Editor in Chief: Dr Safia Nosheen
ISSN (P): 2617-2232 
ISSN (E): 2663-838X 

Publication Frequency: Biannual
Area of Publication: Accounting, Finance, and Auditing

We are fully committed to providing unrestricted access to all published articles.

1. About the Journal

2. Mission

3. Vision

4. Aims and Objective

5. Values

6. Scope

7. Key Audiences

8. Distinctive Features

9. Material Published

1. About

The Journal of Finance and Accounting Research (JFAR) is a multidisciplinary international journal of the Department of Finance, School of Business and Economics (SBE), University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore, Pakistan. JFAR is committed to publishing high-quality studies in finance and related fields and is widely circulated, both nationally and internationally. Accounting, Finance & Auditing are seen as essential components for the successful implementation of market-based development policies supporting economic liberalization in the rapidly emerging economies. JFAR publishes research articles and reviews within the whole field of  Accounting, and it will continue to provide information on the latest trends and developments in this ever-expanding subject.

JFAR promotes thinking on various facets of finance, targeted at academicians, scholars, and professionals associated with the field of finance to promote pragmatic research by disseminating the results of research in finance, accounting, auditing, Islamic banking, investment management, economics and information in relation to finance. It currently publishes open access, online and peer-reviewed articles covering a wide range of academic disciplines. The journal is published in both print and online versions.

The ambition of JFAR is to become a recognized top-tier journal, acclaimed for redirecting international financial and accounting research and studies for defining new directions.

2. Mission

JFAR’s mission is to serve as an eminent forum for the promotion and dissemination of contemporary research in all the major fields of finance and accounting by publishing theoretical and empirical scholarly research articles.

3. Vision

JFAR envisions sharing of knowledge through the free exchange of ideas and improving communications within and between the academic communities, policy and operational decision makers at financial institutions and regulators.

4. Aims and Objective

JFAR aims to provide an outlet for increasing the flow of scholarly research in finance and accounting. As reflected by our broadly based editorial board, the JFAR balances empirical, theoretical and conceptual scholarly contributions.

JFAR welcomes original research contributions that provide meaningful insights into the subject areas. We feel privileged to invite scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to send their and scholarly contributions to the journal. The JFAR is a peer-reviewed journal with the review procedure based on double-blind principle.

5. Values

Our mission is guided by the core values:

  • We value high-quality scholarly contributions in the area of finance and accounting to promote dialogue and discussion on contemporary issues.
  • We value emerging research that leads to generating great interest and unique perspective to critical issues in emerging markets and Pakistan in particular.
  • We advocate and support the integrity and intellectual ethical standards during the publication process. 

6. Focus

The core focus of JFAR is on theoretical developments their implementation, empirical, and policy-oriented significant and new research all the major areas in finance and accounting. Its focus is on applied research and to bridge the gap between financial theories and practice. In this journal, there are no charges or fee associated with submitting to or publishing. However, we highly encouraged all papers from the related field in any region or country.

7. Scope

JFAR welcomes original research contributions that provide meaningful insights into the subject areas. We feel privileged to invite scholars, practitioners and policymakers to send their and scholarly contributions to the journal. The JFAR is a peer-reviewed journal with the review procedure based on double-blind principle. The editorial board provides policy guidelines for publications in the journal.

Subjects Areas

The Journal’s main coverage areas include, although not exhaustive:

  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Asset Pricing
  • Banking Efficiency and Regulation
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Policies
  • Financial Regulation
  • Derivatives Pricing and Hedging
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Engineering
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Information Intermediaries
  • Islamic retain and Finance
  • Managerial finance
  • Real Estate and Commodity Markets
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Theories of Market Equilibrium
  • Valuation Theory
  • Supply chain finance
  • Industrial theories and practices

8. Key Audiences

Research scholars, academicians and professionals associated with the field of Finance and Accounting at different business schools, and universities. People from the professional environment such as Chief Executive and Managing Directors, Chief Finance Managers, Regional and International Finance and Accounting consultant, Finance managers, Financial Business strategists and Budget Analyst, Financial Analyst, Advisory, Professionals with Financial Planning responsibilities in organizations.

9. Distinctive Features

This journal gives immediate open access when the article is published.  Its content is available for everyone, which supports the significant exchange of knowledge globally. After submission, the article publishing decision will be made in 16 weeks. Peer review from two or more experts. Constantly update the status of your article. The staff of JFAR is accountable and responsible for all the decisions concerning the publication of articles.

10. Material Published

JFAR is an online platform publishes in a wide range of academic disciplines such as Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Islamic Banking and Corporate Finance.  Both the theoretical and applied research, which critically examines the inter-relationship between the governmental, economic and social dimensions of our world. Studies demonstrating basic and applied research on all aspects of investment, regulatory procedures, and financial business analysis. All articles submitted to JFAR for publication consideration a double-blind peer review process.