Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Economic & Development Studies (JESP) aims to publicize the results of research concerning economics and development at local, national, and international levels. Research publications in JESP covers various topics about:

  • Monetary Economics and Banking
  • Trade and International Finance
  • Public Economics
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
  • Islamic Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Economic Development
  • Regional Economy
  • Health Economics

Although it is possible that there are other topics related to economics and development studies.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Jurnal Ekonomi & Studi Pembangunan (JESP), the journal of Economics Department of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta was founded in 2000. The scope of JESP includes research results related to economics and development. The JESP Editor-in-Chief welcomes the submission of manuscripts on any subject within the scope in English or Bahasa. The articles which deal with empirical and methodological issues are also welcome.


The JESP will not accept any article which submitted and/or published in other journal or publication.

The manuscript should be as a Microsoft (MS) Word file (not a PDF) and should not exceed 8,000 words (including abstract, footnotes and references), plus a maximum of 8-10 tables and figures. An abstract of not more than 150 words should be included, together with 2-5 keywords suitable for online search purposes, chosen from the list provided at the submission site or provided by the author. Text should be double spaced. Please follow the following system of headings and subheadings: each major section of the article should be given a brief bold upper case heading; subsections are indicated by bold sentence case headings, and third-level headings are italic in sentence case.

Manuscripts submitted to the JESP are reviewed by appropriate expert without exception. The manuscripts are screened through double blind review by outside experts who competent in the field. Most submissions are read by two scholars in addition to the editorial board members.

The articles accepted for publication in JESP can be made immediately available online without cost to the reader when the authors choose the open access option.


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.


Author Fees

JESP: Jurnal Ekonomi & Studi Pembangunan is a journal publications that are not oriented to profit. Therefore, for the publication process, JAI regarding certain costs, namely:

  1. The cost of article submission Rp 0, - ($ 0.-)
  2. Processing Fees for the publication of articles received Rp 0, - ($ 0.-)