Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The scope of this journal, but not limited, are the following fields: Actuarial Science, Finance, Risk Management, and Applied Statistics.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

This journal implements a common book review policy that always hides the name of the review from submitters. The submitted article will be evaluated by an anonymous referee for contribution, creativity, and relevance. The manuscript is submitted for anonymous review by at least two reviewers who will be members of the reviewer board or other members of similar positions in the field. Usually the article review process takes about 2 weeks to 8 weeks. The editor will notify the author of the results via email once this process is complete. The editor's decision is final and no communication can be made regarding manuscripts deemed unfit for publication in this journal.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Author Guidelines

1. JAFRM is an online academic journal that complies with peer-reviewed standards and involves leading scholars. We seek quality research deals in all aspects of actuarial science, financial and risk management.

2. Authors should prepare the manuscript using the JAFRM template and submit through the online submission system. Only manuscript following the JAFRM format will be processed by editor.

3. The manuscript should be original and has not been previously published or under review by other journals.

4. All submitted manuscripts will be reviewed by experts in this field, taking into account originality, and scientific importance.

5. As the commitment to fast publication, editors try their best to complete a review process up to eight weeks. If authors did not receive any notification after that period, please do send an email to editors.

6. JAFRM opens access to academic works. All original articles and review papers published in this journal are free for immediate access from the date of publication.

7. Benefits of open access for authors, include: Free access for all users worldwide, Authors retain copyright to their work increased visibility and readership, Rapid publication, No spatial constraints.

8. Before submitting articles to reviewers, those are first checked for similarity/plagiarism tool, by a member of the editorial team. JAFRM must have similarity level less than 20%.

9. The manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines in the MS Word article template


Plagiarism Policy

All authors should perform a similarity check using plagiarism detection software (use iThenticate or Turnitin to check for similarities) before submitting the manuscript to the journal. Editors also use Turnitin or iThenticate software to verify the similarity of manuscripts in this journal. If plagiarism is reported or found, the manuscript will be rejected immediately. Camera Ready will eventually be rechecked at the same rate. The overall similarity of the manuscript should not exceed 20%.