Publication Ethics

The editorial board of the “Economic Strategies” magazine in its activities is guided by the provisions and norms of the “Copyright” Chapter 70 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation and follows the ethical principles of scientific publications adopted by the international community, developed and approved by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The editorial staff of the magazine is doing its utmost to observe the ethical norms, adopted by the international scientific community, and to prevent any violation of these norms both in their own work and in relations with all participants in the process of scientific publications: authors, reviewers, editors, publishers, distributors and readers.

The magazine editors urge the authors to follow the rules given below, which reveal the general principles of relations between all participants in the editorial process.


  1. Principles of professional ethics in the editor’s activites
    • The editor forms an efficient publication policy and mechanisms of its implementation.
    • The editor is responsible for all author works published in the magazine.
    • Decision of the editor on the article publication is based on the scientific significance of the article, its originality, clarity of presentation, reliability of the information contained therein, and does not depend on nationality, religion, social status or political views of its author (or group of authors).
    • The editor does not admit publication of information not verified for plagiarism and correctness of the data used.
    • The editor provides fair, impartial and timely review of articles proposed for publication.
    • Editor guarantees confidentiality of the personal information obtained in the course of research, editing and other professional activities; unpublished data received from manuscripts, submitted for consideration, cannot be used for personal purposes or transferred to third parties without the written consent of the author.
    • The editor shall take the necessary steps to resolve the conflict situations and to restore the violated rights of authors, reviewers and editorial board members. Claims concerning consideration of manuscripts or published materials shall not be left without the editor’s answer.
  1. Ethical principles in the reviewer’s activities
    • Reviewer accepts to review only those manuscripts for evaluation of which he has got sufficient knowledge. If the reviewer does not possess sufficient expertise to evaluate the manuscript, or cannot be objective for various reasons, he shall inform the editor on the above in order to be excluded from the process of reviewing this manuscript.
    • The reviewer shall respect confidentiality of the review and shall not disclose details of the manuscript or the review during or after reviewing to anyone except those duly authorized by the publisher.
    • The reviewer shall not use the information obtained while reviewing for his own benefit or the benefit of third parties.
    • The reviewer shall give an objective and grounded assessment of the study results, regardless of the manuscript origin, nationality, religion, social status or political views of its authors.
  1. Principles that should guide the author.
    • The author (or group of authors) is personally (collectively) responsible for the own work and for reliability of the conducted studies results. Fabrication, falsification or unfair manipulation of data are unacceptable.
    • The author (or group of authors) shall guarantee that results of study, presented in the paper, are entirely original. Borrowings should be formalized through obligatory indication of the author and source. Plagiarism in any form, including unregistered quotations, paraphrasing or appropriation of rights for results of the others’ studies, is unacceptable.
    • The author shall not submit to the magazine a manuscript, which is under consideration in another magazine or was already published in another edition, unless the publishers agree on a joint publication.
    • The author shall recognize contribution of all persons that have influenced the course of study. In particular, the article shall contain references to previous works of the author and other researchers, that made the difference during the research, direct quotations from other researchers’ works shall be formalized by quotation marks and corresponding reference, it is necessary to indicate the authorship of statistical data, drawings and ideas obtained by the author from other sources.
    • Individuals who have made a significant contribution to the study should be listed as co-authors. It is unacceptable to specify as collaborators those persons who were not involved in the study.
    • The author shall indicate all sources of research funding, including direct and indirect financial support, provision of equipment or materials and other forms of support (eg. assistance of specialists in statistical data processing or technical writers).
  1. Submission of the article in printed or electronic versions to the “Economic Strategies” magazine means the author’s consent with the above terms and entitles the publisher to place the article in the Scientific Electronic Library System eLIBRARY.RU and in other universally recognized abstract bases as well as on the magazine’s site.