Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies

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Edited By: Kwangwoo Park, Kee-Hong Bae and Kee H. Chung

Impact Factor: 0.354

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 83/94 (Business Finance)

Online ISSN: 2041-6156


The Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies publishes original research articles that focus on empirical and theoretical research on capital markets. Papers in any of the following fields will be considered:

  • investments
  • capital and security markets
  • market microstructure
  • corporate finance, and
  • quantitative methods of particular relevance to financial researchers.

The Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies has been published since 1980 and has been selected for coverage in the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) as of 2006 - it is the first SSCI-listed finance journal in Asia. The journal is bimonthly and publishes articles written in English.

Aims and Scope

Through the Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, the Korean Securities Association aims to contribute to the development of Asia-Pacific's securities markets and its financial industry by promoting mutual cooperation and exchange among scholars, professionals, and policymakers to share research interests and policy issues in the field.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • EconLit (AEA)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)