As a leading journal in the release of the latest scientific achievements in the field of economic development in Iran, quarterly journal of economic growth and development research is committed to meeting high standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. In our ethical standards and procedures, we set out general expectations for authors, editors, reviewers, publishers and society partners.
We are a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), an organization that provides advice and resources on all aspects of publication ethics and research and publication misconduct.
In addition to upholding our overarching ethical standards, individual journals we publish may also adopt specific ethical policies relevant to their research communities. Authors are expected to check the Instructions for Contributors of the relevant journal prior to submission and adhere to any policies regarding ethical standards that are mentioned.
Defining a conflict of interest
Authors submitting to Quarterly Journal of Economic Growth and Development Research are Required to declare any potential conflicts of interest. Conflicts of interest are those that could be considered or viewed as exerting an undue influence on the presentation, review and publication of their work. These may be financial, non-financial, professional or personal in nature.
Payame Noor University Research Journals' Publication Ethics
This publication ethics is a commitment which draws up some moral limitations and responsibilities of research journals. The text is adapted according to the “Standard Ethics”, approved by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, and the publication principles of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Authors, Reviewers, editorial boards and editor-in-chiefs ought to know and commit all principles of research ethics and related responsibilities. Article submission, review of reviewers and editor-in-chief's acceptance or rejection, are considered as journals law compliance otherwise the journals have all the rights.
2. Authors and Authors responsibilities
Note 1: Publishing an article is not known as acceptance of its contents by journal.
Note 2: Do not write the statement of “Gift Authorship” and do not omit the statement of “Ghost Authorship”.
3. Research and Publication Misconduct
Author(s) should avoid the research and publication misconduct. If some cases of research and publication misconduct occur within each steps of submission, review, edition or publication, journals have the right to legal action. The cases are listed as below:
4. Reviewers' Responsibility
Reviewers must consider the followings:
5. Editorial Board Responsibilities
6. Peer-review process
Peer Review Process starts with the submission of an article to the Editor. After recording when the article was received, author’s name and title of the submission, the Editor assigns the article to a member of the Editorial Review Panel. An email is sent to both the author and the reviewer informing both of the assignment and how the two can contact each other.
Primary Review Process
Secondary Review Process
Formatting and Publication
7. Copyright and Access
PNU supports Open Access
Payame Noor University (pnu) is mission-driven to facilitate the widest possible dissemination of high-quality research. We embrace both green and gold open access (OA) publishing to support this mission.