Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The purpose of the journal is to serve the dissemination of research that can improve knowledge and understanding of management and economics of sport, from a multidisciplinary approach that combines theoretical and applied approaches.

The "Journal of Sports Economics & Management" is a journal that accepts manuscripts in Spanish and English, published quarterly, admitting works both basic and applied research, pertaining to any field of management and economics of sport prior to publication are blind reviewed by our reviewers.

The "Journal of Sports Economics & Management" contains: (a) empirical articles, (b) bibliometric or Revision articles (c) theoretical articles that provide a frame of reference in the field, (e) Book Reviews (f ) Announcements in scientific meetings, conferences and seminars.

The journal aims to promote the advancement of sport management and economics through the exchange of information between researchers and practitioners by providing a forum for discussion and debate from a dual perspective combining theoretical approaches and applied research.

The journal is open access which means that all content is available to any user or institution without charge.


Section Policies


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This section is open to external editors. The special issue section offers the oportunity to editors to create an special issue in the Journal of Sports Economics & Management with a minimun of 4 articles and 1 editorial/introduction to the special issue

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In the professional experience section, articles where an expert in the economics of sport management provides any reflection from their professional skills are wellcome.

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Peer Review Process

Between 2 and 4 months to get the answer

1. Receiving via the web platform or by mail to jsem.editor@gmail.com. If you choose emailing means that you accept all prerequisites outlined in the process via web.

2. The manuscript is examined first by the Editor and the editorial board, which verify formal aspects and scope. Within a maximum period of two weeks the decision to send or not the manuscript to two reviewers
will be communicated.

3. If the contributions is accepted for review, the manuscript will be sent to qualified experts in the subject, who have 3 weeks to review the article.

4. Then the reviewers submit their opinions to the editor, who will notify authors evaluators comments with a letter from the Editor in which they are informed of the decision. 2 weeks

5. If
modifications are required the authors have one month to do the changes.

6. Last version: If the manuscript is accepted, the author must send an electronic file with the final version as well as meet the formal requirements of the Editor.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



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