International Journal of Financial Services Management

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Desheng (Dash) Wu
ISSN online: 1741-8062
ISSN print: 1460-6712
4 issues per year
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IJFSM is a highly professional, fully refereed international journal publishing literature covering the broad area of financial services. It focuses on the development of the best practices of management among financial service companies. It serves both academics and practitioners, with an emphasis on case studies, innovations and forensics.


 Topics covered include

  • Governance of financial service companies
  • Risk management
  • Board effectiveness
  • Customer service and development
  • Communication
  • Financial regulation
  • Technology and process efficiencies
  • Data management
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Modelling, model risk and model validation
  • Marketing
  • Portfolio management
  • Financial markets
  • Financial product innovation
  • Financial law

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IJFSM publishes high quality original research papers and, when appropriate, literature surveys. It covers all aspects of financial services management worldwide, dealing with current practices as well as future prospects and developments. The journal is primarily interested in the financial sector|s structure, prospects, development and trends. It brings together and shares important information among expert writers and readers from different disciplines.


Bankers, financial executives, lawyers and accountants, academics and researchers, decision makers and managers within governmental and international financial institutions, and other professionals.


IJFSM publishes original and review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, and notes, commentaries, and news. Contribution may be by submission or invitation, and suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Wu, Desheng (Dash), University of Toronto, Canada

Associate Editor

  • Luo, Amanda, Stockholm University, Sweden

Regional Editors

  • Barrutia, Jose Maria, Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibersitatea, Spain
  • Kuo, Hsien-Chang, National Chi-Nan University, Taiwan
  • Liao, Ziqi, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Wonglimpiyarat, Jarunee, Thammasat University, Thailand

Editorial Board Members

  • Agiomirgianakis, George, The Hellenic Open University, Greece
  • Asteriou, Dimitrios, Oxford Brookes, UK
  • Branson, Joël, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  • Ciurel, Violeta, Academy of Economic Sciences, Romania
  • Essayyad, Musa, McNeese State University, USA
  • Günther, Johann, Danube University Krems, Austria
  • Gedeshy, Ilir, Center for Economic and Social Studies, Albania
  • Joseph, Mathew, St. Mary's University, USA
  • Jun, Minjoon, New Mexico State University, USA
  • Karjaluoto, Heikki, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Khalfan, Abdulwahed, College of Business Studies, Kuwait
  • Koenig, David R., Ductilibility, USA
  • Lewis, Michael, Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS), UK
  • McLeod, Robert W., University of Alabama, USA
  • Murinde, Victor, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Mylonakis, Ioannis, Ministry of Finance, Greece
  • Nielsen, Jorn Flohr, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • Pilbeam, Keith, City University (London), UK
  • Raad, Elias, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
  • Regan, Tom H., University of South Carolina, USA
  • Seco, Luis A., University of Toronto, Canada
  • Statev, Statty, University for National and World Economy, Bulgaria
  • Tripipatkul, Rachanee, Standard Chartered Nakornthon Bank Plc, Thailand
  • Virlokx, Jacques, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  • Worthington, Steve, Monash University, Australia
  • Wu, Dexter Dexiang, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Yamamoto, Kiyoshi, Center for National University Finance and Management, Japan
  • Zhu, Faye X., Rowan University, USA


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  • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (more details available here) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
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  • All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.
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