Volume 14

Issue 1

Spring 2015

Editor:

Monzurul Hoque, Saint Xavier University

Associate Editors:

Thomas Krueger, Texas A&M University,Kingsville
Jamshed Uppal, Catholic University of America

Members:

Steven Hanke, Indiana University- Purdue University Fort Wayne
Jim Haskins, University of North Dakota
Peppi Kenny, Western Illinois University
Jamshid Mehran, Indiana University of South Bend
Alex Meisami, Indiana University of South Bend
Jayen Patel, Adelphi University
Padmaja Pillutla, Western Michigan University
John F. Robinson, Viterbo University

Editor's Assistant:

Shanice Howard, Saint Xavier University

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  • 2015 Spring: Volume 14, Issue 1
  • MANUSCRIPT GUIDELINES/COMMENTS:

    The Journal of Finance Issues (JFI) accepts open submission of new scholarly empirical or theoretical papers in all areas of Finance including but not limited to Corporate Finance; Financial Institutions; International Finance; Portfolio & Security Analysis; Real Estate and Insurance & Risk Premium. The

    Electronic submission with a separate cover page containing the manuscript title, the name, position, and institutional affiliation of each author must be e-mailed to the editor. The body of the manuscript should contain no identification of author(s). At least two reviewers evaluate all manuscripts anonymously. The manuscript must not have been published previously or submitted elsewhere while under review by the JFI.

    The JFI publishes at least two issues every year. Authors of accepted submissions will be asked to submit a camera-ready copy of their manuscript and an electronic copy, using Microsoft Word. Address manuscript and correspondence concerning JFI to the editor.

    • Monzurul Hoque, Editor
    • Saint Xavier University
    • Graham School of Management
    • 3700 West 103rd Street, Chicago, IL 60655
    • Telephone (773) 298-3600; Fax (773) 298-3616
    • Email:  hoque@sxu.edu

    Margins. Margins for the first page of manuscript should be 1½” from top, 1½” from bottom and 1” from left and 1” from right of the page. The margins for all other pages must be same as for the first page with the top and bottom margins reduced to 1” only.
    Author(s) Name(s) and Paper Title. Please use author(s) name, paper title, affiliation, telephone, and email only on the cover sheet. Author(s) name or the paper title should not appear anywhere in the body of the paper. The first page of the paper should start with literature review or abstract (NO TITLE PLEASE) and then the main body of the paper. Indent paragraphs and a spacing between each paragraph.
    Table and Bibliography. All tables must be numbered in roman numerals and placed just before the bibliography. Place references in the paper inside parentheses, e.g., (Fama 1999; Balik 2004). Explanatory footnotes are discouraged, but necessary footnotes should be numbered and placed at the bottom of the page on which they appear. Bibliography containing all references should appear at the end of the paper.
    Publication Fee and Final Submission. Authors of all accepted articles must pay a publication fee per article.  Also, a $20 per page fee for all pages over the ten pages limit if the article is more than ten pages.  Authors of the accepted articles may be sent a PDF template to electronically submit their final article according to the template.

    The Editorial Board, the Academy of Finance, Saint Xavier University (SXU), or the publisher assumes No responsibility for the views expressed by authors in the Journal of the Finance Issues. We thankfully acknowledge the support of Graham School of Management, SXU.