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From time to time, Latin American Economic Review publishes collections of articles on topics of special interest.

Argentine Exceptionalism
Published 2 February 2018

Research at the policy frontier in Latin America: Health, Education, Infrastructure and Housing and Climate Change
Published 10 November 2015

Aims and scope

Latin American Economic Review (LAER) aims to be the leading general interest journal on topics relevant to Latin America. The journal welcomes high-quality theoretical and quantitative papers on economic, social and political-economy issues with a regional focus. Articles presenting new data bases or describing structural reforms within a rigorous theoretical framework will also be considered. A few (illustrative) examples of topics that may be of special interest to this journal include: inflation, informal sector, corruption, crime, drug policy, unions, social exclusion, price controls, energy and environmental policy, natural resources, and technology transfer.

Article-processing charges, or APCs, for this open access journal are kindly sponsored in full by CIDE. If your paper is accepted for publication in this journal following peer review, you will not be charged an APC.

Latin American Economic Review is indexed by...

  • EconLit
  • Google Scholar
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  • OCLC
  • Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  • Social Science Citation Index
  • Summon by ProQuest

Note to Authors

Latin American Economic Review (LAER) publishes papers only if the data and codes that support the analysis are clearly documented, and available to any researcher for replication.
Authors of empirical studies, simulations, or experimental works should provide LAER with the necessary data, programs, and other details of the computations that allow replication. The data should be submitted as additional files. Further information about preparing additional files can be found in the Submission Guidelines.
Authors that are not able to comply with such a requirement should notify so to the Editor-in-chief and the Associate Editors at the time of submission, so that their case is evaluated.

At a glance

Latin American Economic Review is....

  • a Gold Open Access journal. Authors retain copyright (CC-BY); institutional and regional Open Access mandates are fulfilled; research is fully available to be accessed and built upon by anyone with an internet connection
  • 100% free for authors. APCs are fully waived thanks to generous sponsorship from Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), the Mexican center of research and higher education.
  • highly selective, with a 12% acceptance rate in 2016.
  • open for submissions


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