Perspectives is a bi-annual peer reviewed journal of the Asia Pacific Business and Economics Research Society.  The two issues are released every summer and winter in Japan which coincides with the APBERS Conferences.

Our double blind peer-review process is composed of faculty from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan, and academic networks of the editors from scholarly journals.  The peer-review process is determined based on the matching of the topic and the expertise of the reviewer.

The on-line journal comes with the one time annual membership of presenting authors in the APBERS Conferences.  Annual membership to APBERS is USD70.   APBERS is affiliated with the International Conference on Business, Economics and Information Technology (ICBEIT); co-organizers with University of Guam, Guam, USA and De La Salle University, Philippines.

For correspondence, contact:


Asia Pacific Business & Economics Perspectives

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Faculty Offices B425

1-1 Jumonjibaru, Beppu, Oita, 8748577, Japan

Telephone No. +81 977 78 1074

Email: cortezm @

Journal of Asia Pacific Business & Economics Research Society & APBERS Conferences


Perspectives - Summer 2019

The Summer 2017 issue of the journal is now available for viewing and download.  Our contributing authors from Japan are from Kobe University, Ritsumeikan University, Osaka Sangyo University, and Ube College. From the Philippines, the authors are from De La Salle University.

APBERS Beppu Spring Conference 2019

APBERS Conferences 2019 was recently held at its headquarters, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Japan on April 4 & 5, 2019.  Originally named APUGSM Conferences, the Asia Pacific Business and Economics Research Society has organized nine conferences in a series and has published ten regular issues of Perspectives listed with the National Diet Library of Japan.

Let’s connect!

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See you in Spring 2020.  Now Accepting Abstracts.

APBERS Taipei 2020 conference will be held at Sheraton Grand Taipei Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan on May 30 & 31, 2020.  We are now calling for abstract and proposal panel submissions on our research themes: 

Business Practices on Innovation and Competitiveness

Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG)

Inclusive Leadership and Organizational Dynamism*

Sustainable Tourism Business

A special panel and workshop will be devoted to Inclusive Leadership and Organizational Dynamism.  Keynote presentations shall be delivered by Prof. Raymund Habaradas of De La Salle University, Philippines and Prof. Hitoshi Mitsuhashi of Waseda University, Japan.

APBERS Taipei 2020 Conference is presented by the Center for Inclusive Leadership of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University.  For institutional collaboration, email the organizers at cortezm @

Mark you calendars

March 15, 2020  - Deadline for abstracts submission

April 1, 2020 - Notification of acceptance* / Registration opens

*We will evaluate abstracts per batch and presentation panels on first come first served basis.

April 30, 2020 Registration closes

May 15, 2020 - presentation panels will be announced.

May 30 & 31, 2020

APBERS Taipei Conference 2020

Sheraton Grand Taipei Hotel

Taipei, Taiwan

Venue: Glory Function Room

For confirmation of event write or call

Ms. Sugar Chen, Account Officer

Sheraton Grand Taipei Hotel

Taipei, Taiwan

sugar.chen @

12 Zhongxiao East Road

Section 1, Taipei 100

Taiwan, ROC