About the Journal

The Journal of Contemporary Issues and Thought (JCIT) ISSN 2232-0032 / eISSN 0128-0481 is an international peer-reviewed journal published twice a year (in June and December) by the Faculty of Management and Economics (Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris) and Pejabat Karang Mengarang Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI Press). It aims to become the leading multi-disciplinary, open access, an online academic journal in the field of social science.

The JCIT is dedicated to promoting original research and insightful debate in contemporary issues and thought by publishing academic original articles, analytical and simulation models, empirical research, policy analysis, and book reviews across a number of disciplines, including, but not limited to, accounting, banking, business, economics, education, entrepreneurship development, finance, international relation, law, management, population studies, public administration, and social welfare.

The JCIT welcomes contributions on all of these aspects from academics and practitioners. In addition, the JCIT is also committed to providing a forum for emerging scholars by allowing them to present their ideas alongside those of more established scholars. Contributions from Ph.D. students in the advanced phase of their doctoral research, post-doctoral fellows, and young academics in the early stages of their careers are particularly encouraged.