About the Journal
The Journal of Financial Technologies (Fintech), Inclusion and Sustainability (JFTIS) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that focuses on the intersection of financial technology, financial inclusion, and sustainability. The journal aims to provide a platform for academics, researchers, and practitioners to discuss and explore the latest developments, trends, and challenges in these areas.
JFTIS publishes original research papers, review articles, and case studies that address various topics related to fintech, inclusion, and sustainability. The journal covers a broad range of areas, including blockchain technology, digital currencies, crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending, robo-advisors, mobile banking, and financial literacy. JFTIS also explores the role of fintech in promoting financial inclusion, such as expanding access to financial services for underserved populations, and the impact of fintech on sustainability, including environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations.
The journal is committed to promoting high-quality research and rigorous scholarship. All manuscripts submitted to JFTIS undergo a double-blind peer-review process, in which two anonymous experts in the field evaluate the article's originality, significance, and quality. JFTIS also adheres to strict ethical guidelines and standards, ensuring that all published research is conducted with integrity and transparency. JFTIS also encourages interdisciplinary research, welcoming submissions from scholars in fields such as economics, finance, business, law, and engineering.
JFTIS is an open-access journals licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, which means that all articles are freely available to readers worldwide. The journal is published semiannually by Centre of Excellence in Inclusive and Sustainable Finance, Department of Islamic and Conventional Banking, Institute of Business, Management and Administrative Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan and is indexed in several academic databases including Google Scholar. JFTIS aims to contribute to the understanding and advancement of the fintech industry, financial inclusion, and sustainability, and to promote a better future for all stakeholders.
The aim of the Journal of Financial Technologies (Fintech), Inclusion and Sustainability (JFTIS) is to provide a platform for the dissemination of high-quality research that contributes to the advancement of knowledge and understanding in the fields of financial technologies, inclusion, and sustainability. JFTIS seeks to publish original and innovative research that addresses emerging issues, challenges, and opportunities in these areas, as well as interdisciplinary research that bridges different fields. The journal's ultimate goal is to foster the development of financial technologies that promote inclusion and sustainability, and to facilitate the creation of a more equitable and sustainable global financial system. Through its publications, JFTIS aims to provide a valuable resource for academics, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners who are working to advance the field of financial technologies and its impact on society and the environment.
The Journal of Financial Technologies (Fintech), Inclusion and Sustainability (JFTIS) welcomes original research articles, literature reviews, case studies, and theoretical papers in the following areas:
- Financial Technologies (Fintech): This includes topics related to the development, implementation, and use of digital technologies in financial services, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics, and mobile applications.
- Inclusion: This includes topics related to the promotion of financial inclusion and the reduction of financial exclusion, such as access to financial services, financial literacy, financial empowerment, and financial innovation for underserved populations.
- Sustainability: This includes topics related to the role of financial technologies and financial institutions in promoting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) sustainability, such as green finance, social impact investing, sustainable banking, and sustainable investing.
- Intersection of Fintech, Inclusion and Sustainability: This includes research at the intersection of the three areas mentioned above, including the use of financial technologies to promote financial inclusion and sustainability, and the impact of financial inclusion and sustainability on the development of financial technologies.
The journal invites submissions from academics, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines, including finance, economics, accounting, information systems, computer science, and environmental and social sciences. The journal is interested in research that employs diverse methodologies, such as quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. JFTIS is committed to publishing high-quality research that contributes to the advancement of knowledge and practice in the fields of financial technologies, inclusion, and sustainability.
ISSN (P): 2959-3972
ISSN (0): 2959-3980
Publisher: Centre of Excellence in Inclusive and Sustainable Finance (CEISF),
Printer: University Printing Press, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
Publication Charges: Free
Peer Review Process: Double-blind