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PUBLICATION ETHICS


PUBLICATION ETHICS


The journal ensures that publication ethics standards are complied with, preventing any unethical practices when making acceptance/rejection decisions, reviewing, or publishing papers. All authors, reviewers, and editorial board members also must comply with publication ethics standards such as guidelines provided by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
The opinions expressed in The Visnyk of the National Bank of Ukraine are those of the authors and contributors, and do not necessarily reflect those of the editorial board or the National Bank of Ukraine.

Ethical Guidelines for Authors

Authors should acknowledge that a submitted manuscript is original, it has not been published before, and has been submitted solely to this journal.

Authors are required to confirm that their submissions contain final and verified data. At the request of editors, authors should be able to provide the data they used in their calculations, models, and forecasts in order to verify results and findings of the investigation or to prove the data’s validity.

Manuscripts should include a reasonable number of facts and bibliographical references to provide grounds for findings.

Any form of plagiarism is unethical and unacceptable. In the case of plagiarism, a submission will be rejected.

Anyone who has made a significant contribution to the article’s data collection, analysis, research and preparation should be listed as an author.

The authors must report any financial or other conflicts of interests that may be interpreted as having a potential influence on the results of the research. Authors should provide information on the sources of research funding.

Author(s) must inform the publishing editors of the journal of any errors, and make all efforts to correct any errors discovered at any stage of the preparation of the article for publication.

Ethical Guidelines for Editors

A final decision on whether to accept or reject a paper for publication in the Visnyk of the National Bank of Ukraine is made by the Editors, based on the importance, originality, intellectual content, clarity, and relevance of the paper, regardless of their personal views, scientific views, or any author’s gender, race, ethnicity, or nationality. The decision to publish an article is taken only on the basis of the conclusions of the reviewers.

Editors should ensure there are no breaches of the law, cases of plagiarism, or copyright violations.

Editorial Board members should respect and protect the confidentiality of reviewers and the author(s).

Editors should take all steps to avoid conflicts of interest between a reviewer and an author.

Editors do not disclose information about the submitted manuscript, its subject, etc. to anyone except reviewers and members of the Editorial Board.

Editors may not use unpublished materials for their own research without the author’s permittion.

Ethical Guidelines for Reviewers

All manuscripts that are received for review must be treated as confidential. Reviews should be conducted objectively.

Reviewers should avoid using information obtained in the peer review process for their personal benefit.

Reviewers should decline to review a submission if they feel unable to provide a good review for various reasons (e.g., they have no subject expertise or have no access to required data, etc.).

Reviewers should express their views clearly, objectively, and constructively in their reports. Personal criticism of authors and baseless judgments are inappropriate.

Reviewers have to inform the Editors about any plagiarism. Reviewers should indicate published research that the author (s) did not mention in the manuscript.

Reviewers should declare all potential conflicts of interest.

Reviewers cannot be:

- the heads of organizations, educational institutions, staff from the departments, laboratories, or other subdivisions in which the authors work;

- subordinates or relatives of the authors;

- co-authors of previously published articles and current submissions;

- scientific supervisors of the authors.

Reviewers should respect the confidentiality of material supplied to them and may not discuss unpublished manuscripts with colleagues, or use the information in their own work. Reviewers may not use unpublished materials in their own research without the author’s permittion.

Plagiarism Policy

The Visnyk of the National Bank of Ukraine accepts original research works that have not been published before and are not under consideration for publication by other journals. All submitted manuscripts are checked with "Unicheck" software for plagiarism before reviewing. Papers in which there is plagiarism or a breach of ethical standards will be rejected

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