Research in Applied Economics

Research in Applied Economics (RAE) is an international, peer-reviewed online journal published by Macrothink Institute. It publishes papers in applied economics broadly defined.

The purpose of the journal is to enhance the study of economic issues. A wide range of applied economic researches with high quality are concerned with behaviors and policies of economic organizations and producers, consumers and governments. The journal plays an important role in promoting the scholarly investigation of issues involved in economics activities and in providing opportunities for sharing the results among members of the academic community.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Monetary policy
  • Fiscal policy
  • Exchange rates
  • International economics
  • Economic growth and development
  • Labor economics and relations
  • Regional and urban economics
  • Industrial organization
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Energy economics
  • Public policy
  • Economic programs

Research in Applied Economics (RAE) accepts the following types of article:
Original articles, Review papers, Case studies

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Current Issue: June 2023

Volume 15, Issue 1

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RAE: Paper Selection and Publication Process


a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 4-10 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Processing Charge (Formatting and Hosting) (200USD). Please find payment information at:

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download. We aim to post articles online within 3 weeks of acceptance.

Posted: 2020-08-22 More...

RAE: Call for Papers


The Research in Applied Economics is soliciting manuscripts for future issues. If you have new, unpublished manuscripts that might fit within our subject areas, please consider submitting to the journal. Please submit online: Submit Online

or email your submissions to

If you have special considerations for your manuscript or for technical questions, please contact the Editor:

Posted: 2019-07-12 More...

RAE: Reviewer Recruitment

We are recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, we welcome you to join us.  
Posted: 2019-07-10 More...
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