Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities (IJESH) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of studies in the field of Economics, Social, and Humanities studies, both theories and practices published biannually in January and July by Research and Community Service Institution of Universitas Riau. Given that the journal prioritizes research reports in educational theories and practices, viewpoint articles in the field of education will also be considered for publication.

The journal welcomes author submission of original and significant contributions. Articles submitted should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication any place else and should report original unpublished research results.





Focus and Scope

The Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities is a peer-reviewed scholarly publication that serves as a platform for disseminating high-quality research outcomes in the diverse realms of economics, social sciences, and humanities. Aligned with the rigorous standards set by the publisher (Universitas Riau, Indonesia), the journal is dedicated to advancing knowledge in these multifaceted disciplines through the exploration of both theoretical frameworks and practical applications.



The primary focus of the journal is to showcase research findings that contribute significantly to the advancement of understanding in economics, social sciences, and humanities. It seeks to provide a comprehensive perspective on these disciplines by featuring studies that address contemporary challenges, propose innovative solutions, and deepen theoretical foundations.



The scope of the Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities encompasses a wide array of theories and practices within the specified fields. This includes, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  1. Economics: Original research articles exploring various aspects of economic theory, policy, and practice, including but not limited to microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics, and economic development.
  2. Social Sciences: In-depth analyses and discussions on topics related to sociology, anthropology, psychology, communication, and other social science disciplines that contribute to a holistic understanding of societal dynamics.
  3. Humanities: Contributions that explore the cultural, historical, linguistic, and philosophical dimensions of human societies, fostering a nuanced comprehension of our shared human experience.
  4. Business: Research that delves into business management, strategy, marketing, entrepreneurship, and related areas, providing insights into the challenges and opportunities faced by organizations in the contemporary business landscape.
  5. Finance and Accounting: Studies focusing on financial markets, accounting principles, corporate finance, and related areas, aiming to enhance our understanding of financial systems and practices.
  6. Law and Political Science: Scholarly works addressing legal frameworks, political theories, governance structures, and public policies, contributing to the discourse on effective governance and the rule of law.
  7. Education: Articles examining educational theories, practices, policies, and innovations, with an emphasis on advancing knowledge in the field of education and its impact on societal development.


The Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities invites researchers, scholars, and practitioners to submit their original and impactful contributions, fostering a vibrant intellectual exchange and promoting excellence in the understanding of economics, social sciences, and humanities.



Publication Frequency

Starting in 2019, Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities publishes issue  third times a year: January, May, and September.




Publisher and Funding

Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities is published and funded by Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat Universitas Riau.









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Peer-review Process

Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities received the manuscript in English. All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial secretary. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to peer-reviewers for the double-blind review process. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, need major or minor revision, or accepted. The Editor-in-Chief of Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published.




Publication Ethics

For the excellent quality of the manuscript, and to avoid the fault of the publication process and plagiarism in the accepted procedure, the editorial board approved the ethics of scientific publications. The ethical rules of this publication apply to authors, editors, reviewers, and journal managers. The ethics of the publication is based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). All parties can read the publication ethics of this journal here.




Screening for Plagiarism

The submitted manuscript would be checked for plagiarism twice using Turnitin (similarity check program) before sending it to the peer-review process and before the production process to prevent any publication fraud. We do not process and publish any plagiarised contents.




Open Access Policy

Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities provides fully open access to each published text. Which means that all articles are available on the internet to all readers immediately upon publication. Distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited. This policy is based on the principle that the results of work are freely available to the public and editors support the dissemination and exchange of global knowledge.




Digital Archiving

This journal utilizes the GARUDA by Kementerian Riset Teknologi dan Pendidikan Tinggi Republik Indonesia to create a distributed archiving system and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.




Publication Charges

This journal does not charge for the submission of articles or publications to the author. Please check the related policy here.





Author(s) retain the copyright of articles published in this journal, with first publication rights granted to Indonesian Journal of Economics, Social, and Humanities. All journal content is licenced under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This license permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.