Frontiers of Economics in China

ISSN: 1673-3444 (Print) 1673-3568 (Online)


Frontiers of Economics in China (FEC) is one of the English Journals under the umbrella of Frontiers in China. The latter, as the largest series of academic journals with the broadest coverage in China, was launched in 2006 by China’s Ministry of Education consisting of 17 disciplines in the fields of natural sciences and 7 in humanities and social sciences. FEC is a double-blind peer-reviewed economic journal co-sponsored by Higher Education Press, Beijing and Institute for Advanced Research (IAR), Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and is issued overseas by Springer Publishing Company, Germany, available both online and in hard-copy.


Since its founding till the present, FEC has been included into international databases like E-JEL, EconLit, Google Scholar, Inspec, OCLC ArticleFirst Database, OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online, SCOPUS, and Summon by Serial Solutions. FEC embraces state-of–art theoretical and empirical articles in economics, especially those on the Chinese economy, China’s economic development and reforms. FEC’s focus on in-depth, profound and insightful articles and its quick reaction to international research trend has made its reputation and influence grow rapidly at home and abroad. With constant progress in each stage since the inception, FEC aspires to become the most distinguished journal of its kind in China that can best represent various aspects of China’s economic research.

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