what are processing fees?

**Processing Fee**

A. For Iranian authors (even if one of the authors is Iranian):

These items were approved in the final session of the editorial board of IER journal in April 2019:

1- A formal letter of an editorial center, which approves English writing of your manuscript should be submitted on the web page of your paper.

2- When submitting an article to Iranian Economic Review (IER) journal, the submitting author must agree to pay the publication charge for the reviewing process. After acceptance, the article will enter the production cycle and the author will be asked to pay the publication charge for the acceptance. When final formatting corrections are made and the author approves their article for publication, payment of the publication charge must be received before the article will be published online. Prompt payment is advised, as the article will not be reviewed or published until payment is received.

Payment should be made by theses information, which all must include in the receipt paper bank. Please email the bank receipt to journal address: ier@ut.ac.ir

After submitting of each article: 1,000,000 Rial

After acceptance of each article: 3,000,000 Rial

Bank account information:

بانک ملت شعبه دانشکده اقتصاد

شماره حساب ۵۲۲۵۳۹۰۶۹۱ و شناسه  ۲۲۰۲۲۰۲۲۰۲۱۱۸ (شناسه، الزامی است)

با نام دانشکده اقتصاد دانشگاه تهران مجله انگلیسی

B. For authors of other nationalities

** We are negotiating to find a way for other nationalities payment. Until then, no processing fee will be involved before and after acceptance of the manuscript.

Moreover, other nationalities do not need to submit any formal letter for approving English writing of their paper, unless the reviewers ask for it.

How do I submit my paper for review, or for publication?

See Guide for Authors menu, above the first page

What are the acceptable formats for submitting graphics for my paper?

IER accepts Microsoft Word, and Excel files for graphics submission. High-resolution JPGs are acceptable for photos only. We encourage authors to submit colorful photos and graphics.

What if the language, grammar or structure of the paper is very bad?

IER encourages authors to double verify the grammatical corrections before being submitted to the editorial office. Before assigning the submitted manuscript by the authors to the reviewers, editorial office ensures that manuscript with very poor English is not sent to reviewers. However, a paper with poor English and with the errors, the paper should be returned to the editor with the request that the authors have the material edited for content before re-submitting it for peer review.

What if referee doesn’t feel qualified to review the research?

Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript should notify the editor and excuse himself / herself from the review process. This should be done as soon as possible by return email.

If reviewer found the plagiarism or found the same content elsewhere before - what should reviewer do?

Any claim that an observation, derivation or argument has been previously published should be accompanied by a relevant citation. A reviewer should call the editor's attention to any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

What happens if one review conflicts with that of another reviewer?

The final decision of whether to accept or reject a particular manuscript lies with the Editor-in-chief or assigning Editor. The editor will weigh both views and may call for a third opinion or ask the author for a revised paper before making a decision.

How often does the journal get published?

The IER is published four times a year.

How many manuscripts can any author submit?

Authors may submit an unlimited number of articles, provided that all submissions are compatible with "Guide for Authors".