R-Economy (ISSN 2412-0731) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal publishing original research papers and reviews in the field of regional economics and urban studies. The Journal is a forum for theoretical and practical discussions around diverse topics of regional economics, including transformations in regional socio-economic landscapes comprising the formation, development and interactivity of human settlement patterns. Particular attention is paid to the processes of integration and fragmentation of regional socio-economic systems in post-socialist, emerging and BRICS economies, as well as to the growing role of cities as foci of contemporary socio-economic and political activity.

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The Journal has been published since 2015

Publisher: Ural Federal University
Founder: Ural Federal University and the Institute of Economics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Frequency: 4 issues per year
Languages of publication: English

All publications are free of charge

R-Economy is an active member of the following professional communities: RSA (Regional Studies Association), EACES (European Association for Comparative Economic Studies), ARETT (Association of Russian Economic Think Tanks) and AC Expert.

The Journal is listed in the following databases:

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– List of peer reviewed scientific journals by the Higher Attestation Commission (VAK) in which major research results from the dissertations of Candidates of Sciences (Ph.D) and Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degrees are to be published
– Russian Science Citation Index (RINTS)
– Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
– RePEc

R-Economy journal invites you to contribute to a new Special Issue of – Cities of Africa: Local, Regional, and Global Dimension

This special issue is dedicated to exploring the reasons behind the relatively slow pace of urbanization in Africa and determining the role that African cities play in the economic development of spatial systems at the levels of individual countries, their groups, and the world as a whole.

Final Paper Submissions Deadline: 15 May, 2024

You can find Journal Instruction for Authors and upload your proposals by using the following link.

More detailed information about the planned Issue can be found in the information letter.

Guest Editor of Special Issue 

Ruslan Dmitriev - Doctor of Science (Geography), Deputy Director for Research of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences  (https://inafran.ru/en/node/1309)

We look forward to your articles!

Vol 9, No 4 (2023)

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Table of Contents

Aida S. Omir, Aksana Zh. Panzabekova, Azimkhan A. Satybaldin
Irina Turgel, Valentina Derbeneva, Irina Baskakova
Svetlana N. Kotlyarova, Elena A. Shamova
Marina Yu. Malkina, Rodion V. Balakin
Zarnigor Dzhuraeva, James Okrah, Gulbahor N. Naziri
Taşkın Dirsehan, Nursultan Shurenov, Nataliya Tovma, Zhanna Kozhamkulova, Zauresh Akhmetova