IIIE Journal of Economics and Finance

(A Biannual Journal of IIIE)
ISSN: 2616-9398
Call For Academic/Research Papers

Dear Researchers/Authors
Best wishes for your good health, time, prosperity, and happiness

We are pleased to inform you that a platform as the IIIE Journal of Economics and Finance has been established by International Institute of Islamic Economics (IIIE), International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, Pakistan, to share your valuable theoretical as well as empirical research to the academic and other research communities and policymakers across the globe. The journal would be research/knowledge as manuscript for forthcoming of IJEF.
The IIIE Journal of Economics and Finance (IJEF) publishes both theoretical and empirical research papers covering all the major research fields in Islamic Economics, Finance, and Banking. The main aim of the IIIE Journal of Economics and Finance is to provide an outlet for the increasing flow of scholarly research in the area of Islamic economics and Islamic finance The Journal’s emphasis is on theoretical advancements and their practical implementation, empirical, applied, and policy-oriented research in fields of Islamic economics, finance, and banking. The Journal’s main purpose is to improve linkages between, and within, the academic and other research communities and policymakers and operational decision makers at all intensities.

Review/Evaluation Procedure
All the articles would be double-blind peer reviewed before publication according the procedure prescribed by HEC. The Editor/Editorial Board reserves the right to refuse any manuscript, whether on invitation or otherwise, and to make suggestions and/or modifications before publication.

Coverage and Scope
The coverage includes but is not limited to

  • Theory of Islamic Economics and Finance
  • Zakah, Waqf, Poverty, and Political Economy
  • History of Economic Thought and Economic History
  • Maqasid al-Shariah, Microfinance, and Islamic Banking
  • Islamic Capital Markets, Insurance and Takaful
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Securitization, Sukuk, Conventional Bond Market, Shariah Issues
  • Behavioral Economics and Finance, Experimental Economics
  • Institutional Economics, Public Finance, Monetary Economics
  • Risk Management, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance
  • Pakistan Economy, Economic Development, Integration and Trade

Manuscript Submission
The research paper should be prepared in MS Word with margins of 1.5 on all sides in double-spaced typed pages can be submitted electronically as an attachment on Email at [email protected]. The submission would be acknowledged within 10 working days. The submission would be assigned a unique reference number, which would be required for all future communication. The manuscripts can be in all the subject areas, which are mentioned above. Moreover, submitted manuscript must not be previously accepted for publication elsewhere. Currently, there is no restriction on the length of a regular paper. All fonts are Times New Roman. All queries concerning article publication are welcomed at [email protected]. Following acceptance, a paper will normally be published in the next issue.
Thank you in advance for your kind support and looking forward to receiving your manuscript.

Structure of Editorial Board
Patron in Chief Rector, IIUI
Patron President, IIUI
Editor in Chief Director General, IIIE
Editor Dr. Abdul Rashid, Professor, IIIE
Managing Editor Dr. Babar Hussain, Assistant Professor, IIIE
Associate Editor Dr. Tauqir Ahmed, Research Investigator, IIIE


