Authors Guidelines

The paper proposed for publication must be original, previously unpublished in other scientific journals.

Manuscripts are submitted via e-mail:

Format and design 
All manuscripts should be submitted in Russian as a Word document (.doc / .docx). The text should be in Times New Roman 12 pt, 1.5 spaced and fit to the width.

The file with manuscript must not contain any information about the author or text elements, enabling the identification of authorship. Information about the authors should be sent in a separate file (see comments below).

Article Length

Articles should be between 30000 and 45000 characters (incl. spaces).

Article Structure

The article should begin with the title (no more than 10 words), abstract (100-150 words) and key words (no more than 8 words) in Russian and English. The abstract must contain object and purpose of the work, methodology description, main results of the study, practical applications and brief conclusions. The discrepancy between the Russian and English abstracts is not allowed.

The structure of an article should be based on accepted international standards: introduction, main part, conclusion, list of references.

Information about authors

Submission should include a separate file with full information about the author(s):

  • Full name of each author, affiliation of each author, position;
  • Affiliation of each author;
  • Academic degree;
  • Contact telephone number and email address

All of the information about the author(s) must be submitted both in English and Russian.

You can view a sample file with information about authors here.


References to other publications must be in Harvard style. Examples of correct references: [Oliver,1980], [Porter, 1994, p. 45], [Иванов, 2001, с. 20], [Porter, 1994; Иванов, 2001], [Porter, Yansen, 1991b; Иванов, 1991], [Гуриев и др., 2002], [Bevan et al., 2001].

Manusripts corresponding to the above-metioned requirements will be registered with a special registration number (this number will be sent to the author by e-mail).

Materials submitted for publication must conform to the journal's topics, meet the submission guidelines, go through the double-blind peer review and get a recommendation for publication from the Editorial Board of the journal. Double-blind peer review means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process.

Rejected papers are not returned to the authors. In case of refusal the Editorial Board send a refusal letter to the author based on the peer review results.

By submitting his paper the author gives permission to the online reproduction of the article free of charge.

The journal is open. Any author, regardless of nationality, place of work and academic degree, has an opportunity to publish an article in compliance with the requirements of the publisher.

Payment of the fee for publication is not provided. At the same time there is no fee for the publication of manuscripts.

Postal address: MSU, Faculty of Economics, Russia, 119991, Moscow, GSP-1, 1-46 Leninskiye Gory