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All the articles are submitted online at

The author signs up online, fulfils all the necessary fields which will allow the unambiguous identification of the authors in various international databases. The author’s name should be transliterated in English in accordance with it’s transliteration in the formerly published articles in the international databases, or the existing international passport. Also the authors are recommended to sign up the sites and,where they receive a unique identification number allowing to identify the author and his works and references to them in foreign databases.

Accordingly, users need to keep their contact coordinates on the registration page up-to-date. Please check up that your profile contains your e-mail address for the purpose of communicating with you about the article.

Attention! In case of non-compliance with the rules of registration, the article will not be considered!

Once the author (authors) profile is fulfilled, you should submit the article. Our online submission system guides you stepwise through the process of entering your article details and uploading your files. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, is sent by e-mail.

For the purposes of blind review the paper file should not contain the names of its authors.

An e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript.


No Fees

There are no any submission or publication fees. The processing, formatting, reviewing and storing of the publication are free for the authors.


Article structure and formatting

Average article volume is 15 pages (2 000 characters). All manuscripts must contain the essential elements: Abstract (200 – 250 words), Keywords (not less than 10), Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion or/and Conclusions (IMRAD format). The article should be written in a clear good English or Russian Languages. There are some more requirements to the manuscript formatting, to learn more please click here).


Review process

Moderation. After the article has been submitted it is moderated from the point of view of the design and conformity to the Journal’s requirements.

Double blind review. After moderation articles are subject to double blind peer-review by the members of Editorial Board and two anonymous external reviewers. The review process average delay is about 2 months.

The manuscript is accepted or rejected depending on the reviewer’s conclusion and the Editor-in-Chief’s decision. To verify originality, your article may be checked by the originality detection service.

The usual reasons for rejection are insufficient originality, or non-conformity to the scientific area covered by the journal.

Acceptance. Papers, accepted after receiving positive reviewers conclusions, are included in the list for publication. At the discretion of the editor the articles in Russian can be published in English. The authors are informed about this decision in advance and have to send us article translation in good English.



By submitting the article author accepts the next conditions:

1. The copyright to this article is transferred to the Journal “Economy of Region”, effective if and when the article is accepted for publication. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive right and license to reproduce, publish, distribute and archive the article in all forms and media of expression now known or developed in the future, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature. The author retains the right to use his/her article for his/her further scientific career by including the final published journal article in other publications such as dissertations and postdoctoral qualifications provided acknowledgement is given to the original source of publication. The editor receives the right to adapt the presentation of the article for publication in accordance with Journal’s requirements.

2. The article and any supplemental information submitted therewith (tables, illustrations etc.) is original and the author has full power to make this grant.

3. The article has not currently been considered for publication anywhere else and will not be submitted for such review while under review by “Economy of Region”.

4. The author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing this material on behalf of any and all co-authors.


All the articlesare licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Open access

Articles are freely available at the website ( at once after their print publication in print version 4 times a year. Open access means that users can read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles. 

The Journal follows the “blue” archiving policy Sherpa/Romeo that means that the author can archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing) or publisher’s version/PDF. 


Privacy statement

When registering authors names and details will be used solely for correspondence to the authors and for publication details and will not be shared with the third part.

For any questions please contact us:

Address: Institute of Economics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences:

29, Moskovskaya str., Yekaterinburg, 620014


Phone: +7 (343) 3715701, +7 (343) 3715706; fax: +7 (343) 3710223

Executive Editor, PhD in Economics, Elena Vitalyevna VASILIEVA

Associate Editor, Evgueniya Andreevna BALYAKINA

Deputy Editor-In-Chief, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Aleksandr Anatolyevich KUKLIN