Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Ekonomi Pembangunan with ISSN numbers 2339-1529 (print) and 2580-524X (online) is a scientific journal published twice a year (June & December) by Lembaga Penerbitan dan Publikasi Ilmiah (LPPI) Universitas Muhammadiyah Palopo. The Journal of Development Economics contains research articles in the field of Development Economics, Planning and Development Analysis; and Business.

This journal accepts manuscript submissions on various topics and is not limited to:

  1. Public sector budget planning;
  2. Village development planning;
  3. Public and regional policy analysis;
  4. Accountancy;
  5. Investment Management;
  6. Banking;
  7. Financial management;
  8. Local taxes and levies;
  9. business and business law; as well as
  10. Agribusiness and counseling.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process

  1. The articles published in Jurnal Ekonomi Pembangunan STIE Muhammadiyah Palopo are reviewed by 2 peer review partners.
  2. Journal review applies a double blind review system.
  3. Plagiarism screening of manuscripts that enter the Jurnal Ekonomi Pembangunan STIE Muhammadiyah Palopo is carried out with editorial and reviewer services as well as by checking the Turnitin application.
  4. In conducting the review process, research partners consider matters regarding: novelty of the topic, objectivity, methods, scientific impacts/implications, conclusions and references. In the end, the bestari partner chose one of the final recommendations, namely:
  • Accept Submission. Receive articles without any revisions given
  • Revision Required. Provide revisions without having to do a re-review. After the author revises the manuscript, it immediately proceeds to the editing process.
  • Resubmit for Review. Provide revisions and after the author revises the manuscript, it is reviewed again.
  • Resubmit elsewhere. manuscripts rejected and suggested for submission to other journals.
  • Decline Submission. Reject writing because the quality does not meet the requirements.
  • See comments. revision is needed according to reviewer's suggestion (in the form of recommendation)
Acceptance of an article by the Editorial Board depends on the novelty of the research, clarity of description, significance of the article, correctness of content, degree of originality, degree of plagiarism and suitability for the purpose of the journal.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content based on the principle that articles that are freely available to the public will support the development of science globally. All article manuscripts, which are accepted and have been published, will be available and free to download on the website. Readers can download and print published articles and editions free of charge.



  • Archiving Policy

Jurnal Ekonomi Pembangunan STIE Muhammadiyah Palopo retrieving current issues and articles follows LOCKSS idea of keeping multiple copies of our items on multiple servers to keep them safe (the LOCKSS system has permission to collect, preserve and service this Archive Unit).

  • Deposit Policy

Pre-printed manuscripts (initial draft), accepted version (final draft) and publisher version (published PDF) may be archived independently on the author's personal website or institutional repository while maintaining progress status and original sources referring to the journal's website.