Open Access Development economics Journals

A list of Open Access Development economics journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Development economics is sub-field of economics

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

Our team made this list of Development economics Open Access journals with the aim to help you to decide where to publish your Development economics manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Development economics journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than displaying just the most relevant Development economics journals, we have made an in-depth list of all the open accesss Development economics journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Development economics venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Development economics journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Development economics OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Development economics Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Regional economic outlook2071-3207International Monetary Fund4975
Regional economic outlook2071-4122International Monetary Fund4075
Journal of international affairs2631-2158Nepal Journals Online5260
Asia Pacific (Jamshoro)1810-035XASIA-PACIFIC32156.3
International journal on graft and corruption research2362-7476Philippine Association of Institutions for Research6550
Pearl Journal of Management Social Science and Humanities2449-1829Pearl Mega Publishing Company2050
Remittances review2059-6588Transnational Press London677643.3
Microeconomics and macroeconomics2168-458851340
Bilge strateji dergisi1309-212XBilge Strateji5140
Asian development review0116-1105MIT Press281273637.4Website
International Journal of Korean Unification Studies1229-6902Korea Institute for National Unification25728335.4
African East-Asian Affairs2308-8699Stellenbosch University - African East Asian Affairs, The China Monitor12614634.9
African Journal of Political Science and International Relations1996-0832Academic Journals393141134.4
IMF research perspectives2708-3535International Monetary Fund3133.3
The journal of Indian and Asian studies2717-5413World Scientific31732.3Website
Seikei ronsō (Tokyo. 1926)0387-3285196031.6
Latin American Economic Review2196-436XCentro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE)11166730.6Website
Chinese journal of international review2630-5313World Scientific401230
Economics, politics and regional development2690-3466Scholink Co, Ltd.10130
Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies2050-2680Wiley365228429.6Website
Journal-financial economy2531-2995ECORFAN7028.6
Trade competitiveness briefing paper2520-29017328.6
Science insights education2378-8100Bonoi Science Advancement and Education, LLC7228.6
Africa Development0850-3907African Journals Online557282827.6Website
Asian international studies review2667-078X120927.5
Research in globalization2590-051XElsevier8442127.4Website
International higher education1084-0613Boston College University Libraries1746592827.4
Journal of international studies1823-691XUUM Press, Universiti Utara Malaysia1214327.3Website
AEI Insights2289-800XAsia-Europe Institute, University Of Malaya15326.7
Open Anthropological Research2657-4233Walter de Gruyter GmbH153126.7
Research journal of social sciences2309-9631American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information (AENSI)8125
International journal of southern economic light2277-5692EPRA JOURNALS4025
Global dynamics of social policy2661-86721294724.8
Global South Review2685-7782Universitas Gadjah Mada61424.6
Departmental Paper2616-5333International Monetary Fund378324.3
The Economics of Peace and Security Journal1749-852XEconomists for Peace and Security23698324.2
PanAfrican journal of governance and development2707-1308Jimma University50724Website
Andalas journal of international studies2301-8208Universitas Andalas17323.5Website
IDS Bulletin0265-5012Institute of Development Studies28623262523.3Website
Global strategic & security studies review2708-2121Humanity Only - HO91223.1
Empirical economic review2415-0304University of Management and Technology353922.9Website
Policy insights2077-2599356022.9
Stability: International Journal of Security and Development2165-2627Ubiquity Press, Ltd.250201722.4Website
Вестник Российского университета дружбы народов2313-0660Peoples' Friendship University of Russia45412421.4Website
Nation state2620-391XSTMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta76421.1Website
Journal for the advancement of developing economies2161-8216University of Nebraska Consortium of Libraries - UNCL19521.1
Journal of management and development studies2392-4888Nepal Journals Online244920.8
European View1781-6858SAGE651172220.7Website
The beacon: journal for studying ideologies and mental dimensions2713-1882L. Zakharova Private Publishing Group291620.7
Journal of African Studies and Development2141-2189Academic Journals291120.7
Sierra Leone journal of biomedical research2076-6270African Journals Online6322920.6
Comparative Migration Studies2214-594XSpringer Nature319265920.4Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access is an international movement that aims to provide free and open online access to academic information, such as publications and data
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
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