Publication Ethics

The Agricultural Economics, Social, and Environment Journal (AESE Journal) upholds a robust ethical policy grounded in the guidelines established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). AESE is dedicated to the principles of Publication Ethics as delineated by COPE, demonstrating our unwavering commitment to maintaining the utmost integrity and professionalism throughout the entirety of our publication process. This ethical framework is in harmony with the standards of conduct set forth by The AESE Editorial Board. All individuals engaged with AESE, including readers, authors, reviewers, and editors, are expected to abide by these ethical policies.

Moreover, AESE's ethical policy plays a pivotal role in the meticulous selection process for research papers or articles featured in each issue of the journal. The journal assumes the responsibility of ensuring that the published works not only meet stringent quality benchmarks but also adhere to rigorous ethical standards. For a more comprehensive understanding of the publishing process and the ethical guidelines upheld by AESE, we encourage you to explore further details on our ethical practices at

Authors, reviewers, editors, and the editorial team of AESE are anticipated to embrace and champion these ethical principles, thereby safeguarding the credibility, transparency, and excellence of the research and articles disseminated through the journal. These comprehensive guidelines encapsulate various facets, including the imperative of original research, meticulous citation practices, the prevention of plagiarism, the assurance of precise and transparent reporting, the management of conflicts of interest, the preservation of confidentiality, and the utmost respect for the rights and consents of human subjects participating in studies.

The pivotal role of the journal's editorial team extends to the evaluation of submissions, facilitation of equitable peer review processes, and editorial decision-making grounded in the merit of the work, free from bias or unwarranted influence. Reviewers are entrusted with the responsibility of furnishing punctual, constructive, and impartial assessments of manuscripts, while authors bear the obligation of submitting authentic and accurate work, adhering to proper source citation, and divulging any potential conflicts of interest.

By steadfastly adhering to these Publication Ethics guidelines and aligning with the standards set forth by COPE, AESE endeavors to contribute significantly to the progress of knowledge within its domain. Simultaneously, the journal seeks to uphold the trust and esteem of the scholarly community and the wider public.

Publication Ethics for The Agricultural Economics, Social, and Environment Journal (AESE Journal):

1. Authorship and Originality:
Authors must ensure that their submitted manuscripts are original works and have not been published elsewhere. Proper acknowledgment of sources is essential. All listed authors should have made substantial contributions to the research.

2. Plagiarism and Attribution:
Plagiarism in any form is strictly prohibited. Authors should accurately cite and attribute all sources of information, including their own previous work. Any material previously published must be properly referenced.

3. Data Integrity and Fabrication:
Authors are responsible for the accuracy and integrity of their data. Fabrication, falsification, or selective reporting of data is unacceptable. Raw data, when requested, should be made available for review.

4. Multiple Submission:
Authors should not submit the same manuscript to multiple journals simultaneously. Each submission must be an original and unique work.

5. Authorship Changes:
Any changes to authorship, including additions or removals, require the consent of all authors involved. The corresponding author should ensure that all contributors are appropriately recognized.

6. Peer Review Process:
The AESE Journal follows a rigorous peer-review process. Reviewers are expected to provide constructive and unbiased feedback. Authors should respond to reviewers' comments with clarity and transparency.

7. Conflicts of Interest:
Authors, reviewers, and editors should disclose any potential conflicts of interest that may influence the research or review process. Conflicts should be declared transparently to ensure the integrity of the publication process.

8. Editorial Independence:
Editors must make decisions based on the merit of the submitted work and without influence from external factors. Editorial decisions should be impartial and fair.

9. Retraction and Correction:
If errors or inaccuracies are identified post-publication, authors should promptly notify the journal. Corrections or retractions will be issued as necessary to maintain the integrity of the scholarly record.

10. Ethical Treatment of Participants:
Research involving human or animal subjects must adhere to ethical standards. Authors should provide evidence of ethical approval when applicable, and respect the rights and well-being of participants.

11. Transparent Reporting:
Authors should transparently report their methodologies, results, and interpretations. Any potential limitations of the study should be acknowledged.

12. Reviewer and Editorial Feedback:
Reviewers and editors should provide feedback that is constructive, unbiased, and focused on improving the quality of the manuscript. Feedback should be communicated professionally and respectfully.

13. Publication Decision:
The decision to publish or reject a manuscript is based on its originality, significance, and rigor. The editorial team ensures a fair and impartial evaluation process.

14. Continuous Improvement:
The AESE Journal is committed to continuous improvement in its editorial processes. Feedback from authors, reviewers, and readers is welcomed to enhance the quality and ethical standards of the publication.

Authors submitting to the AESE Journal are expected to adhere to these publication ethics guidelines. The journal is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and ethical conduct in scholarly publishing.