Kajian Ekonomi dan Keuangan (KEK henceforth)was first published in 1996 as an initiative of researchers of Ministry of Finance. In the earlier years of its publication, KEK was also known as Kajian Ilmiah Ekonomi dan Keuangan (KIEK). Since then KEK has been published regularly as one of the prominent sources of reference for public policy evaluation as well as a recommendation, in particular on Indonesian state budgets and finance topics.
The journal aims to contribute significantly and positively to knowledge development as well as a mean of communication and discussion among researchers, academia, and policy makers.
In earlier of 2017, due to e-journal regulation and consistency rationale, KEK had a new ISSN (1410-3249) and e-ISSN (2540-9999). Furthermore, the publication of KEK has started from Volume 1 Number 1 once again.