Publication Etic

Statement of Publication Ethics and Malpractice

Fintech: is a national journal in collaboration with Bestari which is published twice a year both in print and online by STEI Walisongo Sampang, Indonesia. This statement describes the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the publishing process including the author, the Editorial Board, Bestari Partners, and Publisher. This statement is based on COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Issuance of Ethics Guidelines

Publishing articles on Iqtishoduna is an important process in the development of coherent and dignified knowledge. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support it. The reviewed articles contain and support scientific methodology. Therefore, it is important to agree on standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the publishing process including authors, journal editors, bestari partners, publishers, and the general public.

STEI Walisongo Sampang is responsible for overseeing all stages of issuance seriously and recognizes ethical and other responsibilities. The institution ensures that any advertising and other commercial income has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. Apart from that, it also helps to communicate with other journal publishers when it is useful and necessary.

Publishing Decision

The editor is responsible for deciding which articles submitted should be published. The validation of these works and their importance to authors and readers should support that decision. Editors are guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and limited by laws covering defamation, copyright, and plagiarism. Editors can discuss it with other editors or the assessment team to decide on a policy.


Editors always assess manuscripts on their intellectual merit without regard to the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, creed, ethnicity, nationality, or political philosophy.


Editors and editors are prohibited from disclosing any information related to manuscripts submitted to anyone other than the authors themselves, senior editors, bestari partners, and publishers.

Notice and Conflict of Interest

All unpublished content written in manuscript is prohibited for use in the editor's own research without confirmation from the author.

Reporting Standards

The author should present an accurate report of his/ her article and objective discussion about his article's significance. The basic data should be presented accurately. An article should cover enough detail and reference to permit others to have the same research. The fraudulent statements or intentionally inaccurate reports constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written their original article, besides, they have to cite correctly if they take others' articles or words.

Double Publishing, Repetition or Coincidence

Generally, an author is not allowed to have the same publication which has similar research focus on more than one journal or main publisher. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal commensurately is considered as unethical behavior and is unacceptable.

Reference Recognition

Fair recognition of others' work is a must. The authors should cite an influential publication to determine the nature of the work being reported.


The authority should be limited to those who have given an important contribution to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the study being reported. All people who have given important contributions should be listed as a co-author. If there are some people who participate in certain important aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The proper author must ensure that all of the co-authors are written in the article and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Notice and Conflict of Interest

All the authors must notify in their manuscript about any financial conflict or other substantive conflicts that may affect the result or interpretation of their manuscript. All financial support for the project must be notified.

The Basic Error in Journal Publication

If the authors find an error in their publication, then it is their responsibility to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct their article.