Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Ekonomi dan Studi Pembangunan welcomes manuscript related to development economics, critical analysis of economic development issues, local economic development, community economic development, economic growth, international trade and finance, fiscal and monetary policy, welfare economy, and development policy concering the Small and Medium Entreprises.

Special consideration is given to research paper that critically studies using multi perspectives (e.g. from the perspectives of sosio-economic, cultural-economic, political-economic, historical and geographical, and technological). 


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Jurnal Ekonomi dan Studi Pembangunan uses double blind reviewing process, where both the referee and author remain anonymous throughout the process. The language used in this journal is English.

First, articles submitted research paper will be checked for originality using Turnitin. Moreover, all manuscripts submitted to this journal are evaluated by the Editor to ensure the manuscripts suitable with aims and scope of the journal. Manuscripts which fall outside the aims and scope of this journal, or are not follow for requirements of this journal will be rejected or may be needed some revisions for furher evaluation.

After initial evaluation, the manuscripts are sent to at least two referees which are determined by editorial board. If necessary, the number of referees can be increased by editor or Editorial Board. The referees are chosen from reviewers list board according to their expertise.

Referees are asked to evaluate the manuscript’s originality, methodology, contribution to the literature, presentation of results and support for the conclusions, and appropriate referencing of previous relevant studies. Referees might accept the manuscript, reject the manuscript or might require a revision for style and/or content. For publication of articles, two positive reports are required. In case one referee report is negative while the other is positive, the article is forwarded to a third referee for addition evaluation.

When a revision is required by the referee or referees, the author(s) are to consider the criticism and suggestions offered by the referees, and they should be sent back the revised version of manuscript in 30 days. If revised manuscript is not sent in a month, the manuscript is removed from from referee evaluation process. Referees may request more than one revision of a manuscript. Manuscripts which are not accepted for publication are not re-sent to their author(s).

Editor in Chief and Editorial Board will make the final decision based on the final approval from the referees. The articles accepted for publication by Editorial Board are placed in an issue sequence. The whole processes is assumed to be completely within 12-25 weeks.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Ekonomi dan Studi Pembangunan (JESP) published twice a year on March and November


Open Access Policy

Jurnal Ekonomi dan Studi Pembangunan (JESP) adopts an Open Access policy complying with the definition laid out by the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). Terms and conditions of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License apply to all published manuscripts. This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.This lisence allow authors to copy and redistrisbute the material in any or medium format. The journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions and will retain publishing rights without restrictions.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...