Research in World Economy

Research in World Economy (ISSN: 1923-3981; E-ISSN: 1923-399X) is an open-access and peer-reviewed journal published by Sciedu Press in Canada. This journal is published quarterly (March, June, September and December) in both print and online versions. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.

This journal 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, urban & rural economics, development economics, technology economics, tourism economics, transport economics, macroeconomics & microeconomics, quantitative economics, resources and environmental economics, economic history and population, international trade, exchange rates, finance, accounting and insurance. It is a vital resource for researchers, analysts and policy-advisors interested in these areas.

This journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail (





2015: Articles Received: 79; Accepted: 31; Rejected: 28; Published: 43; Retracted: 0

2015 Q4: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 7; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2015 Q3: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 9; Rejected: 8; Published: 4; Retracted: 0

2015 Q2: Articles Received: 19; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 8; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 12; Rejected: 5; Published: 19; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 61; Accepted: 41; Rejected: 17; Published: 37; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 66; Accepted: 35; Rejected: 30; Published: 29; 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 Editorial Assistant 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 Editorial Assistant 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 2-3 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 6, No 4 (2015)

Table of Contents


Political Economy Analysis of the Production and Marketing of Shea Nut Products by Women in the Northern Region of Ghana PDF
Martha Adimabuno Awo, Kwabena Asomanin Anaman p1
Dynamic Shifts in Visual Focus of Eye Movements Emphasize Associative Relevancy PDF
Gufran Ahmad p18
Six-Sigma and Taguchi Approaches to the Printed Circuit Board Quality Improvement PDF
Lai Wang Wang, Quoc Liem Le p29
Agricultural Loans, as Catalyst for Food Production in Nigeria: The Problems and Prospects PDF
Ojiegbe Joe Ngozi, Duruechi Anthony H. p53
Does Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Really Matter in Developing Countries? The Case of Egypt PDF
Mohamed Masry p64
Selection into Employment Sectors in Urban Ghana and Tanzania: The Role of Education PDF
Priscilla Twumasi Baffour, Festus Ebo Turkson p78
Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism in Nigeria: A Comparative Analysis PDF
Ngozi Frances Obafemi, Eugene Okoi Ifere p93
Italy’s Recipe for Coming out of Debt Crisis: Reform Packages PDF
Serap Durusoy, Zeynep Beyhan p104
Obstacles to Progress in R&D Activities Caused by Institutional and Regulatory Frameworks: The Case of the Biotech Sector in Colombia PDF
Fabio F. Moscoso D., Fernando Estrada, Natalia Diaz R., Nelson A. Andrade V. p116

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


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