Dear colleagues, greetings.

Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy (CSRC) Pakistan and
Lebanese International University (LIU) in collaboration with School of
Economics, Finance and Banking, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Emerald Group
Publishing UK; UN Principles of Responsible Management Education; and other
esteemed collaborating institutions seek to invite academicians and
research scholars to submit their abstract/full papers for presentation at *1st
International Conference on Economics Business and Social Sciences | 2nd
IRC 2017-LIU chapter* *to be held on December 21-22, 2017*. The parallel
sessions of the conference will take place at Lebanese International
University, Beirut campus.

Conference website for details with submission link:

*Key dates:*

Submission of extended abstract: December 10, 2017

Registration: December 15, 2017

Conference Dates: December 21-22, 2017

Full paper submission: February 28, 2018

*Call for Papers: Special Issue of Journal of Economic and Administrative
Sciences (JEAS)*

1st ICEBS 2017 (2nd IRC 2017-LIU chapter) is supported by Emerald
Publishing. Selected papers from the conference will be published in the
special issue of JEAS. The theme of the special issue is “Sustainability
challenges for economy and business in emerging and developing economies”.
Both conceptual and empirical papers are invited in relation to the theme.

The guest editors of the special issue are:

Prof. Dr. Kuperan Viswanathan, OYA Graduate School of Business, Universiti
Utara Malaysia.

Sulaman Hafeez Siddiqui, Department of Management Sciences, The Islamia
University of Bahwalpur Pakistan.

A description of the journal can be found here To ensure rigor in published articles,
the Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences (JEAS) operates a
double blind peer review process with a minimum of two referees per paper.
The Journal is indexed in the Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation
Index (ESCI). As well as providing a mark of quality for the journal,
inclusion in the ESCI allows papers published in the journal to be
searchable, discoverable and citable via the Web of Science. JEAS has
enjoyed a 37% increase in article downloads in 2017 YTD, reaching over
10,500 downloads (about 70 downloads per paper on average). This indicates
the journal is receiving much wider exposure and interest.

After the conference the authors will be invited to submit full papers to
the online submission system of JEAS. Please submit your paper at following the author guidelines of the
journal set here
Please select the special issue entitled “Sustainability challenges for
economy and business in emerging and developing economies”, and submit your
paper before 28th of February 2018.

*Expected Publication Schedule: *The expected date of the special issue
publication is December 2018. However, the accepted papers will be
available online through the journal website.

Meanwhile, here’s what you need to know to get started…

*Planning Your Content*

·         An extended abstract of up to 300-350 words can be submitted to
the guest editors ([log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask]).

·         The accepted authors will be invited to present their paper at
1st ICEBS 2017.

·         Full paper can be submitted after presentation at 1st ICEBS 2017
at LIU Beirut Campus. Full article needs to be approximately 3,000-8,000
words long.

Looking forward to welcome your submission.

Kind regards.


Sulaman Hafeez Siddiqui

Department of Management Sciences,
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur,
Bahawalpur, 63100

Associate Fellow
Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy

PhD Scholar,
Universiti Utara Malaysia

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