Aims and Scope

The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business (JAFEB) publishes original research analysis and inquiry into issues of Asian Finance, Economics and Business Management. The JAFEB is an international peer-reviewed journal, which is devoted to contemporary issues of finance, economics and business in Asia, including Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Middle East. The JAFEB publishes four issues per year quarterly in full English on the following dates: February 28, May 30, August 30, and November 30.
The mission of JAFEB is to bring together the latest theoretical and empirical finance, economics and business management research in Asian markets. The journal audience includes: business school academics and researchers, economists, social scientists, international business persons, and policy makers, as well as managers from both for profit and not for profit corporations.

JAFEB has been indexed in:

Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in Web of Science Core Collection: from February 2018, Vol.5 no.1 content onwards
Elsevier’s SCOPUS in Elsevier Product(s): from February 2018, Vol.5 no.1 content onwards
Crossref - Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities
ECONIS - Datenbank der ZBW
Scilit - MDPI (Basel, Switzerland)
Directory of Korea Open Access Journals (KOAJ)
Korea Citation Index (KCI) - The National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

Call For Paper

The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business (JAFEB) is an open access journal that publishes research analysis and inquiry into contemporary issues of finance, economics and business in Asia. The journal is published four issues per year quarterly in English by both printed and online with DOI. We feel certain that the quality publication system of KODISA journals meets the international standard of journal publications.

Article Content and Selection Policy:

All accepted and published papers in JAFEB are equally qualified and successfully have gone through peer-review process. The measurement of impact of the paper might be matriculated by a number of citations from solid ranking journals, however it takes several years after publication The foundation and editorial policy of JAFEB as follows:
First Criteria: As the title of the Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business (JAFEB) indicates we arrange papers in order of discipline (subject) and content of the paper:
  1. Finance: Finance, Accounting, Financial Economics in Asia at large
  2. Economics: Econometrics, Applied Economics, Development Economics in Asia at large
  3. Business: Management, Marketing, Decision Sciences, Information Technology in international markets across borders and cultures
  4. Social Sciences, Multidisciplinary: others in international markets across borders and cultures
Second Criteria: Control of Excessive Representation and Promotion of a Wide Diversity of Authors and Country-of-Origin
1. Each issue is entitled to have included a maximum of less than 25% of the total from one specific economy/nation/country/market/region in the issue, if applicable.

Editorial Board and Selection Policy:

Please note that Editorial Board of the journal will be very selective, accepting only the articles on the basis of scholarly merit, research significance, research integrity and compliance with the journal style guidelines (APA).  KODISA Journals and Editorial Board respect and promote all authors and contributors on the basis of research ability and experience without considering race, citizenship, or any of narrow frames of reference.

The Average Overall Time from Submission to Publication and Print:

Due to increasing number of submissions, rigorous double-blind peer review process, and an issue of publication space in each issue, the average overall time from submission of the manuscript to publication and print from now on takes 3-6 months. JAFEB accepts submissions on a rolling basis, and publish accepted articles on the first-in first-out method.

Types of Paper:

Regular Article:
This should describe new and/or carefully investigated findings, and research methods should be given in sufficient detail for others to verify the work. Articles should be 5,000 - 7,000 words long to describe and interpret the work clearly. All regular research articles are peer-reviewed by minimum 3 referees.
Short Communication: This short communication is suitable for reporting the results of small investigations or giving details of new models, innovative methods or techniques. The style of main sections doesn’t need to conform to that of full-length papers. Short communications should be usually 2,000 - 4,000 words long. Short communication articles are also peer-reviewed.

In order to submit your paper, please send your manuscript and associated files in MS Word format by e-mail to the editorial office:
Authors are encouraged to include tables and figures as part of the main file. All manuscripts must be accompanied by a letter which indicates briefly why the article is suitable for publication in the Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business (JAFEB) and attests that “The article has not been previously published and is not under review elsewhere. All manuscripts must be prepared according to the JAFEB submission guidelines.

Article Processing Charge (APC): “Grant as Merited”

The Journal (JAFEB) is an Open Access journal accessible for free on the Internet. Yet, the print and online publication process does involve costs including those pertaining to setup and maintenance of the publication infrastructure, routine operation of the journal, processing of manuscripts through peer-reviews, editing, publishing, maintaining the scholarly record, and archiving. To cover these costs, the journal depends on APC also called Publication Fee.
The cost of APC is very often assumed either by the organization funding the research published in the article, or by the institution at which the author is employed.

þ The corresponding author will receive THREE hard copies of the journal publication by standard mail upon a payment of Article Processing Charge (APC) USD500.00 (Korean local currency 600,000 Won) per article.
þ APC is due when a manuscript has been accepted for publication. The corresponding author of an article is responsible for arranging the payment of APC before publication.

Waivers or Discounts of APC

1. For authors publishing in KODISA Open Access journals, KODISA offers waivers and discounts to authors based in KODISA Journals Editorial Membership/Reviewer Rewards Program.
2. To ensure that editorial decisions are never influenced by ability to pay, it is KODISA policy that editors of KODISA journals are not involved in correspondence with authors regarding payment of Article Publication Charges (APC).
3. The granted waiver system will be managed by editorial office and administrative staff not involved in decisions regarding article acceptance. We ask authors not to discuss any issues concerning payment with editors in the process of submission and review.
4. In addition to the Grant of Exemption above, some KODISA journals may offer additional waiver initiatives. These additional waivers will be managed by the editors and may be discussed with them directly.

Payment Options for APC

1) With a Credit Card
A PayPal or an electronic payment account will be provided upon request. It is an official PayPal account of Korea Distribution Science Association (KODISA).

2) By Bank Wire Transfer
Beneficiary Name: Korea Distribution Science Association 
Account Number: 470-910012-72205
Beneficiary's Address: Hanshin Officetel Suite 1030, 2463-4 Shinheung-Dong Sujeong-Gu Seongnam-City, Gyeonggi-Do, 461-713, South Korea
Bank Address (Head Office): 35 Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea.