International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories

International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories (IJEPT) is an open access journal that aims to provide publication opportunities to academics and practitioners from various business and economic fields.

International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories

Focus and Scope

Our goal is to develop a communication platform between researchers and to become a forum for exchanging ideas and business experiences at an international level. The journal encourages free access to relevant economic information and offers international visibility to authors.

Articles from all economic areas are welcomed. Both theoretical and practical manuscripts are expected.

The journal will be published quarterly. Its goal is to achieve international recognition through a high visibility in well-known international academic databases.

Suitable topics include, but are not limited to: Advertising; Brand management; Business governance and ethics; Business information systems; Business innovation and research; Business law; Business performance; Commerce; Consumer behaviour; Corporate social responsibility; Customer equity; Customer relationship management; Econometrics and statistics; Economic growth and development; Economic informatics; Economic integration; Economics and business education; Entrepreneurship; Environmental economics and business; Finance and accounting; Financial and banking services; Food science; Game theory; International economics; Internet and E-commerce; Investment theory; Knowledge management; Labour economics; Law and economics; Macroeconomics; Management; Management of human resources; Marketing; Microeconomics; Monetary and financial economics; Quality management; Quantitative economics; Quantitative methods and business statistics; Retailing; Strategic alliances; Tourism; Urban, rural and regional economics.


Academic Databases and Indexes

IJEPT is listed/ indexed (partial or total) in the following academic databases/directories and document sharing platforms:


IJEPT in Index Copernicus
IJEPT in Open J-Gate
IJEPT in Google Scholar
IJEPT on Science Central
JMEDS on academic index
IJEPT in Google Scholar

Call for papers

The International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories invites academicians, professors, researchers, PhD and master students which are connected to the topics of the journal, to publish their work.

We invite authors to send their papers for the next issue of The International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories.


Editorial Advisory Board

Professor Laurentiu-Dan Anghel, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania

Professor Grazia Calabrò, University of Messina, Italy

Professor Augusto D'Amico, University of Messina, Italy

Professor Zenon Foltynowicz, Poznan University of Economics, Poland

Professor Janusz K. Grabara, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland

Professor Bernd Hallier, Managing Director of EHI Retail Institute, Germany

Professor Lubica Knoskova, University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia

Professor Maria Claudia Lucchetti, Roma Tre University, Italy

Professor Pacha Malyadri, Principal, Government Degree College, Osmania University, India

Professor Jasmine Moreira, Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa, Brasil

Professor Puiu Nistoreanu, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania

Professor Bogdan Cristian Onete, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania

Professor Rodica Pamfilie, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania

Professor Sabka Pashova, University of Economics - Varna, Bulgaria

Professor Giancarlo Santoprete, University of Pisa, Italy

Professor Ion Smeureanu, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania

Professor Angela Tarabella, University of Pisa, Italy

Professor Eva Waginger, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria






IJEPT is now indexed in:

IJEPT is now indexed in SCIRUS  
Posted: 2012-06-28

IJEPT is now indexed in:


Starting with 2012, IJEPT is now indexed in:

Posted: 2012-06-28

IJEPT is now indexed in

IJEPT is now indexed in Cabell's index.  
Posted: 2012-04-16 More...
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Vol 4, No 2 (2014): Special issue on Marketing and Business Development

International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2014 (February 2014)

Table of Contents


Factors Influencing Consumers’ Purchase Decision of Private Label Brand Products PDF
Azhar Ahmad, Sallehuddin Mohd Noor, Che Aniza Che Wel 101-110
The Role of Marketing in Tourism and Hospitality Development. Case Study: Mazandaran-Iran PDF
Romina Cheraghalizadeh 111-118
The Priming Effects of News about Asia on Attitudes toward Advertisements with Asian Models PDF
Zhihong Gao, Elaine A. Scorpio 119-134
OSH Start-ups’ Business Development Challenges: The Case of SENSORICA from a Total Integrated Marketing Perspective PDF
Normand Turgeon, Mai Thi Thanh Thai, Gheorghe Epuran 135-145
Country Image Formation in the Online Media: The Case of United Kingdom in the Lithuanian Online Media PDF
Jurgita Stravinskiene, Ieva Dauksaite, Aiste Dovaliene 146-161
The Relation between Unemployment Rate and Economic Growth in USA PDF
Iulia Roșoiu, Andreea Roșoiu 162-167
Consumer Satisfaction in the Healthcare Sector. A Critical Review of Some Empirical Studies PDF
Mădălina-Alexandra Coțiu 168-178
Competitive and Anti-Competitive Behavior of Organizations from a Marketing Perspective PDF
Anca Francisca Cruceru, Daniel Moise 179-184
The Use of Gamification in Events Marketing PDF
Daniel Moise, Anca Francisca Cruceru 185-190
Market Research and Marketing Information Systems PDF
Drago Cvijanovic, Branko Mihailovic, Aleksandra Nikolic 191-198
Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism in Romania - a Bayesian VAR Approach PDF
Andreea Roşoiu, Iulia Roşoiu 199-205
The Positioning Analysis of Premium Food Brands in the Romanian Market PDF
Ghassan Shakhshir 206-213
Strategic Orientations, Firm Capabilities, and Export Performance: An Empirical Analysis in Turkey PDF
Hanifi Murat Mutlu, Hasan Aksoy 214-221
The Implications of User-Generated Content Websites for Tourism Marketing PDF
Irina Albăstroiu, Mihai Felea 222-229
Modern Heating Systems - Population's View and Perspectives PDF
Timea Demeter, Gabriel Brătucu 230-238
The Case for Small Business to Small Business (SB2SB) Consulting in Romania: An Innovative Approach to Assisting Emerging Businesses PDF
Vanessa L. Christie, Lawrence L. Slade, Tiffany S. Ho 239-248
Building University Brand through Specific Marketing Instruments PDF
Andreea Orîndaru 249-254
ITC Analysts & Analyst Relations PDF
Marco Pister 255-261
Analyzing the Economic Potential of Romanian Administrative Regions PDF
Liliana Duguleană, Constantin Duguleană 262-272
The Adjustment of Supply to Educational Institutions of Higher Education in Romania to Labor Market Requirements PDF
Elena Irina Petrică 273-280
Relationship Strategy – Marketing Programs within Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises PDF
Valerică Olteanu, Cătalin Valeriu Curmei 281-287
Projections on Investment Guidelines for the City of Karaman (Turkey) with the Purpose of Tourism Marketing PDF
Mete Sezgın, Osman Unuvar, Murat Gumus 288-294
Social Media and its Impact on Consumers Behavior PDF
Elisabeta Ioanăs, Ivona Stoica 295-303
Factors of Food Security and Consumer-Based Brand Equity: Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (C.P. Foods), Thailand PDF
Michael Welch 304-317
Impact of Online Tourism Marketing in Modern Business: An Overview of Romania’s Market PDF
Anamaria-Cătălina Radu, Mihai Orzan, Octav Macovei, Olguța Anca Orzan 318-321
Marketing and Innovation: the Inventor’s Point of View PDF
Lucian-Florin Onișor, Doina Drăniceanu 322-330
The Use of Neuromarketing in the Study of Brand Related Mental Processes. Case Study – Romanian Food Brands PDF
Dragoș Cîrneci, Alin Valentin Angheluță, Delia Gheorghe 331-342
Consumer Education Using Social Marketing PDF
Mara Ploeșteanu, Stere Stamule, Cristian Ionuț Tatu 343-348

International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories (IJEPT) ISSN: 2247 – 7225 (online)