From time to time, Latin American Economic Review publishes collections of articles on topics of special interest.
Published 2 February 2018
Aims and scope
Latin American Economic Review 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.
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!
- ISSN: 2196-436X (electronic)
Annual Journal Metrics
161 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
98 days to first decision for all manuscripts
361 days from submission to acceptance
77 days from acceptance to publication
127 Altmetric mentions