Ethics and Publication Principles

The Journal of Eurasian Economies accepts and commits to conform to the international academic publication ethics. Accordingly, the Journal is obliged to execute its publication process in this ethical framework. In this context, the Journal expects that all participants in the publication process (authors, researchers, peer reviewers, editors, publisher and readers) take responsibility and conform to the ethics rules.

Guidelines and policies made by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), were taken into consideration in determining the ethical principles of the journal (JOBS). (further information).

Ethical Duties and Responsibilities of Editors

Editors are responsible for each article published in the journal. In this context, the general roles and responsibilities of the editors are as follows:

  • to make an effort to meet the needs and requests of authors and readers for information related to the journal,
  • continuously contribute to improving the journal,
  • ensure the quality of articles published in the journal,
  • ensure the authors’ freedom of expression
  • non-compromise of intellectual property rights and ethical standards,
  • being transparent in expressing the issues of correction, explanation, apology, and publication retractions fort he articles published in the journal,
  • not demanding article processing charge (APC) from authors.

Duties and Responsibilities to Readers

  • readers should be informed about the financing of the studies or the role of funders for the study.
  • editors should consider that the articles in the journal contribute to the academic literature and should be original.

Duties and Responsibilities to Authors

  • editors’ decisions to accept or reject a paper for publication should be based only on the paper’s importance, originality and clarity, and the study’s relevance to the remit of the journal.
  • an author guide should be published covering each subject expected from authors in detail.
  • the principles regarding the review and evaluation process applied in the journal should be published, and the editors should stick to these principles. It should be ensured that these principles apply to all authors in the same way.

Duties and Responsibilities to Reviewers

  • editors must respect the reviewer's decisions unless they contain serious mistakes.
  • providing information and guidance to reviewers who may need it during the review process.
  • choose reviewers according to the subject of the study.
  • editors must consider whether there is a conflict of interest between the authors and the reviewers.
  • keeping the identity information of reviewers confidential during the review.
  • encouraging reviewers to be neutral and objective.
  • to make reminder notifications to the reviewers assigned to the articles sent by authors.
  • striving to create a large pool of reviewers.

Duties and Responsibilities to Editorial Board

  • should be in regular interaction with the editorial board.
  • editorial board members should be assigned from academics who can contribute to the journal and have the right qualifications.

Protection of Personal Information

Editors are supposed to protect the personal information related to the subjects or visuals in the studies being reviewed and to reject the study if there is no documentation of the subjects' consent. Furthermore, editors are supposed to protect the personal information of the authors, reviewers, and readers.

Ethical Rules and Protection of Human and Animal Rights

Editors are supposed to protect human and animal rights in the studies being reviewed and must reject the experimental studies which do not have ethical and related committee’s approval about the population given in such studies.


  • ethics committee approval must be obtained for studies conducted in all disciplines including social sciences and for studies on clinical and experimental human and animals requiring ethical committee decision, this approval must be specified and documented in the article.
  • Information on ethics committee approval should be provided to editors, reviewers, and authors.
  • a statement of compliance with research and publication ethics should be included in the submitted manuscript.
  • in articles requiring ethics committee approval, information about the approval (name of the ethics board, date, and number) should be included in the methods section.
  • copyright regulations must be respected for intellectual and artistic works given publicity in articles.

Plagiarism Detection

For each manuscript uploaded to the journal, a similarity report ( must be uploaded separately. Manuscripts with a similarity rate of over 20% will not be accepted for the review process.

Ethical Duties and Responsibilities of Reviewers

  • review in an unbiased and confidential manner.
  • review the manuscript objectively and only in terms of its content and ensure that nationality, gender, religious and political beliefs, and economic apprehension do not influence the review.
  • review the manuscript they have agreed to review on time and following the ethical rules stated above.

Ethical Duties and Responsibilities of Authors

  • authors must make the in-text and end-text references wholly and accurately.
  • people who have not contributed to the study at the intellectual level should not be indicated as an author.
  • at the end of the manuscript, authors should present the contribution rates of authors, supports and acknowledgments, and conflict of interest among authors if necessary.
  • authors can not submit their manuscript more than one journal at a time. The manuscripts sent to the journal should be those that were not published in another journal before.
  • if the manuscripts submitted by the authors to the journals are a part of/ or derived from a postgraduate thesis, or presented as a proceeding at a symposium/congress, this should be stated on the first page of the article.