International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management

SI: Commodities Financial Management

Special Issue: Commodities Financial Management

Guest Editors:

Kostas Andriosopoulos Department of Finance
ESCP Europe Business School
London, UK
Michael Tamvakis Department of Finance
Cass Business School
London, UK
Rita D'Ecclesia Department of Finance
Dept. of Economic & Social Analyses
"La Sapienza" University of Rome
Roma, Italy

The International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management invites submissions of original research papers for a Special Issue on "Commodities Financial Management" which is scheduled for publication in early 2013. We welcome submissions of high-quality papers on all aspects of commodities financial management as well as issues of modelling, trading, hedging and arbitrage and their relation to risk management in the commodities industry.

Specific areas of interest for the Special Issue include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Commodities investment and financing decisions; volatility and commodities pricing
  • Risk management in commodities
  • Capital structure
  • Payout policy and IPOs of commodity companies
  • Corporate governance
  • Ownership structure and mergers and acquisitions of commodity companies
  • Behavioral aspects of commodity finance
  • Risk-return characteristics of commodity investments
  • Sustainability issues
  • Environmental risk and liability for commodity companies
  • Accounting issues related to commodities financial management.

All papers should present high level theoretical and/or empirical research results related to the theme of the special issue.

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind peer review.

There is no submission fee. All papers must be submitted online at:


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