Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

An objective of the Robust: Research of Business and Economics Studies is to promote the wide dissemination of the results of systematic scholarly inquiries into the broad field of economics and business research.

The Robust is intended to be the journal for publishing articles reporting the results of Economics and business research. The Robust invites manuscripts in the areas:

  • Economics
  • Management
  • Business Studies
  • Islamic Economics
  • Islamic Philanthropy,
  • Islamic Management,
  • Islamic Finance,
  • Islamic Marketing,
  • Strategic Management,
  • Operation Management,
  • Islamic Human Resource,
  • Islamic E-business,
  • Islamic Accounting,
  • Management Control System,
  • Management Information System,
  • International Business,
  • Business Ethics and Sustainable, and
  • Entrepreneurship.

The Robust accepts articles in any Economics and business-related subjects and any research methodology that meet the standards established for publication in the journal. The primary, but not exclusive, audiences are academicians, graduate students, practitioners, and others interested in business research.

The primary criterion for publication in Robust is the significance of the contribution an article makes to the literature in economics and business area, i.e., the significance of the contribution and on the rigor of analysis and presentation of the paper. The acceptance decision is made based upon an independent review process that provides critically constructive and prompt evaluations of submitted manuscripts.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process


All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to double-blind reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.

The Editor-in-Chief of Robust: Research of Business and Economics Studies has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published.


Review Process:

1. Author submit the manuscript

2. Editor Evaluation [some manuscripts are rejected or returned before the review process]

3. Double-blind peer review process

4. Editor Decision

5. Confirmation to the authors


Publication Frequency

Robust's journal is published third a year, every March, July and November. 

Publication of March Edition 

Acceptance Articles: beginning of December through the second week of February.

Editor's review: Second week to end of February 

Bestari Partner Review: beginning of march until Second Sunday of March

Editing, Publishing and OJS: Second Sunday to fourth March.


Publication of July Edition 

Admission Articles: early April to second week of Juny 

Editor's Review: Second week to end of Juny 

Bestari Partners Review: from July to Second Week of July.

Editing, Publishing and OJS: Second Week July to early August


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.



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Robust: Research of Business and Economics Studies

Robust accepts articles on research, book review, and critical review on Economics and Business.


Publication Fee

Robust: Research of Business and Economics Studies does not charge APCs, submission charges, or another fee. All processes of article publication are free of charge.