The International Journal of Business and Development Studies (IJBDS) aims to provide an international forum for refereed original research works in the theory and applications of Economics, Business, Financial, and Development Studies. Manuscripts submitted to the IJBDS must be original, unpublished work and should not be in consideration for publication elsewhere.

The International Journal of Business and Development Studies (IJBDS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran. Manuscripts submitted to the IJBDS must be original unpublished work and should not be in consideration for publication elsewhere. The International Journal of Business and Development Studies (IJBDS) aims to provide a valuable outlet for research and scholarship on business and management-orientated themes and topics. IJBDS publishes manuscripts of a multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary nature as well as empirical research from within traditional disciplines and managerial functions. With contributions from around the world, the journal includes papers across the full range of business and management disciplines. IJBDS covers topics in the areas of business, management, marketing, corporate governance, human resource management, organizational behavior, organization theory, strategy, technology management, and related areas.

The International Journal of Business and Development Studies (IJBDS) provides a forum for the exchange of ideas among business executives and academicians concerned with global business and economic issues. With the rapid evolution of corporate business from international to global in recent decades, general business has been one of the areas of greatest added complexity and concern for entrepreneurs and corporate managers. IJBDS will publish high-quality applied-research papers. Nevertheless, studies that test important theoretical works and shed additional light on business-related issues will also be solicited. The International Journal of Business and Development Studies (IJBDS) is an academic journal combining academic inquiry and informed business practices. It publishes empirical, analytical, review, and survey articles, as well as case studies related to all areas of global business and economics, considering the research ethics and academic rules and regulations.

About the Journal:

  • Journal Title: International Journal of Business and Development Studies (IJBDS)
  • Country of Publication: Iran: Zahedan.
  • Publisher: University of Sistan and Baluchestan (USB)
  • Scientific Sponsorship Society: University of Wollongong, Australia | Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia
  • Editors-in-Chief: Dr. Ahmad Akbari and Dr. Charles Harvie
  • Executive Managers: Dr. Mosayeb Pahlavani and Dr. Faridah Hj Hassan
  • Subject Areas: Business Economics | Business Ethics | Commerce | Corporate Governance | Finance | Financial Accounting | Management Development | Marketing | Operations Management | Organization Theories | Organizational Behavior | Public Sector Management | R&D Management | Strategic Management | Technology Management | Trade | World Economy.
  • Format: Print and Online
  • Print    ISSN: 2538-3302
  • Online ISSN: 2538-3310
  • Frequency: Semiannual 
  • Language: English
  • Open Access: Yes, free access to articles
  • Article types: Research and Review papers
  • Primary Review: 10 days, approximately
  • Peer Review Policy: Double-blind peer-review
  • Average refereeing time: 16 weeks
  • Acceptance percentage: 20%
  • Article Processing Charges Free of charge
  • Citation Style: The APA referencing style
  • Website: https://ijbds.usb.ac.ir/ 
  • E-mail:  IJBDS@eco.usb.ac.ir
  • Tel : +98-541-8056782.
  • Fax: +98-541-2443385
  • Indexing & Abstracting: ERIH PLUS, EBSCO: Business Source Premier, EBSCO: Business Source Ultimate, EBSCO: Arab World Research Source: Al Masdar, EconBiz, FidMath, ISC, SID, RICeST, Noormags, Magiran, Iran journals, Academia, Google Scholar, Linkedin, etc.
  • COPE:  The IJBDS follows the policies and guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct in dealing with potential cases of misconduct. 
  • Copyright: Authors retain unrestricted copyrights and publishing rights.
  • Type of License: Creative Commons — Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)
  • Required files to be uploaded: Five essential files must be submitted through the manuscript submission system: 1. The main file of the manuscript (without the names of the authors based on the journal template), 2. Title page in the mentioned format, 3. Authorship form (must include the title of the article and the name and surname of all authors and be signed by all authors), 4. Conflicts of Interest form (must be signed by the Corresponding Author and uploaded with the article file), and 5. Cover letter.
  • Journal Address: Office of the International Journal of Business and Development Studies, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran. P.O. Box 98135-987. 

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Manuscripts submitted for publication should be sent electronically to IJBDS@eco.usb.ac.ir or  pahlavani@eco.usb.ac.ir, in Word text format.

    Proofs and Reprints

    Page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author to be checked for typesetting and editing. There are no publication charges.

    Proposing Special Issue

    If you are interested in proposing a special issue, please contact Associate Editor: pahlavani@eco.usb.ac.ir     

Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 1, June 2024 

The impact of shadow banking on government size in selected countris

Pages 261-276

10.22111/ijbds.2024.48778.2115

Mohammad Ibrahim Akbary; Ahmad Jafari Samimi; Mahdieh Rezagholizadeh; Yousef Eisazadeh Roshan


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