Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Al-Muzara’ah, Journal of Islamic Economics and Finance published by Department of Islamic Economics, IPB University. Al-Muzara’ah publishes information of Islamic economics and finance, particularly focuses on the main problems in the development of the sciences of Islamic Economics and Finance areas. It covers:

  1. Islamic economics
  2. Islamic finance
  3. Islamic microfinance
  4. Islamic banking
  5. Islamic insurance
  6. Agricultural fields
  7. Halal industry
  8. Zakah, waqf, Islamic social finance, and poverty alleviation
  9. Islamic law and sharia issues in economics and finance
  10. Securitization and sukuk
  11. Islamic capital markets
  12. Other topics related to this area

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The Journal Editor Advisory Board of Al-Muzara’ah will determine whether the manuscipt is eligible to be published in this journal. Peer review process will be done after the initial screening by the the editorial board. The members of the National and International Editorial Peer Review Board, who will perform the peer reviews, comprise renowned national and international academicians and practitioners specializing in various Islamic economics, development, leadership, business, management, and agricultural fields.

The process of reviewing the manuscript from submissing to publishing through the following channels:

  1. Manuscript submission by author
  2. Initial screening (guideline, scope, and plagiarism) by editor
  3. Accepted --> submit to reviewers; Rejected --> return to author
  4. Reviewers’ report given by reviewers to editor
  5. The manuscript is returned to author to resubmit revision based on reviewers’ and editor’s  report and comments
  6. Author resubmit manuscript
  7. Final screening
  8. Accepted manuscript will be published accordingly.

All manuscripts submitted are checked by qualified peer review and the authors are subject to double blind peer review whose identities will remain anonymous. The peer reviewers should examine the manuscript and return it with their recommendation to editor, usually within 2 or 4 weeks. Comments and recommendations from the reviewers help the editor to decide whether or not to publish the manuscript in our journal. Editor may request the author to revise the manuscript before making the final decision. Author have to return the revised manuscript within 2 to 4 weeks.

 

Publication Frequency

Al-Muzara'ah (Journal of Islamic Economics and Finance) is published two times a year: June and December. Al-Muzara'ah publishes about 10 articles each year (consists of at least 5 articles each edition).

 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...