«R-Economy» is a peer-reviewed academic journal in economics founded by the Institute of Economics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and The Ural Federal University named after the First President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin.

The mission of the «R-Economy» journal is to provide the publication of the advanced studies in regional economics with an emphasis on the inclusion of the regions, Russian regions in particular, in the international socio-economic processes. We consider cooperation with economists from BRICS countries our major priority. The aim of the «R-Economy» founders is creating an open-access online journal of a new quality level, increasing the journal visibility in the international scientific community.

«R» in the title of journal refers to its three basic directions – Region (regional development), Rating (comparative researches) and Regulation (state policy).

The Journal’s key research areas include:

  • Regional differentiation and polarization;
  • Approaches and statistical indicators to measuring regional development and differentiation;
  • National and international ratings of regional development;
  • Methods of modeling and forecasting processes of regional differentiation and polarization;
  • Equalization policy in socio-economic development of regions.

The information about journal is distributed through communities where the founders are active members, e.g. RSA (Regional Studies Association), EACES (European Association for Comparative Economic Studies), HSE (The National Research University Higher School of Economics), NES (New Economic School), ARETT (Association of Russian Economic Think Tanks) and AC Expert, as well as among foreign academic partners of Ural Federal University under the international digest of  Graduate School of Economics and Management.

Publication frequency 
The scientific informational analytical journal is published four issues per year. Deadlines for papers: till February 15 (Issue 1), till May 15 (Issue 2), till August 15 (Issue 3) and till November 15 (Issue 4). All received materials are to be reviewed.

Open Access
Open Access refers to free and unrestricted access via the Internet to articles published in «R-Economy». All papers are assigned a Digital Object Identifier (doi).

Indexing & Archiving 
All published articles are available for free on http://r-economy.ru and are indexed in Russian Science Citation Index (https://elibrary.ru)

Email for your papers and questions: r-economy@ya.ru

ISSN 2412-0731

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