Contemporary Economy (Współczesna Gospodarka; ISSN 2082-677X) is a peer-reviewed, open-access scientific journal, published by the Institute of Maritime Transport and Seaborne Trade, University of Gdansk. It addresses issues of importance to both academics and business.

Contemporary Economy features:

  • Original research and review articles on different aspects of contemporary economy, especially e-economy, global and maritime economy
  • Research news and views
  • Case studies
  • Book reviews
  • Conference proceedings

All manuscripts undergo a rigorous, double-blind peer-review. Anyone interested in contemporary economy issues is invited to submit their manuscripts. Authors do not pay an article processing and submission charges.

Contemporary Economy is an open access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to all users. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search and link to the full texts of articles without prior permission from the publisher or author provided the original author and source are credited. Contemporary Economy articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). For licence details please see

Contemporary Economy is published quarterly, in electronic format only. Abstracts are indexed in the following databases: The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and HumanitiesIndexCopernicusBazEkonDirectory of Open Access Journals, Pol-index.

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