FAQ

1What is the difference between paper types that can be submitted?

REFEREED PAPERS (R-TYPE) will be subject to a double peer-review process before the Conference and those meeting the reviewers’ standards will be considered for publication in journals indexed / abstracted in: Current Contents – Social & Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters), IBSS – International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (LSE), Scopus (Elsevier), ProQuest LLC., EBSCO Publishing bibliographic and research databases. Papers fulfilling the reviewers’ standards will also have the opportunity to be published in the Conference proceedings (a digital book published online) and finally published through the Scopus, EBSCO and ProQuest ABI Inform publishing systems.

Refereed papers (R-type) must submit:

  • Title of the paper
  • (Select) a theme
  • Abstract included in Full paper (min. 100 - max. 200 words)
  • Keywords and JEL codes
  • Full paper (Title page, Main text (anonymized)): min. 3500 - max. 8000 words for the Conference proceedings

In case that the author(s) decide to be considered for publication in the selected journals, the authors should follow the relevant Journal’s Instructions for authors:

The papers NOT meeting the reviewers’ standards will not be published. The status of the paper will be announced after the Conference. The status could mean that the paper has been accepted (with / without modifications) or rejected for publication in the journals or in the Conference Proceedings. The authors of the accepted papers will be required to state whether they accept the proposed status of the paper, and their willingness to make the changes indicated by the reviewers.

Having declared their willingness to follow the reviewer's requirements, the author(s) agree to the following:

  • to guarantee that the submitted paper has not been published, accepted for publication, or is under consideration for publication elsewhere; and
  • to release the copyright to the Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism, University of Split for the Conference Proceedings.

NOTE:

  • Abstract submission is not a precondition for sending a Full paper.
  • Please use the template for the Full paper.
  • The length of the Full paper should be in line with previous instructions.
  • Full papers have to be submitted through the on-line submission system.
  • Full papers submitted by e-mail, fax or regular mail will not be taken into consideration.
  • Deadline for Full paper submission for Refereed Papers (R- type) is February 4, 2019.
  • The authors are free to modify their Full papers in the period of 10 days after the first submission, but not later than the submission deadline.
  • Having submitted / modified the Full paper, the authors (and contact person(s)) will be automatically notified of the submission / modification. If such a confirmation is not received, please contact us right away.
  • The authors have to follow the important dates for reviewing and re-submitting the papers as indicated in the Important Dates section.
  • The Conference Proceedings will be available by the end of 2019.
  • The information about the papers meeting the reviewers’ standards and considered for publication in the Journals indexed / abstracted in: Current Contents – Social & Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters), IBSS – International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (LSE), Scopus (Elsevier), ProQuest LLC., EBSCO Publishing bibliographic and research databases will be provided for each individual Journal that will also issue its publishing policy guidelines.

PAPERS IN PROGRESS (S-TYPE) will be discussed during the Conference and not published. The objective of the Papers in progress (S-type) is to give the participants the opportunity to present their research in progress in a conference setting and to get feedback from peers and senior economists.

Papers in progress (S-type) must submit:

  • Title of the paper
  • (Select) a theme
  • Abstract included in the Extended abstract or in the Full paper (min. 150 - max. 200 words)
  • Extended Abstract (min. 1000 - max. 2000 words) or Full paper (min. 3500 - max. 10000 words)
  • Keywords and JEL codes

The authors of the Papers in progress (S-type) do not need:

  • to guarantee that the submitted paper has not been published, accepted for publication, or is under consideration for publication elsewhere; and
  • to release the copyright to the Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism of the University of Split.

NOTE:

  • Full paper upload is not mandatory, but is recommended in order to increase your chances of being accepted for Papers in progress.
  • Please use the templates for the Extended Abstract and/or the Full paper.
  • Extended Abstracts and/or Full papers have to be submitted through the on-line submission system. Full papers submitted by e-mail, fax or regular mail will not be takeninto consideration.
  • Deadline for the Extended Abstract or Full paper submission for Papers in progress (S- type) is February 25, 2019 in order to be included in the Conference Program.
  • The authors are free to modify Extended Abstracts and/or Full papers in the period of 10 days after the first submission, but not later than the submission deadline.
  • Having submitted / modified the Extended Abstract / Full paper, the author(s) (and contact person) will be automatically notified of the submission / modification. If such a confirmation is not received, please please contact us right away.
  • Extended Abstract submission is not a precondition for sending a Full paper.
  • The authors have to follow the important dates for reviewing and re-submitting the papers as indicated in the Important Dates section.

