Aims and Scope

Iranian Journal of Finance (IJFIFSA)

Aim and Scope

Iranian Journal of Finance (IJFIFSA) publishes across all the fields of Finance. Published four times a year, the Journal is the official publication of the Iran Finance Association, one of the leading scientific organizations in the MiddleEast.

Specific subtitle covered by the journal are:

 

Corporate Finance

  • Capital Budgeting; Fixed Asset and Inventory Studies;
  • Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
  • Bankruptcy; Financial Distress
  • Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
  • Payout Policy
  • Government Policy and Regulation
  • Capital Raising; Leasing; Cost of Capital
  • Short Term Financial Management
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Performance Appraisal; Determinant Factors of Financial Performance

Investments

  • Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions; Asset Allocation Decisions
  • Asset Pricing
  • Market Efficiency; Event Studies
  • Return and Price Forecasting and Simulation
  • Government Policy and Regulation
  • Active Portfolio Management; Trading Strategies; Algorithmic Trading
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Investment Valuation
  • Investment Performance Appraisal; Determinant Factors of Investment Performance

Financial Markets and Institutions

  • Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance; Mortgages
  • Insurance Products and Insurance Companies
  • Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors; Individual Investors
  • Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage; Ratings Agencies; Investment Companies
  • Government Policy and Regulation
  • Mutual Funds; Hedge Funds; Pension Funds
  • Leasing Companies

Financial Engineering

  • Options
  • Forwards and Futures
  • Swaps
  • Exotic Options
  • Structured Finance
  • Credit Derivatives
  • Securitization; Asset Backed Securities

Risk Management

  • Market Risk; Interest Rate Risk; Foreign Exchange Risk; Stock Price Risk; Commodities Price Risk
  • Credit Risk; Credit Rating; Credit Scoring
  • Liquidity Risk; Asset-Liability Management
  • Operational Risk; Reputational Risk; Strategic Risk; Compliance Risk; Legal Risk
  • Risk Management Structure and Corporate Governance
  • Risk Based Performance Appraisal; Risk Based Asset Allocation; Risk Based Pricing

Real Estate

  • Real Estate Finance and Investment
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Real Estate Investment Trust

Financial Law

  • Financial Law in Capital Markets
  • Financial Law in Money Markets
  • Financial Law in Contracts

Financial Econometrics and Quantitative Methods

  • Time-Series Models
  • Models with Panel Data
  • Switching Models
  • Regression Models
  • Neural Networks, Machine Learning and Related Topics; Other Data Mining Models
  • Forecasting Methods; Simulation Methods
  • Optimization Techniques; Dynamic Analysis
  • Game Theory
  • Operational Research Methods
  • Market Micro Structures

International Finance

  • International Financial Markets
  • International Corporate Finance
  • International Finance and Investment
  • International Banking

Islamic Finance

  • Islamic Financial Instruments
  • Islamic Financial Markets
  • Islamic Banking
  • Takaful