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Open Access Law and economics Journals

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

Law and economics is application of economic theory to analysis of legal systems

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.

Hopefully this list of Law and economics Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Law and economics manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Law and economics journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Instead of displaying the most commonly known Law and economics journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Law and economics journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Law and 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 Law and economics journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Law and economics OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Law and economics Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
By-laws rules and regulations - International Monetary Fund (Print)0250-7307International Monetary Fund60100
The open law journal1874-950XBentham Science10100
Cambridge journal of international and comparative law2050-1706Edward Elgar Publishing44068.2
Tax law technical note2523-5753International Monetary Fund3366.7
The Bond Law Review1033-4505Bond University53657761.6Website
Oslo Law Review2387-3299Scandinavian University Press / Universitetsforlaget AS7617159.2Website
Yearbook of Antitrust and Regulatory Studies1689-9024University of Warsaw - Faculty of Management1256355.2Website
International Journal of Private Law1753-6235Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.25722453.3Website
Europe and the world2399-2875UCL Press422452.4Website
Revista Fuerzas Armadas Y Sociedad0717-1498SciELO6750
Journal of Bentham studies2045-757XUCL Press8450
Russian studies in law and politics2576-9634Science and Innovation Center2050
Revija Kopaoničke škole prirodnog prava2683-443XCentre for Evaluation in Education and Science481650
Alberta law review0002-48212335223449.9
Perspectives on Federalism2036-5438Walter de Gruyter GmbH30936148.9Website
Ethics & Global Politics1654-6369Taylor & Francis239210147.7Website
Journal of Legal Analysis1946-5319Oxford University Press141182546.8Website
Pravo i privreda0354-3501Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science971146.4
University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform0363-602XUniversity of Michigan Journal of Law Reform (JLR)/University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform Caveat (JLR Caveat)1281234546Website
Groningen journal of international law2352-2674University of Groningen Press12113945.5Website
Global justice1835-6842University Library J. C. Senckenberg14314842Website
Seoul Law Review1976-5169Law Research Institute, University of Seoul4525641.6
Brill open law2352-7072Brill171341.2
Journal of civil and legal sciences2169-0170OMICS Publishing Group1797740.8
Problemy Prawa Prywatnego Międzynarodowego1896-7604University of Silesia in Katowice671340.3
Erasmus law review2210-2671Boom Uitgevers Den Haag35966440.1Website
Democratic Legal Studies1226-6612Democratic Legal Studies Association6563439.9
Journal of Law and Commerce0733-2491University Library System, University of Pittsburgh18515539.5Website
Jurnal notariil2540-797XUniversitas Warmadewa38639.5
Anali Pravnog fakulteta u Beogradu0003-2565Univerzitet u Beogradu - Pravni fakultet34312839.4Website
Konstitucìjno-pravovì akademìčnì studìï2663-5399Publishing House Helvetica85338.8
Access to justice in Eastern Europe2663-0575East-European Law Research Center1556138.7Website
Croatian yearbook of European law & policy1845-5662Pravni Fakultet Sveucilista u Zagrebu - Law School of the University of Zagreb23837638.7Website
AJIL unbound2398-7723Cambridge University Press25114535.9Website
The Age of human rights2340-9592Universidad de Jaen1524335.5Website
Pravoprimenenie2542-1514Dostoevsky Omsk State University34110535.2Website
Victoria University of Wellington law review1171-042XVictoria University of Wellington Library1031234
Review of European and Comparative Law2545-384XKatolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawla II98733.7Website
International journal of intellectual property rights0976-6529IAEME Publication Chennai3033.3
Justitia Liber2674-6387Companhia Brasileira de Producao Cientifica6133.3
Informes2386-9860Universitat de Valencia3033.3
Journal of law and jurisprudence2052-1871UCL Press1302433.1
Law. The Journal of the Higher School of Economics2072-8166National Research University, Higher School of Economics (HSE)38414933.1
Pittsburgh Tax Review1932-1821University Library System, University of Pittsburgh1245333.1Website
Časopis Kiïvsʹkogo unìversitetu prava2219-5521Kyiv University of Law of NAS of Ukraine4841832.6
German Law Journal2071-8322Cambridge University Press2266737732.2Website
