It is the responsibility of the authors to guarantee that submissions to Estudios Económicos are original, unpublished, and not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
As part of its policy for the prevention of academic plagiarism, Estudios Económicos reserves the right to employ plagiarism detection software on any manuscript submitted for publication to the journal.
For more information on plagiarism and best practices, authors should read the following guide here by Wager & Kleinert (2011), Responsible research publication: international standards for authors. A position statement developed at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity, Singapore, July 22-24, 2010. Chapter 50 in: Mayer T & Steneck N (eds) Promoting Research Integrity in a Global Environment. Imperial College Press / World Scientific Publishing, Singapore (pp 309-16). (ISBN 978-981-4340-97-7)
Any indication of plagiarism will result in the automatic rejection of the manuscript for publication. The Editorial Board of the journal reviews all cases of plagiarism and is responsible for the imposition and severity of sanctions for offending authors.