About PRE

Aims and Scope: Founded in 1999, The PRE is the principal journal of the economics profession in the Philippines and is indexed in the Journal of Economic Literature and EconLit. The PRE publishes both theoretical and empirical articles dealing with economic development.  It welcomes papers about the Philippines and other developing economies and serves as a forum for discussions of the relationship between economics and other disciplines as these relate to development.

Publication Information: The PRE (ISSN 1655-1516) is a peer-reviewed journal published every June and December of each year. A searchable database of published articles and their abstracts is available at the PRE website (http:// pre.econ.upd.edu.ph).

Submissions: Authors may submit their manuscripts to addresses below:

  • pre@econ.upd.edu.ph or pre.upse@upd.edu.ph
  • The Editor, The Philippine Review of Economics, Rm 237, School of Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, 1101

Manuscripts must be written in English and in MS Word format. All graphs and tables must be in Excel format. Submission of a manuscript shall be understood by the PRE as indicating that the manuscript is not under consideration for publication in other journals. All submissions must include the title of the paper, author information, an abstract of no more than 150 words, and a list of 3–4 keywords. Complete guidelines can be viewed in PRE’s website.

Copyright: The Philippine Review of Economics is protected by Philippine copyright laws. Articles appearing herein may be reproduced for personal use but not for mass circulation. To reprint an article from PRE, permission from the editor must be sought.