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Author Guidelines

The journal " THE ACTUAL PROBLEMS OF REGIONAL ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT "is published in Ukrainian, English and Polish once a year in 2 volumes.

ISSN 2518-7589 (Online), ISSN 2313-8246 (Print)

Authors should submit an electronic version of the article to the Editorial Boardʼs e-mail for prior review for compliance with the journal subject and requirements. On the condition of the positive conclusion the author should send additionally (scanned variant) such documents:

1) 2 reviews of leading scientists in the field of economics;

2) a copy of the payment receipt;

3) Assignment of copyright.

The  article should  not exceed 25 pages, including figures, which form to these requests.

The rules for submission of electronic  form of article are as follows:

1.Acceptable text formats: MS Word (rtf, doc).

2. Acceptable graphic formats for figures: TIFF, GIF, JEPG.


The term between publication and submission of article is 4 month.


Article structure

The article must be designed according to the Decision of HAC №7-05/1 of 15 January 2003 "On increasing requirements for professional publications, listed by HAC of Ukraine". The article is to contain logically interrelated sections. All sections must start with heading in bold.

Introduction (problem statement in general and its connection with recent research and publications, as well as important scientific and practical tasks with obligatory reference in the text to the literature. The author should identify the exact part he investigates from the general problem and show its relevance).

Problem statement (formulation of purpose, research methods).

Results (main research material with justification of derived scientific results).

Conclusions (scientific novelty, theoretical and practical importance of research, recommendations for further research in this area).

Bibliographic list (at least 8 sources). Each position in the bibliographic list should have a reference in the text. For a bibliographic list in English style MLA should be used (Read more...)

Abstract should be identical in original language and English variant. Abstract should be no less than 500 characters and cover the following structural issues: theme of the article, purpose, methods of research, results, scientific novelty, and practical significance. Before the annotation in the appropriate language the names and initials of all authors, title, and address of the organization (for each author) should be indicated.

Key words must be written in original language and English. Their number should not exceed ten units.

Technical requirements

The article should be made in text editor Microsoft Word (file must have the extension * .doc or * .rtf). The file name in Latin letters should match the last name of the first author (example: Petrenko.doc, Petrenko.rtf). Margins on all sides - 25 mm. Type - Times New Roman Cyr, Size - 14. Interval -1.5.

The article must be structured by such elements:

  • Ø authors’ surnames in bold italic in the right corner of the sheet;
  • Ø TITLE in bold capital letters;
  • Ø institution, where the work was completed (name of institution, departmental affiliation, post code, post address, phone number, fax, email). If the team of authors includes employees of various institutions, the location of each author should be specified;
  • Ø article must have JEL Classification Codes.
  • Ø article text (according to its structure) - type Times New Roman, 14 pt.
  • reviewers: surnames, initials, scientific degree, academic title, position, institution. The author must submit two reviews of the leading scholars in the field of investigation, including at least 1 review of doctor of economic sciences.
  • information about the author (s): surname, initials, scientific degree, academic title, position, institution, postal address, address for correspondence, work and home phone numbers, including zip code, fax, e-mail.

Illustrations (schemes, graphs, diagrams) should be submitted additionally in file format * .tiff. Digital material must be given in the table that has a serial number, right-aligned (eg. Table 1) and name (printed below the table in the middle with bold letters, for example, Features of policy of sustainable development in foreign countries). After the tables and figures the source ([ ], the author`s ellaboration;, compiled by the author based on [], etc.) must be indicated. Illustrations should also be numbered and they should have names that appear outside the graphic object (eg, Fig. 1. Classification of priorities for innovation activity of small business and sources of its funding). Illustrative material must be contrasting black and white. Formula (with standard numbering) must be performed in the editor Microsoft Equation. Captions of figures and formulas should be available for editing. All graphics should not be scanned.

An electronic version of an article must be submitted for preliminary examination for compliance with the requirements of the journal. On the condition of the positive conclusion the author has to send additionally (scanned documents to e-mail address):

1) 2 certified reviews of leading scientists in the field of economics;

2) a copy of the payment receipt;

3) the author's agreement.

References in the text should be given in square brackets, eg, [4, p. 31; 2, p. 21-39], in which the first digit indicates the serial number of the source in the bibliography, and the second - the appropriate page in the source. One source is separated from the rest by a semicolon [1; 2; 5; 8; 11; 19].

Editorial board is not responsible for the information included in the article.

The author is responsible for the originality of the text of the article (author is responsible for plagiarism), accuracy of facts, quotations, statistics, proper names, place names and other information, as well as the fact that the materials do not contain information that must not be open publishing.

Address of Editorial Board: 76000, Ivano-Frankivsk, 57 Shevchenko Str., Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Department of Finance, tel. +38 (0342) 752391, e-mail: Executive Secretary of the journal Zoryana Krykhovetska, +380664717708

Sample article

Petrenko S.V. ¹, Ivanov S.M. ²


¹Ivan Franko National University of Lviv,

Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine,

Department of Accounting and Audit,

Universytetska Str., 1, Lviv,

79000, Ukraine,


е-mail: ……………….

² Dnipropetrovsk state agrarian –economic University,

Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine,

Department of Accounting and Audit,

Voroshylova Str., 25, Dnipropetrovsk,

49600, Ukraine,


е-mail: ……………….

Abstract. The article is directed ……………………….

Key words: sustainable development………………………….


Introduction. Regional policy of sustainable development………….

Problem statement. Foreign experience of solving the problem of……………

Results. Considering themselves the leader in development……………….

Table 1

Proposed checking payments program …………

Content of procedure

Information sources




The presence of supporting documents on the right receiving products

Contracts, letters, applications

Inspection, checking documents




Fig. 1. Structure of economic activity…………………….

Conclusion. In comparison to the developed countries…………………….


1. Drobnohod, Mykola, Volvach, Fedir, and Sergiy Ivanenko. Conceptual bases of formation of ecological thinking and abilities to build a harmonious relationship with nature, MAUP, 2000.

2. May, Christopher. The Information  Society. A Sceptical View, К.І.С., 2004.


Михасюк Р.І. – доктор економічних наук, професор, завідувач кафедри економіки підприємства Львівського національного університету імені Івана Франка, академік АН Вищої школи України;

Жмурко А.Є. – кандидат економічних наук, доцент Львівської державної фінансової академії.


Information about the author (s):


Англійською мовою

Українською мовою

Прізвище Ім’я По-батькові (повністю)

посада кафедра назва вищого навчального закладу, вчене звання, вчена ступінь

(Робоча адреса) індекс, область, місто, вулиця, будинок

(Домашня адреса чи адреса для листування) індекс, область, місто, вулиця, будинок, квартира

Телефон ( краще мобільний); (E-mail)



Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 14-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).



Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 0.00 (UAH)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

Publication fee for authors from Ukraine is 40 gryvnyas per page. Publication fee for doctors of sciences is 25 gryvnyas per page. Payment for the publication of articles should be sent to the account 26006000007952 PJSC Ukrsotsbank, Lviv MFO 300023 Recipient: Precarpathian Scientific and Analytical Center enterprise code 25925058. Purpose of payment: for printing a scientific journal. Publication fee for authors from other countries is equivalent 5 $ at the current exchange rate of the NBU hryvnia to the dollar per page. Publication fee for doctors of sciences is 3 $ per page. Payment should be performed through systems Western Union, MoneyGram.

ISSN: 2518-7589