The Iranian Economic Review (IER) is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal intended to publish original research papers in the field of economics.

IER is indexed in SCOPUS (from 2013 to present) as the largest abstract and citation database of international peer- reviewed journals. 

The main purpose of IER journal is to provide a forum for members of the academic community who are interested in the Iranian economy. Manuscripts are invited and subject to anonymous review.


  • Date of First Publication: July1994
  • Review Process: Double-blind peer-review
  • Type of Articles: Original Article, Case-Study, Applied Article, Methodologies
  • Type of Access: Open Access (OA)
  • Start Year open license: 1994, Vol. 1, No. 1
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Document Type: Research Paper
  • Print ISSN: 1026-6542
  • Online ISSN: 2588-6096
  • Publisher: University of Tehran
  • Time to submitted to the reviewers: Maximum two week
  • Manuscript Review Fee: 2,000,000 Rial (after submission)
  • Manuscript Acceptance Fee: 4,000,000 Rial (after acceptance)
  • Language: English
  • Cited by SCOPUS: Since 2013
  • Cite Score of Scopus: 0.6
  • Quartile of SJR: Q3
  • H-index: 22
  • Copyright: This Journal is an open access Journal Licensed under the Creative Commons license (CC-BY 4.0) International License.


Specific subtitles covered by the journal are:


  1. Applied Microeconomics
  2. Behavioral and Experimental Economics
  3. Development Economics
  4. Econometrics
  5. Economics of Technology
  6. Environmental, Resource and Energy Economics
  7. Financial Economics
  8. Game Theory
  9. Health Economics
  10. Industrial Organization
  11. International Trade
  12. Labor Economics
  13. Macroeconomics
  14. Microeconomics Theory
  15. Monetary Economics
  16. Public Economics


* Social media pages of IER Journal :


Current Issue: Volume 27, Issue 2, July 2023 

External Debt Management and Macroeconomic Variables Performance in Nigeria

Pages 405-424

Adeteji Olusegun Okutimiren; Olukayode Emmanuel Maku; Oluwaseyi Adelowokan

The Effect of Economic, Social, and Natural Factors on the Efficiency of Iran's Tourism Industry

Pages 425-446

Maryam Asadpour Kordi; Hamid Amirnejad; Seyyad Hadi Nasseri Ojaki; Somayeh Shirzadi Laskookalayeh

Sustainable Development Spillover in MENA and Europe: Regional Interactions of Social, Environment and Economy

Pages 471-503

Vahid Mohamad Taghvaee; Abbas Assari Arani; Susanne Soretz; Lotfali Agheli

The Effect of Human Assets on Employment in Iran

Pages 505-532

Reza Maaboudi; Zeynab DareNazari; Ali Yekkalam

The Dynamic Effect of Operational Risk and Banking Stability

Pages 533-559

Shahnaz Mashayekh; Mandana Taheri; Yasin Amini; Mahshid Shahchera

Major Risks and Consequences of Corporate Sector Digitalization

Pages 561-582

Elnur Mekhdiev; Elizaveta Sokolova; Igbal Guliev; Parvana Mammadova

Interaction between Financial Cycles and Business Cycles in Iran: A Bayesian Approach

Pages 583-617

Farkhondeh Soleimani; Mohammad Nabi Shahiki Tash; Gholamreza Zamanian; Reza Zamani

The Effects of Branch Manager’s Characteristics on Micro-Lending Quality: Evidence from a Commercial Bank in Iran

Pages 655-692

Esmaeil Jafarimehr; Bahram Sahabi; Hassan Heydari; Mohammad Ali Dehghan Dehnavi

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