Journal of the National Research University Higher School of Economics




Editorial Board

Peer Reviewing

Publication Ethics


Publication terms

Authors guidelines

Forthcoming articles

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

Leonid Gokhberg


Peer Reviewing

  1. This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. 
  2. The manuscript submitted to the editors is subjected to initial review and verification for compliance to the topics of the journal and formal editorial requirements. If the paper doesn’t comply with the subject-matter of the journal it excludes from further consideration, the author is notified about it.
  3. Then the paper is assigned for reviewing to an expert, who is a member of the editorial council (internal review). The paper also submitting for evaluation to an independent expert (peer review).
  4. After reviewing the article may be rejected, sent to the author for revision, or accepted for publication.
  5. The review should include:
    - General evaluation of the paper’s content and principal judgment on whether it could be published in the journal;
    - The specific enumeration of errors in the methodology and tools (if any);
    - Suggestions for improving the text.
  6. Upon receipt of a positive conclusion of the referee the paper is placed in the portfolio of editorial board for further publication. Executive secretary of the editorial board should inform the author about it.
  7. Upon receipt of an unfavorable verdict of the reviewer the paper is discussed on the working group meeting of the editorial board, which makes a decision on rejection of the article or the need for further review by an independent expert.
  8. In case of paper’s rejection, the author sent a notification letter signed by the executive secretary of the magazine.
  9. The final decision on the publication of the paper and approval of the total contents of the journal’s issue are adopted at a meeting of the editorial board.
  10. The procedure for review and approval of articles is from 1 to 1.5 months, further articles are published in order of priority. The Editorial Board may decide on an extraordinary publication of the paper.
  11. Preparing an article for publication undertaken by the editors includes normal literary editing and fine-tuning of the text according to the internal editorial standards adopted for the journal. All the changes made by the editors are to be co-ordinated with the author.
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