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The Journal of International and Global Economic Studies (JIGES) is an online journal sponsored by the Institute of International Economic Studies. The purpose of the journal is to enhance the study of economic issues such as open economy macroeconomics, international factor movements and business, exchange rate movements and determination, international trade theories, trade policy, FDI, international capital flows, external debt, regional trade agreements, foreign aid, international trade organizations, world economic programs, impacts of globalization, global capital markets, global economic integration and cooperation, global economic inequality, intellectual property rights, optimum currency areas, and other timely and concerned global or international issues. The refereed Journal emphasizes quality, clarity, presentation of economic models, test of hypotheses, and policy implications. This journal does not publish articles written by the internal faculty and staff. The average review time is approximately three months. The journal publishes two issues annually. It has been indexed in EconLit and Cabell’s Directory. ISSN 1940-655X

Editorial Board


  • John Chao, University of Maryland - College Park Ph.D., Yale University
  • Wen S. (Charlie) Chern Ohio State University (Professor Emeritus) and National Chung Cheng University
    Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley

  • Don P. Clark, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
    Ph.D., Michigan State University

  • Kevin Dowd, University of Nottingham , U.K.
    Ph.D., University of Sheffield

  • K.C. Fung, University of California—Santa Cruz
    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Mark J. Holmes, University of Waikato, New Zealand
    Ph.D., University of Dundee

  • Jack W. Hou, California State University - Long Beach
    Ph.D., Yale University

  • Wen-jen Hsieh, National Cheng Kung University
    Ph.D., Columbia University

  • Sushanta Kumar Mallick, Queen Mary University of London
    Ph.D., University of Warwick

  • W. Charles Sawyer Hal Wright Professor of Latin American Economics, TCU
    Ph.D., University of Arkansas

  • Troy G. Schmitz, Arizona State University
    Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley

  • James L. Seale, Jr., University of Florida
    Ph.D., Michigan State University

  • Russell Smyth, Monash University, Australia
    Ph.D., University of London

  • Henry Thompson, Auburn University
    Ph.D., University of Houston

  • Author Submission


    Dr. Yu Hsing

    Dr. Yu Hsing

    Dr. Yu Hsing is Professor of Economics and holds a Ph.D in Economics from The University of Tennessee - Knoxville and a M.S. degree from the University of Oregon - Eugene. He has written or coauthored more than 120 refereed articles indexed in the Journal of Economic Literature or EconLit including Industrial Relations, Journal of Urban Economics, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Contemporary Economic Policy, Economics Bulletin, Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, Journal of Labor Research, Journal of Macroeconomics, Education Economics, Economics of Education Review, Review of Industrial Organization, Information Economics and Policy, International Advances in Economic Research, Energy Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, American Economist, Applied Economics, Economic Issues, Eastern Economic Journal, Journal of Economics and Business, International Review of Economics and Business, International Economics, Review of Regional Studies, Annals of Regional Science, Atlantic Economic Journal, Applied Economics Letters, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, Studi Economici, Applied Financial Economics Letters, International Journal of Social Economics, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Regional Science Perspectives, International Journal of Transport Economics, Journal of Economic Research, Journal of Socio-Economics, Economics of Planning, International Trade Journal, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, South East European Journal of Economics and Business, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Journal of Money, Investment and Banking, Review of Pacific Basin Financial markets and Policies, Global Economic Review, Global Business and Economics Review, Applied Econometrics and International Development, International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, Empirical Economics Letters, International Journal of Economic Research, Journal of Economic Integration, Prague Economic Papers, Our Economy, Transition Studies Review, Economic and Business Review, Journal of Economic Development, Journal of Social and Economic Development, Journal of Developing Areas, Journal of Economics, International Economic Journal, Revista de Analisis Economico, Revista de Economia del Rosario, etc.

    Professor of Economics
    Department of Management & Business Administration
    College of Business
    Southeastern Louisiana University
    Hammond, LA 70402

    Dr. Minh Huynh
    Technical Manager
    Professor of MIS
    Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management
    College of Business
    Southeastern Louisiana University
    Hammond, LA 70402

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