ELK's International Journal of Finance (EAPJFRM)

ISSN Print: 0976-7185    ISSN Online: 2349-2325

4 Volumes 13 Issues 98 Articles available from 2011 to 2015.

DOI: 10.16962/EAPJFRM/issn.2349-2325/2014

Founding objective behind our international journal of finance, under the publishing title of ELK Asia Pacific Journals. 

With this Indian journal of finance, ELK brings an open online platform for quality content and innovative ideas that matches up with the high standards. Knowledge of financial terms and mechanisms are crucial in today’s world, not just for the professionals working in the field, but also for scholars who are preparing to be a part of the finance domain. An international journal of finance, being open access, is deemed as the best source of information for these financial terminologies and methods.

Be it banking, insurance, risk management or securities trading, our Indian journal of finance strives to solicit new research that is being done by practitioners of financial theories, who seek to apply them to various spheres effectively.  In a bid to bring this emerging knowledge to scholars and budding professionals, we nurtured our Impact Factor Journal of Finance and Risk Management.

We, at ELK, attempt to disseminate innovative research ideas through our international journal of finance. Though we began with a focus on the Asia Pacific region, now we receive contributions from all over the world to solicit in our impact factor journal of finance. Since we cover both theoretical and empirical work, our scope of publication is broad. The key subject areas outlined in the wide scope of the journal are:

  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Risk Management
  • Securities Trading
  • Financial Theories
  • Development of innovative products, spanning across the financial, insurance and risk management subjects
  • Issues of risk transfer
  • Financing for emerging economies
  • Commercial insurance
  • Capital structure
  • Reinsurance
  • Credit-arbitrage methods
  • Alternative risk-transfer mechanisms
  • Structured financial products
  • Risk Securitization
  • Derivatives
  • Management of Financial, Operations and Business Risk


Further, we accept contributions from academicians and professionals. The Advisory and Editorial Board possesses more than a decade of experience in relevant fields. This quarterly indian journal of finance is internationally rated and listed in the Cabell’s directory. We associate with renowned peer reviewers, who examine the papers to be published in the journal and give expert comments to enhance the value of research.

ELK Group, for considering any manuscript in their impact factor journal of finance, follow the Double Blind Refereeing Process, in the endeavor to create a respectable reader base. We focus on authors who research about:

  • Development of innovative products, spanning across the financial, insurance and risk management subjects
  • Addressing issues of risk transfer and financing for emerging economies

Thus we ensure a union of the modern mechanisms working in the developed world, and the policies which help the developing countries. We accept submissions which are meticulous and reflect depth of insight in the focused area. Some suggested topics, which authors can consider for research papers are Commercial insurance, Capital structure, Reinsurance, Credit-arbitrage methods, Alternative risk-transfer mechanisms, structured financial products, Risk securitization, and Derivatives.

Issues relating to the effective management of financial, operational, and business risk are also covered by the journal. We publish a wide range of papers in the ELK Asia Pacific Journal of Finance and Risk Management, which include Book Reviews, Doctoral Dissertation Abstracts, Research Papers, Case Studies and industry reports.

The Editor of the journal can directly be contacted through email at editor.eapjfrm@elkjournals.com.

Key audiences include:

  • Developers of structured-product
  • Insurance and reinsurance professionals
  • CFOs and Attorneys
  • Financial-services regulators
  • Corporate risk managers
  • Hedge-fund managers
  • Compliance professionals
  • Applied finance/insurance scholars
Editorial Board Members of ELK's International Journal of Finance
Chief Editor
Dr. Anil K. Sharma Associate Professor, Department Of Management Studies Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Ph.D. (Financial Management), M.Phil. (Gold Medalist), M.Com., B.Com. View Public Profile
Dr. Sasikanta Tripathy Asst. Professor (Finance), National Institute of Management Jamshedpur PhD (Finance), M.Phil, M.Com (Finance) View Public Profile
Editorial Board
Dr. Aamir Firoz Shamsi Cluster Head, Member of Board of Studies, Member of Advanced Research Committee and Program Coordinator of MSPM PhD in Management Sciences, Hamdard University, Karachi View Public Profile
Dr. Ahmed Al Ajlouni Faculty member Qassim University- CBE (Member of AACSB) PhD (Finance), Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies; MSc. (Financial & Banking Sciences), The Arab Institute for Financial and Banking Studies View Public Profile
Prof. Ashish Kumar Acting Director, Corporate Resource Center, Amity University and Deputy Director, Amity Business School, Amity University Rajasthan Pursuing PhD (Business Administration) from Aligarh Muslim University, MBA, MCom View Public Profile
Prof. Asif Mahbub Karim Associate Professor at Port City International University, Proctor PhD, GCE Advanced level under the University of London, B.Com (The National University) View Public Profile
Dr. Elias Abu AL-Haija Assistance Professor, Emirates College of Technology, Abu Dhabi PhD, Yarmouk University; MBA, Arab Academy View Public Profile
Dr. Haitham Ahmed Abdelmoneim Assistant Professor of Finance and Accounting, Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY), Saudi Arabia PhD in Accounting (Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania) View Public Profile
Prof. Muhammad Mahboob Ali Former Vice Chancellor, Professor, Presidency University PhD from University of Chittagong, M.Phil, M.S.S View Public Profile
Dr. N Maruti Rao Associate Professor, PG Dept. of Business Administration, Rani Channamma University M.Com., M.Phil., PhD, Alumni IIMA-FDP View Public Profile
Dr. Vidya Naik Dean, NMIMS Global Access - School for Continuing EducationPhD, PGDBM, B.Sc., M.A, M.Ed View Public Profile
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