Economics & Business Journal: Inquiries & Perspectives

ISSN 1945-371x [print], ISBN 1945-3728 [online]

The Journal sponsored by NEBA, Economics & Business Journal: Inquiries & Perspectives (ISSN 1945-371x [print], 1945-3728 [online]), strives to publish high-quality scholarly articles across the various disciplines of economics and business. Additionally, E&BJ: I&P publishes selected papers from student presentations made at the Great Plains Economic and Business Annual Conferences sponsored by the Nebraska Economics and Business Association

All papers are available to read or download:

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Editor: John Tiner

Editorial Board
John Tiner, NEBA, Editor
Michael J. O'Hara, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Book Review Editor
David K. Palmer, South Dakota State, Past Editor

Jennifer Bossard, Doane College
Dave Carpenter, Hastings College
Meenakshi Dalal, Wayne State University
Christopher Decker, UNO
Joyce Gleason, NE Wesleyan (retired)
Stephen Horner, Pittsburg State University
Allan Jenkins, UNK
Doug Kinnear, Hastings College
Ron Konecny, UNK
Jack Kramer, Hastings College
Ken Kriz, Wichita State University
Kenneth Lemke, NPPD (NE Public Power)
Samuel A. Nelson, UNL
Ronda Smith, Fort Hays State Univ.
Bill Snyder, Peru State College (retired)
Kim Sosin, UNO (retired)
Eric Thompson, UNK
John Tiner, NEBA
Kathryn M. Zuckweiler, UNK

The editorial board has elected to place all papers online beginning with Volume 1, Number 1, October, 2008. Currently volumes 7-9 (2016-2018) are available in Kindle or Paperback.


Papers being submitted to the Journal of Economics and Business: Inquiries and Perspectives (the Official Journal of the Nebraska Economics and Business Association should use APA, MLA or CMS (Chicago Manual of Style) as their format.

Papers should be sent by e-mail as the sole attachment in Microsoft Word. Do not include any other attachments.

Please submit the paper with the name of the author or authors. Do not submit a separate copy of the paper without names. The editor will remove names prior to sending the paper to peer reviewers.

Do not submit a separate cover letter or separate abstract. Put the cover letter in the body of your e-mail and place the Abstract after the title page of your paper. The Journal is published in December of each year following the Nebraska Economics and Business Association's annual conference. All journal manuscripts should be submitted as a single email attachment in MS Word to:

John W Tiner, Editor
Nebraska Economics and Business Association
Submissions only to this address, please
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Now Publishing Book Reviews

EBJ: IP is looking to publish insightful and thought provoking reviews of books of interest to scholars, educators, practitioners, and students within the broad domains of economics and business. EBJ: IP is looking for book reviews that truly make an independent contribution to scholarship. The submitted book review manuscripts will be sent out for blind review by the Book Review Editor and will be held to the same rigorous standards of scholarship expected of any submission to the journal.

It is EBJ: IP's hope that future book reviews will contribute to advancement of the fields of economics and business through their lively and intellectually stimulating nature.

Book review manuscripts should be submitted as an email attachment in Word to:
Michael J. O'Hara, Book Review Editor
Finance, Banking, and Law Department
College of Business Administration
University of Nebraska at Omaha

It is assumed that all work submitted to future volumes of EBJ: IP represent original scholarship. Articles appearing in this volume of Economics and Business Journal: Inquiries and Perspectives are ©Copyright by the respective authors. All other material is Copyright©2013-2018 by Nebraska Economics and Business Association (NEBA).