Calls for papers


International Journal of Services, Economics and Management
International Journal of Services, Economics and Management


Special Issue on: "Global Economy and the Service Sectors"

Guest Editors:
Professor K.C. Fung, University of California - Santa Cruz, USA
Professor Nathalie Aminian, University of Le Havre, France
Dr. Alicia Garcia-Herrero, BBVA and the University of Hong Kong, China
Dr. Francis Ng, The World Bank

This special issue studies the central relationships and interactions between increasingly open economies and the importance of the service sectors. Topics include the internationalisation of service sectors such as logistics, banking, insurance and finance, as well as shipping and infrastructure. The links between globalisation and the increasing importance of the service sectors will also be examined.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include but are not limited to:
  • The effects of opening of service sectors such as finance, logistics and infrastructure
  • World Trade Organization and the service sectors
  • Opening up of service sectors and developing economies in Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe
  • How service sectors can contribute to economic growth and development in the global economy
  • Foreign direct investment and regional trade agreements involving the service sectors

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

Manuscript submission: 31 December, 2008

Final paper acceptance: 31 March, 2009