All-Russian Scientific Journal “Region: Economics and Sociology”

The all-Russian scientific journal Region: Economics and Sociology is issued on a quarterly basis at the premises of the Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, which is a leading Russian scientific center in the field of regional economic and socioeconomic research. The journal was established by the Siberian Branch of the RAS, The Interregional Association “Siberian Accord” (IASA) and the Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering SB RAS.

The primary objective of the journal is to inform the wider scientific community, employees of federal and regional legislative and executive authorities, students, postgraduates, and business representatives on the findings of scientific and applied research in theory and practice of regional economics and economic sociology, regional politics, regional and municipal administration, socioeconomic development of certain Russian regions, international practices of federalism and regional development, and the current state of regional science around the world. The journal pays particular attention to the issues of socioeconomic development of Siberia and its regions. Articles are organized within a number of regular columns:

  • Economic Issues of Regional Development;
  • Social Issues of Regional Development;
  • Regional and Interregional Aspects of Structural and Investment Policy;
  • Russian North and Arctic in the Context of Global Challenges of the XXI century;
  • Environmental and Economic Issues of Regional Development;
  • Issues of Local Government and Municipal Development;
  • Activity of Executive and Legislative Political Bodies in Russian Regions;
  • Foreign Experience of Regional Science, Regional Policy and Spatial Development;
  • Economics of Enterprises;
  • Regions of Russia: Figures and Facts;
  • Scientific Life.

The journal is included in the list of leading peer-reviewed scientific periodicals recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission for publishing works that reflect the contents of theses and dissertations in five scientific specialties (08.00.05, 08.00.10, 08.00.13 - Economic Science; 22.00.03, 22.00.04 - Social Sciences). It is present in the Russian Science Citation Index  (RSCI) and Referativny Zhurnal VINITI (Abstract Journal and Database of the All-Russian Institute of Scientific and Technical Information). A full-text version of the journal is published online on the websites of Scientific Electronic Library and Publishing House of the Siberian Branch of the RAS Information about the journal is published annually in Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, international reference system on periodicals and ongoing publications.

The contents of the journal, abstracts, keywords and information about the authors in Russian and English are available online on the following websites: Region: Economics and Sociology, Publishing House SB RAS, Scientific Electronic Library and Federal Education Portal

The journal follows high standards of publication ethics. Every submitted article is reviewed exclusively on condition of anonymity.

The journal is published in the instant printing department of the Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering SB RAS with financial support from the Presidium of the SB RAS. It is only available for subscription through Rospechat, MK-Periodica, and the Editorial. The journal is not sold on the newsstands.