About Economies


Economies (ISSN 2227-7099) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal for the fields of development economics and macroeconomics. It publishes regular research papers, original reviews, and short notes for communications. Emphasis is on applied empirical and analytical work, and theoretical papers with applications. There is no restriction on the length of the papers. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their research in as much detail as possible. Full data and/or methodical details must be provided for research articles.


  • economic theory
  • developing process
  • sustainable growth
  • national and international income distribution
  • natural resources
  • productivity developments
  • macroeconomic policies
  • sectors of economy: primary, secondary, and tertiary; or agricultural sector, industrial sector and service sector

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

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