Editorial Policies

Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


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Peer Review Process

All submitted manuscripts are subject to double-blind review process, through online system. The review process takes 6-8 weeks and its main focus is the novelty of the manuscripts and their contributions to the economic science development.

Peer review procedures

  • The corresponding author submits the manuscript through EJEM’s online system
  • The EJEM Editor Board will identify the quality of manuscript and the possibility of cases of scientific misconduct including authorship, ownership, and plagiarism. 
  • The Editor Board notifies the submissions and inform the authors if the papers are suitable for the journals. Therefore, the manuscript will be sent to two reviewers for reviewing process.
  • All of the contributions of the EJEM are subject to a double-blind peer-review, which means that neither the author(s) nor the reviewers know the identity of the other. 
  • At least two reviewers review every submitted paper. The review process is an online process and contains a clear referees' statements concerning paper's publishing approval or its rejection
  • In case of minor revisions, the article is sent to the author(s) together with a referees opinions. The authors are asked to respond the referees' comments and make the appropriate adjustments in the text. Then, the authors send back the corrected version. 
  • The Editorial Board makes the final decision on publication. 


Publication Frequency

The Economic Journal of Emerging Markets is published every April and October.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its published articles.


Aims & Scope


The Economic Journal of Emerging Markets covers in details a large variety of topics in economics and Islamic economics pertaining to Emerging Market Economies, comprising most recent empirical research, country specific studies, economic policy evaluations and international comparisons. The journal provides a forum for scholarly exchanges for academic economists, practitioners, keen observers of emerging markets, and independent researchers, by publishing high quality theoretical, empirical, and policy-oriented contributions.


The Economic Journal of Emerging Markets promotes the exchange of ideas and information among researchers worldwide and endeavors to keep economists updated of the latest research on economics relating to Emerging Market Economies. The research area includes, but not limited to, macroeconomics, public economics, monetary economics, development economics, international trade, financial economics, and banking as well as islamic economics, finance and banking. Scholars with an interest in Emerging Market Economies may rely on the Economic Journal of Emerging Markets as one of their essential resources.


Article processing charges

All articles published in our journals are open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication. This is made possible by an article-processing charge (APC) that covers the range of publishing services we provide. This includes a provision of online tools for editors and authors, article production and hosting, liaison with abstracting and indexing services, and customer services. 

With an article-processing charge (APC) which is considered sufficient, then we do not ask the author to pay an article submission charge (APC).

The APC, payable when your manuscript is editorially accepted and before publication, is charged to either you or your funder, institution or employer.

Frequently-asked questions (FAQ)

Who is responsible for making or arranging the payment?

As the corresponding author of the manuscript, you are responsible for making or arranging the payment (for instance, via your institution) upon editorial acceptance of the manuscript.

At which stage is the amount I will need to pay fixed?

The APC payable for an article is agreed as part of the manuscript submission process. The agreed charge will not change, regardless of any change to the journal’s APC.

When and how do I pay?

Upon editorial acceptance of an article, the corresponding author (you) will be notified that payment is due. You need to arrange payment unless a waiver has been granted, or your institution or employer is covering the cost.

We advise prompt payment as we are unable to publish accepted articles until payment has been received. APC payment is amount to Rp 1000.000 (Indonesian authors) and the US $ 75 (Foreign authors) for reviewing and production costs. This payment is excluding taxes.

Upon the publication of the manuscript in the journal, the author will receive a publication proof number, 2 printed journals of the corresponding issue, and 2 off-prints.

Payment can be made of the following methods:

Transfer Bank - payment can be made online or offline through teller bank to the account number that we have provided. After transfer the payment, please make a payment confirmation to us by sending transfer receipt via email. We will check and notify you when the transfer payment has been received.

Can charges be waived if I lack funds?

We do not consider individual waiver requests on a case-by-case basis or in cases of lack of funds. This is because we think we charged fees for authors fairly cheap to be met.

What are funding sources available?

Many funding agencies allow the use of grants to cover APCs. An increasing number of funders and agencies strongly encourage open access publication.

**This information is mostly derived, adapted from copied from article processing charges based on Getting Published Guidelines on SpingerOpen for Journal Authors.