Business and Economic Research

Business and Economic Research (BER) is an internationally refereed journal, published online by Macrothink Institute, United States. The journal publishes research papers, reviews and short communications in all fields of economics and business.

The journal is published Semiannually in June and December. We aim to post articles online within 3 weeks of acceptance. The Journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail.


BER is included in:

  • CrossRef; EBSCOhost
  • Gale's Academic Databases; Genamics JournalSeek
  • GetInfo; Google Scholar
  • J-Gate; Journal Directory
  • JournalTOCs; LOCKSS
  • MediaFinder®-Standard Periodical Directory; PKP Open Archives Harvester
  • ProQuest; Sherpa/Romeo
  • Standard Periodical Directory
  • Ulrich's; WorldCat
Areas include but are not limited to:
  • Accounting;
  • Economics; 
  • Finance & Investment; 
  • General Management; 
  • Management Information Systems; 
  • Business Law; 
  • Global Business;
  • Marketing Theory and Applications;
  • General Business Research;
  • Business & Economics Education;
  • Production/Operations Management; 
  • Organizational Behavior & Theory; 
  • Strategic Management Policy; 
  • Labor Relations & Human Resource Management;
  • Technology & Innovation; 
  • Public Responsibility and Ethics; 
  • Public Administration and Small Business Entrepreneurship.

Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal.

This journal is published in online version. The online version can be free access and download.




Each paper published in Business and Economic Research is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? 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 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. 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(100USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download. We aim to post articles within 3 weeks of acceptance.



: BER: Reviewers Recruitment



a). have a doctoral degree in the specific subject related closely to the journal;
b). have a job at a university or academic organization, in a teaching or research position;
c). have free time outside your regular job, at least 6 hours per month (2-4 papers for review per month);
d). be familiar with the APA citation system;
e). be fluent in academic and professional English;
f). have a strong interest in a scholarly journal;
g). work quickly and accurately to tight deadlines;
h). have an effective network in your research field.

How to apply

1. Find details and download application form at:
2. Send your application to:

Posted: 2014-06-04 More...

: BER: Call for papers


Business and Economic Research is calling for submission for the issue of Vol. 4, No. 2, December 2014.

Welcome you to submit manuscripts to this journal. Please find the information for authors.

If you have any questions, please contact with the Editor:

It is appreciated if you can spread this message to your colleagues and academic networks. Thanks.

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Vol 4, No 2 (2014)

Business and Economic Research, Vol. 4, No. 2, December 2014

Table of Contents


Evaluation of High Educational Institutes Economic Impact with Satellite Accounting: An Empirical Application in Greece PDF
Mihail N. Diakomihalis 1-20
Service Quality, Satisfaction and Behavioral Intentions Aspects across Different States in Retailing PDF
Ajmer Singh 21-29
The Causes and Risk-Taking on the Change of CEO Equity-Based Compensation Structure PDF
Yin Hua Yeh, Zih Heng Lai 30-48
Exchange Rate Model Approximation, Forecast and Sensitivity Analysis by Neural Networks, Case Of Iran PDF
Mehdi Pedram, Maryam Ebrahimi 49-62
A Business Success Versus Failure Prediction Model for Small Businesses in Israel PDF
Shaike Marom, Robert N. Lussier 63-81
Evaluating Factors Affecting Transactors` and Managers` Decision Making in Investing PDF
Amir Mohammadzadeh, Akbar Ghabcheluo, Akbar Sartipi 82-97
Impact of Intangible Assets on Profitability of Hong Kong Listed Information Technology Companies PDF
Hanran Li, Wenshu Wang 98-113
Multinomial Logit Model of Choices of Internet Modes in Iraq PDF
Almas Heshmati, Firas H. Al-Hammadany 114-135
Digital Payment Systems: Global Opportunities Still Waiting to be Unleashed PDF
Ali M. Al-Khouri 136-148
Proposing New Service , Data Management Concepts And Models for Improving MIS Data Processing Productivity in D&CM System Using Javascript with GSM Mobile Service PDF
Mai Al Qatameen 149-171
Determinants of Internal and External Corporate Governance Predictors of Operational Risk of Fraud of China's State Owned Enterprises PDF
Jinhui Kuang 172-185
Trade Openness and Cocoa Output in Ondo State PDF
Mary Modupe Fasoranti 186-196
Analysis of Output Growth, Inflation and Interest Rates on Stock Market Return in Nigeria PDF
Kola Olorunleke 197-203
Does Ownership Structure Matter for Dividend Yield? Evidence from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange PDF
Xuanfeng Zhang, Jia Fu 204-221
A Qualitative Study of the Software Adoption of Building Information Modelling Technology in the Hong Kong Construction Industry PDF
Wendy Lee, Anthony Wong, Canon Tong 222-236
Determinants of Success Factors of Women Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh- A Study Based on Khulna Region PDF
Sandip Sarker, Mollika Palit 237-250
The Effect of the Financial Leverage on the Profitability in the Tourism Companies (Analytical Study- Tourism Sector- Jordan) PDF
Maher Odeh Shamaileh, Salim M. Khanfar 251-264
Change in Control and Firm Performance PDF
Yin-Hua Yeh, Pei-Gi Shu 265-296
Identifying the Components and Importance of Intellectual Capital in Knowledge-Intensive Organizations PDF
Muhammad Wasim Jan Khan 297-307
Communication Technology and Exchanging Financial Assets: A Historical Perspective PDF
Elizabeth B. Booth, G. Geoffrey Booth, John P. Broussard 308-322

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