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fınance & bankıng studıes


ORCID Integration & CrossRef Membership
* registered contents with Mendeley

Focus & scope

International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies (IJFBS) is a peer-review academic journal published by SSBFNET. IJFBS’s major focus is to provide a scientific base for scholars and researchers. IJFBS aims to promote worldwide interdisciplinary studies and research in the field of banking, finance, and economics. The Journal highly welcomes interdisciplinary researches. IJFBS publishes quarterly in English and publishes two special issues semiannually in English.

Peer Review Process

The editorial process for submission to the journal consists of a review, typically a blind peer review, followed by a section editor’s decision to accept or decline the submission. If accepted in the Review stage of the Editorial Process, the submission then goes through the Editing stage which consists of copyediting, layout, and proofreading.

Publication Frequency

IJFBS is published online quarterly, with the support of the Center for Strategic Studies in Business & Finance (SSBFNET).


The journal is Indexed and Registered in Index Copernicus ProQuestProQuest Business Premium Collection,Ulrich’s, MendeleyRePEcEconPapersIDEAS, BASE, EDIRC, Dimensions, Scope Database, Scilit, Sherpa Romeo, Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, DRJI, EconBiz, WorldCat, EuroPub, Asos Index,OAI, OAJI, Rice Bibliography, AqEcon, and WAICENTO.

We are a scholarly ideas-driven organization. SSBFNET publishes international journals, manages editorial process of book series, and supports scientific research projects

Editor ın chıef

Professor M. Hasan Eken from Kırklareli University, is the Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies (2147-4486) a.

Dr. Hasan Eken, born in Mardin-Derik in 1965, received his Bachelor of Science (Anatolian University) in 1987 and a master’s degree in Finance (The University of Exeter, England) in 1992 and completed his Ph.D. in Banking (Marmara University) in 1999. He received the title of Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance in 2007. He started his banking career in 1992 at Etibank. Eken, who was appointed to the Joint Board of Directors of Fund Banks in November 2000, found the number of sales, mergers, and transactions. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at 8 Investment and Portfolio Management companies between 2000 and 2004, and as Deputy Board of Directors at the Romanian International Bank, part of the management bank at Yapı Kredi June 2002 – April 2003 for approximately one year. Eken published books and research papers in the field of finance and banking. Eken, who has contributed to the finance sector and capital markets at Marmara University Banking-Insurance Institute and School, Istanbul Commerce University, Bahçeşehir University and Yeditepe Universities, is in the editor-in-chief position of IJFBS. He works at Kapitalizm University and serves as the Deputy Director of Social Sciences and the Director of the Finance Institute. In addition, he serves as a member of the Education and Solidarity Foundation’s Advisory Board.

“Empricial studies contribute to the understanding of interdisciplinary studies in behavioral finance and financial economics

Hasan Eken

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We would like to thank Editor-in-Chief Professor Cemal Zehir and welcome the Regents Professor Dursun Delen from Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University, USA, new Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science...

IJRBS in Index Copernicus Journals Master List

On behalf of the editorial board, we would like to kindly inform you that the International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (ISSN: 2147-4478) has passed the evaluation process positively and is indexed in the ICI Journals Master List database...

Our Indexed Journals

Journals are registered and ndexed in Index Copernicus (Master List), ProQuest, ProQuest Business Premium Collection, DOAJ, Ulrich's, RePEc,  EconPapers, IDEAS, BASE, EDIRC, Dimensions, Scope Database, Scilit, Sherpa Romeo, Google Scholar, Semantic...


SSBFNET is a Crossref Member and a special DOI number is assigned to published articles in IJRBS and IJFBS.

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Welcome to SSBFNET

Welcome to SSBFNET.  An ideas driven society. We publish research papers and manuscripts. SSBFNET publishes International Journal of Research in Business and Finance, International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies, International Journal of Decision Sciences...

Scheduled Maintenance

Our Journal Management system is full operational following the database development and upgrade to new System.

Indexing and Coverage

IJRBS and IJFBS are fully covered and indexed by DOAJ, PROQUEST, REPEC, IDEAS and Google Scholar. IJRBS is under review process of ULAKBIM

SSBFNET is a Crossref Member

SSBFNET is a crossref member since 2016 and assigns DOIs to published articles

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