Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Ekonomi Syariah focus on the main problems in the development of the science of economics and business Islam in the form of conceptual thoughts / ideas and the results of the study include: 

  1. Islamic Philantrophy (Zakah, Infaq, Shodaqoh and Waqf)
  2. Halal Supply Chain Management
  3. Islamic Business Ethics and Entrepreneurship
  4. Islamic Banking and Finance
  5. Islamic Human Capital
  6. Islamic Marketing
  7. Other topics related with Islamic economics


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

  1. All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must fulfil scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope of this journal. 

    All manuscrips submitted to this journal must be written in Indonesia. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity. English language and copyediting services can be provided by International Science Editing and Asia Science Editing. The work must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. 

    All submitted manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection softaware to do the similarity checking (please use Turnitin or iThenticate to check the similarity). Editors will also check the similarity of manuscripts in this journal by using a Turnitin or iThenticate software. 

    The submitted manuscripts to this journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers from Peer-Reviewers Team. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript. Sometimes (if required) a third peer-reviewer is needed to give critical comments to the submitted manuscript. The review process used in this journal is blind review system.

    Final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely made by Editor in Chief (together with Editorial Board if required for consideration) according to reviewers critical comments. The final decision of manuscript is solely based on the Editor and Editorial Board final review which considering peer-reviewers comments (but not solely by Reviewer).

    Publication of accepted articles including the assigning the article to published issue will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue. 


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.


Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement


In general, the ethics of publication Jurnal Ekonomi Syariah refers to COPE.

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Statement scientific code of conduct is an expression of the code of conduct of all parties involved in the process of scientific journal publications, namely managers, editors, bestari partners, and author / writer. The statement's code of ethics of scientific publications by LIPI Chief Regulation No. 5 of 2014 on the Code of Ethics of Scientific Publications, which basically Scientific Publication Ethics Code is essentially upholds ethical values in three publications, namely

  • Neutrality, which is free from conflicts of interest in the management of the publication; 
  • Justice, which gives the right to authorship entitled as author / writer; and 
  • Honesty, which is free of duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in the publication.

After the Author(s) finished reading this Publication Ethics Statement, the Author(s) must download Ethical Statement) and Copyright Agreement in the Author Pack. The signed Ethical Statement and Copyright Agreement must be submitted as a part of initial article submission.

Duties of Authors

  1. Reporting Standards: 
    Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.
  2. Data Access and Retention: 
    Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.
  3. Originality and Plagiarism: The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.
  4. Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication: 
    An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
  5. Acknowledgement of Sources: 
    Proper acknowledgement of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.
  6. Authorship of the Paper: 
    Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
  7. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: 
    All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or another substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.
  8. Fundamental errors in published works: 
    When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
  9. Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects: 
    If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript.

Duties of Editors

  1. Fair Play: 
    An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
  2. Confidentiality: 
    The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
  3. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: 
    Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.
  4. Publication Decisions
    The editor board journal is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
  5. Review of Manuscripts: 
    The editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality. The editor should organise and use peer review fairly and wisely. Editors should explain their peer review processes in the information for authors and also indicate which parts of the journal are peer reviewed. The editor should use appropriate peer reviewers for papers that are considered for publication by selecting people with sufficient expertise and avoiding those with conflicts of interest.

Duties of Reviewers

  1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions:
    Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.
  2. Promptness: 
    Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process
  3. Standards of Objectivity: 
    Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
  4. Confidentiality: 
    Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorised by the editor.
  5. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: 
    Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.
  6. Acknowledgement of Sources: 
    Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.


