International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting (IJCFA)

International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting (IJCFA)

Editors-in-Chief: Kyriaki Kosmidou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) and Constantin Zopounidis (Technical University of Crete, Greece)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 3 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2014
ISSN: 2334-4628|EISSN: 2334-4636|DOI: 10.4018/IJCFA


The International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting (IJCFA) publishes original research articles of theoretical, empirical, experimental, and applied work on all aspects of corporate finance, accounting, and other related fields. The journal is particularly interested in publishing innovating research results involving the use of advanced quantitative methods in corporate finance and accounting, as well as articles that adopt an integrated and interdisciplinary approach toward addressing important decision- and policy-making problems in these fields. IJCFA encourages research that connects theory with application feedback and emphasizes the intersection of the interests between academics and practitioners.

Topics Covered

  • Accounting information systems
  • Auditing
  • Banking
  • Business and project valuation
  • Capital budgeting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Cost accounting
  • Derivatives
  • Financial Innovation
  • Financial statements analysis
  • Fraud management
  • Investment Management
  • Management accounting
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Portfolio Management
  • Quantitative methods in finance, banking, and auditing
  • Real options
  • Regulatory Framework
  • Risk Management
  • Stock Markets
  • Venture Capital
  • Working capital management

Mission and Scope

The primary mission of the International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting (IJCFA) is to provide a unique forum to professionals, regulatory authorities, academics, researchers, and policymakers working on accounting and finance and other related disciplines to share and exchange ideas and experiences. The journal helps them to develop effective responses to the challenges of the 21st century. IJCFA publishes original material focusing on providing useful decision-aiding techniques and promoting a unifying approach to corporate finance and accounting.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Constantin Zopounidis has been elected to the prestigious The Real Academia de Ciencias Económicas y Financieras (RACEF). He joins the ranks of Daniel Kahneman (Nobel Laureate), Romano Prodi, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (Nobel Laureate) who belong to this Institution. It is with pride and delight that we communicate that Professor Constantin Zopounidis, Editor-in-Chief of Operational Research and Editor of the renowned Handbook of Multicriteria Analysis, has been elected to the RACEF – Royal Academy of Economic and Finance Sciences of Spain. The Royal Academy of Economic and Finance Sciences of Spain was officially established in Spain, in 1958, but its roots can be traced back to the 18th century when King Ferdinand VI of Spain set up the Royal Private Board of Commerce. RACEF promotes the cooperation between researchers of the most important institutions and academies around the world, and seeks to advance the scientific knowledge and the existing decision and policy making practices in the fields of economics and finance. The members of RACEF include prestigious researchers, senior policy makers, and top executives from all over the world. Among others, the Academicians of RACEF include Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (former President of France), Romano Prodi (former President of Italy and the European Commission), José Ángel Gurría (Secretary General of OECD), as well as Nobel Prize laureates Robert Aumann, Daniel Kahneman, Finn Kydland, Eric Maskin, and Joseph Stiglitz ( Also, Professor Zopounidis has been elected as Academician, in the Royal Academy of Doctors (Spain, June 2014). As and Academician, Constantin was elected to the Executive Committee of the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making following a vote in which 677 people participated from all over the world. This Society brings together 2200 people from 100 countries. The term of office shall be for four years from 2015 to 2019. Professor C. Zopounidis was also honored by the same Society with Edgeworth - Pareto Award in 2013.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Constantine Cantzos, Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Piraeus
International Advisory Board
Robert McGee, Fayetteville State University, United States
Managing Editor
George Apostolakis, University of Crete / Nyenrode Business University ORCID
Associate Editors
Apostolos Christopoulos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Petros Kalantonis, Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, Greece
Editorial Review Board
P. Alexakis, University of Athens, Greece
D. Andriosopoulos, Swansea University, United Kingdom
George Baourakis, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece
I. Bostan, Al. I. Cuza University, Romania
C. Brasili, Universita di Bologna, Spain
D. Brass, University of Kentucky, United States
P. Bunkanwanicha, ESCP, France
A. Chevalier, ECSP, France
F. Cudel, University of Lille, France
P. Davis, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
R. Fanfari, University of Bolonia, Italy
W. Ferrier, University of Kentucky, United States
C. Gaganis, University of Crete, Greece
Georgios Georgakopoulos, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Christophe Germain, Audencia Nantes School of Management, France
A. M. Gil-Lafuente, University of Barcelona, Spain
H. Hoque, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Panagiotis Kaldis, Technological Education Institute of Athens, Greece
Glykeria Kalfakakou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
M. Karanasos, Brunel University, United Kingdom
S. Katsikides, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
R. Markelos, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
P. Papadeas, Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, Greece
T. Papailias, Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, Greece
F. Pasiouras, Technical University of Crete, Greece, Greece
Dimitrios Psychoyios, University of Piraeus, Greece
L. Rodrigues, University of Minho, Portugal
C. Spathis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
D. Sudharshan, University of Kentucky, United States
C. Syriopoulos, University of Patras, Greece
P. Theodossiou, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
M. Troege, ESCP, France
A. Tsaklaganos, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Konstantinos Vergos, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom


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Constantin Zopounidis and Kyriaki Kosmidou
International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting