About the Journal

ISSN: 2674-9297 

DOI prefix of LAJD: 10.46814

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.

Free Access Policy

 This journal offers immediate free access to its content, following the principle that providing free scientific knowledge to the public provides greater global democratization of knowledge.

The authors are advised to make their articles available in institutional databases and repositories.

Focus and Scope

The Latin American Journal of Development (LAJD) arose through some Brazilian professorswith the perception that the subject of development lacks the means of disseminating scientific research. It is a quarterly publication whose objective is to disseminate knowledge in the area of development through the publication of scientific articles that present original contributions, both empirical and theoretical.

The thematic coverage of the LAJD, considering its essence, covers all areas of knowledge described by CNPq, provided the research presents a contribution to development.

The LAJD accepts contributions written in Portuguese, English or Spanish.

Peer Review Process

  • This journal adopts the double blind review arbitration system, with a minimum of 2 evaluators per article. A third evaluator will be consulted if there is a divergence in the opinion of the first two.
  • All papers submitted to this journal will be examined, evaluated and will have their merits judged by external evaluators, and authors will be notified of the acceptance or refusal of their work.
  • If the article is denied, the author will be given a new evaluation for the next edition.

Before submitting for peer review, authors must submit a Letter of Originality and Assignment of Rights, duly signed by all authors.

  • The basic content of this letter must include, besides the date, city and signature of the authors, the text: "We, (fill in the authors name, institutional link, CPF and full address), authors of the article" "We hereby declare the originality of this document submitted and declare that it has not been submitted to another journal and will not be submitted, if it is accepted and published by the Latin American Journal of Development. on the aforementioned article for the Latin American Journal of Development ".
  • COMBATING PLAGIARISM: All articles received are previously evaluated by the editor-in-chief. If plagiarism is suspected, the article is automatically declined.
  • If published, the authors assign the copyright and publication rights of their articles to the LAJD.
  • The LAJD exceptionally sends fast-track invitations to articles presented at national and internationally renowned congresses. In these cases, the responsibility for not publishing the article in another journal is exclusively the authors, and it is not up to the LAJD to investigate if the article was published in another journal.
  • The maximum time between submission of the article, evaluation and initial opinion is 30 days.


The Latin American Journal of Development (LAJD) is an online scientific journal, quarterly publication, and adopts a continuous flow system for both submission and publication of articles.

Copyright Notice

The Latin American Journal of Development reserves the right to modify original normative, orthographic and grammatical changes, in order to maintain the language's worship pattern, while respecting the style of the authors. Final papers will not be sent to the authors.

Sponsorship Disclosure

The Latin American Journal of Development (LAJD) is a journal sponsored and edited by Latin American Publicações Ltda.

History of the Journal

The Latin American Journal of Development (LAJD) is a journal that had its first publication in July 2019. LAJD's goal is to contribute to the international academic community by presenting unpublished scientific articles on the theme "Development".

The company Latin American Publicações Ltda. is responsible for editing the articles.

Privacy Statement

  • The content of the articles is the sole responsibility of the authors.
  • The total or partial reproduction of the content of the articles is allowed, provided the source is mentioned.
  • Articles with plagiarism will be refused, and the author of the plagiarism will lose the right to publish in this magazine.
  • The names and addresses informed in this journal will be used exclusively for the services provided by this publication and are not available for other purposes or to third parties.
  • Once you submit the articles, the authors give the copyright of their articles to the LAJD. If you regret the submission, the author has the right to ask the LAJD not to publish his article. However, this request must occur within two months before the release of the number that the article will be published.
  • The LAJD uses the Creative Commons CC BY license. Information about this license can be found at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/br/

Archival System

Content collection of the journal by digital preservation tools, it will be through the LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe).