• Review mechanism: peer review involving two reviewers and editorial review.
  • Plagiarism checks: All submitted articles are subjected to plagiarism checks in order to maintain ethical standards in its published articles. Authors whose papers fail plagiarism checks will have their papers desk-rejected and will also be barred from submitting articles to the journal for two years.


  • Ethics policy

The editorial board of the Journal of Economics and Allied Research (JEAR) follows the standards of editorial ethics in line with the international ethical rules of scientific publications and every makes effort to prevent them from being violated. The editorial board strictly adheres to all the recommendations of the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE, more details: https://publicationethics.org/resources).

The editorial board of the Journal of Economics and Allied Research (JEAR) confirms that there are no abusive tendencies (bad faith) among all participants in the publishing process: authors, editors, reviewers, and the founders of the journal.

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Journal of Economics and Allied Research (JEAR) is an Open Access Journal. All articles are published under the CC-BY Creative Commons attribution license (CC-BY, version 4.0 ). This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

All rights belong to the Centre for Contemporary Economics and Allied Research, Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Authors submitting their articles to the journal automatically give their consent for publication under these conditions.

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