For authors

The ECONOMY OF REGION (ISSN 2072-6414) is a peer-reviewed research economic journal and is indexed in the Scopus, EBSCO, RePEC, NEICON, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory and the RussianScience Citation Index.

Research areas of the journal include:

· New paradigms and concepts of regional development

· Transformations of economic space and regional dynamic

· State regulation of regional development

· Economic security and sustainable regional development

· Social and economic regional development

· Models for regional economy

· Intersectorial regional complexes

· Municipal economy

· Foreign experience of regional development


The journal is published every three months.


Double Blind Review

The ECONOMY OF REGION is a peer-reviewed journal. All the manuscripts undergo a double blind review process provided by the members of the Editorial Board and two anonymous external reviewers. The double blind process means that neither the author knows the reviewer’s identity not the reviewer

knows the name of the author or other reviewer. The manuscript is accepted, accepted conditionally or rejected on the basis of the reviewers’ suggestions.

If accepted conditionally, the author is supposed to correct it while taking the remarks of the reviewers into account and the reviewers are entitled to ask for

re-evaluation of the paper. The final decision is made by the Chief Editor. Finally, accepted manuscripts are edited in accordance with the practices of the journal

(including the language editing and proofreading).


No Fees

There are no fees associated with publication of contributions. Authors will not be asked to contribute to costs of processing, formatting, or storing publications.


Authors’ Responsibility

Authors are responsible for the accuracy of information provided.


Submission Guidelines for Authors

Submit the manuscript via e-mail (, or use the online submission form at Sending a manuscript indicates

a tacit understanding that it is not actively under consideration for publication with other journals. Manuscript submission implies papers not exceeding the

recommended extent of 18-20 pages (32,000 – 40,000 characters). The preferred format is MS Word (.rtf, .doc and .docx documents). Manuscripts should be

written in Russian or English. The editorial staff accepts for consideration the original and review papers.

 The ORIGINAL PAPER must include:

·       Title;

·       Abstract;

·       Keywords;

·       Introduction;

·       Theoretical Basis;

·       Method and Data;

·       Results;

·       Conclusions (or Discussion and Implications);

·       Acknowledgements;

·       Reference List.

 The review paper must include:

·       Title;

·       Abstract;

·       Keywords;

·       Introduction;

·       Main Text;

·       Conclusions (or Discussion and Implications);

·       Acknowledgements;

·       Reference List. 



Style Sheet



Text of the abstract.

Abstracts should contain 100-120 words.

Abstract should include objective, methods, results, and conclusion.


5-10 keywords or phrases.


Text of the introduction.

Main text

First chapter

Text of the first chapter.

The font style should be Times New Roman 12 pt, with 1 line spacing.

The text should contain references to all tables and figures. Tables and figures should be numbered continuously. All tables and figures should have titles.

The reference to the data source(s) must be placed under each table and figure. All figures should be done in black and white.

All equations should be numbered using parentheses, e.g. (1).

Next chapter

Text of the next chapter.


Text of the conclusion.


Text of the acknowledgements.

Reference list

Reference list should contain at least 15 references.

References in the text should be given in parentheses. Directly quoted text should be cited in quotes.

In this case, in addition to the citation number, page numbers should be given in parentheses, e.g. (1, p. 12).

If there are several references in the same parentheses, they are to be separated by a semicolon, e.g. (1, p. 12; 2, p. 203).

Standard for references conforms to requirements APA (the American Psychological Association).

Journal articles with DOI:

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Article Title. Journal Title, vol. (no.), pages. doi.

Journal articles without DOI:

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Article Title. Journal Title, vol. (no.), pages.

Monasturnyi, E.A., Kulik, J.A., Nulif, K.L. (2008). Social and economic development. Economy, 3, 52-67.


Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of book (Edition). Location: Publisher.

Chapter in a book:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B.

Electronic sources (Web publications):

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number (issue number if available).

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