal articles are published Open Access on EmeraldInsight.com - http://www.emeraldinsight.com/loi/ies under a CCBY 4.0 licence (please see section 5).
Revenue sources: The journal is published under a platinum Open Access arrangement, in that all costs associated with publishing an Open Access article in the journal are funded by the Islamic Research Training Institute.
Advertising: The journal does not accept direct advertising
Archiving: Emerald provides perpetual access for all e-journal content by working with digital preservation schemes Portico, LOCKSS and CLOCKSS.
Direct marketing: On occasion the journal will use direct marketing activities (primarily email campaigns) to raise awareness of the journal and to invite authors to submit articles. Marketing activities are conducted by the Islamic Research Training Institute unless otherwise agreed with Emerald.
This statement was updated by Valerie Robillard (Emerald Publishing) on 16th Feb 2020.