Call for papers



Int. J. of Trade and Global Markets (IJTGM)


Special issue on: "FDI Determinants in Southeast Europe and Prospects Towards EU Membership in the Western Balkans and Turkey"



Guest Editors:
Prof. Aristidis P. Bitzenis, University of Macedonia, Greece
Prof. Bruno S. Sergi, University of Messina, Italy


This special issue tackles central concerns such as FDI, multinationals and globalisation in the Western Balkans and Turkey. The aim here is to inform and encourage debate internationally between academics and practising professionals in all aspects of investment and business related matters in the region.


Subject Coverage


Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • FDI determinants and its impact on a political economy dimension
  • Impact of FDI on host and home countries
  • FDI and globalisation
  • Privatisation as a part of FDI and its impact on a host country
  • FDI and multinationals
  • FDI and European Economic Integration
  • FDI and European Union Enlargement
  • Trends of FDI under the new globalised worlds
  • FDI and migration
  • Trade and FDI as complements or substitutes
  • FDI, trade and Regional Integration (regional initiatives)
  • FDI as a foreign entry mode and its impact on the business environment
  • Prospects of the Westerns Balkans and Turkey towards EU membership
  • Competitiveness in Southeast Europe


Notes for Prospective Authors


Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere


All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page


Important Dates


Deadline for receipt of manuscripts is: 1 May 2010 (extended)