The Kashmir Economic Review is an old and historic academic journal published first in 1984 by Department of Economics, University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (renamed as Kashmir Institute of Economics). Since very beginning, the journal enjoyed the patronage of top economists including George Abbott, Umar Chhapra, Andre Frank, Paul Streeten, AR Kemal, Zia ud Din Ahmed and Hans Singer. The journal has attracted readership and contributions from some of the best universities of United Kingdom, Japan, United Sates, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Australia.

KER is a biannual journal published twice in June and December of every year. The journal aims at providing a platform to share academic knowledge in all the major fields of economics including Welfare Economics and Human Development, Unemployment,  Inflation, Internationalization and economic integration, Fiscal and Monetary Policies, Financial Economics, Labor Economics, Demographic Studies, Behavior Economics, Environmental Economics and Resource Management, Econometrics, Class Conflict, Public Finance, Game theory, Econometrics, History of economic thoughts, Economics and Law, Economic Underdevelopment, Bio economics, etc.


About Kashmir Institute of Economics

The Kashmir Institute of Economics is the first-ever post-graduate department of the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir established in May 1978 (two years before the establishment of the University itself). In 1990, this Department was named as Kashmir Institute of Development Studies and later on in 1998 again re-named as Kashmir Institute of Economics. The Kashmir Institute of Economics (KIE) offers Ph.D. (3 years), M.Phil (2 years), M.Sc Economics (2 years) and B.S (4-year) programs in Economics. All programs include compulsory courses, optional courses, workshops and conference courses, research and grand viva. 

The Institute consists of the following entities that specialize in different activities;

Department of Islamic Economy & Banking [DiEB]

A separate department has been established for the promotion of education, research, and training in the fields of Islamic economy, banking, and finance. CLICK HERE

CPEC Center

A separate center has been established for the promotion of education, research,  training, and advisory services in the fields of regional connectivity, trade, industrial development, marketing and emerging businesses in general and in CPEC perspective in particular. CLICK HERE



To lead the economic thoughts and practice towards a just economy.


To encourage theoretical and empirical work with special place for values-loaded economics to prepare for the emerging global economy.

Scope and coverage

KER accepts scholarly articles on all fields and sub-fields of economics. It particularly welcomes papers covering multidimensional economy using multi-disciplines.