Calls for papers


International Journal of Trade and Global Markets
International Journal of Trade and Global Markets


Special issue on: "Real Estate Finance, Investment and Related Issues"

Guest Editors:
Omar Masood, University of East London, UK
Bruno S. Sergi, University of Messina, Italy

Recent developments in the property market have already forced major rethinking within the industry. Financial institutions as well as practitioners are under great pressure to improve professional education, lending habits, policing standards, relating to property valuation, investment, property management and decision making in the commercial property market.

This special issue tackles central concerns such as this to keep interested parties informed on current thinking and developments as well the resulting financial crisis. The aim is to inform and encourage debate internationally between academics and practicing professionals in all aspects of real estate research finance and investments.

Subject Coverage
Papers are encouraged on practice and methodology in the UK, continental Western Europe, emerging markets of Eastern Europe, China, Australasia, Africa and the USA, in the following areas:
  • Academic papers on the latest research, thinking and developments
  • Law reports assessing new legislation
  • Market data for a comprehensive review of current research
Potential topics may include, but are not limited to:
  • European real estate
  • REITs and financial derivatives
  • Housing and residential markets
  • Indirect property investment
  • Cross border portfolio diversification
  • Comparative market analysis
  • Banking and valuation
  • Analytical techniques and applications in practice
  • Sustainability and investment value
  • Sub-prime and banking crisis

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Deadline for receipt of manuscripts is: 30 September 2009