Author Guidelines


JES: Jurnal Ekonomi Syariah 

In order to make an article published in Jurnal Ekonomi Syariah, the author should take some guidelines into account, as follow:
  1. The article to be submitted must be the article that has never been published or submitted anywhere.
  2. Every article to be submitted in Jurnal Ekonomi Syariah  is allowed to be written in either English or Bahasa Indonesia.
  3. The manuscript is at least 15 pages and typed in ms.Word with A-4 paper format.
  4. The article is submitted at http://jurnal.unsil.ac.id/index.php/jes
  5. The article submitted in this journal includes researches about Islamic Economics or conceptual articles/literature review.
  6. The manuscript is typed by considering the use of standard languages, punctuation, and spelling based on Pedomana Ejaan Bahasa Indonesia yang Disempurnakan.
  7. Title The title of the article should be clear (not ambiguous) and identifying the content. The format of the title uses Times New Roman 12 Bold, Centerd Allignment, and must be UPPER CASE. It is one space with 0pt spacing (before) and 12pt spacing (after).
  8. Author and Affiliation Name Write the author name without any academic title or credit. If the authors are more than one person, write all of them. Affiliation includes: the major/program of study faculty, university, authors’ address, state. Indicate the corresponding author (including the email address) by adding asterisk (*) behind the authors’ names. The authors’ names are written under the title. Use Times New Roman 12 Bold, Centered Allignment with 1.5 line spacing and 12 pts space (before and after). The authors’ affiliation is presented with number thumbnail under the authors’ names, using Times New Roman 11 Centered Allignment and 1.5 line spacing. The correspondence address (i.e., email address) is written under the affiliation, and it uses Times New Roman Italic 11, Centered Allignment with 1.5 line spacing.
  9. Abstract The abstract is written in both Bahasa Indonesia and English. It should contain the primary issues of study, the purpose of study (e.g., research or service), the method or approach, and the result of study. The abstract should be in one paragraph with no more than 200 words containing: background, purpose, method, result, and conclusion. It uses Times New Roman 11, single space, and italic.
  10. Keywords It is maximum 5 keywords in English with very clear meaning. The keywords are separated by semicolon (;).
  11. Introduction The introduction contains research background, brief description of literature review from previous researches (State of the art) to show the limitation of previous research, the expected goals, the renewal of reseach. It is in Times New Roman 12. Unlike research report, the literature review should be in the form of previous studies (state of the art) to show the renewal of the scientific article.
  12. Research Methods It contains reserarch design, population, sample, techniques of data collection and analysis, in Times New Roman 12. It does not need to present any research method for conceptual article/ literature study, it is only result and discussion right after introduction.
  13. Discussion The result of the article contains the data analysis written descriptively using Times New Roman 12. Tables and figures in each article is three (3) at most, B&W, not colorful. Discussion presents each of the findings compared to relevant theories or previous studies, actual facts, comments, and reasonable analysis from researchers.The utilization of sub-chapter in discussion corresponds to the needs of discussion. 
  14. Figure Figures should be numbered consecutively (e.g., Figure 1, etc.). The caption should be center justified and placed under the figure.
  15. Tables Tables should be arranged consecutively (e.g., Table 1, etc.). The caption should be (center justified) and placed above, as like the following example.
  16. Mathematical Formula Mathematical formulas should be numbered and clearly presented using microssoft
  17. Conclusion It contains conclusion and suggestion. Conclusion briefly illustrates the results that address the hypotheses and/or research purposes or findings. It is the summary of the research and discussion, relevant to the findings, presented descriptively, not numeric. Suggestion provides things expected to conduct related to further ideas the research has proposed.
  18. References Every source used in the text should be listed in reference. And all the references are included in the body of the text. It should contain reference literatures from primary resources (e.g., scientific journal) and at least 50% of them are published in last 10 (ten) years. Each of the article should have at least 10 (ten) references. It is suggested to use reference manager ( e.g., Mendeley, Zotero, Reffwork, Endnote etc.) in the process of writing the text and citation. The format of writing the references uses APA 6th edition (American Psychological Association).
  19. The author should previously register as Author and/or reviewer in http://jurnal.unsil.ac.id/index.php/jes/user/register. The steps of submitting an article to JES are as follow. The author should do registration on Register menu. Complete all data in register menu. Save the username and password to log in. To submit an article, click new submission.
  20.  Author Fee (Page Charge) Readers will not be charged from the process of reviewing up to publishing the article. Both authors and readers may read and download the full text of each article in free charge.