Journal of Economic Review (JER) will be the official journal of the Department of Economics in University of Sri Jayewardenepura. This wishes to publish theoretically or methodologically prepared original articles. It welcomes both quantitative and qualitative approaches. JER also targets the publication of brief accounts of on-going research and book reviews.


Journal of Economic Review (JER) is for economists, management experts and other social scientists in all parts of the world. The journal will cover economics and economics related interdisciplinary studies covering management, political science, agriculture, law & criminology. It specially aimed to address economic issues in developing world like poverty, corruption, warming, governance, education, international trade, human rights, health etc.


The Journal of Economic Review (JER) provides its’ policies, which include detailed information about submission, editorial and publishing processes and guidelines for authors and reviewers. All parties are being introduced with their rights and responsibilities to ensure smooth and ethical publishing process.

Call for papers


Congratulations to the Editor-in-Chief!

The Journal of Economic Review (JER) is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Shirantha Heenkenda and Prof .(Mrs.) B W R Damayanthi as its first Editors-in-Cheif.

Call for Papers

Department of Economics in University of Sri Jayewardenepura invites you to submit your research work for JER via Online Submissions System. The deadline for the paper submission is 15th of February 2022.

Submission Checklist

Authors should check the compliance of their submissions with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors who do not wish to follow these guidelines.

  • Cover letter

Relevant authors should provide a cover letter on the first page of the manuscript stating that the manuscript has not been previously published, has not been submitted for consideration by any other journal, and must comply with the requirements of the stylistic and bibliography set out in the author’s guidelines.

  • Title Page

Title page should be prepared as given in template for Journal of Economic Review (JER). For the purposes of double blind review, Title page should be provided anonymously.

  • The final submission file

Final Full-Research paper file to be submitted should be submitted in PDF & Microsoft Word formats both.

  • Author Declaration Form

Author Declaration form should be edited as per the format given in the template for Author Declaration Form. Names of author/s with current affiliation and full address/email details should be supplied on the Author Declaration Form. Authors may suggest names of two individuals with their contact information to serve as referees. However, the editors have the rights to accept or reject the proposed reviewers by the author

  • Evidence for an ethical clearance certificate obtained for using humans or animals in the experiment(s) included in the manuscript (if applicable).

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses included on JER website are only for the mentioned purposes of this Journal. And it will not be communicated to any other party.

Submission Guidelines

Final submission file (Final Paper) need to be submitted together with other requested documents (Refer to the submission preparation list).

  • Step 1: Mail all requested documents jer@fhss.sjp.ac.lk
  • Step 2: Click the following button named “Click Here to Submission Confirmation Form”. Then; you will be receiving “JER Submission Confirmation Form” there.
  • Step 3: Fill above submission confirmation form & submit the duly completed form to confirm your submission.
Journal of Economic Review

JER Submission Confirmation Form

Commencement of Call for papers

1st December,2021

Submission of full papers -Deadline for June Issue:

15th February, 2022

Notification of conditional acceptance of full papers - Deadline:

30th February, 2022

Re-submission of revised full papers - Deadline:

15th March, 2022

Notification of final acceptance - Deadline:

25th March, 2022

Journal Publication - Deadline:

1st June, 2022


Any correspondence, queries or requests for additional information on the manuscript submission can be sorted by contacting us on working days.

Editorial Board-JER,
Department of Economics,
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
Gangodawila, Nugegoda.
Sri Lanka