Journal Description

Journal of Banking and Social Equity (JBSE) is a peer-reviewed refereed journal aiming at engaging academicians as well as practitioners. All papers will be subject to a minimum of double-blind refereeing. The JBSE will publish theoretical and empirical research papers spanning all the major research fields in Islamic finance, banking and social equity on quarterly basis. The journal will welcome strong evidence-based empirical studies and results-focused case studies that share research in product development and illuminate best practices. The JBSE is aiming to give an interdisciplinary view on Islamic and conventional practices in relation to business management and social equity.

Journal Aim

The purpose of the JBSE is to be the leading outlet for the best research in Islamic and conventional banking, and social equity. The aim of the JBSE is to deliver an outlet for the increasing flow of academic research concerning financial institutions, money and capital markets within which they function. JBSE’s focus is on theoretical developments and their implementation, applied, empirical and policy-oriented research in banking and international financial institutions, markets and social equity. Another focus of JBSE is to advance communications between the academicians, various research communities and policymakers and operational decision makers at financial institutions - private as well as public, national as well as international. By ensuring high quality publications, it is our aim that the journal be carried in the Thompson Reuters’ ISI and Scopus databases. Through high quality publications in Islamic banking and conventional banking, and social equity, we ensure that further innovation and research in the concerned field will benefit academicians as well as practitioners.

Journal Scope

The journal will publish the papers that provide in-depth insight and analysis into current issues within Islamic and conventional banking management, and social equity. The JBSE will cover the following areas but not limited to: Product development in Banking, Financial Markets; Bonds; Derivatives; Currency; Equity; Takaful; Sukuk, Asset Management; Asset Pricing; Banking such as efficiency, regulation, risk management; Risk Management and Analysis; Behavioral Finance; Capital Structure; Corporate Finance; Derivative Pricing and Hedging; Market Microstructure; Empirical Finance; Regulation of Financial Markets and Institutions; Financial Economics; Venture Capital; Entrepreneurial Finance; Fund Management; International Finance; Hedge Funds; Systemic Risk; Investments; Liquidity; Market Efficiency; Mergers and Acquisitions.