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ISSN: 1508-2008

e-ISSN: 2082-6737


COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC RESEARCH. CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE is a scientific journal, published by the Institute of Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the Lodz University.

The journal is co-financed by The Faculty of Economics and Sociology of The University of Lodz.


The editors implement procedures protecting the originality of scientific publications and acts according to the review principles outlined by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.


History, aims and the scope of the journal

„Comparative Economic Research. Central& Eastern Europe” (first published in the year 1998) is the journal of the Institute of Economics located at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology University of Lodz, one of the leading Universities in Poland.


The  journal seeks to publish original comparative research, as well as results of empirical, comparative economic and social studies related to Central and Eastern European Countries. Within the context of economic & social studies, appropriate topics of particular relevance include , but are not limited to:


1)      Macroeconomic issues, with special reference to:

a)      Economic Growth and Sustainable Development,

b)       Globalization of Economy,

c)       Labor Market,

d)     Financial Market,

e)      Exchange Rates,

f)        Technology Transfer,

g)      Development Economics,

h)      European Economic Integration Issues with special reference to: European Single Market and EU Economic and Social Policies, Regulatory Issues, Globalization.


2)      Microeconomic Issues related to: Small & Medium Sized Enterprises and the Process of their Internationalization and ability to create Innovation.


The Ministry of Science and Higher Education grants 40 points for each published paper.


The journal is indexed in the following databases:

  • Arianta
  • Baidu Scholar
  • BazEkon
  • Cabell's Directory
  • CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities)
  • Celdes
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)

  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • EconBiz

  • EconLit
  • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Google Scholar
  • Index Copernicus
  • J-Gate

  • Journal Guide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)

  • Microsoft Academic

  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • POL-index
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)

  • Publons
  • ReadCube
  • Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  • ResearchGate
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)

  • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
  • TDOne (TDNet)
  • Thomson Reuters - Emerging Sources Citation Index

  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb

  • WanFang Data

  • WorldCat (OCLC)

It also applied for indexation in the following databases:

Central and Eastern European Online Library

PsycINFO/American Psychological Association

Abstracts in Economic History

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

Wilson - Education Abstracts

Wilson - Humanities Abstracts

Wilson - Social Sciences Abstracts