Author Guidelines

The journal is open-access and undergoes double-blind peer review. It is published in English quarterly in Almaty with the support of the Kenzhegali Sagadiyev University of International Business (Kazakhstan).

Aims and Scope

The journal aims to provide high-quality coverage of various aspects of economics, entrepreneurship, business, and tourism economics, such as the integration of advanced theoretical and applied developments on topical issues of planning, organization, motivation, and control in various fields of economics. The journal publishes review articles devoted to existing and new methods, techniques, and approaches in economics, business, and tourism. The journal publishes the works of modern and innovative researchers, including significant theoretical and empirical papers.

Reports on various topics related to various disciplines in economics are welcome. The journal aims to break down barriers between disciplines and influence economic development. Materials will be reviewed based on content, policy relevance, and readability.

Recommendations to the author before submitting the article

Submission of an article to the Eurasian Journal of Economic and Business Studies implies the following:

  • the article has not been previously published in another journal,
  • the article is not under consideration in another journal,
  • All co-authors agree to publish the current version of the article

Before submitting an article for review, authors are recommended to verify the completeness and correctness of the submitted materials.

You can download a sample title page of the article here (Appendix 1)

Title Page

The title page should contain the following:

(1) a short descriptive title containing the main keywords. The title should not contain abbreviations. The English-language title should be stated in a qualitative scientific style in terms of the English language.

(2) Author's full names
When specifying the article's authors, the following format is used: first name, patronymic initial, last name" (Kuralay O. Nurgaliyeva, Assel Bekbossinova). The foreign passport must indicate surnames or as it was indicated in previously published articles. The BSI standard must be used to transliterate the surname and name if the author does not have a foreign passport and/or publications.

(3) the author's institutional affiliations at which the work was carried out
Affiliation of the author(s): The affiliation includes the following data: the full official name of the organization and full postal address (including zip code, city and country). Authors must indicate all places of work related to the study. If authors from different institutions took part in the preparation of the article, it is necessary to indicate the belonging of each author to a particular institution using superscripts. The official English name of the institution is required for the information block.

(4) the full postal and email address, plus telephone number, of the author to whom correspondence about the manuscript should be sent
The academic degree, title, position, affiliation, ORCID ID, Researcher ID, and other data are listed in this section. Also, the corresponding author's email and full postal address must be indicated here.

(5) acknowledgements
The source of financial grants and other funding must be acknowledged, including a frank declaration of the authors' industrial links and affiliations. The contribution of colleagues or institutions should also be acknowledged.

(6) Conflict of interest
A conflict of interest is a condition in which people have a personal interest that can affect the objectivity and impartiality of an editorial decision. Conflicts of interest can be potential or perceived, as well as accurate. Objectivity may be affected by personal, political, financial, scientific or religious factors. The author must notify the editor of an actual or potential conflict of interest by including information about it in the appropriate section of the article. If there is no conflict of interest, the author should disclose it. Example wording: "The author declares no conflict of interest".


Original articles should contain an unstructured abstract of no more than 200-250 words, presenting the study's purpose, main procedures and conclusions. The abstract should not contain abbreviations or references. The abstract of the review article should indicate the research questions and, as a result, it should present the author's summary of the analysis. The text should be concise and original. It is inappropriate to use sentences from the text of the article. At the same time, the article's material cannot be presented in the abstract. It is advisable not to refer to any sources in the abstract; tables and figures should also not be used.


The keywords should supplement the abstract and title of the article.

Rubricator codes

(1) Specify rubricator codes. The IRSTI code can be viewed on the website
(2) Economic Literature Classification Codes (JEL Classification Code). Specify at least three JEL codes. The author may use codes from two or three areas if they are covered in the study. The JEL code can be viewed at


Main Article File

Manuscripts submitted as original articles and review articles should be presented in the following order:

(1) title, abstract and five keywords;
(2) text;
(3) references;
(4) tables (each table complete with title and footnotes);
(5) figure legends/appendices.

Figures and supporting information should be submitted as separate files.

Article text

- The editors strongly recommend using the IMRAD format (Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, Results, Discussion, Conclusion);
- Review article 5000-7000 words, including the content of figures and tables;
- Research article 3000-5000 words, including the content of figures and tables;
- The text of the article should be typed in the text editor MS Word using Times New Roman font, size 12, single-spaced. Paragraph indentation 1 cm. Document margins - 20 mm.

