Journal of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Author Instruction


Your paper must be prepared in the following order or sequence  and comply to all  undernoted  requirements  in order to make  your paper acceptable  to us . Such compliance is required  for both conference paper and for journal.

1. The introduction

  • Contains :a. problem statement, objective  or research question.
  • Motivation or reasons behind your study provided
  • Must state the significance of the study
  • A paragraph stating  that your  findings is different from others with a distinctive contribution to the body of knowledge  is provided
  • A statement relating to how the paper is organized is provided

2. Literature Review

  • Adequate and relevant past studies (preferably after 2000) provided
  • Provided a paragraph describing how your research question or problem statement was not answered by the past studies
  • Must state the weakness of the previous studies or research
  • Hypotheses provided ( you can also provide them in methodology section)

3. Methodology:

  • Data or study period is for considerable period and recent .
  • Justification for selecting years of study  is provided
  • Justification for sample size, the model used or research method is provided
  • If it previous findings, models are used, a paragraph describing  how you have improved them by incremental inputs is provided.

4. Results/ Analysis

  • Results/findings are convincing and well explained
  • Analysis supports or rejects hypotheses
  • Results are new  and contributes to body of  knowledge

5. Conclusion

  • Originality and timeliness are shown
  • Show how you have created or advanced knowledge
  • Show the implication of your research
  • Language is OK and Limitations of the study are provided