Business & Economic Review

The Business & Economic Review (B&ER), ISSN 2519-1233 (Online), ISSN 2074-1693 (Print), is a quarterly publication of the Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar, Pakistan with issues published in March, June, September, and December. B&ER is recognized in the “X” category by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan (effective July-2018). The B&ER is devoted to the publication of papers that advance knowledge of the practical and theoretical aspects of business and economics. The Journal aims to: provide a focus for worldwide expertise in the required techniques, practices and areas of research; present a forum for readers to share common experience across the full range of industries and sectors in which business and economic research is conducted; cover all areas of business and economics from systems to econometrics; and link theory with practice by publishing case studies and covering the latest important issues in special series.

Business and Economic Review welcomes papers in the areas of:

  • Business,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Human Resource Management,
  • Social and Management Sciences,
  • Administration and Governance,
  • Production and Operations
  • Mathematics,
  • Finance,
  • Economics,
  • Psychology,
  • Business Ethics,

Index: B&ER is indexed by the following agencies:

  • EconLit
  • Gale - Cengage Learning
  • CrossRef
  • ProQuest
  • JournalSeeks,
  • Genamics,
  • Index Copernicus,
  • E-ISRJC,
  • Ulrich Periodicals
  • Scientific Indexing Services (SIS)

The authors should submit articles to the journal at the following email address All articles undergo a blind-peer-review process prior to acceptance.  

Open Access

B&ER is an open-access journal. Abstracts and full texts of all articles published in the journal can be read online without any form of restriction.


Who supports the journal

The financial support to the journal is primarily provided by the Institute of Management Sciences. The journal also collects nominal publication fee from authors. Finally, the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan makes some contributions to support the journal.