Hacienda Pública Española/Review of Public Economics welcomes submissions on all areas of public economics. We seek to publish original and innovative research, applied and theoretical, related to the economic analysis of Government intervention. For example, but not exclusively: Taxation, Redistribution, Health, Education, Pensions, Governance, Fiscal Policy and Fiscal Federalism.

There is no fee to publish an article in the journal.

The average time for first decision is 82.5 days.

The journal have a policy allowing authors to deposit versions of their work in DULCINEA.

In addition to regular submissions, the journal welcomes submissions of:

  • Survey Reviews, containing surveys of the literature regarding issues of interest in the Public Economics field;
  • Policy oriented reviews, showing the current contributions of Public Economics in relation to relevant contemporary issues affecting public decision-makers in the real world (Policy Watch);
  • Comments of previously published articles. Contributions to this section should be limited to a maximum of 2,000 words. If deemed adequate, the authors of the commented article will be given the opportunity to react in a Reply. Both Comment and Reply will be published together.

Articles for the Survey Reviews and Policy Watch section are subject to the same double blind reviwing procedure. The adequacy of Comments submitted for publication will be evaluated by the Executive Editors.

General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: “publication” in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Hacienda Pública Española/Review of Public Economics, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Hacienda Pública Española/Review of Public Economics. Accepted versions cannot be published as working papers. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Hacienda Pública Española/Review of Public Economics, please contact the editors.

The journal is published 4 times a year- at the end of every third month of the year.

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