Research in World Economy

Research in World Economy is intended to serve as the primary outlet for both theoretical and empirical research in all areas of economy and related fields. These include, but are not limited to the following: general economic theory, political economics, business economics, industrial economics, labor economics, rural economics, sustainable development economics, technology economics, tourism economics, transport economics, open economy macroeconomics, quantitative economics, resources and environmental economics, urban economics and planning, trade policy, trade patterns, international trade, commercial policy, exchange rates, economic history and population, accounting, insurance & international finance. It is a vital resource for researchers, analysts and policy-advisors interested in these areas. The journal is published in both online and printed versions. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.

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2014 Q2: Articles Received: 16; Accepted: 9; Rejected: 5; Published: 4; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 16; Accepted: 12; Rejected: 4; Published: 11; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 43; Accepted: 24; Rejected: 15; Published: 27; Retracted: 0

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 10; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 3; Published: 0; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 9; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 3; Published: 9; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 13; Accepted: 7; Rejected: 5; Published: 6; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 11; Accepted: 7; Rejected: 4; Published: 12; Retracted: 0




e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a featured way of publishing articles in our journal. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.


Each paper published in Research in World Economy is assigned with a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier). And click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-2 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two external reviewers and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a manuscript. The review process may take 2 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two hard copies free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage for download, free of charge.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue with two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (iThenticate).

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



RWE is accepted for listing in Econlit and JEL

Research in World Economy has been accepted for listing in Econlit and Journal of Economic Literature (JEL).  
Posted: 2013-11-02
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Vol 5, No 2 (2014)

Table of Contents


Combating Informal Employment in Latin America: A Critical Evaluation of the Neo-Liberal Policy Approach PDF
Colin C. Williams, Youssef Youssef p1
Firms under Judicial Protection: A Profitable Investment? PDF
Xavier Bredart p14
Price Formation of Coffee Beans: New Evidence from the Japanese Market PDF
Tadahiro Nakajima p23
The Sustainability of External Debt in OECD Countries: Evidence from Quantile Autoregression PDF
Mei-Yin Lin p31

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Research in World Economy
ISSN 1923-3981(Print) ISSN 1923-399X(Online)


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