Elsevier Announces Publishing Agreement with the National Association of Postgraduate Centers of Economics, Brazil

First journal in Latin America to be published through Elsevier's Production & Hosting Program

Amsterdam, June 24, 2013

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced its publishing agreement with the National Association of Postgraduate Centers of Economics (ANPEC) in Brazil. Starting in September 2013, Elsevier will publish EconomiA, ANPEC's official academy journal. The journal will be published and hosted as an open access journal on ScienceDirect, the world's largest repository of scientific, full text information.

is the first journal in Latin America to be published through Elsevier's Production & Hosting (P&H) program. This publishing solution supports society, university, academy or government owned journals by lifting them into an international standard of publishing quality and increasing global influence through inclusion in scholarly information tools and resources such as ScienceDirect. These benefits are applicable whilst editorial control of publications and ownership of the journal remains with the society or university.

"Sponsored by the National Association of Postgraduate Centers of Economics, EconomiA is the academy's primary journal. Its main focus is to publish sound research irrespective of differences in paradigms," said Joaquim Pinto de Andrade, Editor-in-Chief of EconomiA. "With Elsevier's support EconomiAwill become one of the first Brazilian journals in the field of economics with an international focus and reach. I hope it will help to open the academy up to the rest of the world, with a larger circulation and amelioration of its research."

"Elsevier's Production & Hosting program is dedicated to making regional research content accessible on a global scale. We are honored and very pleased to add EconomiAto the program," said Bernard Aleva, Senior Vice President of the Innovation & Publishing Development Department at Elsevier.

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The National Association of Postgraduate Centers of Economics (ANPEC), established in 1973, represents all graduate schools of economics in Brazil and has 25 registered economics departments, each containing about 20 researchers with an expected 500 active researchers in universities in Brazil. ANPEC supports and carries out activities including the National Admissions Test for the selection of candidates applying for master programs in economics, the organization of the National Meeting of Economics, and the competition to award the prize "Haralambos Simeonidis" to the best research in the field of economics. http://www.anpec.org.br/

A Brazilian economics journal which started publication in 2000 in local language and English. It is the official journal of the National Association of Postgraduate Centers of Economics (ANPEC). EconomiA aims at contributing to the development and application of economics as a science in Brazil and beyond. As a broad-based professional and international journal, it welcomes submissions of applied and theoretical research papers in all fields of economics. The aim is to contribute to the development of the science of economics and its applications, as well as to improve communication between academic researchers, teachers and policy makers.

About Elsevier's Production & Hosting program

Production & Hosting by Elsevier provides a publishing solution for societies, universities, academies of science, government agencies, and other academic journal owners who are looking to improve the quality of their publication. An experienced team works closely with the client at every step of the way to follow their publishing strategy. Elsevier provides the tools, resources and expertise (such as access to the Elsevier Editorial System, hosting on ScienceDirect, and hosting a journal homepage on Elsevier.com) whilst the customer maintains full ownership and editorial control of publications.

About Elsevier
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