International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management

This journal also publishes Open Access articles

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Constantin Zopounidis
ISSN online: 2049-0917
ISSN print: 2049-0909
4 issues per year
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IJFERM is a scholarly peer-reviewed international journal covering all aspects of the theory and practice of financial engineering and risk management. IJFERM is particularly interested in promoting research related to the development and implementation of new quantitative models leading to operational decision aids in finance. This perspective is motivated by the increasing complexity of financial decisions and the rapidly increasing use of quantitative methods for the design and implementation of innovative financial instruments, processes and solutions to financial decision-making problems.


 Topics covered include

  • Asset pricing
  • Asset-liability management
  • Capital budgeting and financial planning
  • Computational and mathematical finance
  • Corporate performance and efficiency analysis
  • Decision support systems for financial decision making
  • Financial forecasting and econometrics
  • Fund management
  • Hedging and trading strategies
  • Interest rate modelling
  • Investment appraisal and management
  • Operations research/management science models in finance
  • Quantitative behavioural finance
  • Project finance
  • Risk metrics and risk management

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The purpose of IJFERM is to publish innovative, original and high-standard research aiming to provide as broad a coverage as possible of different relevant modelling approaches and paradigms stemming from traditional fields such as probability theory, stochastic calculus, statistics, econometrics, as well as from new approaches based on management science/operations research and artificial intelligence.


IJFERM is of interest to a broad audience including academics, researchers, professionals and policy makers.


IJFERM publishes high quality original and review papers as well as case studies. Special issues devoted to important topics relevant to the quantitative aspects of financial engineering financial risk management and financial decision-making will occasionally be published.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Zopounidis, Constantin, Audencia Nantes School of Management, France and Technical University of Crete, Greece

Managing Editor

  • Doumpos, Michael, Technical University of Crete, Greece

Associate Editors

  • Andriosopoulos, Kostas, ESCP Europe, UK
  • D'Ecclesia, Rita, “La Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy
  • Galariotis, Emilios, Audencia Nantes School of Management, France
  • Spronk, Jaap, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Tsekrekos, Andrianos, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Regional Editor Asia and Oceania

  • Chen, Shu-Heng, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Regional Editor North America

  • Koutmos, Gregory, Fairfield University, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Angilella, Silvia, University of Catania, Italy
  • Atiya, Amir, Cairo University, Egypt
  • Bancel, Franck, ESCP Europe, France
  • Brabazon, Anthony, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Chevalier, Alain, ESCP Europe, France
  • Consigli, Giorgio, University of Bergamo, Italy
  • Dimitras, Augustinos I., Hellenic Open University, Greece
  • Fabozzi, Frank J., EDHEC Business School, USA
  • Frydman, Halina, New York University, USA
  • Gaganis, Chrysovalantis, University of Crete, Greece
  • Gil Aluja, Jaime, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Gougeon, Patrick, ESCP Europe, UK
  • Hasan, Iftekhar, Fordham University, USA
  • Ioannidis, Christos, University of Bath, UK
  • Kosmidou, Kiriaki, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Matarazzo, Benedetto, University of Catania, Italy
  • Nagurney, Anna, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA
  • Nomikos, Nikos, City University, London, UK
  • Pardalos, Panos M., University of Florida, USA
  • Pasiouras, Fotios, Technical University of Crete, Greece
  • Peccati, Lorenzo, Bocconi University, Italy
  • Satchell, Steve, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Siriopoulos, Kostas, University of Patras, Greece
  • Siskos, Yannis, University of Piraeus, Greece
  • Slowinski, Roman, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  • Steuer, Ralph, University of Georgia, USA
  • Stulz, René M., Ohio State University, USA
  • Tapiero, Charles S., New York University Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • Uryasev, Stan, University of Florida, USA
  • Van Der Wijst, Nico, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • Ziemba, William T., University of British Columbia, Canada


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