(Updated: 2021/08/06)

About the journal


General information


Economia e Sociedade (“Economy and Society”) aims at contribute to the development of a critical reflection on a range of subjects in the areas of economic theory, applied economics, history of economic thought and economic history. Established in 1992, the journal welcomes heterodox content, inspired, mainly, by the Marxian, Keynesian, Kaleckian and Schumpeterian traditions, as well as the Latin-American perspective on economic development.

The journal is published by the Institute of Economics of the University of Campinas (IE/UNICAMP). Three editions per year are published in electronic format. The editorial board is made up of six members: the editor-in-chief and five co-editors, who are responsible for different areas of study.

The title abbreviation is Econ. Soc., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references.



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Author’s rights are held by the authors of the articles. The rights to reproduce the material in the journal are granted by the signing of a publishing agreement.

All material submitted by the authors for public access must observe Law. no. 9610 dated February 19, 1998, that changes, updates and consolidates Brazilian legislation on copyright laws and other related issues.



Intellectual property


All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.

The Economia e Sociedade adopted until Apr/2015 the Creative Commons license attribution-type BY-NC. Actually, the license is the attribution-type BY.





Instituto de Economia - Unicamp




Editorial board








Editorial comission

  • Clélio C. Diniz (CEDEPLAR/UFMG), Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
  • Fábio Arcangeli (Universita di Verona), Verona, Itália
  • Fernando Antonio Novais (UNICAMP/USP), SP, Brasil
  • Ignacy Sachs (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales), Paris, França
  • Jan Kregel ( Levy Institute and Tallinn University of Technology), Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, Estados Unidos
  • João Manuel Cardoso de Mello (UNICAMP/Instituto de Economia), Campinas, SP, Brasil
  • João Sayad (FEA/USP), São Paulo, SP, Brasil
  • José Graziano da Silva (Organização das Nações Unidas para Agricultura e Alimentação), Roma, Itália
  • José Luiz Fiori (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
  • L. Randall Wray (University of Missouri/Kansas City e Levy Economics Institute), Missouri, Kansas City
  • Leonardo Guimarães Neto (Fundação Joaquim Nabuco), Recife, PE, Brasil
  • Luciano Coutinho (UNICAMP/Instituto de Economia), Campinas, SP, Brasil
  • Luiz Antonio Oliveira Lima (EESP/FGV), São Paulo, SP, Brasil
  • Luiz Gonzaga de Mello Belluzzo (UNICAMP/Instituto de Economia), Campinas, SP, Brasil
  • Maria Conceição Tavares (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
  • Robert Guttmann (Hofstra University e Université Paris XIII), Nova York
  • Tânia Bacelar (UFPE), Recife, PE, Brasil
  • Victoria Chick (University College London), Londres, Inglaterra
  • Wilson Cano (UNICAMP/Instituto de Economia), Campinas, SP, Brasil


Editorial production

  • Secretaria
    Francisco Carlos Orlandini
  • Produção e arte final
    Célia Maria Passarelli
  • Revisão
    Sarah Stout de Souza (Vernaculum)



Instructions to authors


Editorial policy


Economia e Sociedade considers for publication original articles and reviews that have not been published in other journals (in Brazil or abroad) or as book chapters.

The journal adopts a desk rejection policy, i.e. the editorial board carries out a preliminary evaluation of the manuscripts, which can be rejected before being send to referees if they do not bring an original contribution and/or do are in conformity with the scope of the journal.

The manuscripts which are selected in the preliminary assessment are evaluated according to a blind review system, being sending by at least two anonymous referees from different institutions from which the authors are associated.

In order to detect incorrect citations or avoid potential cases of plagiarism, the journal uses the software Turnitin to verify the originality of the manuscript through a comparison with the content available in the database of the program and in the internet.

Authors that have previously published articles in the journal may be asked to collaborate as referees.



Structure and preparation of manuscripts


The guidelines for submission for manuscripts are:

  1. The authors can have just one article in the evaluation process.
  2. The manuscripts must not include the author’s name and avoid references that may enable his/her identification.
  3. The journal publishes in Portuguese, Spanish and English.
  4. The articles and reviews, preferably in Word, must not exceed 70,000 and 15,000 characters (without spaces), respectively. In addition, they must include a title, abstract (maximum 150 words), and between three and five keywords and the system classification codes of the Journal of Economic Literature (available at:<http://www.econlit.org/subject_descriptors.html>). All information must be presented in Portuguese (or Spanish) and English.
  5. Graphs, tables (including titles and sources), equations and footnotes must be limited to the requirements of the text.  They must also be in an editable format. Graphs and equations, if possible, must be presented in the SVG (Scalable Vector Graphs) format.
  6. The complete bibliographical references must be presented at the end of the document and according to the ABNT (Brazilian Association of Technical Standards) NBR-6023 norms. References in the body of the text must only contain the author’s name, original publication date and pages or chapters used.


Manuscript submission


Articles must be submitted online at (http://submission.scielo.br/index.php/ecos/login).

Registration on the system and subsequent access, via login and password, are mandatory in order to submit manuscripts as well as to follow the editorial process.

The submission of an manuscripts implies the guarantee that the content is not published elsewhere or is under evaluation in any other journal. Preliminary versions of published manuscripts as discussion papers or in conference proceedings may be submitted.

All selected texts are proofread. 

No fees are charged for submitting the manuscripts.




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