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Economic Thought and Practice is scientific journal published by the University of Dubrovnik. It encourages high quality submissions on a broad range of topics in the field of economic including theoretical, applied, interdisciplinary and methodological work. The submissions are welcomed, but not only, on the issues of producer and consumer behaviour, regional and industrial economics, tourism, financial markets, unemployment, inflation, globalisation and international economic integration, institutional economics, economic policy, development and growth, history of economic thought and other fields of economy. All papers are subject to a «double-blind» review process, detailed in the Guide for Authors. Besides research articles the journal also publishes a variety of other types of papers such as book reviews, occasional discussion papers on important topical issues and conference summaries. The journal supports open access to the published papers. The journal is co-financed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia.

Indexing / Abstracting

Papers published in Economic Thought and Practice are indexed in:

- Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

- Journal of Economic Literature, Pittsburgh

- DOAJ,Directory of Open Acess Journals, Lund University, Lund

- EBSCO Publishing, Ipswich, MA, USA

- CAB Abstract (CABI), Wallingford, UK

- Hrčak

- ProQuest

- EconLit

- EconBiz



Editorial Board

Editorial Board of the journal consists of internationally recognised scientists from around the world. As ambassadors of the journal they promote the journal to authors and readers and encourage colleagues to submit their high-quality work to us. They assist Journal Editor in identification of suitable reviewers, provide second opinions on papers where reviews are incomplete, oversee the review process and assist Journal Editor in reaching final publication decision. Through Editorial Board meetings, held in person or via telephone and video links members of Editorial Board provide advice on a range of subjects such as feedback on past issues, future direction of the journal, subject-specific expertise, ideas and innovations for improvement of journal.

Editorial Board

Đuro BENIĆ, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia (Editor in Chief)

Nebojša STOJČIĆ, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia (Junior Editor)

Rita CASTELLANI - University of Perugia, Italy

Iraj HASHI - Staffordshire University,United Kingdom

Tonći LAZIBAT, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Kunibert RAFFER , University of Vienna, Austria

Paul ROOSENS , University of Antwerp, Belgium

Katija VOJVODIĆ, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Ivana PAVLIĆ, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Richard WOODWARD, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Shqiponja TELHAJ, London School of Economics, UK

Mehtap HISARCIKLILAR, Staffordshire University, UK

Al CAMPBELL, University of Utah, USA

Stefano de CANTIS, University of Palermo, Italy

Jens LOWITSCH, Europa Universitat Viadrina Frankfurt, Germany


Davorka TURČINOVIĆ, University of Dubrovnik (Secretary Editorial)

Martina HRNIĆ, University of Dubrovnik (Translation and Proof-reading into English)

Nikolina KURAICA (Proofreading)

Sofija BOGOJE, Maris SJEKAVICA (Classification of Articles)

Publication details

Editorial Office

University of Dubrovnik – Economic Thought and Practice

Ćira Carića 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia

phone: +385 (0)20 445 708

e-mail: ekon.misao@unidu.hr

Printed in 200 copies.

The journal is released two times a year (June and December).

Papers for the number 1 (June) received by March 31.

Papers for the number 2 (December) received by September 30.

ISSN 1330-1039; E-ISSN 1848-963X; UDK 33