Institutions and Economies is a peer reviewed journal published by the Faculty of Business and Economics (formerly Faculty of Economics and Administration), University of Malaya. The journal  is published four times a year, in January, April, July and October. The journal publishes research articles (excluding systematic literature review) and book reviews. Only original research articles that are not under consideration by other publishers are welcome. Special issues are also welcome but interested special issue editors must submit a proposal to the Editor-In-Chief for consideration. The journal is indexed in SCOPUS, IDEAS, MYCite, ECONPapers, ASEAN Citation Index (ACI), EBSCO and Asian Digital Library. Institutions and Economies is a recipient of the CREAM Award 2016 by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.

Print ISSN:     2232 - 1640
E - ISSN:       2232 - 1349   


Peer Review Statement 

All research articles in the journal have undergone rigorous peer review. The process consists of an initial screening by the Editor-In-Chief, Deputy Editor and Associate Editors, followed by double-blind refereeing: two reviewers for articles. Articles in special issues go through double-blind refereeing and one internal review by the Editorial Board. 


There will be a publication fee of USD100/- for accepted papers only (papers that have undergone the double-blind review process) to partially cover the expenses of copy editing of accepted manuscripts. Payment of the publication fee should only be made after acceptance of a manuscript. 

Note: Submissions from 1/1/2024 and that have been accepted for publication after the double-blind review process will be subject to a publication fee of RM500/-.

The detailed information of the payment process can be seen here. Payment of the publication fee can be done at this website.


Submission Guidelines


All authors are encouraged to read the submission guidelines give at the journal webpage before making your submissions to avoid your paper from being desk rejected.  The guidelines can be found at:

Kindly note that the journal is no longer accepting systematic reviews of the literature.

Inquiries on Status of Submission


Kindly indicate your manuscript ID when making any inquiries about the status of your submission via email. This is important for us to track your manuscript.

Volume 16, Issue 2 (2024)

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