About the Journal

The Journal of Economics, Management & Agricultural Development (JEMAD) (ISSN: 2546-101X) is an open access peer-reviewed journal published bi-annually by the College of Economics and Management, University of the Philippines Los Baños (CEM-UPLB).

JEMAD aspires to be the leading national and regional platform for knowledge generation and exchange in the broad areas of economic and agricultural development, agribusiness management, entrepreneurship, and cooperative development.

JEMAD commits to serve as a catalyst for intellectual discussions, further scientific inquiry, and policy directions through publishing high quality research and policy papers sifted through a rigorous peer review process. It aims to contribute to current and recurring policy debates at the national and international arena towards resolving persistent policy issues and uplift welfare of people within the Southeast Asian region. Advocating free exchange of ideas, JEMAD adheres to an open access policy which insures a wide range of audience.


The Journal currently accepts academic, empirical, and policy research manuscripts that are related, but not limited to the following topics:

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Business Management
  • Cooperative and Enterprise Development
  • Creative Economies/Industries
  • Economics of Climate Change and Disaster Resilience
  • Energy Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Food and Nutrition Economics
  • Gender Economics
  • Human Resource and Labor
  • Institutional Economics
  • Natural Resource and Environmental Economics