• Ferhat Topbas


The Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board are proud to present the first issue of the fourth volume of Focus on Research in Contemporary Economics (FORCE). We are driven to establish FORCE which is dedicated to create a well-established venue for high quality research in contemporary Economics. Its content mirrors widespread scholarly approaches and interests within the dimensions of Economics, Finance, Accounting, Banking, Business Administration, Marketing, Management, and other related areas in Social Sciences. Therefore, FORCE’s contributions are not limited to a specific disciplinary philosophy or a particular approach.


This issue features five research articles that report essential findings and implications in Contemporary Economics. In the first article Musa (2023) investigates the effect of insecurity on youth unemployment in Nigeria from 1990 to 2020 using the ordinary least squares estimation technique (OLS)


In the second article, Gandhi & Manek (2023) aims to understand how inflation affects economic activities and how consumers cope with these effects. In this context, it focuses on understanding consumers' behavioral patterns.


In the third article, Aronu (2023) aimed to analyze the unemployment rate in Nigeria by investigating the impacts of population growth rate, population size, Gross Domestic Product per capita, and Gross Fixed Capital Formation, utilizing various statistical tests to assess short- and long-term effects and suggesting significant investments in small and medium-sized businesses as a solution to alleviate unemployment issues.


In the fourth article, Swati (2023) examines the role of effective participation of women in decision-making processes and income-generating opportunities in tribal households in reducing food insecurity, thereby highlighting the relationship between food security and gender.


In the fifth article, Duman (2023)  A critique has been written for the book titled "Identity Phenomenon In Women’s Non-Governmental Organizations In Turkey.


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Topbas, F. (2024). Editorial. FORCE: Focus on Research in Contemporary Economics, 4(2). Retrieved from https://www.forcejournal.org/index.php/force/article/view/115