International Business & Economics Research Journal

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

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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 quarterly. Months of distribution are: January, April, July, and October.

How To Cite This Journal

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

Article Submissions & Fees

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Editorial Team

David R. Borker, Manhattanville College, United States

Associate Editors

Ayse Yuce, Ryerson University, Canada
Hariharan Narayanan, CEAT – Centre for Excellence in Accounting and Taxation, India
Henri Bezuidenhout, North-West University, South Africa
Mike Lamont, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Pierre Lucouw, North-West University, South Africa
Theuns Pelser, North-West University, South Africa

Editorial Advisory Board

Flory A. Dieck Assad, ITESM Campus Monterrey, Mexico
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, Winona State University (Emeritus), United States
Monzurul Hoque, Saint Xavier University, United States
Viviane Naimy, Notre Dame University Loueize, Lebanon
Yuansha “Annie” Li, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, United States
Yunke He, Okanagan College, Canada


Alicia Fourie, North-West University, South Africa
Chantal Rootman, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Claudette Rabie, University of South Africa
Clara Downey, University of Texas, Brownsville, United States
Cornelis Coetzee, Boston City Campus & Business College, South Africa
Dirk Schiereck, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany
Edwin Theron, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Hein Prinsloo, 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
Marianne Matthee, North West University, South Africa
Marina Dabic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Matie du Toit, SISPA (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
Mike Lamont, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Noluntu Stella Dyubhele, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University-Missionvale Campus, South Africa
Peter Ayuk, Milpark, South Africa
Sam Fullerton, Eastern Michigan University, United States
Sorin Gabriel Anton, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Wynand Smit, Rand Merchant Bank, South Africa
Yuansha “Annie” Li, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, United States

Prospective Reviewers


Authors, Editors, and members of the Editorial Team are expected to abide by all Clute Institute policies.


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Copernicus Journal Master List impact rating for 2015: 62.38

Acceptance Rate

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

Download Rates

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