Call for papers: “Folia Oeconomica Stetinensia”(10 points according to the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education List)

Folia Oeconomica Stetinensia publishes research results in all economic fields. The aim of this journal is to become the source of high quality research related to finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics and other fields of economics. The language of the journal is English. FOS publishes research and review articles in electronic and paper version. The primary mission of FOS is to assist European researchers in communicating their achievements to the global scientific community, nevertheless, contributions from other regions of the world are by no means excluded. We assist researchers to polish up the language of submitted articles. All authors receive very fast and comprehensive double blind peer-review. The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

Manuscripts preferred for publication in FOS are those which:
1. Contain original work - which is not published elsewhere in any medium by the authors or anyone else, and is not under consideration for publication in any other medium. This restriction does not apply to review articles.
2. Are focused on the core aims and scope of the journal - FOS is a scientific journal publishing fundamental research results from all fields of economics, finance and econometrics.
3. Are clearly and correctly written - should contain all essential features of a complete scientific paper, should be written in a clear, easy to understand manner, and be readable for a wide audience of economists.
4. Are delivered in electronic format to the Deputy Editor of Folia Oeconomica Stetinensia (dr. hab. prof. US Jacek Batóg, or Assistant Editor (dr Krzysztof Dmytrów, Please comply with maximum volume of manuscript up to 25 000 characters (approx. 12 pages).

All manuscripts are subject to preliminary assessment according to their conformity with the guidelines and scientific character by journal Editors. Every paper receives a specific number which allows for recognizing it during the whole process of peer-review. Manuscripts are sent to two competent reviewers representing an eligible field of science who come from neither the Field Editors nor the Editorial Scientific Board. At least one reviewer comes from the other country than the authors of the manuscript. The Editors guarantees that no paper is evaluated by a reviewer from the same university as its author and that reviewers have no conflicts of interest along with their papers. The process of peer-review is double-blind.

The results of this process are confidential excluding the persons directly involved (reviewer, author, editors engaged in the process of peer-review). All manuscripts which contain an empirical part are revised by a statistical editor according to the eligibility of the methods employed and verification of the results obtained. The list of all reviewers – from last two years – is published annually within the last number of the journal (in alphabetical order). All manuscripts are checked by the Cross Check service – the world premier plagiarism detection tool.

Electronic version (Open Access):
Available on-line at:

Paper version (this version is the reference version of the journal):
The paper version of every issue of FOS is printed. Every Author receives his own copy of the journal by regular mail.

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BazEkon, Cabell's Directory, CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities), Celdes, CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), CNPIEC, De Gruyter - IBR (International Bibliography of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences), De Gruyter - IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences), DOAJ, EBSCO - Business Source, EBSCO - TOC Premier, EBSCO Discovery Service, EconLit, ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences), Google Scholar, J-Gate, JournalTOCs, Naviga (Softweco), Primo Central (ExLibris), ProQuest - ABI/INFORM, ProQuest -International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), ReadCube, Research Papers in Economics (RePEc), Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest), TDOne (TDNet), Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb, WorldCat (OCLC).

University of Szczecin (Editor in Chief: Prof. zw. dr hab. Waldemar Tarczyński),
Electronic publisher: DE GRUYTER OPEN.

Further and more detailed information at:

Editor’s Office:
University of Szczecin
Faculty of Economics and Management
Department of Insurance and Capital Markets
Mickiewicza 64, 71–101 Szczecin, Poland
Tel. +48 91 444 18 25
Fax. +48 91 444 21 30

Editorial Board:
Prof. zw. dr hab. Waldemar Tarczyński, University of Szczecin, Poland
Deputy Editor:
dr hab. prof. US Jacek Batóg, University of Szczecin, Poland
Assistant Editor:
dr Krzysztof Dmytrów, University of Szczecin, Poland
Editorial Scientific Board:
Prof. Jost Bandelin, Universität Rostock, Germany
Prof. Ben S. Branch, University of Massachusetts, United States
Prof. Donald W. Katzner, University of Massachusetts, United States
Prof. Kari Liuhto, Turku School of Economics, Finland
Prof. Francesco Losurdo, Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy
Prof. zw. dr hab. Józef Perenc, University of Szczecin, Poland
Prof. Tuomo Uotila, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Prof. zw. dr hab. Edward Urbańczyk, University of Szczecin, Poland
Prof. Claudio Vignali, Leeds Metropolitan University, Great Britain
Prof. Cleve Willis, University of Massachusetts, United States
dr dab. Dariusz Zarzecki prof. US, University of Szczecin, Poland

Field Editors:

Prof. zw. dr hab. Jerzy Dudziński, University of Szczecin, Poland (International Trade and International Economics)
Prof. zw. dr hab. Józef Hozer, University of Szczecin, Poland (Statistics and Econometrics)
Prof. zw. dr hab. Władysław Janasz, University of Szczecin, Poland (Management)
Prof. zw. dr hab. Teresa Kiziukiewicz, University of Szczecin, Poland (Accounting)
Prof. zw. dr hab. Teresa Lubińska, University of Szczecin, Poland (Finance)
Prof. zw. dr hab. Zdzisław Szyjewski, University of Szczecin, Poland (Computer Science)
dr hab. Tomasz Bernat prof. US (Microeconomics)
dr hab. Zdzisław Gomółka prof. US, University of Szczecin, Poland (Management)
dr hab. Barbara Kryk prof. US (Regional Development and Sustainable Development)
dr hab. Danuta Miłaszewicz prof. US (Macroeconomics)

Statistical Editor:

dr Barbara Batóg, University of Szczecin, Poland