Founder and publisher – Vologda Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (VolRC RAS).
The journal Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast was founded in 2008. Publication frequency since 2011 – once every two months (six times a year).
The printed version of the journal is registered with the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Registration Certificate number FS 77-71361 dated October 26, 2017) and with the ISSN International Center (number 1998-0698). The ISSN for the Russian online version of the journal is 2312-9816.
The English version of the journal has been published since 2009. It is registered with the ISSN International Center (number 2307-0331). The ISSN for the English online version of the journal is 2312-9824.
According to the Decision of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the journal Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast is on the List of peer-reviewed scientific journals and editions that are authorized to publish the principal research findings of doctoral (candidate’s) dissertations in scientific specialties: 08.00.00 – economic sciences; 22.00.00 – sociological sciences.
In May 2016, the journal Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast received a Certificate of Quality that confirms its compliance with international standards and criteria of Elsevier’s abstract and citation database Scopus
The journal publishes articles devoted to the analysis and forecast of changes in the economy and social sphere in different countries, regions, and local areas. The main purpose of the journal is to provide the scientific community and practitioners with an opportunity to review the research findings in the sphere of scientific support of the economy of territories, and to participate in the discussion of these issues.