Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

ICOR: Journal of Regional Economics is a peer-review journal. ICOR publishes both significant theoretical/empirical and positive/normative contributions to the research results of Economics students with a focus on Regional Economics studies especially Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Public and Environmental Economics, Political Economy, Industrial Organizations and Trade, Human Resources, Demography and Employment, and National and Regional Finance.


Section Policies


Peer Review Process

The peer-review process is an essential part of the publication process, which improves the manuscripts our journals publish. Not only does peer review provide an independent assessment of the importance and technical accuracy of the results described, but the feedback from referees conveyed to authors with the editors' advice frequently results in manuscripts being refined so dat their structure and logic is more readily apparent to readers.

All manuscripts received by the editor of ICOR: Journal of Regional Economics will be reviewed by peer reviewers according to the field of economics studies (at least 2 people) with a double-blind policy. The first initial review takes at least 2 weeks up to 1 month. The review process will take at least 15 days to complete for first round. The review process can pass more than one review rounds. The final decision will be taken by the editor-in-chief based on the comments from the reviewers in the editorial board forum. The process from submission until publication will take around 2 months.


Publication Frequency

ICOR: Journal of Regional Economics is published four times a year in March, June, September and December


Open Access Policy

ICOR: Journal of Regional Economics provides immediate open access to its content by making researches freely available for public and supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

ICOR: Journal of Regional Economics is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author.


Author Fees


There are NO ANY ARTICLE PROCESSING CHARGES for all authors of ICOR: Journal of Regional Economics including for peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allow immediate access to the full-text versions of the article.


There are NO ANY ARTICLE SUBMISSION CHARGE of ICOR: Journal of Regional Economics.


If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.