Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Economics, Politics and Regional Development is an international open-access journal published by Scholink. The journal is published in both print and online versions. The scope of eprd includes the following fields: economic theory, economic philosophy, economic development, political theory, political philosophy, political economy, comparative politics, international relations, regional and urban studies, environment, technology, and other related fields of regional development.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The journal adopts double-blind peer review (also called anonymous peer review). On one hand, the reviewers do not know the author's identity. On the other hand, the authors do not know who accept to review their manuscripts. After accepting the review task, the external reviewers should return the review result in two weeks.


Publication Frequency

2024 Semiannual, published in June and December

2023 Semiannual, published in June and December

2022 Semiannual, published in June and December

2021 Semiannual, published in June and December

2020 Semiannual, published in June and December


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



The editor will check the similarity rate of each submission by iThenticate.



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