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Foreign Trade Review

Published in Association with Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Quarterly Journal of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

eISSN: 09717625 | ISSN: 00157325 | Current volume: 59 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly

The constant evolution of the international trading system, the proliferation of regional trade blocs, the role of the WTO, the changes in production and distribution technologies, the volatility of oil prices and emergence of new financial architecture have contributed significantly to the growth of world trade.

Emergence of developing economies, especially BRICS, rise of Southeast Asian countries and South-South Cooperation have challenged the long dominance of the North. The pattern of trade among individual countries, the behaviour of MNCs and the aspirations of individual entrepreneurs have also changed immensely. Capitalization of trade gains, business opportunities, welfare of emerging countries and LDCs and instability of financial markets are constantly posing challenges to be tackled at individual, firm and countries level. All these require fundamental research to provide the necessary policy prescriptions, analysis and critical inputs suitable for a developing economy like India and the world.

The Foreign Trade Review (FTR), a peer-reviewed quarterly journal, has more than four and half decades of existence in the academic research fraternity. Throughout this period, the Journal has aimed to cater to the above-mentioned research domain.

  • The target audience of FTR includes academicians, university professors, researchers, policy makers, policy analysts, trade and industry professionals, various university libraries, management institutes, multilateral bodies like WTO, UNCTAD, World Bank etc.
  • The Journal publishes articles having academic rigour, extensive trade data analysis and serious policy implications suitable for higher academic research and policy analysis.
  • Articles published in FTR covers disciplines such as international trade, WTO issues, international finance, regional trade blocs, global financial crisis, trade facilitation, role of IT in international business, sectoral analysis, etc.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The Foreign Trade Review is intended to serve as a comprehensive forum for theoretical and empirical research on cross-border issues. The coverage of the journal includes, but is not limited to the following branches of research: international trade and open economy macroeconomics, international marketing, international finance, international logistics and trade facilitation, and multilateral trade law architecture and WTO-related research. The journal publishes research articles, literature review articles, short commentaries and book reviews. Foreign Trade Review follows a double-blind peer review policy. Rather than replication exercises, submissions are sought for new ways of estimating existing theoretical models and development of new theoretical models along with their empirical estimation. Application of newly developed statistical models (along with their computer programmes and dataset, if required) in the context of existing theory or new theory is another area of interest for the journal. The major target audience of Foreign Trade Review includes the researchers and academicians involved in theoretical and empirical research on cross-border issues.

Editor
Ranajoy Bhattacharyya Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata, India
Co-Editor
Debashis Chakraborty Associate Professor of Economics, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Kolkata
Review Editor
Biswajit Nag Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India
Associate Editors
Daniel Balsalobre-Lorente University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Saikat Banerjee Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata, India
Mita Bhattacharya Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Tushar Bharati University of Western Australia, Australia
Mauricio Vaz Lobo Bittencourt Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), Brazil
Bibek Ray Chaudhuri Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata, India
Hung Yi Chen Department of International Business, Soochow University, Taiwan
Alexander Bilson Darku University of Lethbridge, Calgary, Canada
Gouranga Gopal Das Department of Economics, Hanyang University, South Korea
Nadia Doytch Brooklyn College, City University of New York, USA
Triptendu Prakash Ghosh Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata, India
Sheeba Kapil Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India
Hooi Hooi Lean Economics Program, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Sara Maioli Newcastle University Business School, UK
Nanditha Mathew United Nations University - MERIT, Netherlands
Sanghita Mondal PGDAV College(M), University of Delhi, India
Arijit Mukherjee Nottingham University Business School, UK
Jaydeep Mukherjee Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India
Kwame Osei-Assibey University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Adriana Peluffo Universidad de la República de Uruguay, Uruguay
Gulasekaran Rajaguru Bond Business School, Bond University, Australia
Daniel Sakyi Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
Chris Schinckus School of Business, Fraser Valley University, Abbotsford, Canada
Rahul Sen Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
Deepankar Sinha Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata, India
Divya Tuteja Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India
I.K.M. Mokhtarul Wadud University of Sydney, Australia
Editorial Advisors
Joshua Aizenman University of South California, USA
Richard E Baldwin Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
Christian Bellak Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Julien Chaisse City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Alan Deardorff University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Christopher Findlay Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
John Gilbert Utah State University, Logan, USA
Bernard Hoekman Robert Schuman Centre for advanced Studies, European University Institute in Florence, Italy
Jean-François Huchet University of Sorbonne Paris Cité, France
Raghbendra Jha Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Kala Krishna Department of Economics, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Chang-fa Lo National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Sugata Marjit Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata, India & Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata, India
Jayant Menon ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore
Devashish Mitra Syracuse University, USA
Surender Munjal Leeds University, UK
Noritsugu Nakanishi Kobe University, Japan
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordas Council on Economic Policies (CEP), Switzerland and Örebro University, Sweden
Manoj Pant Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India
Richard Pomfret University of Adelaide, Australia
Prasada Rao The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Peter Robertson University of Western Australia Business School, Perth, Australia
Razeen Sally Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National university of Singapore, Singapore
Partha Sen Former Professor, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Ian Sheldon The Ohio State University, USA
Anna Strutt University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Daria Taglioni The World Bank, Washington DC, USA
Binh Tran-Nam UNSW Business School, Australia
L Alan Winters University of Sussex, UK
  • Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC)
  • Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS)
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  • DeepDyve
  • Dutch-KB
  • EconLit
  • Indian Citation Index (ICI)
  • J-Gate
  • OCLC
  • Ohio
  • Portico
  • ProQuest: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
  • Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  • SCOPUS
  • UGC-CARE (GROUP I)

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