Guide for authors


All articles are submitted online at

Authors sign up online, fulfil all necessary fields of the electronic form, 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 the name written in the already published articles in the international databases. Also, authors are recommended to sign up the websites and, where they receive a unique identification number that allows to identify an author and his/her works and references to them in international databases. Accordingly, users need to keep their contact details up-to-date. Before sending the paper the author should check up that his profile contains the correct e-mail address as the Editor contacts authors by e-mail.

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

Once the author's profile is fulfilled, the article should be submitted. Our online submission system guides you stepwise through the process of entering your article details and uploading the file. 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 names of authors.

Submission Fee

There are no any submission or publication fees. The processing, formatting, reviewing and archiving of the publication are free of charge.

Structure of article

The average article volume should be 15-17 typewritten pages (30 000 – 35 000 characters) including abstract, keywords, references. 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 good clear English or Russian. For more detailed requirements, please click here.

Review process

Moderation. After the article has been submitted, it is moderated from the point of view of conformance to the Journal’s requirements. 
Double-blind review. After moderation, articles are subject to double-blind peer review by the members of the Editorial Board and two anonymous external reviewers. On average, the review process takes 2 months. 
The manuscript is accepted or rejected depending on the reviewer’s conclusion and the Editor-in-Chief’s decision. To verify the originality, the article may be checked by the originality detection service. The common reasons for rejection are lack of scientific novelty, insufficient originality or non-conformity to the scientific area covered by the Journal. 
Acceptance.Articles that receive positive reviews are included in the list for publication. At the Editor’s discretion, the articles written in Russian can be published in English. Authors will be informed about this decision in advance andwill send us the article professionally translated into English.



When theauthor uploads the article into the system and sends it to the editor, the author accepts the following 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.) are the author’s original work and has not been published. If the article hasbeen published, the author must provide the permission letter of the copyright holder to reprint the article. 
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 articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

 Open access

Articles are freely available at the ( after publishing the printed version, i.e. 4 times a year. Open access means that users can read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of their articles. 

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

 Privacy statement

The Editorial Board of the Journal warranty that authors personal data 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:

Address: 29, Moskovskaya St., Ekaterinburg, 620014, Russian Federation


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

Elena Vitalyevna VASILYEVA, Executive Editor, PhD in Economics,

Evgueniya Andreevna BALYAKINA, Associate Editor,

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