Constitutional review2460-0016Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia843732.1Website
Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences2719-3004De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.28232.1
Journal of hongik law review1975-9576The Law Research Institute of Hongik University106311832.1
Michigan business & entrepreneurial law review2375-7523Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review (MBELR)1291831.8
Comparative Law Review0866-9449Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika/Nicolaus Copernicus University1396431.7Website
Theory and practice of jurisprudence2225-6555Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University3752231.5Website
Utrecht law review1871-515XUtrecht University School of Law475228231.4Website
Teoretičeskaâ i prikladnaâ ûrisprudenciâ2686-7834The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration48331.3Website
Christ University law journal2278-4322Christ University Bangalore - Christ University Law Journal1253531.2
ScienceRise2523-4145Private Company Technology Center145831Website
Juridical Tribune2247-7195Bucharest University of Economic Studies1843431Website
Strani pravni život0039-2138Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science1692630.8Website
Evropska revija za pravo osiguranja2334-7597University Library in Kragujevac39930.8
Utrecht journal of international and European law2053-5341Ubiquity Press, Ltd.26430.8Website
Supremaţia Dreptului2345-197136030.6Website
Juridica International1406-1082University of Tartu1603330.6Website
Mizan Law Review1998-9881African Journals Online22022530.5Website
SungKyunKwan Law Review1229-943XInstitute of Legal Studies, Sungkyunkwan University10125130
Baltic Journal of Law & Politics2029-0454De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.21726629.5Website
International law research1927-5234Canadian Center of Science and Education1026529.4
Indiana law review0090-4198IUPUI University Library1744137229.4
Naukovij vìsnik Užgorodsʹkogo nacìonalʹnogo unìversitetu2307-3322Publishing House Helvetica8881029.1
Walisongo Law Review2715-3347UIN Walisongo Semarang31029
Jose wa beob2005-1301Law Research Institute, University of Seoul90028.9
Korean Lawyers Association Journal1598-4729Korean Lawyers Association16116928.9
University of Pittsburgh Law Review0041-9915University Library System, University of Pittsburgh60598228.9Website
Tilburg law review2211-0046Ubiquity Press, Ltd.725154828.8
სამართალი და მსოფლიო2346-7916European University Scientific-Research Institute of Law129728.7Website
Journal Of Private And Commercial Law2599-0306Universitas Negeri Semarang28828.6Website
Droit Polonais Contemporain0070-7325Instytut Nauk Prawnych Polskiej Akademii Nauk14028.6
Michigan technology law review2688-4941Michigan Technology Law Review (MTLR)56828.6
Vestnik Tverskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta1995-0144Tver State University172128.5
Sriwijaya law review2541-6464Universitas Sriwijaya922728.3Website
Panorama of Brazilian Law2318-1516Panorama of Brazilian Law3621328.2
Bratislava law review2585-7088Bratislava Law Review1642928Website
Indonesia Private Law Review2723-259XFiat Justisia29127.6Website
Slovo Nacìonalʹnoï školi suddìv Ukraïni2707-6849The National School of Judges of Ukraine1051127.6
Administrative and Environmental Law Review2723-2484Fiat Justisia29427.6Website
European Journal of Law and Public Administration2360-6754Asociatia LUMEN2485027.4
Financial Law Review2299-6834Uniwersytet Jagiellonski – Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego1624827.2Website
Revista Institutului Naţional de Justiţie1857-2405National Institute of Justice48027.1Website
Vìsnik Marìupolʹsʹkogo deržavnogo unìversitetu2226-3047Mariupol State University48027.1
BRICS Law Journal2409-9058Tyumen State University26220427.1Website
Dovenschmidt quaterly2211-9973374527
Pravni zapisi2217-2815Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science2487727Website
Jurnal Ilmiah Penegakan Hukum2355-987XUniversitas Medan Area67926.9
Spanish labour law and employment relations journal2255-2081Universidad Carlos III de Madrid152826.7
Deržava ì pravo1563-3349Koretsky Institute of State and Law of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine68026.5
Revista jurídica Portucalense2183-5799Portucalense University38026.3Website
Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy1559-3061Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy407156226.3Website
Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo universiteta2074-1243Saint Petersburg State University3069925.8
Deakin Law Review1321-3660Deakin University333100225.8Website
Batulis Civil Law Review2722-4465Fakultas Hukum Universitas Pattimura354725.7
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
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.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
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