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International Journal of Managerial Finance

International Journal of Managerial Finance

ISSN: 1743-9132

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2018: 1.12
CiteScoreTracker 2019: 1.91 (Updated Monthly)

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Aims and Scope

International Journal of Managerial Finance aims to arm its readership with the latest research and commentary in all areas associated with managerial finance, with an informed, inter-disciplinary and international approach.Although financial in nature, the journal is interested in papers from all disciplines; in particular knowledge management, accounting and economics, which shed further light on the financing decision process. The journal operates a double-blind peer review system whereby each paper is sent to two referees. The editorial team endeavours to give initial feedback to authors within 40 days following submission of their papers.

The Journal covers:

Treasury and Financial Risk Management

  • Redefining, measuring and identifying new methods to manage risk for financing decisions
  • The role, costs and benefits of insurance and hedging financing decisions
  • The role of rating agencies in managerial decisions

Investment and Financing Decision Making

  • The uses and applications of forecasting to examine financing decisions
    measurement and comparisons of various financing options
  • The public versus private financing decision
  • The decision of where to be publicly traded - including comparisons of market structures and exchanges
  • Short term versus long term portfolio management - choice of securities (debt vs equity, convertible vs non-convertible)

Corporate Finance

  • Managerial finance responses to the tightening of regulation in the wake of recent financial scandals
  • The relationship between the capital budgeting decision and financing decisions
  • The role of corporate governance when designing new financing projects and establishing executive compensation
  • Costs and benefits to mergers and acquisitions. Measurement of anticipated efficiency gains from restructuring
  • The decision to initiate dividends versus share repurchases

The Editor, Prof Alfred Yawson, welcomes papers at any time, which can be submitted online at and is also interested in hearing ideas on topics for special issues. You can contact Prof Yawson at [email protected].

The Editor aims to give initial feedback to authors within 30 days on average following submission of their papers, while operating a rigorous double-blind peer review process. Once accepted, individual articles are typeset, proofed and published online as the Version of Record within an average of 32 days, allowing authors' work to be read and cited earlier.

The Journal endorses the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines, a framework that supports the reproducibility of research through the adoption of transparent research practices.

The International Journal of Managerial Finance is indexed and abstracted in:

ABI/INFORM Complete / ABI/INFORM Global / Professional ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest); Australian DEST Register of Refereed Journals; Banking Information Source (ProQuest); Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Accounting, Economics and Finance; EconLit; ECONIS; OCLC - Electronic Collections Online; Professional ProQuest Central / ProQuest Central; ReadCube Discover; RePec: Research Papers in Economics; Scopus; Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

Ranked by:

The Chartered Association of Business Schools' (CABS) Academic Journal Guide 2018;  ANVUR, The Austalian Business Deans Council (ABDC); Australian Research Council ERA Journal List; BFI (Denmark); Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN); Qualis (Brazil); The Publication Forum (Finland)

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