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Dear colleagues, future authors and readers!

Journal of Legal and Economic Studies is a scientific journal both for specialists working in the sphere of law, economy, management and sociology and scientists and researchers interested in problems in respective spheres.

What role can play a scientific periodical in the life of the modern society in the beginning of the XXI century, the age of super powerful computers and information technology? We are strongly convinced that a good journal today means first of all an opportunity for scientific communication of modern scientists and specialists often dealing with similar problems relevant for the development of modern society, for our epoch and state. Besides, a journal provides an opportunity to take part in a scientific discussion or argument. It is a way to share the results of your research and experiments with a big audience and first of all with your colleagues. All these opportunities are offered to you by our Journal of Legal and Economic Studies covering relevant scientific problems, topics and results of legal and economic research carried out by contemporary researchers and specialists in the sphere of law, economics, management and sociology as well as the most interesting works by young scientists including post-graduate students and candidates for doctor's degree.

The information about publications is regularly sent to the system of the Russian Science Citation Index, which means that any author having published at least one article may see an increase in personal citation index as a result of references.

Journal of Legal and Economic Studies is included in the list of leading scientific journals and editions recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation for publishing results of research into economics and law.

We are glad to invite researchers and specialists in economics, management and law to cooperate with our journal. With all my heart I wish all authors, subscribers and readers of Journal of Legal and Economic Studies scientific inspiration, interesting publications and every success in their creative activity.

Editor-in-Chief VladislavKovalev


1. The journal (registration PI № 77-17788 of 09.03.2004) was established by State Institute of Economics, Finance, Law and Technology (before 2009 Leningrad Regional Institute of Economics and Finance).

2. The journal is published four times a year (every quarter).

3. Every issue is sent via Russian National Book Chamber to leading scientific libraries of Russia as well as to authors and subscribers (via The Ural-Press Group of Companies).

4. The journal is included in the catalogue of the Russian Science Citation Index (agreement with the National E-library of the Russian Federation № 30-12/08-4) and Science Index.

5. The journal is included in the list of leading journals recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation to publish the results of research in the field of economics, law and sociology.


A subscription to Journal of Legal and Economic Studies can be arranged at any post-office in the Russian Federation.

The subscription index in Ural-Press Group of Companies catalogue is 80514.


1. The journal publishes work from disciplines connected with economic, legal and social theory. The articles must comply with all the requirements listed in “Rules for Authors” and “Manuscript Formatting”.

2. All the articles sent to the journal are tested for plagiarism and reviewed. Only original research having positive review is published.


Authors may be charged from 500 to 1000 rubles for every page for editing and reviewing articles for print and electronic versions of the journal. Staff members and post-graduate students of State Institute of Economics, Finance, Law and Technology are exempt from the arrangement fee. The fee is charged only after getting positive results of plagiarism check and reviewing.


Principles of Ethics

1. The Editorial Board of Journal of Legal and Economic Studies does not accept for consideration articles intended for propaganda of their political or any other ideas. Such articles are sent back to their authors without explaining the reason or chance for further discussion.

2. Journal of Legal and Economic Studies does not publish articles containing any insults to honor and dignity of the Russian Federation, the government, moral values of the people of Russia.

3. If expert finds text or data without appropriate acknowledgement (plagiarism), the article is not sent for further review but confidentially returned to the author without informing third party.

Ethical Guidelines for Authors

Authors should fully comply with international publication ethics:

  • Articles cannot be simultaneously submitted to another journal;
  • All individuals submitting articles should abide by copyright law (plagiarism is prohibited);
  • False and fabricated data is unacceptable;
  • The rules of international publication find it unethical to publish text from your previous research;
  • Obsolete data is unacceptable.

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