The journal "Bulletin of Ural Federal University. Series Economics and Management" aims to publish the results of completed forward-looking research by Russian and foreign scientists in the field of economics, and to deliver them to the scientific community and practitioners dealing with up-to-date problems in the relevant fields.
The editorial office of the journal seeks to
To meet its objectives, the editorial team of the journal constantly invites contributions from a wide range of authors. The journal is open for cooperation with all interested individuals and organizations; all published articles are openly accessible. The journal does not charge for publishing papers that meet its quality requirements.
All submitted papers are reviewed by experts who decide whether to accept them for publication.
All submitted papers are checked for originality using the Antiplagiat (Anti-plagiarism) software package. The editorial office reserves the right to reject papers with a low level of originality or too much material from previously published works by the same author.
Authors bear responsibility for ensuring the integrity of their reported facts and findings.
Authors' opinions are their own and may differ from the opinion of the editorial office.
The journal does not pay royalty to paper authors.
The editorial team reserves the right to abridge or amend the contents of papers.
Manuscripts will not be returned to the authors.
Print issues of the journal are available by subscription only. Authors are advised to take out a subscription beforehand. Those who fail to do so may access the full version of their article in a pdf format on the website of the journal.
Personal details provided by the authors, including their email address, will only be used for the purposes of publication. The editorial board commits itself to not sharing personal information with third parties.
Authorship and copyright
By submitting an article, the authors acknowledge their authorship. The editorial office does not require that all authors sign the cover letter. The fact of manuscript submission indicates that each author agree with the contents of the article and agree to it being published in the journal and becoming freely accessibly on the journal website.
Submission of a manuscript to the "Bulletin of Ural Federal University" implies that it has not been published as a copyrighted work, or that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. If the paper contains borrowed material, tables or image, the author must obtain appropriate permission from the rights holder.
By submitting a manuscript for consideration to the "Bulletin of Ural Federal University. Series Economics and Management", the author agrees to copyright transfer in case the paper is accepted for publication. The author shall retain the right to use the published material for non-commercial purposes.
Reproducing, reprinting or distributing materials published in the journal or on its website is prohibited without written permission from the editorial office. Infringement of the exclusive rights of the editorial office to use contributions and processed submissions shall be prosecuted by law.
All papers submitted to the journal are to be peer-reviewed to ensure that scientific and empirical results are up to par and the contents of the papers meet the requirements of peer-reviewed publications of doctoral and candidate studies.
Peer reviewers are selected among professionals in the field on the editorial board or other leading researchers who sign up to working for the editorial office as referees.
The editorial team reserves the right to assess submissions for adherence to the scope of the journal. Papers that fail the assessment are not sent out for peer review, while the authors are provided with valid reasons for rejection. The editorial team can also reject a paper before peer review if it is of poor scientific quality, if has been previously published elsewhere etc.
A scoring system is used to make sure papers meet thresholds for
Papers that get less than half of the possible score are not accepted for publication. If a submission is rejected, the author receives a written refusal. The identity of reviewers is not disclosed; full texts of reviews are not sent to the authors. The authors of rejected papers have the right to send them on to any other publication. Peer review takes
30 week days starting from the day of submission.
Reviews can be sent to authors upon request. The surname and the first and second names of the reviewer and his/her contact information shall be kept confidential.
The editorial office is unable to enter into correspondence with authors. The expenses of mailing reviews to authors shall be covered by the latter. The editorial office does not engage in a discussion with the authors of rejected works.
Papers that have been approved by reviewers will be published on a first-come basis. The editorial office reserves the right to give priority to articles that have been awarded high marks by reviewers.
Papers that have been given good marks by reviewers but require improvement will be published after the authors revise the work accordingly.
Papers are typically published within at least four to five months upon submission in case of a positive review.
Created / Updated: 31 August 2015 / 3 September 2015
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