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Baltic Journal of Economics

The Baltic Journal of Economics is a high-impact, peer-reviewed open access journal in economics. With a 2016 Impact Factor of 0.529 (© 2017 Clarivate Analytics, 2016 Journal Citation Reports®), the journal provides a platform for the open access publication of high-quality original research relevant to the Baltic region and emerging economies worldwide.

BJE is jointly published by the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE) and the Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS) in cooperation with Routledge.

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What kinds of research does BJE publish?

The Baltic Journal of Economics welcomes contributions which have theoretical or empirical emphasis as well as papers that take a political economy approach to research on transnational economies. Papers with policy relevance, or which combine economic theory with empirical findings are particularly welcome.

Of particular interest to the journal is research that is primarily relevant to Baltic or Central European economics. High-quality contributions on other countries are also accepted, so long as the topic is relevant to the Baltic region. 

Why publish open access in the Baltic Journal of Economics?

1. Increased readership: On average, Routledge has eight times more readers for open access articles than for traditionally-published articles. Some papers published in BJE have received 3000+ full-text downloads and international readership.

2. Greater impact: With a 2016 Impact Factor of 0.529, BJE is one of the leading open access journals in its field. You can be assured that your paper will be published in a high-quality journal that is read and cited all over the world.

3. Influence and inform economic policy: BJE seeks to stimulate dialogue between social scientists, policy makers, and key stakeholders for development in the Baltic states. Published open access, your paper will be freely and readily available to these groups and could be used to help develop economic policy in the Baltic region.

4. Robust peer review: All papers submitted for consideration to the journal will undergo a thorough and robust peer review process to guarantee the quality and academic integrity of the research.


What is the cost of publishing in the journal?

There is no charge to publish your paper gold open access in the Baltic Journal of Economics.

The Article Publishing Charge (APC) for publishing in the Baltic Journal of Economics is paid on behalf of all accepted authors by the Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS). This means that authors can publish in the journal at no cost to themselves.

How do I submit?

All authors should read the 'Instructions for Authors' before submitting their manuscript to the journal.

Once you have read the Instructions for Authors, you may submit your paper to the journal online via Editorial Manager.