Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies (MJES) is a joint publication of the Malaysian Economic Association and the Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya. MJES is one of the oldest journals in Malaysia, with its inaugural issue published in 1963 (formerly known as Kajian Ekonomi Malaysia). As of 2016, the journal is in its volume 53.
Capital Markets Review was formerly published by the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as Bursa Malaysia) and the Research Institute of Investment Analyst Malaysia (RIIAM). Starting 2005, the Malaysian Finance Association has been given the privilege to take over the publication of CMR. As of 2016, the journal is in its volume 24.
International Journal of Economics & Management (IJEM) is an official publication of the Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia. The inaugural issue was published in December 2006. Even though the journal is relatively young, it has been accepted for indexation in Scopus. As of 2016, IJEM is in its volume 10.
In October 2002, I was tasked by my then Dean, the late Dr. Zainal Abidin Said, to set up a new journal for our School. After assembling the editorial team, we issued the ‘Call for Papers” for Labuan Bulletin of International Business and Finance. The response was good, and we selected six papers for the inaugural issue. During my term as Managing Editor, the journal has published volume 1(1), 1(2), 2(1) and 2(2).
After establishing a solid foundation for LBIBF, I handed over the baton to my colleague Venus Liew in June 2005. In October that year, I took a 4-year study leave to pursue my PhD study in Australia. As of 2016, the journal is in its volume 16.