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 and book reviews. Only original 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. 


Beginning 1st March 2021, there will be no submission fee for this journal.  There will be a publication fee of USD100/- per article 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. The detailed information of the payment process can be seen here. Payment of the publication fee can be done at this website.


New Associate Editor


Introducing a new member to the Editorial Team of the Institutions and Economies journal:

Dr. Muhammad Aizat bin Zainal Alam, Associate Editor (Public Administration, Institutions and Governance Section), Department of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Universiti Malaya.


Record of Appreciation - Outgoing Associate Editor


On behalf of the Editorial Board, we would like to express our sincere thanks to one of our Associate Editors, Dr. Nurussaadah Mokhtar, who will no longer be with the journal, effective November 2023.

Volume 15, Issue 4 (2023)

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