Call For Papers

    Special Issue on Industrial Policy

    Industrial policy is the policy and measure adopted by the country to improve the quality of industry, adjust the industrial structure, and adjust the supply structure and total amount according to the inherent requirements of the national economy. The government takes measures "aimed at improving the competitiveness and capabilities of domestic firms and promoting structural transformation." A country's infrastructure (transportation, telecommunications and energy industry) is a major part of the manufacturing sector that often has a key role in IP.

    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original researches and review articles on exploring industrial policy. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Structural transformation and competitiveness
    • Manufacturing promoting policy
    • Policy incentives and innovations
    • Macroeconomic policies
    • Sector-specific policies
    • Import-export policy
    • Infrastructure financing policies
    • Policies against crisis
    • Market failures and government inefficiency

    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.

    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Industrial Policy” should be chosen during your submission.

    According to the following timetable:

    Submission Deadline

    December 25th, 2019

    Publication Date

    February 2020

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