2019 International Conference on Business and Economics (ICBE2019) and
16th International Conference of KODISA

Yeosu City, South Korea, July 8- 10, 2019



All registered papers to the conference program will be published in the conference proceedings (ISSN: 2287-478X) with the author’s consent.

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All registered and accepted papers to the conference program will be published in the conference proceedings (ISSN: 2287-478X) with the author’s consent. The ICBE conference and the ICBE Proceedings have been officially indexed in Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science - Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH) Category since ICBE2015 Proceedings.

  • Top 5% of the accepted full papers will be recognized as Best Paper Awards with a certificate and each award-winning paper wins a scholarship of USD500 in cash. Next top 15% of high-quality papers from the conference proceedings will be recognized with Distinguished Research Awards with a certificate. All award-winning papers will be invited to a fast track of accelerated review process, which is a second round of blind peer review process conducted by the KODISA Journals Editorial Board for possible publication in one of KODISA Journals [Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science ESCI, Elsevier SCOPUS, Crossref - Digital Object Identifier (DOI), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), The National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) - KCI indexed]:

All submissions must adhere to the following guidelines:

Full papers must be submitted with two files:
1) ICBE Proceedings manuscript version (use ICBE Template (MS-Word)) and
2) KODISA Journals(JAFEB) Manuscript version (use JAFEB Template (MS-Word)).

 [Important Checklist for Journal(JAFEB) Publication Manuscript]

       It is hoped that this list will be useful during the final checking of an article prior to sending it to the journal's Editor for review. Please consult this Guide for Authors for further details of any item. In particular, the following must be addressed and met the requirements and guidelines:

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice

      The journal is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. All authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles attest that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works. The authors acknowledge that they have disclosed all and any actual or potential conflicts of interest with their work or partial benefits associated with it.
      For example, Acknowledgements [“The paper was presented initially at 2018 International Conference on Business and Economics (ICBE2018) and the 14th International Conference of KODISA that was held in Seoul, South Korea, June 25-27, 2018. The paper has been recognized as one of Best Paper Awards at ICBE2018 conference. This paper is a substantially revised and expanded version of the paper presented at ICBE2018 conference. The authors have taken into account all the comments of Editors, Session Chairs and Reviewers in the revised manuscript. The authors greatly appreciate Editors, Session Chairs and Reviewers for their valuable comments, interest in and support of this research.”]

Word Count

      While no maximum length for manuscripts is prescribed, authors are encouraged to write concisely. As a guide, regular articles should be between 5,000 - 8,000 words in length. However, Full paper should be no longer than 30 pages and no more than 8000 words in total with all inclusive.

Tables and Figures

      Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text. Place footnotes to tables below the table body and indicate them with superscript lowercase letters. Avoid vertical rules. Be sparing in the use of tables and ensure that the data presented in tables do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article. A paper in JAFEB from now on may include a maximum of eight (8) tables and figures in total.

Citation and Reference Style Guides

      Per JAFEB’s "Citation and Reference Style Guides" authors are expected to adhere to the guidelines of APA (American Psychological Association). Please provide full information of publications complying with the APA reference style. Please ensure that every reference cited in text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa).


      A concise and factual abstract is required. About 200 words in total are recommended. The abstract should state briefly 1) the purpose of the research, 2) research design and methodology, 3) the principal results, and 4) major conclusions. An abstract is often presented separately from the article, so it must be able to stand alone.

JEL Classification Code

      Immediately after keywords, provide 3- 5 JEL Classification codes. These codes will be used for indexing purposes.

No Footnotes, but Endnotes Acceptable

      JAFEB does not accept Footnotes due to technical problems of online publication. Please convert all footnotes to endnotes, otherwise please incorporate all footnotes into text at its best.  

Important: All of the references cited in the body of the paper must be presented at references, complying with APA style. Manuscripts that do not conform to the publication guidelines will not be published.

Each registered author is entitled to have a maximum of TWO papers included in the conference proceedings.