The objective of this special issue This special issue invites authors to present new research contributions connected to modelling and simulation in business, economics and management.

We invite original and unpublished research contributions in following relevant areas:

o Modelling and Simulation

o General Applications of M&S

o Fuzzy Sets and Systems

o Computational Intelligence

o Decision Making and Experts Systems

o Operational Research

o Business and Economic Applications

o Economic Development Applications

o Business and Economic Cybernetics

o Business and Economic Computation

o Aggregation Systems in Business and Economics

o Aggregation Systems in Economic Development


Guest Editors:

  • José M. Merigó, Department of Management Control and Information Systems, School of Economics and Business, University of Chile, Av. Diagonal Paraguay 257, 8330015 Santiago, Chile, email:
  • Ernesto León-Castro, University of Occidente, Lola Beltrán Sn, 4 de marzo, 80120 Culiacán Rosales, Sinaloa, Mexico, email:
  • Ezequiel Avilés-Ochoa, University of Occidente, Lola Beltrán Sn, 4 de marzo, 80120 Culiacán Rosales, Sinaloa, Mexico, email:
  • Anna Maria Gil-Lafuente, Department of Business Administration, University of Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 690, 08034 Barcelona, Spain, email:
  • Enrique Herrera-Viedma, Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, University of Granada, 18010 Granada, Spain, email:


Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal’s ‘Guidelines for Authors’, which are located at  


Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal ScholarOne Manuscripts system at  according to the following timetable:

Manuscript Due: until 31 May 2018

First Round of Reviews:     until 30 July 2018

Resubmission deadline (if necessary): until 30 September 2018

Final review results (it may include a 3rd resubmission): until 15 November 2018

Final Resubmission deadline: until 31 December 2018

Publication Date: until 15 March 2019 [Technological and Economic Development of Economy 25(X) 2019]