Editorial Policies

Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

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.



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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. Scholars with an interest in Emerging Market Economies may rely on the Economic Journal of Emerging Markets as one of their essential resources.