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All articles are made in MicrosoftWord and saved in the *rtf format. Page Setup: field should be 2.5 cm on all sides, single spacing, standard tab stop (1.27 cm) and font TimesNewRoman 14 pt. Photos should not be present in the text, all figures should be in black and white format. In addition to the main text file, all figures should be sent in separate files. The article volume should be 15-17 typewritten pages. At the discretion of the editorial board, articles of the Russian-speaking authors, if approved by the reviewers, can be published in English. The authors will get timely notice and should send the article, professionally translated into English, to the editor.

All figures should have numbers and name, stated below the figure (in italics). The figures should be made in a format that allows editing and configuration changes without further recourse to the author. All figures should be in black and white format, full-color figures will not be accepted! The figures are uploaded to the system as separate files in original format (*jpeg, *jpg, *tiff, *xls), except figures made in the MicrosoftWord text editor.

The figures, created by means of MS Word, should be grouped together, in black and white color scheme, the font and spacing should be consistent with the overall design of the text. Standard software fonts should be used both in the text and in all objects introduced in the file.

The figures made in MS Excel should be duplicated in the original file format *xls in accordance with the color requirement.

The objects created by other means than MS Word, should have *jpeg (*jpg), or *tiff extension, with a resolution not less than 72 dpi (screen resolution) and size of at least 1500x1500 (dots per inch), or 164 mm wideth and 300 dpi, in the black and white format. The figures used in the tables also should satisfy the requirements of resolution and color. The description of figures in the text using the color (for example, "red on the chart indicates ..." etc.) is not allowed.

In the tables, the number are aligned to the right (in italics), the title of the table is in the center (in bold). The formula numbers are shown in the right. The formulas should be typed in MS Equation Editor or MathType and should be editable.

The automatic formulas numbering and cross-references to the formulas or the reference list should not be used in the text.

The references section is written at the end of the article and should contain at least 15 sources (Russian and foreign (not less than 30-40%)). Self-citations should not exceed 15%. For books, the total number of pages should be specified, for articles the page numbers on which it is published. In the text, links to the sources are made in square brackets ([]). If necessary, the number of the source page (e.g., [1, p. 4]) can be put. In the reference list, the sources are numbered as mentioned in the text. Links to websites, online sources (does not apply to original articles, monographs, etc., posted on the Internet), the legal documents (laws, resolution, acts, etc.), and statistical collections are placed in the text in footnotes and should not be mentioned in the reference list.

The abstract volume is 200-250 words. The abstract should include the following aspects of the article:

— subject, topic, purpose, research hypothesis;

— method or methodology of work;

— work results;

— results application;

— conclusion.

The abstract should be clear and concise, free of secondary information, and have solid formulations.


The paper file, the structure of which is given below, should not contain names of authors.

Authors register on the sites and, where they receive a unique identification number that allows taking into account all their articles and references to them in foreign databases.

The author’s name is written in English, in accordance with the name written in the already published articles in the foreign databases, or the existing passport.

The fulfillment of these requirements will allow the unambiguous identification of the authors in various foreign databases.

In accordance with the requirements of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation a license agreement should be signed between the authors and the journal. When the author uploads the article into the system and sends it to the editor, the author accepts the terms of the License Agreement.

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

Publication is free of charge.

In accordance with the "information report about the listing procedure of the leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications, where the basic scientific results of theses for the doctoral or candidate of sciences degree should be published" the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation of 14.10.2008 ¹45.1-132 for the articles preparation is the presence of the reference lists is mandatory for all articles in a common format stated by the Russian system of citation index (State Standart R 7.0.5-2008).

Structure of article

UDC identifier

The article title

(TimesNewRoman 14 points, capital letters, centre alignment, clarendon)

Abstract of the paper is in Russian (TimesNewRoman 12 points, single spacing, capital letters, full justification, italics) – 200-250 words

Keywords (up to 10 words) (TimesNewRoman 12 points, single spacing, capital letters, full justification, italics)

Text of article

The article should be written in the IMRAD format (Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion) and have the following structure:

— Introduction;

— Theory;

— Data and Methods;

— Methods or Model;

— Results;

— Conclusions or Discussion and Implication.

(TimesNewRoman 14 points, single spacing, capital letters, full justification, ordinary type)

empty string


(TimesNewRoman 12 points, single spacing, capital letters, full justification, ordinary type)



Article title in English

(TimesNewRoman 14 points, capital letters, center alignment, clarendon)

Abstract of the paper in English – 200-250 words (TimesNewRoman 12 points, single spacing, capital letters, full justification, italics)

Keywords in English (up to 10 words) (TimesNewRoman 12 points, single spacing, capital letters, full justification, italics)


Recommendations for the reference section within the article

(on the base of all-Union State Standard R 7.0.5–2008)

All-Union State Standard R 7.0.5–2008 offers several variants of composing the intertextual references and references to the bibliographic list. The editorial board, in order to maintain the union system for the Journal, suggests that authors use the following variant of composition of footnotes and references.

The numbering of references within the article is consecutive (independently from a source language).

After the article, as it was mentioned in the paper, the reference section, is located.

A number of the used source in the references within the article (in square brackets) should be shown, after comma with the page number(s). If there are several parts of a reference, they are united in a complex reference. In this case, referents are delimited by a semicolon. For example: [15]; [15, ñ. 103–122]; [1, 15, 34]; [1, ñ. 235; 32, ñ. 18; 315, ñ. 8–22].


Recommendations for composition the reference list

According to the all-Union State Standard R 7.0.5–2008 an after-text bibliographical reference can contain the following details:

1. Title. The bibliographical note of publication should include the names of not more than three authors (first is the surname, then the initials, or pseudonym). A bibliographical note contains the surname of an author or all authors. (If there are more than three authors, the note starts with the main title. Names of the authors, in this case, should be written in acknowledgement data as they listed in the publication.

2. Main title. The main title may be the title of the publication written by one or several authors, the title of an article from a collection, or part of publication written by an author or authors who are referenced in the paper. Then, after the name of an author(s) and the main title (after two slashes), a title of the collection or publication should be given, which part is included in the reference list as an independent source.

3. Data relating to the title. Data relating to the title contain, for instance, data about the type of edition on a character of information: a monograph, abstract, pre-print, theses, conference proceedings, collection of scientific works, guidance, textbook, anthology, etc., language from which the translation is made if edition is translated, number of volumes, etc.

4. Acknowledgement data. Acknowledgement datamay contain the names of authors of the publication, names of scientific and other editors, names of translators, name of organization on behalf of which the edition is published (signature stamp), etc. is carried out.

5. Edition Information. Edition Information contains data such as number of current edition, data on revisionand addition, etc.

6. Print Information. Print Information contains data of the place of publication, name of publisher and date of issue. Place of publication is a name of city (should be written as Moscow, Saint Petersburg and used other official abbreviation). For the periodical, print information is a number, date (for newspaper) of issue. If a book is issued by two publishing houses located in different cities, they are listed in turn after semicolon (ref. example 1).

7. Physical characteristic of document. For example, the total number of pages of a book or type of an electronic resource (website) belongs to the physical characteristic.

8. Information about serial. Name of serial is listed without word “issue” in round brackets.

9. Number of volume or issue. Number of volume or issue is specified when reference comes to a serial or multivolume edition.

10. Notes. Information regarding illustrations, tables, etc. can be provided.



1. Publication with two authors.

Kovshikova V.A., Glukhov V.P. Psycholinguistics: theory of speech activity: schoolbook for students of Pedagogical Institution of Higher Education. – M.: Astrel; Tver: AST, 2006. – 319 p. (Higher School).

2. Publication with more than three authors.

Socio-economic justification of structural transformations in mining areas / E.M. Kozakov, V.M. Popov, A.A. Rozhkov et al. – Yekaterinburg: Institute of Economics UB RAS, 2000. – 315 p.

Short economic dictionary / A.N. Azriliyan et al. 2-e ed., revised and enlarged – M.: Institute of New Economics, 2002. – 1087 p.

