Aims and scope
The China Finance and Economic Review is a general-interest peer-reviewed economics journal with a special focus on Chinese economic issues. Sponsored by National Academy of Economic Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the CFER aims to promote high quality and innovative economic research and to provide a platform for idea exchange and collaboration between Chinese economists and their overseas peers. It welcomes the submission of papers, critical surveys and review articles in the theoretical, applied and policy areas of economics and finance.
The China Finance and Economic Review mainly publishes articles on China's macro economic analysis and national strategy of economic development and public policy, featuring the policy-oriented research in the field of finance and economics, highlighting the significance of some major issues in China's finance and economics, and arguing about the corresponding policies. The key columns of CFER involve both the Applied Economics, which includes Macro Economics, Public Finance, Monetary Economics, Industrial Economics, International Trade, Labor Economics and Regional Economics, and the Theoretical Economics, which includes Political Economics and Global Economics.
Why publish your article in China Finance and Economic Review?
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Speed of publication
China Finance and Economic Review offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review; all articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). Articles will be published with their final citation after acceptance, in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF; the article will then be available through China Finance and Economic Review and SpringerOpen.
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China Finance and Economic Review operates a single-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers are aware of the names and affiliations of the authors, but the reviewer reports provided to authors are anonymous Publication of research articles by China Finance and Economic Review is dependent primarily on their scientific validity and coherence as judged by our external expert editors and/or peer reviewers, who will also assess whether the writing is comprehensible and whether the work represents a useful contribution to the field.
Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two to three experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates already published work, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. Reviewers will also be asked to indicate how interesting and significant the research is. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.
The editorial policies of China Finance and Economic Review are determined jointly by its Editorial Board and Springer Nature in accordance with the legal and regulatory requirements of China. Unless otherwise stipulated in these guidelines, all manuscripts submitted to China Finance and Economic Review should adhere to SpringerOpen's editorial policies.
Citing articles in China Finance and Economic Review
Articles in China Finance and Economic Review should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. Because articles are not printed, they do not have page numbers; instead, they are given a unique article number.
Article citations follow this format:
Authors: Title. China Financ Econ Rev [year], [volume number]:[article number].
e.g. Roberts LD, Hassall DG, Winegar DA, Haselden JN, Nicholls AW, Griffin JL: Increased hepatic oxidative metabolism distinguishes the action of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta from Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma in the Ob/Ob mouse. China Financ Econ Rev 2009, 1:115.
refers to article 115 from Volume 1 of the journal.
Appeals and complaints
If you wish to appeal a rejection or make a complaint you should, in the first instance, contact the Editor who will provide details of the journal's complaints procedure.