PAPERS FOR PHD WORKSHOP (P-TYPE) will be discussed during the Conference and not published. All authors in this section must be PhD students.

The objective of the PhD Workshop is to give PhD students the opportunity to present their research in progress in a conference setting and to get feedback from peers and senior economists. The peers and senior economists will provide guidance on how to successfully carry out research in the economics domain. Thus, this is an exceptional opportunity to understand what people are working on in more detail, build up networks and improve presentation skills. The participants will also benefit from plenary and other sessions in which keynote speakers and senior economists present their most recent contributions to the field.

PhD workshop (P-type) must submit:

  • Title of the paper
  • Select a theme
  • Abstract included in the Extended abstract or in the Full paper (min. 150 - max. 200 words)
  • Extended Abstract (min. 1000 - max. 2000 words) or Full paper (min. 3500 - max. 10000 words)
  • Keywords and JEL codes

The Workshop welcomes submissions by PhD students at any stage of their PhD studies, as well as students who will be completing their PhDs in 2019. We are not looking for completed papers only; early stage papers are also very welcome. The authors should present their work in 15 minutes. Afterwards, the papers will be discussed by a discussant for 5 minutes and a 10-minute discussion will follow. Proposals in all fields of economics, business and tourism are welcome.

NOTE:

  • Full paper upload is not mandatory, but is recommended in order to increase your chances of being accepted for Papers for PhD Workshop (P-type).
  • Please use the templates for the Extended Abstract and/or the Full paper.
  • Extended Abstracts and/or Full papers have to be submitted through the on-line submission system. Full papers submitted by e-mail, fax or regular mail will not be takeninto consideration.
  • Deadline for the Extended Abstract or Full paper submission for Papers for PhD Workshop (P-type) is February 25, 2019 in order to be included in the Conference Program.
  • The authors are free to modify Extended Abstracts and/or Full papers in the period of 10 days after the first submission, but not later than the submission deadline.
  • Having submitted / modified the Extended Abstract / Full paper, the author(s) (and contact person) will be automatically notified of the submission / modification. If such a confirmation is not received, please contact us right away.
  • The authors have to follow the important dates for reviewing and re-submitting the papers as indicated in the Important Dates section.

YOUNG PARTICIPANT PAPERS (Y-TYPE) will be discussed during the Conference and not published. All authors in this section must be born in 1987 or later.

The objective is to give young participant the opportunity to present their research in progress in a conference setting and to get feedback from peers and senior economists. Therefore, each presentation of the young participant paper will be assigned a discussant. The discussant will provide guidance on how to successfully carry out research in the researcher domain. Thus, this is an exceptional opportunity to understand what people are working on in more detail, build up networks and improve your skills. Participants will also benefit from plenary and other sessions in which keynote speakers and senior economists present their most recent contributions to the field. Early stage papers are also very welcome.

Young participant papers (Y-type) must submit:

  • Title of the paper
  • Select a theme
  • Abstract included in the Extended abstract or in the Full paper (min. 150 - max. 200 words)
  • Extended Abstract (min. 1000 - max. 2000 words) or Full paper (min. 3500 - max. 10000 words)
  • Keywords and JEL codes

The authors should present their work in 15 minutes. Afterwards, the papers will be discussed by a discussant for 5 minutes and a 10-minute discussion will follow. Proposals in all relevant fields are welcome.

NOTE:

  • Full paper upload is not mandatory, but is recommended in order to increase your chances of being accepted for Young participant papers (Y-type).
  • Please use the templates for the Extended Abstract and/or the Full paper.
  • Extended Abstracts and/or Full papers have to be submitted through the on-line submission system. Full papers submitted by e-mail, fax or regular mail will not be takeninto consideration.
  • Deadline for the Extended Abstract or Full paper submission for Papers for Young participant papers (Y-type) is February 25, 2019 in order to be included in the Conference Program.
  • The authors are free to modify Extended Abstracts and/or Full papers in the period of 10 days after the first submission, but not later than the submission deadline.
  • The authors have to follow the important dates for reviewing and re-submitting the papers as indicated in the Important Dates section.
2What is a proposal for a special session and how to submit it?

You have an idea about a session topic that is not offered within the Conference? Great! We look forward to new ideas. You can submit your Special Session Proposal in this online form (link) before November 5, 2018.

The proposal must include the following information:

  • Title and abstract: Propose a title and a brief abstract of no more than approximately 100 words that will allow conference attendees to understand the topic and the focus of the special session.
  • Rationale: Please explain why the topic of the special session is novel and timely, why it is relevant to the Conference community.
  • Proposed speakers: Provide a list of all talks, speakers, and co-authors (in each associated paper). Technical sessions are normally expected to have 3 to 5 papers.
  • Biographies: Provide a short bio-sketch of the session proposers.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Organizing Committee at conference@efst.hr.

NOTE:

  • Proposal for special session should be submitted through the on-line submission system . The proposals submitted by e-mail, fax or regular mail will not be taken into consideration.
  • Deadline for special sessions proposal is November 5, 2018.
  • Extended Abstracts or/and Full papers have to be submitted through the on-line submission system after Special Session proposal has been accepted. Full papers and Extended Abstracts submitted by e-mail, fax or regular mail will not be taken into consideration.
  • Full paper upload is not mandatory to be accepted for Special session papers (X-type).
  • Please use the templates for the Extended Abstract and the Full paper.
  • Deadline for the Extended Abstract or Full paper submission for Special session papers (X-type) is February 25, 2019 in order to be included in the Conference Program.
  • The authors are free to modify the Extended Abstracts and Full papers in the period of 10 days after the first submission, but not later than the submission deadline.
  • The authors have to follow the important dates for reviewing and re-submitting the papers as indicated in the Important Dates section.
3Conference fees and multiple presenters / papers

Each author who is present at the conference pays the fee according to the instructions that are available here: Conference fees.

One author can submit and present a maximum of two (2) papers. For each Accepted Paper, at least one author must register, pay the registration fee, and personally present the paper in the conference.

  • The author of two papers who presents both papers at the conference pays the full fee for the first paper (always the highest fee i.e. the most expensive conference fee) and a flat 100€ for the second paper. The co-author(s) not presenting at the Conference do(es) not pay the Conference fee.
  • If both/all authors of a paper participate at the Conference, the presenter pays the full fee for the first paper (always the highest fee i.e. the most expensive conference fee) and the other author(s) pay the fee of 180€ (for registrations made by March 25, 2019) or 200€ (for registrations made by May 8, 2019).
4Reviewing

Papers for Refereed Papers (R-type) will go a double peer-review process before the Conference and those fulfilling the reviewers’ standards will be published in the Conference proceedings (a book on CD) and later on published through the EBSCO publishing system. However, the papers NOT fulfilling the reviewers’ standard will be published only on the Working Paper series CD. The status of the paper will be announced during the Conference. The status could mean that the paper is rejected or accepted (with/without modifications) for the Conference Proceedings. The authors of the accepted papers will be required to declare whether they accept the proposed status of the paper, and their willingness to make the changes indicated by the reviewers.

Having declared their willingness to follow the reviewer's requirements, the authors agree to the following:

  • to guarantee that the submitted paper has not been published, accepted for publication, or is under consideration for publication elsewhere; and
  • to release the copyright to the Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism, University of Split.

Papers for Papers in progress (S-type) will be discussed during the Conference.

The authors do not need:
  • to guarantee that the submitted paper has not been published, accepted for publication, or is under consideration for publication elsewhere; and
  • to release the copyright to the Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism, University of Split.

5What will the conference proceedings include?

Conference Proceedings is a digital format compilation of all the accepted papers (except for those approved for publishing in selected Journals) and will be available by the end of 2019.

6Online submission and registration system

The entire communication regarding the 13th International Conference on Challenges of Europe will be done through our online system.

The authors and other participants are provided with the guidelines through the system - HELP.

However, if you have any difficulties in using the system, please do not hesitate to contact the Organizing Committee.

7What about venue, registration, accommodation, transfer?
8Conference news

All the news about the Conference will be published on the Conference homepage in the Conference highlights section.


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