Editorial Polices

Section Policies



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Peer Review Process

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

Peer review procedures

  1. The corresponding author submits the manuscript through EJEM's online system
  2. The EJEM Editor Board will identify the quality of manuscript and the possibility of cases of scientific misconduct including authorship, ownership, and plagiarism. 
  3. The Editor Board notifies the submissions and informs the authors if the papers are suitable for the journals. Therefore, the manuscript will be sent to two reviewers for reviewing process.
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. In case of minor revisions, the article is sent to the author(s) together with a referees opinions. The authors are asked to respond to the referees' comments and make the appropriate adjustments in the text. Then, the authors send back the corrected version.
  7. 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


EJEM is a peer-reviewed journal that aims to advance economies in emerging markets, namely economies in emerging countries and economies in emerging areas in developed countries. Emerging market economies have been the fastest-growing market in the world for most products and services and the cheap resource provider. Emerging markets are also expected to serve as the engines of the future world economic growth. 


EJEM publishes papers that apply quantitative methods to analyze economic issues and problems in emerging markets covering those of macroeconomic, monetary, public, international trade, as well as development economic. The papers include, but not limited to, country-specific studies, economic policy evaluations, and international comparisons.