For Author

  1. Please submit your manuscript, neither published nor submitted for publication elsewhere, electronically to Managing Editor, Yu-Hsin Chang ( Editable files (e.g., Word, LaTeX) are required to typeset your article for final publication. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, is sent by e-mail.
  2. Authors are requested to provide at least 3 potential reviewers with full contact details including email addresses (institutional email addresses only). The list of potential reviewers should be diverse. Only one reviewer should be affiliated with each institution. The suggested reviewers should not be from the same institution as the author, or co-authors on any papers or projects of the author. Not more than two should come from the same country as the author.
  3. Reference List. List references alphabetically by author's last name at the end of the paper. Include only those references cited in the text.
    • Bicksler, J., and A.H. Chen, 1986, “An Economic Analysis of Interest Rate Swaps,” Journal of Finance, 41, 645-655.
    • Charniak, E., and D. McDermott, 1985, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Addison-Wesley.
  4. Citation Style in Manuscript.  For citation purposes in the manuscript, use the last name of authors and the published year in the manuscript. Here is an example of the citation style to be used within the manuscript:  According to Mayers and Smith (1982), hedging reduces the probability that a firm encounters financial distress. Some of the key financial distress indicators are the firm’s financial leverage (Nance et al., 1993; Gezcy et al., 1997).