Letter from the editor.
The JEEER is dedicated to the study, research and dissemination of information pertinent to the discipline of economics, and to the improvement of methodologies and effective teaching in economics. The Journal bridges the gap between the theoretical discipline of economics and applied excellence relative to the teaching arts. The Academy is an affiliate of the Allied Academies, Inc., a non profit association of scholars whose purpose is to encourage and support the advancement and exchange of knowledge, understanding and teaching throughout the world.
The Editorial Board considers two types of manuscripts: first is theoretical and empirical research related to the discipline of economics. The second area is research oriented toward effective teaching methods and technologies in economics.
These manuscripts have been double blind reviewed by the Editorial Board members. The manuscripts published in this issue conform to our acceptance policy, and represent an acceptance rate of 25% or less.
We are inviting papers for future editions of the Journal and encourage you to submit your manuscripts according to the guidelines found on the Allied Academies webpage at www.alliedacademies.org.
University of Houston-Clear Lake