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JISR - Management and Social Sciences & Economics Journal Contents

Volume 2, Number 1, January 2004


Editorial


The third issue of the JISR, the Journal of Independent Studies and Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2004 is finally out. It consists of 7 papers from over 70 submitted ones. Selection of papers was especially difficult in view of more than 260% increase in the number of submissions since the last issue. This alone speaks for the popularity of the journal.

The present issue covers topics over a wide range from heterogeneous databases to business intelligence in banks to suicide trends in Pakistan. All papers were part of the presentation at the SZABIST Second Research Conference on Management, Computer and Social Sciences held on December 13, 2003 at SZABIST Karachi.

The number of subscribers to the journal has also increased to over 870 within the first year of launch, with approximately 6% being from outside Pakistan. The Journal is now read in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, and Afghanistan.

Please feel free to forward any comments or useful suggestions to us at jisr@szabist.edu.pk.






January 1, 2004

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