About the journal

DIEM is a scientific journal that consolidates the research papers from the DIEM conference (Dubrovnik International Economic Meeting), and is issued by the University of Dubrovnik. It publishes high quality papers that contribute to the theoretical, methodological and empirical findings in the complex field of economics and aims at familiarizing the national and international scientific and professional community with it.

DIEM focuses on topics from all fields in economics and interrelated fields in the following areas: Banking and accounting, Business statistics/econometrics, Controlling, Corporate governance, Corporate social responsibility, Crisis management, E-Business and E-government, Economic growth and macroeconomic management, Education, universities and lifelong learning, environmental economics, regulation and management, EU and new member states, Financial markets and regulation, Infrastructure, transport and economics, Innovation and innovative business models, Insurance and risk management, International finance, IT management, Labour economics and HRM, Leadership, Marketing, Management, Mass media and economics, Microeconomics, Organization in new business environment, Organizational change and sustainability, Projects – efficient mechanism of innovation and entrepreneurship, Public finance, Quality management, Region and regional development, Risk assessment and management, SME and entrepreneurship, Social capital, Social entrepreneurship, Strategic management and monetary policy, Strategy and competitiveness, Sustainable development, Taxation and the green economy, Tourism, Trade and international trade, Transparency, ethics in business and policy making.

All papers are subject to anonymous double-blind peer review.

Founder and Publisher

University of Dubrovnik, Department of Economics and Business
Branitelja Dubrovnika 29, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia

Editor in Chief

Ivona Vrdoljak Raguž (University of Dubrovnik, Department of Economics and Business, Croatia)

Co-Editors

Marija Bečić (University of Dubrovnik, Department of Economics and Business, Croatia)
Ivona Milić-Beran (University of Dubrovnik, Maritime Department, Croatia)

International Editorial Board

Bezzina, Frank (University of Malta, Faculty of Economics, Malta)
Černius, Gintaras (Mykolas Romeris University, Faculty of Economics and Finance Management, Lithuania)
Dagnino, Giovanni Battista (University of Catania, Department of Economics and Business, Italy)
De Oliveira Fernandes, Carlos (Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
Edgar J. Saucedo Acosta (University of Veracruz, Institute of Economics and Social Studies, Mexico)
Griffin, Kevin A. (Dublin Institute of Technology, College of Arts and Tourism, Ireland)
José Rodolfo Hernández-Carrión (University of Valencia, Faculty of Economics, Spain)
Karasavvoglou, Anastasios (Kavala Institute of Technology, Department of Accounting, Greece)
Keller, Peter (University of Lausanne, Institute for Tourism, Faculty of Business and Economics -HEC, Switzerland)
Krajnović Aleksandra (University of Zadar, Department of Economics, Croatia)
Lazibat, Tonči (University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business, Croatia)
Mojsovska Salamovska Snežana (University of Bitola, Faculty of Economics, Macedonia)
Mošnja-Škare, Lorena (Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Faculty of economics and tourism “Dr. Mijo Mirković”, Croatia)
Oberman Peterka, Sunčica (J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Economics, Croatia)
Stanton, John L. (Saint Joseph’s University, Haub School of Business, USA)
Sroka, Włodzimierz (University of Dąbrowa Górnicza, Department of Management, Poland)
Vrtiprah, Vesna (University of Dubrovnik, Department of Economics and Business, Croatia)
Wolska, Grazyna (University of Szczecin, Faculty of Management and Economics of Services, Poland)

Founder and Publisher

University of Dubrovnik, Department of Economics and Business
Branitelja Dubrovnika 29, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia

Core Editorial Board

Ivona Vrdoljak Raguž (University of Dubrovnik, Department of Economics and Business, Croatia)
Marija Bečić (University of Dubrovnik, Department of Economics and Business, Croatia)
Ivona Milić-Beran (University of Dubrovnik, Maritime Department, Croatia)
Nives Vidak (University of Dubrovnik, Maritime Department, Croatia)

Technical Editor

Turčinović Davorka (University of Dubrovnik, Croatia)

Indexation

EBSCO Publishing, Ipswich, MA, USA
ERIH PLUS (The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences) ROAD (Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources)
HRČAK (Portal of Scientific Journals of Croatia)
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
ECONBIZ
ZBW
PROQUEST
ABI INFORM

Graphic Design & Editing

Katarina Banović (University of Dubrovnik, Croatia)
Daniela Tomašević (University of Dubrovnik, Croatia)

Language Editor

Nives Vidak (University of Dubrovnik, Maritime Department, Croatia)

Classification of Articles

Jelena Lučić (University of Dubrovnik, Croatia)
Maris Sjekavica (University of Dubrovnik, Croatia)