Challenges of Contemporary Economics

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Instructions for reviewers


Dear Reviewer,

Contemporary Economics is a double blind peer-review journal.

Making the evaluation of manuscript for Contemporary Economics, please analyze it according to the structure given below:

  1. CONTENT EVALUATION (consider each of the following aspects of the paper):

  • The paper's title accurately reflects the content and purpose of the paper.

  • The abstract contains the justification of the undertaken topic, the aim of the study, methodology used in the study, the main results and conclusions/recommendations. It is concise and relevant (up to 150-250 words).

  • The introduction contains a clearly stated aim/goal and justification for the study.

  • The paper achieves its stated aim/goal.

  • The methodology is clearly presented.

  • Empirical/Theoretical contributions of the paper.

  • Paper relevance to the practice.

  • The message of the paper is clear.


  1. TEXT EVALUATION (consider each of the following aspects of the quality of the paper):

  • The paper is well-organized technically (abstract, introduction, other headings - main text: methodology, results, conclusions/recommendations, references).

  • There is no limits for paper's length.

  • The paper makes an appropriate use of visuals - graphs, diagrams & tables (score should be 5).

  • The format of the citation is in accordance with the Journal's requirements.

  • The paper is free of spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc errors.

  • The references used are up to date (citations from Master Journal List of Thomson Reuters is a must, at least 5).

  • The literature review is broad (tens of bibliographical items).



  • The paper describes an issue of importance to the field of Social Sciences (as a whole or special field).

  • The paper's idea is original and offers an important contribution to the field.

  • The paper is relevant for the international audience.

  • The paper's content is acceptable (up to date information supplied, urgent issues discussed).

  • Overall, the paper is a valuable contribution to Contemporary Economics


Such evaluation will guarantee that the manuscript is high quality and is suitable for publication in our journal.

Thank you for your effort!