Article structure:
- Introduction: degree of the researched issue, including the problem statement; the recommended length is at least 500 words;
- Literature review of at least 300 words;
- Methodology: description of specific (private) research methods, recommended length: 350-500 words;
- Results and discussion: direct research results of the author and his/her point of view and interpretation;
- Conclusions: main conclusions. In some instances, the conclusion follows the section stating gratitude to specific individuals who helped the author;
- References.


Figures must be of good quality and suitable for printing. Figure captions should be concise but comprehensive – the figure and its legend should be clear without reference to the text. Do not include figure captions and any notes or sources within the figure – list them separately in the text where the figure should be.

(1) Figures accepted for publication must be submitted as high-resolution files in appropriate formats (JPG, TIF, EPS, etc.).
(2) The figure caption includes its number and title. Centered: "FIGURE 1. Description of selected variables". There is no period after the caption.
(3) Figures are numbered with Arabic numerals in the order in which they appear in the text;

Write "Note: Compiled by authors" or "Source: Compiled by the author using the PLC Algorithm" or "Note: Compiled by the authors based on references (Carter, 2020; Minner & Martin, 2021)" under the title of the figure using font Times New Roman, 12 sizes, single spaced (Appendix 2).


Tables should be self-sufficient and supplement, but not duplicate, the information contained in the text. Number the tables sequentially in the text with Arabic numerals. Insert the tables on a separate page with the above legend. Captions should be concise but comprehensive - the table, legend and footnotes should be clear without reference to the text.

(1) Tables must be of good quality and printable. Editable tables are preferred. Tables scanned or in the form of pictures are not allowed;
(2) The title of the table is aligned to the left without a paragraph: "TABLE 1. Description of the selected variables". Do not put a period after the table heading;

- The table should be aligned to the width of the text;
- The bottom row of the table says "Note: Compiled by authors" or "Source: Compiled by the author using the PLC Algorithm" or "Note: Compiled by the authors based on references (Martin, 2007; Salter & Martin, 2001)" using Times New Roman font, size 11, single-spaced (Appendix 3).


Footnotes in the text of the article are not allowed.


The Eurasian Journal of Economic and Business Studies uses APA 7th edition referencing system – examples are given below (for more examples, see APA style guide). After a quotation or paraphrase of the source text, the author's surname is given in parentheses, and then a comma and the year of publication of the work are indicated.

For instance, it looks like the following in the text:

For text citations, give the author's surname followed by the year in parentheses: Krugman (2000). If there are two authors, use 'and' Romer and Casper (2010); if cited within parentheses, use '&': (Romer & Casper, 2010). When reference is made to work by three or more authors, cite the surname of the first author and et al. for the first and subsequent citations: Romer et al. (2010).

Citations in parentheses should be listed in alphabetical order with semicolons as separators and use & for two authors (Bates et al., 2010; Kiles & Winner, 2001). Page numbers must be included after the year for quoted material (Romer & Casper, 2010, p. 62). Authors are responsible for the accuracy of the references.

All citations mentioned in the text, tables or figures must be listed in the reference list.



(1) DOI must be indicated in the list of sources (if it can be found);
(2) References to journal articles must include the author(s), title, publication year (in brackets), journal volume and number, page numbers, Doi;
(3) The reference list must include at least 20 sources;
(4) After the description of the Kazakh-language source, at the end of the reference, an indication of the language of the work is placed: (In Kaz.);
(5) After the description of the Russian-language source, at the end of the reference, an indication of the language of the work is placed: (In Russ.)

Journal article

1 Last name and initials, 2 Last name and initials, (year). Article title. Journal title, Volume (Number), 00-00. DOI: 10.13655/1.6.1234567.
a) Silvestre, H. C., Gomes, R. C., & Miorin G. R. (2018). The Institutional Settings for the Development of Public Services through State-Owned Enterprises in Brazil. International Journal of Public Administration, 41(5), 59 - 71.
b) Capano, G., & Howlett, M. (2021). Causal logics and mechanisms in policy design: How and why adopting a mechanistic perspective can improve policy design. Public Policy and Administration, 36(2), 141-162.



Do not include the publisher's location. Use the same format for both print books and ebooks. If the book includes a DOI or has a stable URL, include the DOI/URL in the reference after the publisher's name.

Chitra, M., & Kumar, N. (2020). Pharmaceutical Market Structure in India & Competition Concerns. Cambridge University Press.

In general, the structure of a reference to an article in Russian or Kazakh languages looks like this:

- Authors (transliteration). [Translation of the article's title into English in square brackets]. The name of the Russian-language source (transliteration). Output data with a designation in English or only digital. Indication of the language of the article (in Russ.)

For example:

  1. a) Glinkina, S. P. (2004). Results of privatization in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe [Results of privatization in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe]. Upravlenie sobstvennost'yu, 2, 45-58. (in Russ.)
    b) Niyazbekova Sh. U. & Brodunov A. N. (2020). Development of Food Industry and Food Security in South Kazakhstan Region [Razvitie pishchevoi promyshlennosti i prodovol'stvennoi bezopasnosti v Yuzhno-Kazakhstanskoi oblasti]. Prodovol'stvennaya politika i bezopasnost', 4(2), 91-102. (in Russ.)
    c) Ugryumova, A. V. (2008). On the question of the content of the concepts of "tax administration" and "tax administration" [K voprosu o soderzhanii ponyatii «nalogovoe administrirovanie» i «administrirovanie naloga»]. Finansy: teoriya i praktika, 4, 150-154. (in Russ.)
    d) Niyazbekova Sh. U. & Brodunov A. N. (2020). [Development of Food Industry and Food Security in South Kazakhstan Region] Razvitie pishchevoi promyshlennosti i prodovol'stvennoi bezopasnosti v Yuzhno-Kazakhstanskoi oblasti. Prodovol'stvennaya politika i bezopasnost', 4(2), 91-102. (in Russ.)

In general, the structure of a reference to a monograph looks like the following:

Authors (transliteration). [Translation of the title of the monograph in square brackets]. Imprint: the place of publication in English if it is an organization, and transliteration if the publisher has its name (indicating in English that this is the publisher). The number of pages.

Reference to monographs in a foreign language: with 1-3 authors:

- 1 Last name and initials., 2 Last name and initials., (the year of publishing). Book title. Reissue number. City: Publishing house.
a) Bogoviz, A. V., Semenova, E. I., & Alekseev, A. N. (2017). New challenges for regional economy at the modern stage. In International conference on Humans as an Object of Study by Modern Science (pp. 574-580). Springer, Cham.
b) Briguglio, L. (1997). Alternative economic vulnerability indices for developing countries. New York: Report prepared for the Expert Group on Vulnerability Index, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs-UN (DESA).
c) Briguglio, L., & Galea, W. (2003). Updating and augmenting the economic vulnerability index. Occasional paper, Islands and Small States Institute of the University of Malta, 4, 1-15.

The journal title and the title of monographs and collections are in italics, and periods are put after the initials.

References to Internet resources:

You should indicate the full link to the material from the site used in the article.

Author (if any). The title of the material on the site. Website title (example: Khabar TV channel, Karavan newspaper) [website]. Year.

For example:

  1. a) Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated June 30, 2017 No. 406. On approval of the Concept of Tourism industry development of the Republic of Kazakhstan until 2023. (2017). Information and legal system of normative legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Adilet".
    b) Results of the development of the agricultural sector for 2021 and plans for the coming period [Itogi razvitiya sfery sel'skogo khozyaistva za 2021 god i plany na predstoyashchii period]. (2021). Official information resource of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan. (in Russ.)
    c) How population census will be conducted in 2021. Electronic Government of the RK. (2021).
    d) Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. On measures to further accelerate the processes of privatization of state assets [Ukaz Prezidenta Respubliki Uzbekistan. O merakh po dal'neishemu uskoreniyu protsessov privatizatsii gosudarstvennykh aktivov]. National Database of Legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan. (2020). (in Russ.)

Author biographies 

The data of each author should be indicated according to the following order:

First Name, Initial Middle Name and Last Name – academic degree, position, affiliation, city, country, Scopus Author ID and ORCID ID.

An example structure looks like the following:

Anna Ivanova – PhD, Head of Department, Kenzhegali Sagadiyev University of International Business, Almaty, Kazakhstan, Scopus Author ID: 00000000000, ORCID ID:

Author guidelines are based on CSE's White Paper on Promotion Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications.