Author Guideliness

Types of paper

The journal accepts original research papers, theoretical or conceptual papers. The paper should be written in standard English and follow the Author's Guidelines in the journal.

 How to submit your paper?

The paper must be in Microsoft Word format and must be submitted electronically to the editorial team at the e-journal portal address:

General Guidelines

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The paper must discuss the topics of Islamic Economics, Islamic Banking and Finance, Islamic microfinance, Zakah, Waqf, Islamic Philanthropy, or halal economy.
  2. Ensure that the paper follows the journal template.
  3. The paper should be between approximately 5000-8000 words including tables, figures, references, and appendices intended for publication.
  4. All submissions should be in Microsoft Word file format.
  5. The paper has never been published or submitted anywhere.
  6. The paper is typed by considering the use of standard English. It should be spell-checked by the facility available, such as Grammarly.
  7. The copyeditor of the Journal of Islamic Economics and Finance Studies is responsible only for minor typos and understandable grammatical errors

Structure of Paper

1. General Structure

The paper should contain an introduction, literature review, method, result and discussion, and conclusion. The editors of the Journal of Islamic Economics and Finance Studies are allowed to make any changes to the submitted articles' format before publication to ensure the consistency of all published articles without changing the content of the articles. 

2. Title

The title of the article should be brief, clear, and informative which identifies the content. It also should be not more than 12 words while each word of the title must be capitalized.

3. Author and Affiliation Name

All submitted papers should be completed in the author/s’ full name without any academic title. And it should be accompanied by the author/s’ institutions, city and country of affiliation location, and email addresses.

4. Abstract

The abstract should be in one paragraph, written in both English and Indonesian (for Indonesian author/s), and not more than 200 words. It should contain background, purpose, method, result, and implication with no references cited.

5. Keywords

It is a maximum of 5 keywords in the form of words or phrases that represent the content of the paper. The keywords are separated by a semicolon (;).

6. Introduction

The introduction contains a brief description of the study that consists of a clear research background, research problem, and a brief review of relevant literature from previous research to show the limitations of previous research, the expected goals, and the novelty of the research.

7. Literature Review

It contains a review of the previous research and theoretical studies related to the topics of the paper, that are employed to build the research framework.

8. Research Methods

It contains the research design, population, sample, techniques of data collection, and analysis method.

9. Result and Discussion

The result of the article contains the data analysis written descriptively. The discussion presents each of the findings compared to relevant theories or previous studies, facts, comments, and reasonable analysis from researchers. The utilization of sub-chapters in discussion corresponds to the needs of discussion. 

10. Figure

Figures should be numbered consecutively (e.g., Figure 1, etc.). The caption should be centered in alignment and placed under the figure.

11. Tables

Tables should be arranged consecutively (e.g., Table 1, etc.). The caption should be centered in alignment and placed above the table.

12. Mathematical Formula

Mathematical formulas should be numbered and presented using Microsoft Equation.

13. Conclusion

It contains a conclusion and suggestions. The conclusion briefly illustrates the results that address the hypotheses and/or research purposes or findings. It is the summary of the research and discussion, relevant to the findings, presented descriptively, not numerically. Suggestion provides things expected to be conducted related to further ideas the research has proposed.