This journal promotes the exchange of knowledge and information on theoretical and operational aspects of business cycles, involving both measurement and analysis. The range of topics encompasses the analysis of cyclical fluctuations; business cycle specification, definition, and classification; statistical approaches to the development of short-term economic statistics and indicators; business tendency, investment, and consumer surveys; use of survey data or cyclical indicators for business cycle analysis. The contents include technical reports on the latest economic indicators and forecasting methodologies used by leading institutions in advanced and emerging economies. The journal benefits both theoretical and applied economists in academic research on business cycles, as well as economists in central banking and in institutions engaged in economic forecasting.

  • An international journal devoted to the latest advances in economic tendency and business cycle research
  • Offers comprehensive insights into research related to short- to medium-term economic growth
  • Presents technical reports on latest economic indicators and forecasting methodologies

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Michael Graff
Publishing model
Hybrid. Learn about publishing OA with us

Journal metrics

89 days
Submission to first decision
178 days
Submission to acceptance
3,624 (2019)
Downloads

Latest articles

This journal has 4 open access articles

Journal updates

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

View all updates

Societies, partners and affiliations

About this journal

Electronic ISSN
2509-7970
Print ISSN
2509-7962
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List
  2. CNKI
  3. Dimensions
  4. EBSCO Discovery Service
  5. EconLit
  6. Google Scholar
  7. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  8. Naver
  9. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  10. ProQuest ABI/INFORM
  11. ProQuest Business Premium Collection
  12. ProQuest Central
  13. ProQuest Continental Europe Database
  14. ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
  15. ProQuest Social Science Collection
  16. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  17. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  18. Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  19. SCImago
  20. SCOPUS
  21. TD Net Discovery Service
  22. UGC-CARE List (India)
Copyright information

Rights and permissions

Springer policies

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG