About the Journal


RPD. Revista Produção e Desenvolvimento is a scientific journal edited and published by the Master´s Degree in Regional Development and Productive Systems sponsored by Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica Celso Suckow da Fonseca, Rio de janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

Its objective is to promote scientific research in the form of high-quality theoretical and empirical papers that generate new knowledge in the field of Public Administration and Business Management, but also encourage the publication of articles that use transversality and interdisciplinarity with other areas of knowledge. The published material serves researchers, teachers, students and managers.

Mission: To promote the transversality and interdisciplinarity of scientific research in the area of knowledge of urban planning with a focus on the development of cities, promoting improvements in the territory, markets and management systems, always observing their connections with other areas of knowledge.

RPD was launched in 2015. Its papers are published in different issues identified by volume and number. The volume of each issue corresponds to the sequential calendar year numbered as from the year of its establishment. Since 2019 in the format of continuous publication. Dossiers may be presented once a year.

The abbreviated title of the Journal is Rev. Prod. Desenv., which can be used in bibliographies, footnotes, bibliographical references, and strips. The title in English is Research in Production and Development.

Costs related to journal hosting and maintenance of its repository are the responsibility of Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica Celso Suckow da Fonseca. Submissions, review and publications of articles are free, with no charge.


Instructions for submitting proposals for special issues

Revista Produção e Desenvolvimento (RPD) receives proposals for special issues all year round. Proposals must include the following:

- A mail can be sent to editor: jose.mello@cefet-rj.br

- Must include:

  • Títle of the special issue
  • The name, email address, orcid and biography of invited editors
  • Special Issue Information details 
  • Key topics of the special issue
  • Special issue's relevance
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Publication Frequency: Continuous publication


Submissions and rejections:

2021: 35 submissions and 48% rejected.

2020: 42 submissions and 57% rejected.

2019: 40 submissions and 62% rejected.

2018: 68 submissions and 32% rejected.

2017: 52 submissions and 44% rejected.


Core Practices and Open Access Policy

RPD adopts the policies of compliance and promotion of ethics in scientific communication recommended by the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) and by the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) and by the SciElo Good Practice Guide for Strengthening Ethics in Scientific Publication.

Authors are recommended to include their work in social networks such as Researchgate and institutional repositories once the article has been published or made visible on the journal page, without forgetting to include the digital document identifier and the name of the journal.

RPD publishes its articles under a Creative Commons license. To view a copy of this license, visit CC BY - 4.0 Internacional. By sending collaborations to RPD, it will be understood that the authors know and subscribe to the conditions established under that license. RPD reserves the right to make changes to adapt the written content and/or the graphic to editing requirements.