Publication Ethics Statement
Journal of Socio-Economic Review (JSER) uses the principles of Transparency and Scholarly Publishing to evaluate manuscript. JSER is Double-Blind Reviewed (peer reviewed/Refereed) journal with broad scope. Following statement entails the ethical conduct of all parties of publication i.e. Chief Editor/Editors, Author/s, and Reviewer/s as per the following points.
- All submitted manuscripts have to undergo a strict and pre-defined Double-blind-peer-review process by the reviewers who have expertise in the area and are not a member in Editorial team.
- Scientifically sound, original, bonafide, significant, ethical and consistent with vision, mission, aim and scope of the journal.
- Manuscript may be accepted, rejected or accepted subject to the revisions (if allowed). Inconsistent or low quality manuscript may be rejected outright at the initial stage.
- Manuscript must not have conflict of interests, against public policy, copyright infringements and plagiarism more than 10 percent.
Responsibility of Author/s
- Authors are bound to work with publication ethics and academic integrity. Any unethical approach or behavior is not acceptable.
- Manuscript should contain all necessary information which might help reader to understand the phenomenon deeply and it should also help them in replication of the topic.
- Authors are liable for any case of Plagiarism or research misconduct claimed against them.
- If the authors have used the work and/or words of others, this must be appropriately cited or quoted. Such quotations and citations must be listed in the Reference at the end of the Manuscript.
- Authors should provide names of all those who supported in work in acknowledgement. It should be written in form of a statement at the end of Manuscript.
- Any financial support should also be given due position in acknowledgement.
- Authors must have to positively participate in the Double-blind-peer-review process as a policy of JSER.
- Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with an Manuscript submitted for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such, if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.
- Author/s cannot get one work published in more than one journal. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
- Corresponding author is the person who is responsible for communication with the journal and other researchers. He should ensure that names of all the authors are properly written and Manuscript has been approved by co-author/s.
- Authorship should be limited to only those who have made a significant contribution in the process of research i.e. from idea generation to execution and results extraction.
- Author/s should disclose any conflict of interest or opinion between authors.
- If author found a mistake or any other thing that might affect the quality of publication, it is his/her responsibility to notify the editor/s.
Responsibility of Editor/s
- Editors must evaluate the manuscripts purely on the basis of Merit and without any discrimination and favour.
- Editors must keep each and every information confidential regarding submitted manuscripts.
- Editors have the authority to select/reject any manuscript if it is against publication ethics, weak in quality and does not follow the vision, mission, aim and scope of the journal or a case of research misconduct.
- Editors have the responsibility to reject any manuscript if it is plagiarized more than the limit.
- Editors are morally bound not to use any material from unpublished manuscripts.
- Editors will report to the Chief Editor of the journal. Chief Editor is responsible to follow the policies laid down in this reference.
Responsibility of Reviewer/s
- Reviewers must evaluate the manuscripts purely on the basis of Merit and without any discrimination and favour.
- Reviewers must assist to the Editors in review process and assist the authors for further improvement.
- Reviewers must keep each and every information confidential regarding submitted manuscripts.
- Reviewers must notify the editors if the manuscript does not related to his expertise.
- Reviewers may contact any time to Chief Editor in case of any discrepancy, mal-practice or research misconduct found in Manuscript.
- If reviewer feels that he has conflict of interest with any written script, he/she should decline to review it.
- Reviewers are morally bound not to use any material from unpublished manuscripts.
*This statement is in accordance with the rules laid down by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
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