Statement Editors-in-Chief

Welcome to Electronic Markets - The International Journal on Networked

The digital transformation in in the process of changing many industries. With omnipresent and converging information technologies, from application stores to blockchain infrastructure and big data as well as artificial intelligence technologies, economies, businesses and societies are undergoing a profound change. As a quarterly scholarly journal, Electronic Markets covers this exciting field of digital business.  

Electronic Markets is proud that is has a long legacy in this area. Started in 1991, it was one of the first journals covering topics of IT-enabled networked business in general and electronic market platforms in particular. Among the examples are the analysis and design of (electronic) market platforms and mechanisms, business models, value chains and networks from many perspectives.

Electronic Markets is an international journal with editorial capacity in the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe. Senior editors, associate editors, and editorial board members are renowned colleagues who strive for high quality regarding scientific rigor and relevance for practice. In 2010 Electronic Markets was accepted for the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) and now ranks with an impact factor of 1.864.

Electronic Markets encourages all researchers to submit their best work. It will be double-blindly reviewed and each submission will be supervised by one of our associate editors or, in case of a submission to a special issue, a guest editor. Our review process is based on an online submission system and we aim to provide timely feedback. We hope you consider Electronic Markets for your work and are open for any suggestions.


Rainer Alt and Hans-Dieter Zimmermann

Leipzig and St. Gallen, June 2017