Call for Papers

The Japanese Political Economy

10th Dec 2017

Call for papers

The Japanese Political Economy has now been rejuvenated and renewed with a new Editor, new Co-editors and new international Editorial Board. It continues Japanese Economic Studies; a leading journal published continuously since 1972. From 1997 to 2013, the journal was known as Japanese Economy.

The Japanese Political Economy seeks to publish a wide range of scholarship that draws from multiple theoretical, empirical and methodological perspectives. The journal will be a resource for scholars, students, policymakers and practitioners who seek to better understand the contemporary and historical, transnational and internal processes of social and economic change in Japan, Asia and the world. The journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts limited to 8,000 words and research notes by young scholars limited to 4,000 words.

Editor: Nobuharu Yokokawa, Musashi University (

The Japanese Political Economy is now inviting submissions on following issues: 

(1) Broader economic theories (including Political economy, Marxian, Heterodox, Keynesian, Evolutionary, Institutional, Developmental, and Feminist Economics). 

(2) Historical analyses of capitalism (including stages of capitalist development, analyses of world system changes). 

(3) Theoretical and empirical explorations of current political-economic issues, including studies of Japan and the global and Asian economies (such as crisis, financial instability, socialism, gender, environment and climate change, poverty and income inequality, unemployment, an ageing population, industrialisation of Asia). 

Submission Instructions 

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