The Forman Journal of Economic Studies (FJES) is a peer-reviewed and academic journal published by the Department of Economics, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) Lahore. FJES is an annual journal that is recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

The journal publishes original research articles on economics and socio-economic problems facing developing nations, especially Pakistan. The emphasis of FJES is on empirical and analytical work, which is novel and significant. All economic researchers are welcome to submit their research work to FJES, and especially young researchers and advanced graduate students are encouraged to submit their papers.

The annual subscription charges for students, general and overseas are Rs 300, Rs 500 and US $40, respectively.

If you wish to subscribe, please make out a cross cheque/bank draft in the name of Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) Lahore and send it to Dr Ghulam Shabbir, Managing Editor, Forman Journal of Economic Studies, Department of Economics, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Ferozepur Road-Lahore, Pakistan.

Aims & Scope

The aim of Forman Journal of Economic Studies (FJES) is to publish research articles on economics and socio-economic issues for contributing to the international social sciences literature. FJES publishes high quality research studies in the fields of Macroeconomic, Economic Development, Public Finance, International Economics, Population Economics, Applied Econometrics and Institutional Economics. Although FJES has a preference for academic work, it also welcomes studies that are written by other researchers and practitioners. The objective of FJES is to constitute a competent and continual podium for sharing the knowledge of academicians, researchers and practitioners.

Editorial and Advisory Board

Description and Outline of Review Process

Ethical Guidelines

HEC Approved Ethical Guidelines

Contact Us

Dr. Muhammad Ali Bhatti
Editor in Chief
Forman Journal of Economic Studies
Room # E-209
Department of Economics
Forman Christian College (A Chartered University)
Ferozepur Road, Lahore
Off: 0092-42-99231581-88 Ext. 367

Abstracting & Indexing

Forman Journal of Economic Studies is indexed / abstracted by the following indices / databases:

  • EBSCO Host (Research Database)
  • Index Copernicus
  • EconLit
  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
  • Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory

Please click here to find notes for authors

Personal Traits, Familial Characteristics and Success in the Labor Market: A Survey Study of Christian Labor Force in Pakistan by Sehrish Haroon, Faiza Azhar Khan and Naheed Zia Khan
Finance-Growth Nexus and Relative Efficacy of Alternative Policy Regimes: An Investigation for Financially Meek Countries by Saira Tufail and Ather Maqsood Ahmed
Do Investors Herd: Empirical Evidence from Karachi Stock Exchange Market and in its Major Sectors by Muhammad Jamil, Ghulam Ilyas, Muhammad Iqbal and Zubair Tanveer
Sustainable Development: Economic, Social, and Environmental Sustainability in Asian Economies by Fizza Younis and Muhammad Aslam Chaudhary
Interlinkages among Exchange Rate, Interest Rate, Consumer Price Index, and Output Volatilities by Rashid Rauf and Abdul Rashid
Microeconomic Impact of GST on Household Consumption Patterns in Pakistan by Zahid Iqbal, Muhammad Salauddin Ayubi, Abdul Farooq and Sumaira Lodhi
Environmental Kuznets Curve and Income Inequality: Pooled Mean Group Estimation for Asian Developing Countries by Saif Ullah and Masood Sarwar Awan
Private, Public and Foreign Investment Nexus in Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis of Crowding-In/Out Effects by Ahsan Abbas and Eatzaz Ahmed
Institutional Determinants of Tax Morale in Pakistan by Ghulam Rasool Madni, Mohammad Aslam Chaudhary and Nawaz Ahmed
Transmission Mechanism of Intergenerational Mobility in Socio-Economic Status by Malik Muhammad and Shabib Haider Syed
Demographic Change and Economic Growth: A Policy Perspective by Ahsan Butt, Hafiz Rizwan Ahmad and Abdul Jalil Khan
Workers’ Social Capital and Firms’ Output Performance: Empirical Evidence from Small and Medium Firms by Mirajul Haq, Iftikhar Ahmad and Bisma Hafeez