International Business & Economics Research Journal

ISSN 1535-0754 (print); ISSN 2157-9393 (online) · Published since 2002

Focus and Scope

The International Business & Economics Research Journal (IBER) publishes papers that significantly contribute to the understanding of any aspect of international business and economics and related fields. Using a wide range of research methods including statistical analysis, analytical work, case studies, field research and historical analysis, articles examine significant research questions from a broad range of perspectives.

IBER is a widely cited, completely open access journal that is essential reading for international business researchers and professionals. Articles may include but are not limited to fields that impact on the conduct of international business such as foreign trade, foreign currency, and international politics.

IBER is published bi-monthly. Months of distribution are: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

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How To Cite This Journal

Please cite this journal as “International Business & Economics Research Journal” in your references.

Submissions & Manuscript Guidelines

Articles submitted to the Clute Institute for possible journal publication are subjected to a double-blind, peer review process. For submission information and manuscript guidelines, please visit this page.

Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief
Estelle Van Tonder, North-West University, South Africa

Associate Editors

Andrea Saayman, North-West University, South Africa
Danie Petzer, North-West University, South Africa
Devan Govender, University of South Africa, South Africa
Hariharan Narayanan, CEAT – Centre for Excellence in Accounting and Taxation, India
Jacobus Hendrik Oosthuizen, Milpark Business School, South Africa
Jane Usher, Milpark Business School, South Africa
Japie Heydenrych, Milpark Business School, South Africa
Mike Lamont, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Mornay Roberts-Lombard, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Pierre Lucouw, North-West University, South Africa
Theuns Pelser, North-West University, South Africa

Editorial Advisory Board

Ayse Yuce, Ryerson University, Canada
Bana Abuzayed, The German Jordanian University, Jordan
Benton “Bud” E. Miles, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, United States
Flory A. Dieck Assad, ITESM Campus Monterrey, Mexico
Gayle C. Avery, Macquarie University, Australia
George Filis, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Glen D. Moyes, University of Texas-Pan American, United States
Hassan El Sady, Gulf University for Science & Technology, Kuwait
Heather Banham, Okanagan College, Canada
Hugo Faria, Universidad Monteavila and IESA, Venezuela
Igor Todorovic, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
John J. Lucas, Purdue University Calumet, United States
Jose Mondejar-Jimenez, Universidad de Castilla, Spain
Juan-Antonio Mondejar-Jimenez, Universidad de Castilla, Spain
Kathryn J. Ready, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, United States
Lucy Jepchoge Rono, Moi University, Kenya
Manuel Vargas-Vargas, Universidad de Castilla, Spain
Monzurul Hoque, Saint Xavier University, United States
Osamah Al-Khazali, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
RamMohan R. Yallapragada, Fayetteville State University, United States
Viviane Naimy, Notre Dame University Loueize, Lebanon
Yuansha “Annie” Li, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, United States
Yunke He, Okanagan College, Canada

Reviewers

Chantal Rootman, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Clara Downey, University of Texas, Brownsville, United States
Cornelis Coetzee, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Dirk Schiereck, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany
Edwin Theron, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Frans Dreyer, North-West University – Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa
Hein Prinsloo, North-West University, South Africa
Henri Bezuidenhout, North-West University, South Africa
Jan Meyer, North-West University, South Africa
Jason Stratton Davis, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
Karen K. Yarrish, Keystone College, United States
Khondkar E. Karim, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
Lucy Jepchoge Rono, Moi University, Kenya
Marianne Matthee, North West University, South Africa
Marina Dabic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Marsha Jance, Indiana University Eas, United States
Matie du Toit, SISPA (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
Mike Lamont, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Narayanan Hariharan, Botho University, Gaborone, Botswana & CEAT – Centre for Excellence in Accounting and Taxation, Pune, India
Noluntu Stella Dyubhele, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University-Missionvale Campus, South Africa
Olivija Filipovska, International Banking and Finance, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of
Peter Ayuk, Milpark, South Africa
Richard Shambare, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Sam Fullerton, Eastern Michigan University, United States
Wynand Smit, Rand Merchant Bank, South Africa
Yuansha “Annie” Li, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, United States

Policies

Authors, Editors, and members of the Editorial Team are expected to abide by all Clute Institute policies, including our Code of Publication Ethics, our Plagiarism Policy, and our Open Access Policy. For more information about these policies, visit our “About” page, or click here.

Indexing

  • ABI Inform
  • Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • Cabell’s Directory (Accounting & Economics and Finance Directories)
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Directory of Research Journals Indexing
  • EBSCO Discovery
  • Google Scholar
  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
  • J-Gate
  • ProQuest
  • Ulrich’s Periodicals

Copernicus Journal Master List impact rating for 2012: 6.40

Acceptance Rate

The overall acceptance rate for the International Business & Economics Research Journal is 21% to 30%.

Download Rates

Note: The number of downloads found below are understated. Our journals were first uploaded open access in July of 2011 and we do not have download data prior to that date. Download frequencies are updated on a quarterly basis.

Downloads Per Journal
Articles published in this journal have been downloaded an average of 920 times. Click here for more details.

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