Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance is an official publication of International Association of Islamic Banks, Karachi, Pakistan. It is a refereed quarterly journal, as well as a pioneer publications in the field of Islamic banking and finance being published since 1984. It provides a forum for researchers, particularly in Islamic Banking and Finance, wishing to share their expertise with a vast intelligentsia in the form of articles, research papers, discussion papers and book reviews. Major areas of interest for the journal include:
(i) Theoretical issues in banking and financial industry especially from Islamic perspective;
(ii) Empirical studies about the Islamic banking and financial institutions;
(iii) Survey studies on issues in Islamic banking and finance;
(iv) Analytical studies of applied Islamic banking;
(v) Comparative studies on Islamic and conventional banking systems; and
(vi) Short communications and interviews investigating the perceptions of leading bankers and banking experts as well as policy makers.
Guidelines for Paper Submission
The contributors are requested to observe the following rules.
Articles should be typed in Microsoft Word and restricted to 10 to 15 pages of A-4 size paper. We accept original contributions only and if the material is taken from some book, paper or any other source, the source must be mentioned. The editorial team does not assume any liability for the views of the writers expressed in their articles nor may necessarily agree with their views.
The articles should be submitted before start of the first month of each quarter, beginning from January, April, July & October enabling review and approval of the material by the editorial board for publication in the next available issue.
If the editorial Board is of the opinion that the article is provisionally accepted for publication but needs to be revised, shortened, or the particular expressions therein need to be deleted or rephrased, then such opinions will be communicated to the author for appropriate action. The author may also be requested to recast any submitted paper/manuscript in response to the comments made thereon by the reviewers.
The numbering of footnotes will be consecutive, and the footnotes themselves will be placed at the end of the article.
The author(s) of the articles published will receive 2 complimentary copies of the Journal of Islamic Banking & Finance.
IAIB reserves all the rights in the material published in the Journal. For any publication requiring republishing of the paper already published in any issue of JAIB, prior approval must be taken from the Editor.
Guidelines for Abstract
The articles should contain well summarized abstracts between 100 to 200 words, covering the subject matter of the articles, research methodology, main findings, conclusion and future implications. Abstracts must be followed by mention of key words that will in indexing articles.
Guidelines for Tables and Figures
Figures, tables and boxes should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numeral (i.e Figure 1, Figure 2 and Table 1 & Table 2).
Guidelines for Book Review
New books (on Islamic economics, finance and banking, as well as on issues and problems of economic development) will be reviewed in the Journal on request. Authors/publishers may send two copies of each book to the editor for the purpose of review.
Guidelines for Referencing
All references shall be given with complete details at the end of the paper in APA or Harvard style. For any help on referencing, please browse this link: http://www.apastyle.org/learn/quick-guide-on-references.aspx
Guidelines for Submitting Manuscript
All communications should be addressed to the editor. All submissions must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc to email@example.com. The journal has no charges for article submission or processing. Authors must abide by the COPE’s Code of Conduct.