Applied Economics and Finance (ISSN 2332-7294; E-ISSN 2332-7308) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, published by the Redfame Publishing. The journal is published Bimonthly in both print and online versions. The Journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail.
Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journals. AEF is dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers worldwide in the field of economics and finance.
The scopes of the journal include:
- Agricultural Economics
- Business Economics
- Demographic Economics
- Development Economics
- Economic Systems
- Education Economics
- Finance & Investments
- Financial Economics
- Industrial Organization
- Institutional & Corporate Finance
- Insurance & Risk Management
- International Economics, Finance & Trade
- Investments & Securities
- Labour Economics
- Macroeconomics & Microeconomics
- Monetary Economics and Banking
- Oil & Energy Economics
- Political Economics
- Public Economics
- Urban, Rural & Regional Economics
The journal is included in:
- BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
- CNKI Scholar
- Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek EZB
- Google Scholar
- IE Library
- PKP Open Archives Harvester
- The Standard Periodical Directory
- ZBW-German National Library of Economics
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.
Copyrights for articles are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. Authors have rights to reuse, republish, archive, and distribute their own articles after publication. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work.
This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Provides DOIs at the article level
Each paper published in Applied Economics and Finance is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.
Paper Selection and Publishing Process
a) Submission Acknowledgement
When you submit a manuscript online, you will receive a submission acknowledgement letter sent by the online system automatically. For email submission, the editor or editorial assistant sends an e-mail confirmation to the submission’s author within one to three working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, please check your bulk email box or contact the editorial assistant.
b) Basic Review
The editor or editorial assistant determines whether the manuscript fits the journal’s focus and scope. Next a check for the similarity rate is done using CrossCheck, powered by iThenticate. Any manuscripts out of the journal’s scope or containing plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, are rejected.
c) Peer Review
We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member as well as one to three external reviewers. The review process may take two to four weeks.
d) Decision Is Made
The decision to accept or reject an article is based on the suggestions of reviewers. If differences of opinion occur between reviewers, the editor-in-chief will weigh all comments and arrive at a balanced decision based on all comments, or a second round of peer review may be initiated.
e) Notification of the Result of Review
The result of review will be sent to the corresponding author and forwarded to other authors.
f) Publication Fee Is Paid
If the submission is accepted, the authors revise paper and pay the publication fee (300USD).
g) Print Journals Are Mailed
After publication, two hard copies of the journal will be sent to the corresponding author. If you want more copies, please order at http://home.redfame.com/subscription-information/
h) Publication Notice
The authors and readers will be notified and invited to visit our website for the newly published articles.
AEF Statistics Report 2016
|Articles Received: 180
Articles Accepted: 107
Articles Rejected: 73
Articles Retracted: 0
Articles Published: 80
Acceptance Rate: 59.44%
Recruitment for Reviewers
Applied Economics and Finance welcomes scientists and researchers to participate as peer reviewers.
Eligibility and Requirements for Peer Reviewers:
How to Apply:
Please complete the application form (Click HERE to download) and send it to email@example.com
Applied Economics and Finance: Call for Papers
|Applied Economics and Finance is now calling for submissions to the Vol. 4, No. 1, January 2017. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to this journal, please review the About the Journal page for the journal’s section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines to see how to submit a manuscript to Redfame journals. For questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org|
AEF Statistics Report 2015
|Articles Received: 123
Articles Accepted: 75
Articles Rejected: 48
Articles Retracted: 0
Articles Published: 57
Acceptance Rate: 60.98%
AEF is listed in Econlit
|We are pleased to announce that our journal Applied Economics and Finance has been listed in Econlit. An abstract of the journal will appear in the New Journal section of the Annotated Listing of New Books department of the December 2015 issue of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL).
EconLit, the American Economic Association’s database, contains more than one million records, with citations and abstracts dating back to 1886. Adhering to the high-quality standards long recognized by subscribers to the JEL. This database is a reliable source for economic research citations and abstracts.
Vol 4, No 3 (2017): [In Progress]
Table of Contents
Yi-Shu Wang, Jing Yang, Zhen-Jia Liu, Zhen-Jia Liu
Jin Yong Yang, Sang-Heon Lee, In-Sung Yeo