Departments

The Journal of Financial Management, Markets and Institutions encourages multidisciplinary research that reflects the diversity of financial studies. To achieve this objective, the Journal has been organised into five Departments:

  • Financial Institutions;
  • Financial Markets;
  • Risk Management;
  • Investments;
  • Corporate Finance.

These departments share a unique editorial policy with stringent reviewing guidelines that results in a precise and qualified collection of papers concerning different streams of financial studies.

Editorial Team

Papers published by the JFMI generally refer to the following issues:

Department of Financial Institutions

  • Regulation and Supervision of Financial Institutions
  • Financial Structure and Development
  • Financial Conglomerates
  • Financial Institution Governance
  • Retail Banking
  • Corporate and Investment Banking
  • Private Banking
  • Relationship Banking
  • Payment System
  • Leasing and Factoring
  • Financial Consumer Behaviour
  • Lending Investment Firms
  • Mortgage Credit
  • Consumer Credit
  • Mutual Funds
  • Hedge Funds
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Insurance Companies
  • Pension Funds
  • Microfinance
  • Islamic Finance/Banking
  • Financial Education
  • Competitive Strategy and Marketing of Financial Institutions
  • Financial Institutions Planning and Control
  • Financial Institutions Audit
  • Financial Institutions Performance
  • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in Financial Institutions
  • Competition Measurement in Financial Systems
  • Human Resource and Organization of Financial Institutions
  • Liquidity Management in Financial Institutions
  • Asset & Liability Management in Financial Institutions
  • Capital Management in Financial Institutions
  • Information System and Accounting of Financial Institutions

Department of Financial Markets

Papers submitted to this Department generally refer to the following issues:

  • Regulation and Financial Markets
  • Microstructure Liquidity and Trading Costs
  • Information and Market Efficiency
  • Order Flow and Market Dynamics
  • Financial Market Integration
  • Currency Markets

Department of Risk and Management

Papers submitted to this Department generally refer to the following issues:

  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Derivatives
  • Corporate Bonds and Credit Spreads
  • Credit Default Swaps
  • Default Risk and Recovery Modelling
  • Exposure and Optimal Hedging
  • Risk Measures and Asset Pricing
  • VAR Measures and Testing

Department of Investments

Papers submitted to this Department generally refer to the following issues:

  • Asset Allocation
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Bond Pricing
  • Equity Valuation
  • Alternative Investments
  • Securitisation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Real Estate
  • Term Structure and Yield Curve Analysis
  • Rating

Department of Corporate Finance

Papers submitted to this Department generally refer to the following issues:

  • Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring
  • Behavioural Corporate Finance
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Capital Structure
  • Corporate Governance
  • Dividend and Payout Policy
  • Management Compensation
  • Securities Issuance: IPO’s and SEO’s
  • Merger and Acquisition
  • Small Business Finance
  • Firm Value