The evaluation procedure of articles published in the journal Equilibrium is consistent with the recommendations of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland.

Review procedure includes:

  • Formal assessment and preliminary evaluation of the paper by the editorial board;

  • External publishing review – all the papers are evaluated by independent reviewers, who are experts on the subject concerned. The reviewers are not members of the editorial and scientific committee of the journal and are not affiliated with the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management at Nicolaus Copernicus University. The reviewer of a given paper is not affiliated with the research center represented by the author. The evaluation is carried out in accordance with the principle of double anonymity of the reviewer and the author of the article (double-blind review).

  • Evaluation of the statistical quality of the contribution by a Statistical Editor. The following criteria are applied: choice of statistical methods, application of statistical methods, correctness of the results of calculations, presentation of the results, validity of the conclusions, quality of the methods used.

  • Evaluation of the language quality by a language editor (a native speaker / a bi-lingual speaker), who has the right to reject the article at any stage of publication process.

The editors ask reviews to read the following guidelines before preparing the evaluation [download the guidelines for reviewers]. The editors also suggest authors to get acquainted with the guidelines.

Download the evaluation form

Download the statistical evaluation form


Reviewing Committee

  • professor Alina Andreeva (Rostov State Transport University, Russia)

  • professor Ali T. Akarca (University of Illinois at Chicago, United States)

  • professor Dr. Alberto A. Álvarez López (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia – UNED, Spain)

  • professor Tamila Arnania-Kepuladze (Akaki Tsereteli State University, Georgia)

  • associate professor Nihal Bayraktar, PhD (Pennsylvania State University, United States) 

  • professor Angela Besana (Iulm University, Italy)

  • professor Roman Bezus (Dnipropetrovs'k State University of Agriculture and Economics, Ukraine)

  • Ing. Milos Bikar, PhD (University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia)

  • professor Ann Marie Bissessar (University of the West Indies, West Indies)

  • professor Ivars Brivers (BA School of Business and Finance, Latvia)

  • Ing. Ilya Bolotov, Ph.D. (University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic)
  • professor Ender Demir (Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey)

  • professor Dr. Eugenio M. Fedriani Martel (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain)

  • professor Manuel Ferreira (Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, Portugal)

  • professor Waldemar Florczak (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
  • professor Daniil Frolov (Volgograd State University, Russian Federation)

  • professor Leonid Galchinsky (National Technical University of Ukraine "Kiev Polytechnic Institute", Ukraine)

  • assoc. prof. Lina Girduaskiene, PhD (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)

  • professor Dr. Eveline Häusler (Stiftungsprofessur für Management und Controlling im Gesundheitsbereich, Germany)

  • professor Bärbel Held (Steinbeis Hochschule Berlin, Institute of Economics, Germany)

  • Martin Hodula, PhD. (Technical University Ostrava, Czech Republic)

  • professor Witold Jurek (Poznań University of Economics, Poland)

  • professor dr. Susanne Kirchhoff-Kestel (University of Vechta, Germany)

  • professor Dimitrios Koumparoulis (Universidad Azteca, Mexico)

  • professor Ljudmila Kozarezenko (Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky Hryhoriy Skovoroda State Pedagogical University, Ukraine)

  • Ing. Vladimira Kucerova, PhD (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

  • professor Jekaterina Kuzmina (BA School of Business and Finance, Latvia)

  • professor Dagmar Lesakova (University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovak Republic)

  • professor Victor Lopez-Perez (Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena, Spain) 

  • professor Israel Luski (Ben-Gurion University, Isreal)

  • dr Maciej Malaczewski (University of Łódź, Poland)

  • professor Lykourgos Magafas (Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Greece)

  • professor Marina Malkina (Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia)

  • associate professor Ivan Milenkovic, PhD (University of Novi Sad, Serbia)

  • professor Paweł Miłobędzki (University of Gdańsk, Poland)

  • professor Nikolai Mouraviev (Dundee Business School, University of Abertay Dundee, United Kingdom)

  • professor Elena Nykyforuk (Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine)

  • professor Anna Maria Nikodemska-Wołowik (University of Gdańsk, Poland)

  • professor Liga Peiseniece (BA School of Business and Finance, Latvia)

  • professor Adalmiro Álvaro Malheiro de Castro Andrade Pereira (Ordem dos Economistas, Colégio: Economia e Gestão Empresariais, Portugal)

  • professor Iaroslav Petrakov (Chernihiv National University of Technology, Ukraine)

  • professor Krzysztof Piech (Lazarski University, Poland)
  • professor Jacek Pietrucha (University of Economics in Katowice, Poland)

  • professor Wojciech Piotrowicz (Hanken School of Economics, Finland)
  • professor Diana-Mihaela Pociovălişteanu (“Constantin Brancusi” University of Targu Jiu, Romania)

  • dr. Jurate Pridotkiene (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)

  • Ing. Marian Reiff, PhD (University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia)
  • professor Ing. Oldřich Rejnuš, CSc (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

  • professor Andris Sarnovics (BA School of Business and Finance, Latvia)

  • professor Inna Semenenko (Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University, Ukraine)

  • assistant professor Abdelhak Senadjki, PhD (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Perak, Malaysia)

  • doc. Ing. Et Ing. Stanislav Škapa, PhD (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

  • associate professor Vladislav Spitsin (Tomsk Polytechnic University,  Russia)

  • professor Mirosław Szreder (Uniwersity of Gdańsk, Poland)

  • doc. Jelena Titko, Dr. Oec. (Riga Technical University, Latvia)

  • professor Mariia Tyshchenko (Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman, Ukraine)

  • professor dr. Marco Wölfle (Steinbeis-Hochschule Berlin, Center for Real Estate Studies Freiburg, Germany)

  • professor Denys Verba (Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman, Ukraine)

  • Josip Viskovic, PhD (University of Split, Croatia)

  • professor Marián Vongrej (University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia)

  • associate professor Liudmila Zasimova, Phd (Higher School of Economics National Research University, Russian Federation)


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