ECOsains: Jurnal Ilmiah Ekonomi dan Pembagunan is a peer-reviewed journal publishing empirical research in economics and development. This journal is published twice a year, in May and November by the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Padang.
The ECOsains focuses on a broad range of topics in empirical economics covering monetary economics and banking, International Trade, the international finance and financial market, public economics and public finance, industrial organization and market behavior, regional economics and spatial analysis, the economics of the environment and natural resources, economic growth, institution and development, human capital, health and demography economics, that are employed the standard economics analysis tools and focusing to the Indonesian economy. The scope of ECOsains is the Indonesian economy, but the regional and global analyses are welcome. The journal endeavors to publish high-quality research that contributes to the literature and has an impact on policymaking. In this regard, the ECOsains welcomes research papers from academics, policymakers, and practitioners regardless of their institutional affiliation and geographic location.
The Ecosains was first published in November 2012 in printed version in Bahasa. Starts in may 2020, the ECOsains launched as an electronic journal (e-journal).