Calls for papers


International Journal of Bonds and Derivatives
International Journal of Bonds and Derivatives


Special Issue on: "Sovereign Credit Risk and the European Financial Crisis"

Guest Editors:
Carsten Lange, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, USA
Tilo Wendler, HTW Berlin, Germany
Torsten Windels, Norddeutsche Landesbank, Germany

We invite authors to submit high-quality research papers on all aspects of sovereign credit risk and the European financial crisis.

The focus of this special issue is on empirical research examining the government bond market in Europe. However, theoretical papers will also be considered.

The audience of the special issue is the finance community – both academics and practitioners (more specifically, researchers in universities and other academic institutions, policy makers in central banks and other government institutions, and practitioners working in financial institutions).

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Sovereign credit risk
  • European financial crisis
  • Financial risk management
  • Interest rate convergence
  • Credit default swaps
  • Rating agencies and the government debt crisis in Europe
  • Monetary policy and government bond yields

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process.

All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 30 May, 2014