Applied Finance and Accounting

Applied Finance and Accounting (AFA) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal, published by Redfame Publishing. The journal is published semiannually (February, August) in both print and online versions. The Journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail. It publishes original research, applied and educational articles in the areas of finance, accounting and related disciplines.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journals. AFA is striving to provide the best platform for teachers and researchers worldwide to exchange their latest findings.

afaThe scopes of the journal include, but not limited to, the following topic areas:

  • Accounting/Auditing
  • Asset Pricing
  • Banking and Market
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Controlling
  • Corporate Finance
  • Experimental Finance
  • Finance/Investment
  • Fiscality
  • Financial Accounting
  • International Accounting
  • Law and Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Monetary Policy
  • Tax Accounting
  • Public Finance
  • Public Administration
  • Personal Finance

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Open Access Policy:

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Copyright Policy:

Copyrights for articles are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. Authors have rights to reuse, republish, archive, and distribute their own articles after publication. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work.

This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.


Provides DOIs at the article level

Each paper published in Applied Finance and Accounting is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publishing Process

a) Submission Acknowledgement

When you submit a manuscript online, you will receive a submission acknowledgement letter sent by the online system automatically. For email submission, the editor or editorial assistant sends an e-mail confirmation to the submission’s author within one to three working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, please check your bulk email box or contact the editorial assistant.

b) Basic Review

The editor or editorial assistant determines whether the manuscript fits the journal’s focus and scope. Next a check for the similarity rate is done using CrossCheck, powered by iThenticate. Any manuscripts out of the journal’s scope or containing plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, are rejected.

c) Peer Review

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member as well as one to three external reviewers. The review process may take two to four weeks.

d) Decision Is Made

The decision to accept or reject an article is based on the suggestions of reviewers. If differences of opinion occur between reviewers, the editor-in-chief will weigh all comments and arrive at a balanced decision based on all comments, or a second round of peer review may be initiated.

e) Notification of the Result of Review

The result of review will be sent to the corresponding author and forwarded to other authors.

f) Publication Fee Is Paid

If the submission is accepted, the authors revise paper and pay the publication fee (300USD).

g) Print Journals Are Mailed

After publication, two hard copies of the journal will be sent to the corresponding author. If you want more copies, please order at

h) Publication Notice

The authors and readers will be notified and invited to visit our website for the newly published articles.



Applied Finance and Accounting: Call for Papers

Applied Finance and Accounting is now calling for submissions to the Vol. 3, No. 1, February 2017 issue. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to this journal, please review the About the Journal page for the journal’s section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines to see how to submit a manuscript to Redfame journals. For questions, please contact:  
Posted: 2016-07-28

AFA Statistics Report 2015

Articles Received: 87
Articles Accepted: 49   
Articles Rejected: 38
Articles Retracted: 0    
Articles Published: 19  
Acceptance Rate: 56.32%
Posted: 2016-01-31



Applied Finance and Accounting welcomes scientists and researchers to participate as peer reviewers.

Eligibility and Requirements for Peer Reviewers:

  • Doctoral degree or above
  • Academic job at a university or organization
  • Fluency in English (academic and professional)
  • Strong interest and expertise in scholarly journals
  • Speed and accuracy

The benefits of being a Peer Reviewer include:

  • Developing professional opportunities and contacts
  • Increasing evaluation skills
  • Being the first to see new materials
  • Listing as an Editorial Board member in the print journal and on its website
  • Bolstering of resumes for promotion and/or tenure
  • Assisting Redfame Publishing in providing high quality work

How to Apply:

Please complete the application form (Click HERE to download) and send it to

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Vol 3, No 1 (2017): [In Progress]

Applied Finance and Accounting,  Vol. 3, No. 1, February 2017

Table of Contents


Integration of Financial Markets: A Study of Egypt and Palestine Stock Markets PDF
Abdul Razak Abdul Hadi, Shadi Hamad, Eddy Yap Tat Hiung 1-10
Trade Agreements and Services Value Chain: The Case of India and Thailand PDF
Tanu M. Goyal, Arpita Mukherjee 11-23
Econometric Model to Estimate Defaults on Payment in the Spanish Financial Sector in Oliver Wyman’s Stress Tests PDF
Salvador Climent-Serrano 24-35
Impact of Foreign Direct Investment (Fdi) On the Stock Market Performances in Nigeria (1985-2014) PDF
Omodero Cordelia Onyinyechi, M.C. Ekwe 36-48

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