Volume 15

Issue 2

Fall 2016


Monzurul Hoque, Saint Xavier University

Associate Editors:

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


Peppi Kenny, Western Illinois University
Jamshid Mehran, Indiana University of South Bend
Alex Meisami, Indiana University of South Bend
Jayen Patel, Adelphi University
Walt Nelson, Missouri State University
Padmaja Pillutla, Western Illinois University  - Quad Cities
Charles Rayhorn, Northern Michigan University
John F. Robinson, Viterbo University
K. Matthew Wong, St. John’s University

Editor's Assistant:

Shanice Howard, Saint Xavier University

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  • 2016 Fall: Volume 15, Issue 2

    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 Academy of Finance supports and sponsors the journal. The journal is Abstracted/Indexed in Cabell's, Ulrich's and Google Scholar.

    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 an electronic copy, using Microsoft Word and Excel for embedded tables. Address 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) 298-3616; Fax (773) 298-3601
    • 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 should not appear anywhere in the body of the paper. The first page of the paper should start with abstract and literature review preceded by the title and followed by the main body of the paper. Indent paragraphs and a spacing between each paragraph.

    Table and Bibliography. All Tables, Equations and Graph must be numbered in roman numerals and should be embedded in the article not to be placed at the end of the paper 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. Submission fee is $75 per article. Authors of all accepted articles must pay a publication fee of $195 per article.  Also, a $20 per page fee for all pages over ten pages will apply.  The Final ubmission must be in MS Word with tables in Excel format. 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 assume NO responsibility for the views expressed by authors in the Journal of the Finance Issues.