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

  • assistant professor Jan Acedyński, Ph.D. (University of Economics in Katowice, Poland)

  • 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)

  • associate professor Dr. İsmail Onur Baycan (Anadolu University, Turkey)

  • 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)

  • Ing. Ilya Bolotov, Ph.D. (University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic)

  • professor Selim Çağatay (Akdeniz University Campus, Turkey)

  • professor Ender Demir (Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey)

  • assistant professor Krzysztof Dmytrow, PhD (University of Szczecin, Poland)

  • Ing. Ján Dvorský, PhD. (Thomas Bata Univesity in Zlín, Czech Republik)

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

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

  • professor Daniil Frolov (Volgograd State University, Russian Federation)

  • professor Leonid Galchinsky (National Technical University of Ukraine "Kiev Polytechnic Institute", Ukraine)
  • associate professor dr. Ayfer Gedikli (Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey)

  • associate professor Lina Girduaskiene, PhD (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)

  • professor Roy H. Grieve (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)

  • professor Zoran Grubisic (Belgrade Banking Academy, Serbia)

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

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

  • associate professor Ing. Jana Kotlebová, PhD (University of Econoimcs in Bratislava, Slovakia)

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

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

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

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

  • Paulina Malaczewska, PhD (University of Łódź, Poland)
  • professor Marina Malkina (Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia)

  • professor Marko Malovic (University of Sarajevo, Bosna and Hercegovina, Institute of Economic Sciences - Belgrade, Serbia)

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

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

  • assistant professor Jarosław Nazarczuk, PhD (University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland)

  • assistant professor Marcin Pełka, PhD (Wrocław University of Economics, Poland)

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

  • assistant professor Michał Pilc, PhD (Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poland)

  • professor Wojciech Piotrowicz (Hanken School of Economics, Finland)
  • dr. Jurate Pridotkiene (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)

  • Ing. Marian Reiff, PhD (University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia)

  • assistant professor Elżbieta Roszko-Wójtowicz, PhD (Uniwersity of Lodz, Poland)

  • professor Alicja Sekuła (Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland)
  • professor Inna Semenenko (Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University, Ukraine)

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

  • Maria Siranova, PhD (University of Econoimcs in Bratislava, Slovakia)

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

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

  • assistant professor Ing. Michaela Staníčková, PhD (VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic)

  • RNDr. Lucia Svabova, PhD (University of Zilina, Slovakia)

  • assistant professor Magdalena Szyszko, PhD (WSB University in Poznan, Poland)
  • doc. Jelena Titko, Dr. Oec. (Riga Technical University, Latvia)

  • 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)

  • dr hab. Anna Zachorowska-Mazurkiewicz (Jagiellonian University, Poland)


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