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The Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science (JEFAS) publishes high quality peer-reviewed research on economics, finance and administration. Published by Emerald on behalf of ESAN University, Peru.

ISSN: 2077-1886
eISSN: 2218-0648

This journal is open access

Journal Owners

Aims and scope

ESAN University, with more than 55 years of experience in higher education and post-graduate studies in business, since its foundation (1963), a product of a three-way agreement involving the government of Peru, U.S. Agency for International Development, and Stanford Graduate School of Business, seeks to publish the most outstanding high quality peer-reviewed research in business and economics for contributing to the academic community, policymakers and management practice.

We gratefully welcome current and relevant contributions with rigorous theoretical and empirical implications from business areas such as management, economics, and finance. While manuscripts may focus on a country or small group of countries, we appreciate submissions that reflect and explore Latin- or Ibero- American contexts. All authors must make their submissions with institutional email and updated ORCiD. PhDs, doctoral candidates, and early-stage researchers are most welcome to submit. We publish twice a year.

The Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science (JEFAS) is owned by ESAN University and has published in partnership with Emerald Publishing since 2017. Previously, JEFAS was published with Elsevier since 2012. From 1992 to 2009, it was published under the name of Cuadernos de Difusión. Access previous issues here.

The Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of ESAN University JEFAS is owned by UESAN. JEFAS is published under a platinum OA arrangement, in that all charges for publishing an OA article in JEFAS are funded by ESAN. There is no charge to the author.


Transparency statement for Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science 

  1. Journal Ownership: Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of the Universidad ESAN (Peru). 


  1. Governing Body: The editorial team is appointed and managed by the Universidad ESAN (Peru). The journal is governed by the editorial team in collaboration with Emerald Publishing. 

  1. Peer Review Process: The journal operates a double blind peer review model. All articles undergo an initial assessment by the journal editor. If they are considered suitable for consideration, articles will then be a reviewed by a minimum of two external reviewers to assess suitability for publication. Final responsibility for editorial decisions rests with the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.  


  1. Editorial team/contact information: Contact details for the editorial team can be found on the journal homepage. Queries may also be directed to Emerald’s Publishing team as follows: 
    Chris Tutill – [email protected]  


  1. Copyright: All articles in the journal are published Open Access under a Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY-4.0). This allows authors to retain copyright of their work whilst others can share, use and build upon this work created as long as appropriate attribution is given.  


  1. Author Fees: The journal is published under a Platinum Open Access arrangement, in that all costs associated with publishing an Open Access article in the journal are funded by the Universidad ESAN (Peru). There are currently no Article Processing Charges to the author(s). 

  1. Allegations of Misconduct: All journals published by Emerald are members of and subscribe to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. In the event of any allegation of research or publication misconduct the publisher and editor will adhere to COPE guidelines in dealing with such allegations.  


  1. Conflicts of interest: Authors are asked to declare any financial or ethical conflicts of interest upon submitting their work to the journal. Difficult cases will be referred to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) for advice. 

  1. Frequency: The journal currently publishes two issues per annum 

  1. Access: All journal articles are published Open Access on EmeraldInsight.com - http://www.emeraldinsight.com/loi/jefas under a CCBY 4.0 licence (please see section 5). 

  1. Revenue sources: The journal is published under a platinum Open Access arrangement, in that all costs associated with publishing an Open Access article in the journal are funded by the Universidad ESAN (Peru). 

  1. Advertising: The journal does not accept direct advertising  

  1. Archiving: Emerald provides perpetual access for all e-journal content by working with digital preservation schemes Portico, LOCKSS and CLOCKSS.  

  1. Direct marketing: On occasion the journal will use direct marketing activities (primarily email campaigns) to raise awareness of the journal and to invite authors to submit articles.   Marketing activities are conducted by the Universidad ESAN (Peru) unless otherwise agreed with Emerald.  


This statement was updated by Chris Tutill (Emerald Publishing) on 16th Feb 2020.