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Focus and Scope

This journal publishes original contributions (original research, reviews, mini-reviews, perspectives and spotlights) related to applied economics, mainly related to applications of microeconomics to understand economics of production, consumption, marketing and business. The journal accepts important research articles from all over the world. Primary criteria for selecting papers are quality and importance for the field.

Applied Economics & Business is published by the Department of Agribusiness Management of the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka and is published twice a year, June and December and covers a wide range of disciplines, including, but not limited to:

  • Applied Economics
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agribusiness
  • Applied Econometrics
  • International Trade and Business
  • Business Management
  • Development Economics
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Industrial Organizations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Social Sciences

Publication Frequency

Applied Economics & Business is published twice a year in June and December.

Open Access Policy

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. There is no embargo on the journal’s publications.

Archiving Policy

This journal is available for LOCKSS harvesting, to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. See LOCKSS harvesting start page.

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