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International Trade, Politics and Development

ISSN: 2632-122X



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Information: Journal information  |  Editorial Team  |  Author Guidelines
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Aims & scope

International Trade, Politics and Development (ITPD) is a multidisciplinary journal of international trade, economics, political science and development studies. It is housed within College of Politics and Economics at Kyung Hee university, one of the most research-intensive universities in South Korea. The ultimate objective of ITPD is to explore ways of improving our understanding on the (inter)actions of firms, industries and political institutions in the global trading structure and also to disseminate knowledge for improving solutions to international political economy problems. ITPD aims to publish high quality research articles with global experts and is planning to expand its impact internationally.

Our primary research focus lies in but is not limited to:

  • Interactions between international trade and politics
  • International politics and trade disputes (e.g. Trade war)
  • Relationships between international trade and development
  • Interactions between international trade management and economic development
  • Issues in the sustainable growth of emerging markets through international trade
  • Issues in international trade and changing investment regulations
  • Cross border e-commerce in emerging markets
  • Globalisation and regionalisation
  • Sustainability issues in global value chains
  • Interactions between international trade/politics and environmental side, etc.

Peer review

ITPD operates a double blind peer review model. All articles undergo an initial assessment by the journal editor. If they are considered suitable for peer review, articles will then be a reviewed by a minimum of two external reviewers to assess its suitability for publication. Final responsibility for editorial decisions rest with the journal editor.

Open access

All articles published in ITPD are published Open Access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. For further information on licencing please see the author guidelines.

Publishing Services partnership

ITPD is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of the Department of International Commerce, Finance and Investment, College of Politics and Economics, KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY. There is no charge to the author.

You can view the journal's tranparency statement here.



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