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Basic rules for formatting materials intended for publication in the Economics of Construction journal

Editorial address: 117418, Moscow, Profsouznaya Str., 33, Blg. 4, Office 204, Editor of the Economics of Construction journal, phone/fax
+7 (495) 681-11-21

E-mail for authors:

The authors shall be responsible for the material not being previously published, not being under consideration for publication elsewhere, and that in the event of acceptance of the material, it will not be published elsewhere, in Russian or any other language.

The authors of articles and materials submitted for publication shall be responsible for the accuracy of the facts, quotes, economic indicators and statistics, names, references to literature and other information.

The Editor reserves the right to edit the style of the material provided. The authors should keep a copy of their manuscript, as the Editor shall not accept responsibility for damage or loss of the documents. The Editor shall not return manuscripts.

The authors shall be informed in writing about the acceptance of a manuscript for publication in the journal.

Post-graduate students shall not be charged for the publication of manuscripts. The following guidelines should be followed when preparing an article: Articles shall be submitted printed on one side of white A4 paper, double-spaced, and in electronic format on any type of media, except floppy disks, or by e-mail, with text edited and typed using double-spaced font size 14 Times New Roman and Symbol in any version of MS Word.

Postal items should be sent by regular mail (parcel). Registered items and items 'with declared value' shall not be accepted.

The volume of articles cannot exceed 30 pages including figures and tables. Articles should use the International System of Units (SI). Text highlighting using capital letters shall not be allowed. Hyphenation should be turned off in the document.

The title page should contain: UDC, title, full name of the author(s), affiliation, abstract (not more than 70 words) with an English translation, keywords (maximum 15).

Graphic materials (figures, photographs, etc.) should be clear and of good quality, and drawings and diagrams (maximum size 165x255) should observe the GOST requirements. These materials may be presented as embedded objects (pictures) in graphic formats jpg, tif with a resolution of 300 pixels/inch. Drawings should be captioned, numbered and located inside the text after the first mention.

Tables should be located in the text after the first mention. All the tables should be numbered and have a brief title. Explanations to the table should be concise and have indicators in a font smaller than the general text of the article.

Reference. References to publications should be given in the text in square brackets (e.g., [8] or [4-7]). The numbering should be consecutive beginning with 1. The complete list of references should be located at the end of the document under the heading 'References' and comply with the following rules:

• for books: surname and initials of the authors, book title, place of publication, publisher, year (for conference proceedings – city, country, year).

  • for articles in journals, collections, newspapers: surname and initials of authors, title, journal name, year, volume, issue, pages.
  • for dissertations and synopses: surname and initials of authors, title of the dissertation, degree, place of defense (city) and year.
  • for patent documents: document type (author's certificate or patent), number, issuing country of the document, international classification, patent (A.C.) name, authors, name of the publication that published the document, number and year of publication.

Information about the authors:

All co-authors should be indicated at the end of the article after the 'Reference' section specifying the full name, position, affiliation and address, contact information (business phone, fax, e-mail).

The author, to whom correspondence is to be addressed, should be mentioned in a footnote on the first page specifying the full postal address, fax, phone, and e-mail details.

The appendix to the article should be submitted electronically in a separate file. The appendix should include the following information in Russian and English: article title, full names of the authors, affiliation, abstract, keywords, as well as information on all the authors of the article with their affiliation, positions and contact details.

The article should be attached to a cover letter – reference from the organization.


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