Notice: Transfer of Ownership of READS to SPCRD Publishing Group

It is hereby informed to all the stakeholders that Ownership and Publishing of the “Review of Economics and Development Studies” (READS) ISSN (Print): 2519-9692; ISSN(Online): 2519-9706; HEC recognized ‘Y’ category social sciences (multidisciplinary) has been legally shifted/transferred to South Punjab Center for Research and Development (SPCRD Publishing Group) from “Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy Pakistan” (CSRC Publishing) with effect from 09-03-2020. Moreover, the CSRC has handed over the record of READS including Indexing of the Journal & ISSN serials with all legal rights to “South Punjab Center for Research and Development” and thereafter SPCRD Publishing Group is responsible for all submissions/processing for peer review/ publications with effect from 09-03-2020 and onwards. The archive of published issues of READS from 2015 to December 2019 will be owned and maintained by CSRC at following link: The new website of  READS by SPCRD Pakistan will maintain a website link to archive of published issues until 2019 to the above archive link.

The SPCRD will now be responsible with all ownership and publishing rights for further publishing and archiving of the published issues after March 09, 2020. The New Official Website of the READS may be visited at SPCRD and CSRC will further ensure that this information is properly placed at their websites and official records so that the HEC Pakistan, indexing/abstracting agencies and scholarly community is well aware of this change of ownership and publishing w.e.f March 09, 2020.