Plagiarism is not acceptable in Sociedad y Economía submissions. Plagiarized content will not be considered for publication. If plagiarism is identified, we will follow COPE guidelines.

Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to:

  • Directly copying text from other sources without attribution
  • - Copying ideas, images, or data from other sources without attribution.
  • - Reusing text from your own previous publications without attribution or agreement of the Editor (see the COPE guidelines on text recycling and the text recycling guidance released by the Text Recycling Research Project) Exception: Reusing text from the Methods section in the author's previous publications, with attribution to the source, is acceptable.
  • Using an idea from another source with slightly modified language without attribution

Sociedad y Economía uses Turnitin to screen submitted content for originality. We will follow up to see if the software raises any concerns.

If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript may be rejected. If plagiarism is detected after publication, we may issue a correction or retract the paper, as appropriate. We reserve the right to inform authors' institutions about plagiarism detected either before or after publication.

We expect that editors and reviewers will be vigilant in their evaluation of Sociedad y Economía submissions and will notify the journal about any plagiarism identified.