Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The aim of this journal publication is to disseminate the conceptual thoughts or ideas and research results that have been achieved in the area of business and economic 

Ekuilibrium : Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi, particularly focuses on the main problems in the development of the sciences of business and economic areas as follows:

 A. Development Economics;

  1. Econometrics,
  2. International Economics,
  3. Environmental Economics,
  4.  Public Economics,
  5. Monetary Economics,
  6. Macroeconomics,
  7. Microeconomics,
  8. Human Resource Economics,
  9. Capital Market,
  10. History of Economic Thought,

B. Accountancy;

  1. Public Sector Accounting,
  2. Information System Audit,
  3. Taxation,
  4. Business and Profession Ethics,
  5. Cost Accounting and Management Accounting,
  6. System and Information Technology,
C. Management,     
  1. Human Resource Management,

  2. Consumer behavior,
  3. Marketing Management,
  4. Business management,
  5. Financial management,
  6. Information Management and Innovation,
  7. Entrepreneurship


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi uses an online submission and review system. The submission and peer review of every article must be managed using this system and based on following Peer Review Policy.

  1. Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi Editorial Board is responsible for the selection of papers and the selection of reviewers.
  2. Articles must typically be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers.
  3. Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (double blind review)
  4. Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references.
  5. The final decision of manuscript acceptance shall be made by the Editorial Board according to reviewers critical comments.
  6. Section Editor will send the final decision regarding the submission to the corresponding author based on the reviewer’s recommendation.
  7. Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi Editorial Board shall protect the confidentiality of all material submitted to the journal and all communications with reviewers. 


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.




Digital archive

Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi is committed to the permanent availability and preservation of scholarly research and to ensure accessibility by converting and upgrading digital file formats to comply with the newest technology standards. We work in partnership with organizations as well as maintaining our own digital archive.

Local Archive

Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi maintains a local state-of-the-art facility to store a complete, accurate digital version of paper published. The current format standards are XML and .pdf; with most files being retained in both formats. Website archiving All of Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi electronic content (website, manuscripts, etc.) is stored on three different sources. Content on one server is online and accessible to the readers. The copy of the same content is kept as a backup on two other sources. In case of failure of one server, any one of the other sources can be made online and website expected to be accessible within 24-36 hours.


Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi support self-archiving. Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi permit and encourages authors to make their research visible and accessible to the peers by uploading the final published version of their articles in personal or institutional repositories immediately after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit, if applicable, its publication in the journal.


Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi Abstracting/Indexing services store many essential information about the articles. Additionally, two of our journal’s Abstracting/Indexing services archive not only the metadata about the article, but the electronic versions of the articles, as well. Therefore, copies of the articles are available to the scientific community through their systems as an alternative to the journals own.

All published articles are assigned to Digital Object Identifier (DOI)- CrossRef. Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi deposits publications in multiple digital archives around the world to guarantee long-term digital preservation. All published articles are indexed in DOAJ, Google Scholar. All articles are permanently archived and available in HTML and PDF formats. Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi makes article metadata available in compliance with Open Archives Initiative protocols, enabling automated 'harvesting' of our research articles for inclusion in any other digital archives. We support non-exclusive digital archiving of research articles by as many international archives as possible, to ensure the security and permanent accessibility of that research.

Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi is a participant in the LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) initiative. LOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

If journal stops publishing

Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi intend and expect to continue to publish our journal for a very long time. If, due to some rare, unfortunate circumstances, we are forced to stop publishing the journal, the manuscripts published in the journal will be kept online and accessible to the readers for at least 10 more years. When required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website, the content will be accessible through LOCKSS and CLOCKSS.  

The LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) system to ensure a secure and permanent archive for journal content, and the CLOCKSS (Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) system to ensure a secure and permanent archive for the journal.

In the Event of Notice of Possible Litigation

If a written claim or complaint, subpoena, or other formal demand is made against the Ekuilibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Ilmu Ekonomi for which documentation that could support or refute such a claim exists in the instituion computer system (e.g., e-mails, written records or review records), the managing editor receiving the claim shall notify the secretariat as to the particulars of the claim immediately. The secretary will work with editor and manager to notify those involved that any files associated with the event cannot be destroyed and perform targeted backups of the files of involved parties to assure that they are preserved.

Information that secretariat or editors store on a local computer (e.g., C: drive) or other local media (e.g., CD’s or flash drives) should also be retained and backed up to a secure location on our institution server. All paper records are also required to be kept and produced if required by legal action or demand. Secretariat and editors are prohibited from destroying any data upon notice of a potential claim. Deliberate destruction of identified data is a serious offense, and any person who deliberately destroys identified data will be subject to disciplinary.