In 2018, the scientific-theoretical journal „Economy and Sociology” marks the 65thanniversary of its foundation, years of hard work, professionalism and dedication.
The journal „Economy and Sociology” was founded in 1953 by the Academy of Sciences ofMoldovan SSR, Sociology Department of the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law.A special contribution to the founding and development of the journal brought the correspondentmember of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, the founder of the sociological school in theRepublic of Moldova, PhD in economics, Professor Andrei Timuș.
Over the years, chief editors have been: Matienco B.T. (1958-1985), Grosul Ia.S.,Ursul A.D. (1989), Singur G.N. (1990-1991), Certan S.E. (1992), Ciobanu V. V. (1993-2006).
In 2006, the journal was taken over by the National Institute for Economic Research (NIER)of the ASM, the editor-in-chief being Professor Gheorghe Iliadi, and since 2016 this position hasbeen taken by me.
During 65 years the journal „Economy and Sociology” became a platform with authority forscholars in economics and sociology. Throughout these years, all aspects of economic and socialdevelopment have been reflected in the pages of the journal: trends in the development of thenational and global economy, living standards, social structure and quality of life of the population,etc. Over the last few years, more and more articles have been discussing the current issues ofentrepreneurial development, economic competitiveness, innovation, financial stability,demographic dynamics, etc.
The authors of the journal are representatives of different research institutes and universitiesin the country and abroad, contributing to the presentation and development of methodologicalaspects in economic and sociological research, elaboration and consolidation of the theoreticalbases on sustainable socio-economic development.
Since 2015, the journal has been edited only in English, which has contributed to the increaseof the representatives of foreign authors as well as its international visibility.
Thus, the journal has strengthened its position as a high-level scientific platform that debatesthe most current issues in the economic and social fields, an academic publication presenting theresults of the original scientific research that adds value to the development of economic andsociological science.
The journal „Economy and Sociology” is positioned as an edition focused to the needs ofspecialists in the field, including practitioners, and indisputable offers the opportunity to receivecurrent and qualitative information on new phenomena and trends in the national and worldeconomy.
The anniversary gives me the opportunity to address the current journal management teamwishes for prosperity, beautiful achievements and great successes. A special respect and thanks tothe authors of the journal for the original publications, which presents the results of their ownresearches with a scientific novelty, theoretical and practical significance.
The journal develops and improves continuously. We are proud of our publication and dobest efforts to improve its scientific level, its international visibility, thus to be a true business cardnot only of the National Institute for Economic Research but also of the entire scientific communityin the Republic of Moldova.