Ethical Principles and Publication Policy

Q is a scientific, academic, peer-reviewed, quarterly and open-access online journal. The journal publishes two issues a year. The issuing months are June, and December. The publication languages of the Journal are English, German, French. Q aims to provide a research source for all practitioners, policy makers, professionals and researchers working in the area of economics, finance, accounting and auditing. The editor in chief of Q invites all manuscripts that cover theoretical and/or applied researches on topics related to the interest areas of the Journal. Q publishes academic research studies only.

Ethics Policy -Q applies the standards of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Q is committed to the academic community ensuring ethics and quality of manuscripts in publications. Plagiarism is strictly forbidden and the manuscripts found to be plagiarised will not be accepted or if published will be removed from the publication. Authors must certify that their manuscripts are their original work. Plagiarism, duplicate, data fabrication and redundant publications are forbidden. The manuscripts are subject to plagiarism check by iThenticate or authors may be asked to provide an orginal plagiarism report for their manuscripts submitted for a review.