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Covering both finance and the intersection between finance, financial markets and economics, Studies in Economics and Finance (SEF) is a premier outlet for high-quality empirical and theoretical research.

ISSN: 1086-7376
eISSN: 1086-7376

Aims and scope

Studies in Economics and Finance (SEF) is committed to the dissemination of research findings to a wide audience and offers a unique opportunity for researchers to keep abreast of recent developments in the area.

High-quality articles, including review and research survey articles on a specific topic, empirical and theoretical research, and other conceptual articles, are not limited to but most welcome within the following topic areas:


  • Asset management,
  • Derivatives and financial management,
  • Risk management,
  • Investments and alternative investments,
  • Long-term financing,
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises,
  • Entrepreneurial finance,
  • Venture capital and private equity.

Financial Markets:

  • Asset pricing,
  • Equity, fixed income and credit markets, traded commodities,
  • Financial products and services,
  • Financial market efficiency and behavioral inefficiencies,
  • Capital market structure and information processing,
  • Financial risk and stability,
  • Financial econometrics.


  • Financial markets and economic growth,
  • Technology, innovation and growth,
  • International finance and foreign exchange markets,
  • Financial markets and monetary economics,
  • Applied econometrics.

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
Find out about our responsible management goal