"The Journal of Economics and Allied Research (JEAR) is a quarterly, open access, peer-reviewed journal by the Department of Economics and University Press at the University of Nigeria. It covers mainstream economics and related fields, such as environment, health, petroleum and energy economics, and public policy. The journal may publish more frequently if submissions are high and the editorial board decides to. Research using various methods is accepted, and priority will be given to articles addressing current economic problems and their policy relevance."