Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal publishes theoretical studies and empirical articles from various economic areas, including general economic theory, political economics, economic history and population, resources and environmental economics.  The journal also covers related economic topics such as national economics, labor economics, social science, international trade, finance, industrial economics, statistics, quantitative economics, demography and more.



Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.


Publication Frequency

2015 Quarterly, published in March, June, September, December

2012-2014 Semiannual, published in March and September

2011 Semiannual, published in April and October

2010 Annual, published in November


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Research in World Economy
ISSN 1923-3981(Print) ISSN 1923-399X(Online)


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