Editorial Board
Dr. Sayyid Tahir Professor Emeritus, IIIE, IIUI
Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad Professor, School of Economics, QAU, Islamabad
Dr. Toseef Azid Professor, Department of Finance and Economics, Taibah University, KSA
Dr. Salman Syed Ali Senior Research Economist, IRTI, IDB, KSA
Dr. Mehmet Asutay Professor, Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance, UK
Pierre-Richard Agenor Professor, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
Dr. Atif Ali Jaffri, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Gujrat.
Dr. Nasim S. Sherazi Professor at the College of Islamic Studies (CIS), Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar
Dr. Rizwan Tahir Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, McMaster University,Canada
Dr. Hayat Khan Senior Lecturer, La Trobe Business School, La Trobe University, Australia
Dr. Razzaque H.Bhatti Professor of finance, Bang College of Business, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan
Tariqullah Khan Professor of Islamic Finance, Hamad bin Khalifa University, QatarFoundation
Dr. Muhammad Idrees Associate Professor / Director, School of Economics, QAU, Islamabad
Dr. M. Akram Laldin Executive Director, Int’l Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), Malaysia
Dr. Adnan Aziz Head of Shariah Advisory and Structuring at BMB Islamic, UK
Dr. Junaid Khawaja Qassim University, Buraydah, KSA
Prof. Mehboob ul Hassan Islamic Banking Centre – Deptt of Eco. College of Business Administration, King Saud University
Dr. Dawood Ashraf Senior Researcher (Islamic Finance) IRTI, JEDDAH, KSA
Dr. Attiya Yasmin Javid Professor/ Head, Department of Economics, PIDE, Islamabad
Dr. Rana Ijaz Ali Khan Chairman, Department of Economics, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur
Dr. Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry Chairman, Department of Economics, University of Punjab Lahore
Dr. Tahir Mukhtar Associate Professor, Department of Economics, FJWU, Rawalpindi
Dr Rehana Kouser Professor, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
Dr. Wasel Bin Shadat Lecturer in Economics, SoSS, University of Manchester, U.K
Dr. Md Shafiul Azam Lecturer in Economics, Aberystwyth University, U.K.
Dr. Aziz Un Nisa University of Middlesex, U.K.
Dr. Obbey Ahmed Elamin Assistant Professor in econometrics, Collage of Business Administration,
Department of Economics, King Faisal University, KSA
Dr. SoyolmaaBatbekh AssociateProfessor, School of Arts and Sciences, National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Dr. Muhammad Naeem Associate Professor, Finance and Accounting, University of Wollongong in Dubai
Dr. Abdul Saboor Professor, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
Dr. Adnan Haider Associate Professor, Department of Economics, IBA Karachi
Dr. Arshad Hassan Associate Professor, CUST, Islamabad
Dr. Zainab Jehan Assistant Professor, FJWU, Rawalpindi
Dr. Anwar Shah Associate Professor, School of economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
Dr. Vaqar Ahmed Joint Executive Director, SDPI, Islamabad.
Dr. Imran Sharif Chaudhry Professor, Dept. Of Economics, BZU Multan.
Dr. M. Abdul Majid National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore,Pakistan
Dr. Kamran Siddiqui Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Dr. Muhammad Aslam King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Kamath G. Bharathi Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Mumbai,India


Advisory Board
Prof. Khurshid Ahmad Founding Chair, IPS, Islamabad
Prof. Volker Wieland Professor and Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Money and Macroeconomics, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Justice Khalil-ur-Rehman EX-Chief Justice and EX-Rector, IIUI
Dr. M.Fahim Khan Professor / Chairman Riphah Centre for Islamic Business, Riphah International University, Islamabad
Dr. Monzer Kahf Professor of Islamic Banking, Finance and Economics, Private practice, California, USA
Dr. Humayon Dar Director General, IRTI, Islamic Development Bank Jeddah, KSA
Dr. Najat Ullah Siddiqui IRTI, IDB, JEDDHA
Prof. Dr. Samina Khalil  Director, Applied Economics Research Centre Karachi, University of Karachi
Prof. Dr. Fazal Hussain Dean, Faculty of Social Science, PIDE, Islamabad
Dr. Tahir Mansoori    EX-Professor Shariah, FSL and EX-VP IIUI
Dr. Ashfaq Hassan Khan Professor, Economics&Dean, School of Social Sciences & Humanities, NUST, Islamabad
Dr. Mustafa Caglayan Professor of Finance, Heriot-Watt University UK
Dr. Christopher Baum Professor, Department of Economics, University of Michigan USA
Dr. Asad Zaman Ex-VC, PIDE
Mohammad Kabir Hassan Professor, The University of New Orleans
Dr. Muhammad Munir Prof. Shariah and Law & VP (HS&R)
Dr. Mohammad Nishat Professor, Associate Dean (FBA), IBA, Karachi
Dr. Seda Erdem University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
Dr. Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee Professor, The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, USA
Dr. Sebastian Freille Universidad Católica de Córdoba, Argentina


In-House Review Committee
Dr. Abdul Jabbar Assistant Professor
Dr. Muhamad Iqbal Anjum Assistant Professor
Dr. Hamid Hasan Assistant Professor
Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Sajid Assistant Professor
Dr. Arshad Ali Bhatti Assistant Professor
Dr. Faizur Rahim Assistant Professor
Dr. Nauman Ijaz Assistant Professor
Dr. Miraj ul Haq Assistant Professor
Dr. Babar Hussain Assistant Professor
Dr. Muhammad Akram Assistant Professor
Dr. Malik Muhamamd Assistant Professor
Dr. Hajra Ihsan Assistant Professor

With warm regards
Dr. Abdul Rashid
Editor, IJEF,
Director General, IIIE