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Publication Ethics and Public Malpractice Statement 

Economic Issues strives to be compliant with the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) code of conduct as set out in their guidelines (link). In particular Economic Issues ensures that the following are abided by with regard to the submission process and publication of articles submitted.

  1. Consideration of papers is based entirely on merit with regard to the advancement of economic debate in area of interest to the readership of Economic Issues. Authors are not restricted in the methodological approaches or methods used. No preference will be given to authors based at particular institutions or locations. Further details on Economic Issues editorial policy can be found here.
  2. Economic Issues expects those submitting work to abide by a set of ethics rules. These relate to the integrity of results, plagiarism, authorship issues, and data collection procedures. Details can be found in the Economic Issues ethics policypdf1. The policy also includes details of the procedure adopted by Economic Issues where authors are deemed to have breached these rules.
  3. Economic Issues operates a double-blind review process for determining, which papers can be accepted for publication. The full details of the submissions procedure can be found herepdf1.
  4. We expect our referees to judge papers in a professional and unbiased manner. This also includes respecting the blind review process. The guidelines we provide to referees can be found herepdf1.
  5. As the decisions to accept or reject papers is guided by the recommendations of expert reviewers the editorial board will not consider appeals based on querying the judgement of quality. Appeals can only be made on the grounds of conflicts of interest, breaches of confidentiality or failings in the submission process. For full details and the procedure for making an appeal please see our Appeals Procedure here pdf1.
  6. Economic Issues is an independent academic journal run and organised by its editorial board. It is published by the Economic Issues Educational Charity, which is overseen by the separate and independent body the Economics Issues Trustees Board. The full structure and responsibilities of editorial board members can be found herepdf1

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