The 1911 mission of Rivista delle Società Commerciali taken
from page 1 of issue 1 of Year 1, 1911, of Rivista delle Società Commerciali.
The 1921 mission of Rivista di Politica Economica taken
from the notice to the readers on page 1 of issue 1 of Year Eleven, 1921,
di Politica Economica, second series of Rivista delle
Società Commerciali .
The current MISSION of Rivista di Politica Economica
Rivista di Politica Economica encourages the submission
of essays on all areas of economic sciences, with special focus
on works showing clear references to economic policy, economic
analysis, corporate strategy, economic history, and analysis of
economic thought, including original surveys on subjects developed
in economic literature. RPE encourages the submission
of empirical papers meant to solve relevant theoretical issues.
Attention is given to on original papers coming from doctoral theses
or works by young researchers in the economic sector.
RPE publishes new essays only; the reproduction in any
language of the works, or of significant parts of the same, published
in the journal is only allowed upon the Managing Editor's express
Members of the Committee are selected every three years on the basis of
their contribution to economic research, locality of their university and
previous commitment in helping the RPE in its activities. Members of the
Committee are indeed supposed to suggest 2 papers by young economists every
year for evaluation and to propose possible topics for the monographic
Each essay submitted to Rivista di
Politica Economica is
evaluated by two referee according to a strictly anonymous selection
process: the referee is not aware of the author's identity and
the author, in turn, is not aware of the identity of the party
evaluating his/her essay. Each referee submits a brief
evaluation sheet to the RPE for the Managing
Editor's internal use, as well as a report for the author, according
to which the Managing Editor decides whether to publish or reject
an essay, or to re-submit. In the latter case, the new version
is submitted to the referee for further evaluation and the Managing
Editor expresses a final decision on whether the essay can be published.
On the website and in the November-December issue, RPE publishes
the names of the referee who co-operated in the
previous two years, along with the general statistics on
the rate of accepted essays and on the average time to the final
The rejection rate of the RPE is around 60%.