Call for Papers

Strategic Trade Review


Manuscript Submission Deadline: July 31, 2021

Call for Papers: The Strategic Trade Review is seeking manuscripts for its 2021 edition. Authors are invited to submit manuscripts demonstrating new and innovative research and findings in all strategic trade areas. Manuscripts that strongly advance the state of the art on key issues will be given preference. Practitioners are also invited to submit "Practitioner's Perspective" articles that contribute to a deeper understanding of professional experiences in the field.

Suggested areas of focus for articles are as follows:

  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Proliferation Networks
  • New Tools (Compliance, Open Source Analysis, Risk Assessment)
  • Conceptual Challenges
  • Laws and Organizational Structures
  • Capacity-Building
  • Compliance
  • Outreach to Industry and Academia
  • Human Rights-Related Trade Controls
  • Enforcement
  • Sanctions Evolution, Effectiveness, Trends, Challenges

Manuscripts can be submitted in the form of research articles or practitioners’ perspectives. Further information on the Strategic Trade Review and style guidelines can be found here.

About the Journal: The Strategic Trade Review is a singular peer reviewed journal dedicated to strategic trade, including the issue areas of export controls, FDI, and sanctions. The Review publishes articles and is read by a global and diverse authorship composed of researchers, industry experts, practitioners, students, policy-makers, and other stakeholders involved in trade and security. Articles from the Strategic Trade Review are frequently cited in other peer reviewed journals, trade publications, research and industry reports, magazines, and books. The Strategic Trade Review welcomes high quality theoretical and empirical original research papers, case studies, review papers, literature reviews, book reviews, conceptual frameworks, analytical and simulation models, and technical notes.

Acceptance for Peer Review Notification: within 5-7 days from the date of manuscript submission

Manuscript submissions should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief and sent to: