Publication ethics and malpractice statement

The Conference Economics, Management & Business adheres to the publishing process’s requirements and recognizes the ethical responsibilities of all parties involved in the publication process. Therefore, we take our role as stewards of all publishing stages seriously and acknowledge our ethical obligations and other responsibilities.

Editorial Board
The conference editor and guarantors are renowned experts in their respective fields. Their complete names and affiliations are listed on the conference website’s Home section. The Contact section on the conference website has the editorial team’s contact information.

Authors and Their Responsibilities
The paper must be an original, unpublished work written in English. The submitted paper should not have been published before nor be under consideration for publication in another conference proceedings or journal. All authors whose names appear on the paper must have made substantial contributions to the scientific work and share collective responsibility and accountability for the results.

All papers undergo a double-blind peer-review process. Firstly, the conference editors review each submission and may reject it if it does not meet the conference requirements, is not related to the conference’s subject matter, or is of poor quality. In the second stage of the review process, the paper is sent to an independent reviewer. Reviewers evaluate the paper and may recommend to accept it in its current form, with minor corrections, major corrections, or only after corrections and repeated review, or to reject it. Reviewers include their recommendations and comments, which are then sent to the author(s). The editors should not reverse decisions on publication unless serious problems are identified.

Co-authored papers should not have more than 5 authors. 

To submit a paper, authors must send it by email to A confirmation email will be sent to the author upon successful submission.

Manuscript Formatting Requirements
The paper’s length should be between 6 to 10 pages (single line spacing) and should follow the structure of Introduction, Methodology, Results, Discussion and Conclusion. Please use the template available on the conference website’s Important Dates section: Each participant may submit a maximum of two papers, one as the main author and one as a co-author.

The paper should include the following:

  • Title of the paper,
  • Author’s full name and academic title(s),
  • Author’s complete affiliation, including the name of the department, faculty, and university, address, and email address. Please indicate the corresponding author if necessary,
  • An abstract of 200-250 words to outline the paper’s purpose, research methods, and crucial findings,
  • Keywords, with a maximum of 5 words/phrases,
  • JEL classification. Please refer to

Technical Requirements:
Tables, figures, and equations should have separate numbering and be placed in the text at the appropriate paragraph, immediately after the reference. Equations must be typed using the Microsoft Equation 3.0 or MathType. For more information, refer to the template.

The list of references must be alphabetically arranged according to the first element in the link. All references cited in the text must be part of the reference list and vice versa. Use APA style referencing:

Peer-Review Process
All submitted papers are checked by the editors to ensure compliance with the conference’s ethical policies and requirements. The editors decide which papers to publish and are guided by the conference editorial team’s policies All submitted papers are checked by the editors to ensure compliance with the conference’s ethical policies and requirements. The editors decide which papers to publish and are guided by the conference editorial team’s policies and legal requirements such as copyright infringement and plagiarism. Papers that do not follow the ethical policy or conference requirements are rejected before the peer-review process. If a manuscript passes the editorial checks, it is assigned to an independent expert for a double-blind peer-review. Reviewers should be objective and have no conflict of interest. They should also point out relevant published work that is not yet cited. Reviewers are asked to evaluate the paper and they may recommend to: (i) accept the paper in the current form, (ii) accept the paper with minor correction, (iii) accept the paper only after corrections and repeated review, and (iv) reject because the scientific content does not correspond to the conference standards. The corresponding author receives the final decision and any recommendations made by the reviewers. The editors and reviewers evaluate the manuscript based only on its importance, originality, clarity, and relevance to the aim of the conference, without considering the authors’ race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy.

Publication Ethics
The conference proceedings’ editors ensure a peer-review process and ethical policies and standards to ensure high-quality scientific works are added to the field of scholarly publication.

Authors who wish to publish their papers in the conference proceedings are required to adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Any potential conflict of interest involving the author(s) should be disclosed in the paper prior to submission.
  • Authors must accurately present their research findings and provide an objective discussion of the significance of their results.
  • Sufficient details about the research methodology and data used in the study must be included in the paper.
  • Submitting manuscripts to multiple conference proceedings or journals simultaneously is not allowed.
  • Republishing non-novel content is prohibited.
  • If errors or inaccuracies are discovered by the authors after their paper has been published, they must inform the conference editors immediately so that appropriate actions can be taken.
  • Plagiarism, data fabrication, and image manipulation are strictly prohibited. Any manuscript found to be involved in such violations will be immediately rejected, and any future manuscripts submitted by the same authors will be rejected for a period of two years.

For any complaints or concerns regarding published articles, please contact us at We will acknowledge your email and provide an estimated time frame for investigating and resolving your complaints or concerns.

Policy on Retraction and Correction
Maintaining the integrity of the literature is of utmost importance to the editors. Corrections to published work will be made based on the situation, and the original article will be replaced with a note indicating the reason for retraction and the corrected version. If plagiarism is discovered, the entire article will be removed from the conference proceedings.

If an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in their published work, they have an obligation to promptly inform the conference editors or publisher and work with them to retract or correct the paper. If the editors or publisher become aware of a significant error in a published work through a third party, it is the author’s responsibility to retract or correct the paper promptly or provide evidence to the editors supporting the correctness of the original work.

Originality and Plagiarism
Authors should ensure that they have produced entirely original work, and if they have used the work and/or words of others, they must properly cite or quote them. Plagiarism takes many forms, from rewording another’s paper as one’s own to copying or paraphrasing substantial portions of another paper (without attribution and citation) to claiming research results from other researchers. All forms of plagiarism are unacceptable and constitute unethical publishing behaviour.

Authorship of the Paper
Only those who have contributed significantly to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the study reported should be listed as authors. All those who have made significant contributions should be included as co-authors. Acknowledgement or listing as contributors should be given to those who have participated in specific aspects of the research project. The corresponding author is responsible for ensuring that appropriate co-authors are included on the paper, that no inappropriate co-authors are included, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Copyright and Accessibility
Authors must give their agreement that the published paper will be available in PDF format on the conference website in the conference proceedings. Before printing, authors must sign and return the copyright agreement, with a scanned signed copy in PDF format.

The editors are committed to preserving digital access to the conference proceedings content on the conference website. All printed issues of the conference proceedings are available at the secretariat of the Faculty of Management and Business University of Presov.

The editors are committed to maintaining high ethical and professional standards for the conference website and its contents.

Publication Schedule
The Conference Economics, Management & Business is a peer-reviewed scientific conference published by the University of Presov.

Conference Name
The Conference Economics, Management & Business has a unique name that cannot be easily confused with other conferences, and it ensures that potential authors and readers are not misled about its origin or association with other conferences.