3. Article in collection.

Danilina G.A.The characteristic of the immune status of children who are constantly living in a zone of influence of the enterprises of the nuclear industry // Proceedings of the all-Russian congress of the society of epidemiologist, microbiologists and parasitologists (July, 2-8, 2002). – M.: Ekos, 2002. – 435 p. – p. 5-15.

4. Article in a journal.

Adorno T.V. To logic of social sciences // Questions of philosophy. – 1992. – No. 10. – P. 15-25.


Features of the referencesfor electronic resources

All-Union State Standard R 7.0.5–2008 “Referents... are electronic resources of local and remote access. References are made for both electronic resource as a whole and component parts of electronic resources (section or part of electronic resources, internet-portals, web pages, publications in electronic and serial editions, report on internet forums et al.)”.

References to electronic resources are made by the same rules as references to sources on papers.

Information on the type of carrier (disc) is listed after all data of a referent (made in the above order) – for example, after data on a number and date of issue of electronic journal where the described material is placed (“Note”), in square brackets (see examples).

If a referent is a website, then the word “website” is placed in square brackets. For the electronic resources of remote access it is allowed instead of words “access mode” use abbreviation “URL”(UniformResourceLokator), after, using colon, the information on the protocol of access to a network resource (ftp, http et al.) is listed. After the link, the information on the date of access is listed in round brackets: after the words “date of access”, day, month and year are specified (see examples).

The note on restriction of access is provided in references to documents from local networks, and also from the full text databasesm which are accessed on a contractual basis or subscription (for example, "Codeks", "Garant", "ConsultantPlus", "EDSCO", "ProQuest", "Integrum", etc.).


1. Dirina A.I. Right of the military personnel of the Russian Federation to freedom of associations // Military law: network journal. 2007. [Electronic resourc]. URL: http://www/ (date of access: 19.09.2007).

2. On the housing rights of scientists: the resolution of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee, Council of People's Commissars, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from August, 20, 1933 (with amendment and the additional, introduced resolutions of VTsIK, SNK RSFSR from 1 íîÿá. 1934, of June 24, 1938). [Electronic resource]. Available at the legal reference system "Consultant Plus".

3. Encyclopedia of animals of Kirill and Mefodiy. – M.: Kirill and Mefodiy: New media generation, 2006. – 1 electronic optical disc (DVD-ROM).

4. Letchford E. U. With White army in Siberia // East front of army of the admiral A. V. Kolchak. [Electronic resource]. URL: http//east-front/ (date of access: 23.08.2007).


Examples of the references in the article in Engish

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.

e.g. Monasturnyi, E.A. (2006). Innovative cluster. Innovations, 2, 38-43. doi:10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225.

Journal articles without DOI:

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

e.g. Monasturnyi, E.A., & Kulik, J.A. (2005). Social and economic development. Economy of Region, 3, 39-52.

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, pages.

e.g. Monasturnyi, E. A. (2006). Innovative cluster. Moscow: Nauka, 267.

Duncan, G. J., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (Eds.).(1997). Consequences of growing up poor. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation, 350.

Plath, S. (2000). The unabridged journals. K. V. Kukil (Ed.). New York, NY: Anchor, 680.

Chapter in a book:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pages of chapter). Location: Publisher. e.g. Monasturnyi, E. A. (2006). Innovative cluster.In J. A. Kulik (Ed.), Innovations (pp. 12-21). Moscow: Nauka.

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). Retrieved from

e.g. Tatarkin À. I. (2013). Self-development of regional socioeconomic systems as the need for Russia’s federal development.Economy of Region, 4.Retrieved from

Meeting the requirements to the materials’ composition for the publication will approach our journal to standards, full and systematical composition of reference lists will facilitate work of Scientific electronic library on promotion the Russian scientific publications in the Internet and on creation of a national bibliographic database on the scientific periodical press.


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Associate editor, Evgueniya Andreevna Balyakina

Executive editor, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Aleksandr Anatolyevich Kuklin


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