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Econometric Research in Finance

Econometric Research in Finance (ERFIN) aims to publish original papers that make interesting and novel contributions to empirical research in economics and finance. The journal provides an international forum for rigorous macro and micro economic and financial analysis of economies, markets, firms, and households. The focus is on financial services, including financial investments and asset pricing, and on financial policies and regulations. The major goal of Econometric Research in Finance is to promote modern quantitative methods, especially econometric models and techniques, and their applications in finance. Some of the main subjects covered by this journal include:

  • financial econometrics and its applications;
  • modeling and forecasting asset prices and returns;
  • portfolio management and trading;
  • market microstructure;
  • behavioral finance;
  • empirical studies in corporate finance;
  • accounting, financial reporting, and financial regulations;
  • financial stability, financial risk, and financial crises;
  • monetary and macroprudential policies; and
  • linkages between financial institutions, financial markets, and the real economy.

All articles must be written in English.

Both junior and senior researchers are encouraged to submit their works to the journal. ERFIN offers the following:

  • a fair, detailed, and efficient double-blind review;
  • a cost-free submission and publication process;
  • a rapid dissemination process of published articles worldwide;
  • and indexing of published articles in popular scientific databases.

The journal has no article submission charges and no article processing charges (APCs).

Open Access Journal

ERFIN is a scientific open access journal related to quantitative analyses of financial markets and financial institutions.
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Screening for Plagiarism

The journal has a policy of screening for plagiarism. Editors responsible for each submission verify papers using the google search engine or other appropriate services. Editors will immediately reject papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. Editor in chief will communicate with the editor of the journal containing the original article to rectify the matter. Any plagiarists will be blacklisted and debarred for submitted an article to ERFIN for at least 5 years. The concerned head of the institution will be notified.

Indexing and Archiving Policies

ERFIN is indexed by DOAJ, BazEkon, EconLit, Ideas/Repec. The journal print issues are archived in Biblioteka Narodowa (the Polish national library).


Sciendo archives the contents of this journal in Portico - digital long-term preservation service of scholarly books, journals and collections.

Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Abstracting & Indexing

Econometric Research in Finance is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • BazEkon
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • EconLit
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ReadCube
  • Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDOne (TDNet)
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Supplementary Materials

Copyright and Licenses

Articles published in ERFIN are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Copyright on any open access article in the journal is retained by the author(s). Authors of articles published in ERFIN retain publishing rights without restrictions.

The journal is published by the Collegium of Economic Analysis at SGH Warsaw School of Economics.

Instructions for Authors:

Double Blind Peer Review Policy

The journal applies double blind peer review policy. In this type of peer review the reviewers don't know the identity of authors, and vice versa.

Dobromił Serwa, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Managing Editor
Dobromił Serwa, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
Martin Bohl, Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Janusz Brzeszczyński, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Adam Goliński, The University of York, United Kingdom
Andreas Stephan, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden
Piotr Wdowiński, University of Łódź, Poland

Editors and Associate Editors
Paulo Ferreira, Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre and CEFAGE-UE, Portugal
Pavel Gertler, National Bank of Slovakia, Slovakia
Badry Hechmy, University of Tunis el Manar, Tunisia
Zhanna Kapsalyamova, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Sylwester Kozak, Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Poland
Hardik Marfatia, Northeastern Illinois University, United States
Stelios Markoulis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Tho Pham, University of Reading, United Kingdom
Dorota Skała, University of Szczecin, Poland
Grzegorz Szafrański, Kozminski University, Poland
Tihana Škrinjarić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Oleksandr Talavera, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Victor Troster, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
Agata Wierzbowska, Kobe University, Japan
Zuzanna Wośko, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Editorial Board (founding editors)
Katarzyna Bień-Barkowska, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
Bartosz Gębka, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Michał Rubaszek, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
Dobromił Serwa (editor in chief), SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
Bartosz Witkowski, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Language Editors
Nathan Hill, The Paper Editing Service, Canada

Technical Editors
Dorota Serwa, Poland

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