Peer Review Process

International Journal of Health, Economics, and Social Sciences (IJHESS) will publish the only paper strictly following IJHESS guidelines and manuscript preparation. Those papers are read by editorial members (upon the field of specialization) and will be screened by Associate Editor to meet the necessary criteria of IJHESS publication. Manuscripts will be sent to two peer-reviewers based on their historical experience in reviewing manuscripts or based on their field of specialization. IJHESS has reviewing forms in order to keep the same items reviewed by two reviewers. Then the editorial board will make a decision upon the reviewer's comments or advice. Reviewers will give their assessment on originality, clarity of presentation, contribution to the field/science, IJHESS has three kinds of decisions:

  • Accepted, as it is
  • Accepted by Minor Revisions (let authors revise with stipulated time)
  • Accepted by Major Revisions (let authors revise with stipulated time)
  • Rejected (generally, on grounds of the outside of scope and aim, major technical description problems, lack of clarity of presentation)

However, the IJHESS editorial board will suggest to the author submit their manuscript to another journal if those manuscripts (based on the experience of the editorial board) are more suitable in another specific journal.

For checking Plagiarism, the International Journal of Health, Economics, and Social Sciences (IJHESS) encourages authorships to check plagiarism by In addition, the editorial board will screen plagiarism manually on the Title and Abstract of the manuscript by using Google engine. If it is found plagiarism indication, the editorial board will reject the manuscript immediately.

Before publishing, It is required to obtain written confirmation from authors in order to acquire copyrights for papers published in the journal. Authors must sign the Transfer Copy Right form as follows: The undersigned hereby transfer any and all rights in and to the paper including without limitation all copyrights to the International Journal of Health, Economics, and Social Sciences (IJHESS). The undersigned hereby represents and warrants that the paper is original and that he/she is the author of the paper, except for material that is clearly identified as to its original source, with permission notices from the copyright owners where required. The undersigned represents that he/she has the power and authority to make and execute this assignment. This agreement is to be signed by at least one of the authors who have obtained the assent of the co-author(s) where applicable.