Journal of the National Research University Higher School of Economics




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Authors guidelines

Forthcoming articles

ISSN 1995-459X print
E-ISSN 2312-9972 online
ISSN 2500-2597 online English

Leonid Gokhberg


Authors guidelines

Please prepare your manuscript before submission, using the following guidelines:

Аrticles should be topical and original, should outline tasks (issues), describe key results of the author’s research and his\her conclusions;

Manuscripts are submitted via e-mail: foresight-journal@hse.ru


Manuscript requirements


All files should be submitted as a Word document.

The text should be in Times New Roman 12 pt, 1.5 spaced and fit to the width, all margins should be 20 mm.

Article Length 

Main text of the article (not including metadata and references list) should not exceed 6000 words.

Article Title   

To be submitted in native language and English. A title of not more than eight words should be provided.

Author Details (in English)         

Details should be supplied on the Article Title Page including:

    * Full name of each author

    * Position, rank, academic degree

    * Affiliation of each author, at the time the research was completed

    * Full postal address of the affiliation

    * E-mail address of each author

Structured Abstract

Аn abstract should be: informative (no general words), original, relevant (reflects your paper’s key content and research findings); structured (follows the logics of results’ presentation in the paper), concise (between 250 and 300 words).

    * Purpose (mandatory)

    * Design/methodology/approach (mandatory)

    * Findings (mandatory)

    * Research limitations/implications (if applicable)

    * Practical implications (if applicable)

    * Social implications (if applicable)

    * Originality/value (mandatory)

It is appropriate to describe the research methods/methodology if they are original or of interest for this particular research. For papers concerned with experimental work describe your data sources and data procession technique.

Describe your results as precisely and informatively as possible. Include your key theoretical and experimental results, factual information, revealed interconnections and patterns. Give special priority in your abstract to new results and long-term impact data, important discoveries and verified findings that contradict previous theories as well as data that you think have practical value.

Conclusions could be associated with recommendations, estimates, suggestions, hypotheses described in the paper.

Information contained in the title should not be dublicated in the abstract . Try to avoid unnecessary introductory phrases (e.g. “the author of the paper considers…”).

Use the language typical of research and technical documents to compile your abstract and avoid complex grammatical constructions.

The text of the abstract should include key words of the paper.


Please provide up to 10 keywords on the Article Title Page, which encapsulate the principal topics of the paper.


Headings must be concise, with a clear indication of the distinction between the hierarchy of headings.


Figures and Tables formatting

All figures should be duplicated in separate files, and all their elements - inscriptions, shapes, lines, arrows, etc. must be in editable format, preferably in Adobe InDesign (CS6 compatible format). If it is impossible to arrange InDesign formatting – please prepare drawings using Excel, PowerPoint and / or Word tools. In any case, all figures must be duplicated in PDF format.

All tables should also be presented in editable form in Word. Presentation of tables in the form of images is not allowed.


References formatting (based on Harvard style): 

Journal Article: 

Eriksson S., Helgesson G. (2018) Time to stop talking about ‘predatory journals’. Learned Publishing, 31(2), 181–183. https://doi.org/10.1002/leap.1135.



Nelson R.R., Winter S.G. (1982) An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Rogers E.M. (2003) Diffusion of Innovations (5th ed.), New York: Free Press.

Book Chapter

Kline S.J., Rosenberg N. (1986) Overview of innovation. In: The Positive Sum Strategy: Harnessing Technology for Economic Growth. (eds. R. Landau, N. Rosenberg),  Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, pp. 275-305.


Print Report

Levin R.C., Klevorick A.K., Nelson R.R., Winter S.G. (1987) Appropriating the returns from industrial research and development. Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Brookings Institution, Washington D.C.


Online Working Paper or Report

Pachauri R.K., Reisinger A. (eds.) (2007) Climate Change 2007: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.  http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/publications_ipcc_fourth_assessment_report_synthesis_report.htm, accessed 12.11.2009.

van Dalen H.P., Henkens K. (2012) Intended and Unintended Consequences of a Publish-or-Perish Culture: A Worldwide Survey (CentER Discussion Paper Series 2012-003). http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1983205.


Conference Paper

Rohloff M. (2008) A Reference Process Model for IT Service Management.  Paper presented at the AMCIS 2008 Conference, 14-17 August 2008, Toronto, ON, Canada. http://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2008/2, дата обращения 19.11.2020.

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