Abstracting and IndexingRussian Science Citation Index
Referativny Zhurnal VINITI RAS
ArchivingCyberleninka (12 month OA embargo)
General Information and the Scope
Revised version, July 2018
Regional Economics: Theory and Practice is a peer-reviewed academic journal founded in 2003 in accordance with the classical subscription model. Since 2018, the journal has been offering authors different ways of publishing their research findings, including the Open Access model.
The journal publishes research and practice articles on the results of research in the field of the following:
The journal provides a wide scope of research of regularities of development and peculiarities of functioning of the economy of the Russian Federation as a system of regions: economic zones, large economic regions, sub-sovereign entities, and economic clusters.
Why Regional Economics: Theory and Practice?
The journal provides authors with a choice of ways to publish their research results through both the classical subscription model and the Open Access one.
Article Selection Criteria
The main criteria to accept an article for publication in the Regional Economics: Theory and Practice journal are the article's high quality, originality, novelty, and research and practice significance of the submitted materials.
Articles are reviewed internally and/or externally. For more details please refer to Regulation on Reviewing. Considering Reviewers' feedback, the Chief Editor decides whether the material meets all the required criteria. Reviewers remain anonymous for Authors throughout the reviewing process, likewise articles they deal with are unnamed. Anonymous reports of Reviewers are sent to Authors, without being in the public domain. Articles undergo double blind peer reviewing.
Authors hold the copyright for their articles.
For more details, please refer to Copyright section.
Regional Economics: Theory and Practice articles are archived in CyberLeninka and Scientific Electronic Library (elibrary.ru). Furthermore, Authors may deposit the published articles in their universities' archives on their own after the embargo period is over.
Indexing in Databases
Articles of the Regional Economics: Theory and Practice journal are indexed in the Russian Scientific Citation Index, VINITI (Referativny Zhurnal), and Google Scholar.
Higher Attestation Commission (VAK) List
Regional Economics: Theory and Practice is on the list of Higher Attestation Commission (VAK) of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation recommending journals for Authors to publish their papers on the scientific content of their theses on Economics in pursuit of PhD and doctoral degree.
Each article submitted to Regional Economics: Theory and Practice undergoes plagiarism checks via the Antiplagiat system and/or other plagiarism checking software.
The Editorial takes all cases of plagiarism, self-plagiarism or any other scientific misconduct very seriously. Authors should be aware that all manuscripts are checked by using the plagiarism detection software Antiplagiat and other resources. Any incident will result in a correction request or even rejection or retraction of the article. The Editorial withholds the right to impose further penalties such as a ban of publication in Regional Economics: Theory and Practice for a two-year period.
Regional Economics: Theory and Practice®
Registration Certificate ПИ № ФС77-66218 of July 1, 2016 by the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media
Previous Registration Certificate ПИ № 77-14700 of February 17, 2003 by the Ministry of Press, Broadcasting and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation
Founder and Publisher
Publishing house FINANCE and CREDIT
Office: Zelenyi prospekt 20, Moscow 111397 (postcode), Russian Federation
ISSN 2311-8733 (Online)