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Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal.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

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: BER: Call for papers


Business and Economic Research is calling for submission for the issue of Vol. 5, No. 1, June 2015.

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 5, No 1 (2015)

Business and Economic Research, Vol. 5, No. 1, June 2015

Table of Contents


Macroeconomic Variables and the Kenyan Equity Market: A Time Series Analysis PDF
Cyrus Mutuku, Kirwa Lelei Ng’eny 1-10
Beneficial Images: Batik handicraft tourism in Yogyakarta, Indonesia PDF
Hengky S. H. 11-23
Importance of Investment Climates for Inflows of Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries PDF
Nihal Bayraktar 24-50
Financial Leasing in the Construction Companies in Irbid City PDF
farouq alazzam 51-60
Public R&D Centers, Social Agents of the Socio Economic Innovation System of Mexico PDF
Vega González, Luís Roberto 61-78
The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese- A Fresh Look at How to Improve Performance at Work through Effective Trust Building PDF
Pavlina Rupova, Dominika Bittnerova, Eddie John Fisher 79-96
Mandatory International Financial Reporting Standards Support among Trading Companies in Los Angeles: An Analysis PDF
Walid M Masadah, Ahmed Al-Omush, Fadi Shehab Shiyyab 97-116
Monetary Condition Index with Time Varying Weights: An Application to Turkish Data PDF
Ilyas Siklar, Burhan Dogan 117-132
Factor Influencing Crude Palm Oil (CPO) Biodiesel Supply in Indonesia Using Error Correction Model (ECM) PDF
Larasati Sukmadewi Wibowo 133-144
Trade Credit, Bank Credit and Profits: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Firms PDF
Vikash Gautam, Rajendra R. Vaidya 145-165
Investing in Diamonds PDF
Luc Renneboog 166-195
Effects of Individual Risk Attitude, Safety Climate, and Affective Commitment on Safety Compliance PDF
Ivan Soraperra, Lucia Savadori, Luigi Mittone, Franco Fraccaroli 196-226
Evidence of the Impact of Methods of Implementation of IFRS on the Relevance of Accounting Information PDF
Youssef Alami, Ouezzani Mohamed Rachid 227-242
FDI and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Co-integration Analysis PDF
Lateef Ademola Olatunji, Muhammad Sadiq Shahid 243-261

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