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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 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 and management 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 Olga Zaborovskaya


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 indexed in Russian Science Citation Index and Science Index.

Research areas of the Journal:
060000. Economics. Economic Sciences
069100. National economies
100000. State and Law. Legal sciences
109100. State and law in different countries
045125. Economic Sociology

502. Economics and business
505. Law

5. Every article is given a digital object identifier (DOI – a unique code to trace the object used as an international standard of Internet databases).


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 and legal. 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.

3. After a positive review of the material has been obtained, a contract concerning partial payment of publishing services is made.


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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