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Aims and scope

Founded in 1867, The Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES) is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes theoretical and empirical contributions to any field of economics and reaches an international audience. Owned and financed by the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics, SJES is committed to a high quality, efficient review process with a first round response time of typically less than two months. SJES particularly welcomes contributions from early-career researchers.

Why publish your article in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics?


High visibility

Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics's open access policy allows maximum visibility of articles published in the journal as they are available to a wide, global audience. 

Speed of publication

Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review; all articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). Articles will be published with their final citation after acceptance, in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF; the article will then be available through Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics and SpringerOpen.

Flexibility

Online publication in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics gives you the opportunity to publish large datasets, large numbers of color illustrations and moving pictures, to display data in a form that can be read directly by other software packages so as to allow readers to manipulate the data for themselves, and to create all relevant links (for example, to PubMed, to sequence and other databases, and to other articles).

Promotion and press coverage

Articles published in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics are included in article alerts and regular email updates. 
In addition, articles published in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics may be promoted by press releases to the general or scientific press. These activities increase the exposure and number of accesses for articles published in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics

Copyright

Authors of articles published in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics retain the copyright of their articles and are free to reproduce and disseminate their work (for further details, see the copyright and license agreement).

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Open access


All articles published by the Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found here.

As authors of articles published in the Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics​​​​​​​ you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article, according to the SpringerOpen copyright and license agreement.

For those of you who are US government employees or are prevented from being copyright holders for similar reasons, SpringerOpen can accommodate non-standard copyright lines. Please contact us if further information is needed.

Article-processing charges

The publication costs forSwiss Journal of Economics and Statistics are covered by Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES) so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.

Indexing Services

All articles published in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics are included in:

  • EconPapers
  • Ideas
  • ProQuest
  • RePEc

The full text of all articles is deposited in digital archives around the world to guarantee long-term digital preservation. You can also access all articles published by SpringerOpen on SpringerLink. We are working closely with relevant indexing services including Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) to ensure that articles published in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics will be available in their databases when appropriate.

Peer-review policy

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether the manuscript should be published in their journal. You can read more about the peer-review process here.

Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics operates a single-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers are aware of the names and affiliations of the authors, but the reviewer reports provided to authors are anonymous. Publication of research articles by Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics is dependent primarily on their scientific validity and coherence as judged by our external expert editors and/or peer reviewers, who will also assess whether the writing is comprehensible and whether the work represents a useful contribution to the field. Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two to three experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates already published work, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. Reviewers will also be asked to indicate how interesting and significant the research is. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.

Citing articles in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics

Articles in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. Because articles are not printed, they do not have page numbers; instead, they are given a unique article number.

Article citations follow this format:

 

Authors: Title. Swiss J Economics Statistics [year], [volume number]:[article number].

 

e.g. Roberts LD, Hassall DG, Winegar DA, Haselden JN, Nicholls AW, Griffin JL: Increased hepatic oxidative metabolism distinguishes the action of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta from Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma in the Ob/Ob mouse. Diagn Pathol 2009, 1:115.

 

1:115 refers to article 115 from Volume 1 of the journal.

Editorial policies


All manuscripts submitted to Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics should adhere to SpringerOpen's editorial policies.

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Appeals and complaints


If you wish to appeal a rejection or make a complaint you should, in the first instance, contact the Editor who will provide details of the journal's complaints procedure.

Affiliated with

  •                Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics

    The Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics is published in collaboration with the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics. The journal is fully sponsored by the SSES so authors are not required to pay an article processing charge

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