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Comparative Economic Research

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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.105
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.116


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    All areas of economics and economic policy  with special reference to Central and Eastern Europe and New Members of the EU.

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read

    • Basic and premier source of high quality research from Central and Eastern Europe,
    • Excellent articles authored by researchers from Central and Eastern Europe, who appreciate our fair and constructive peer review.

    Why submit

    • Promotion of each published article in the very, far and constructive peer review,
    • The Editors are safeguarding high scientific quality of published articles,
    • Here you can find more information www.comparative.uni.lodz.pl
    • The papers are anonymously peer-reviewed. i.e., the identity of the authors is concealed from the reviewers and the authors do not know the names of the reviewers (the so-called "double blind review").
    • The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

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    The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors


    The volume of publication, taking into account the editorial  requirements, should be between 15 and 20 pages

    Layout of publication:

    1) Name of the author and (in the footnote marked with an asterisk) the degree / academic title, name of university
    2) Title of publication
    3) Abstract in English
    4) Introduction
    5) The main part of the article divided into sections
    6) Conclusion
    7) References
    8) Summary of the article in the Polish language, preceded by the title of the article in that language

    1. MS Word text editor.
    2. Page Setup:

    - Margins:
    top 5 cm,
    bottom 5.7 cm,
    Internal 4.2 cm,
    External 4.2 cm,

    - Select an option: mirror margins.

    3. The main text:
    - font : Times New Roman, 11 pt,
    - Justified,
    - Line spacing: exactly 13 pt.

    4. Titles:
    - paper title: centered, Times New Roman font, bold, 12 pt,


    Is the Corporate Income Tax Harmonization Possible in an Enlarged European Union?
    - The title of subsection: left-aligned, Times New Roman font, bold, 11 pt,
    8. Conclusion

    5. Pages should not be numbered

    6. Mathematical text (centered), please compose in the equations editor. Any formula  numbers shuold bealigned to the right margin.

    7. Footnotes (explanatory note to the specific contents in the article) is included at the botom of the proper page:

    - Font Times New Roman, 9 pt,
    - Justified,

    8. A reference to the literature in the article text, please write in parentheses, as in the example below:

    (Name year of publication, page number)
    - (Aksman 2005, pp. 112-118)
    - (Aksman 2005, p. 110)

    9. List of references at the end of the paper in alphabetical order, without a range of pages.

    - Font Times New Roman, 9 pt,
    - Justified,

    · Books
    I. Name (year of publication), Title, Publisher, Place of publication

    For example,
    Blaug M. (1994), The theory of economics. Backward Shot, OWN, Warsaw

    · Compact publications
    I. Name (year of publication) Title of development, [in:] Your name (ed.), Book Title, Publisher, Place of publication

    For example,
    Józefiak C. (2007), Terms of economic development, [in:] Ryszard Piasecki (eds) Development Economics, Polish Economic Publishing House, Warsaw

    · Articles in journals
    I. Name (year of publication) Title of the article, 'Journal Title', Publisher, Place of publication, number

    For example,
    Aksman E. (2005), Redistributable effect of social welfare payments and income tax, 'Economist', the Committee of Economic Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Economic Society, Key Text Publishing, Warsaw, no. 6

    10. Tables and graphs:

    - Tables and graphs should have  a separate numbering (Arabic numerals), eg:

    Table 1 Table title
    Chart 1 Chart Title

    - Table content - font Times New Roman 9 pt

    - Place a data source under the table /graph,

    - Diagrams must also be sent as separate files along with the data (in MS Excel format)

    - Do not make color charts.

    Please submit your manuscripts to Comparative Economic Research via email to:


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    Editorial Information

    Zofia Wysokińska, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics, World Economy Research Unit, Poland

    Deputy Editors
    Anna Krajewska, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics, Poland
    Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics, Poland
    Piotr Urbanek, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics, Poland
    Janina Witkowska, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics, World Economy Research Unit, Poland

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Nicola Acocella, University of Roma "La Sapienza", Department of Public Economics, Italy
    Robert H. Bock, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Business, USA
    Anna Fornalczyk, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics, Poland
    Carol Frances, Claremont Graduate University, USA
    Leszek Jasiński, Polish Academy of Science, Poland
    H. S. Kehal, University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury, Australia
    Stefan Krajewski, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics, Poland
    Jorma Larimo, University of Vsasa, Department of Marketing, Finland
    Zbigniew Madej, Polish Academy of Science, Poland
    Antoni Marszałek, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics, Poland
    Elżbieta Mączyńska, Polish Academy of Science, Poland
    Stanisław Rudolf, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics, Poland
    Wagiha Taylor, Wilkes University, USA.

    Leszek Jasiński, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
    Edward Molendowski, Cracow University of Economics, Poland
    Bogumiła Mucha-Leszko, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
    Alojzy Nowak, Warsaw University, Poland
    Kathleen Rees, Texas A&M University, USA
    Joseph Pelzman, George Washington University, USA

    Thematical Editors
    Microeconomics – Witold Kasperkiewicz, University of Łódź, Poland
    Macroeconomics – Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski, University of Łódź, Poland
    International Economics – Janusz Świerkocki, University of Łódź, Poland

    Statistical Editor
    Wacława Starzyńska, University of Łódź, Poland

    Language Editor
    Ryszard E. Nawrocki

    Technical Editor
    Aleksandra Przybył, University of Łódź, Institute of Economics

    Institute of Economics
    University of Lodz
    ul. Rewolucji 1905r. nr 41/43
    90-214 Łódź

    tel. +48 42 635 51 62
    fax: +48 42 635 53 08
    e-mail: comparative@uni.lodz.pl.

    Contact persons:
    mgr Tomasz Ścianowski, mgr Aleksandra Przybył

    Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland
    T: +48 22 701 50 15

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