Optimum. Economic Studies has been published since the beginning of 1998. Until the end of 2017, it appeared as a bimonthly under the name Optimum. Studia Ekonomiczne. Since 2018, it has been issued as a quarterly (ISSN 1506-7637). It is a Polish nationwide journal which publishes the work of authors from academic institutions in Poland and other countries. The journal publishes articles, research reports, conference reports, reviews. The mission of the journal is to create a pluralistic forum for the exchange of scientific opinions on the most important and most current topics related to economics, management and finance.
In 2017, Optimum. Economic Studies realized the project Implementation of Open Journal Systems for the Optimum. Economic Studies (under the agreement No. 548/P-DUN /2016) - a task funded from the funds of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education designated for dissemination activities. Currently, access to the magazine via the Internet (website and database of articles), the process of magazine management (submitting articles, submitting to reviews, informing authors about the publishing process, etc.) is available in two language versions: English and Polish.
From 06/01/2017 to 12/31/2018, Optimum. Economic Studies implements the project Increasing the internationalization level of the Optimum. Studia Ekonomiczne, by increasing the number of articles in English, as well as international dissemination of research results of scientists, including employees of the University of Bialystok (under contract No. 771/P-DUN/2017) - a task financed from the funds of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education designated for dissemination activities.
Optimum. Economic Studies since 3rd June 2019 till 31st December 2020 implements the task “Specialized translation and language proofreading of papers prepared to Optimum. Economic Studies” financed under the Contract No. 878/P-DUN/2019 from the funds of the Minister of Science and Higher Education allocated to the dissemination of science.
Optimum. Economic Studies is scored 20 points in the Ministerial List of Journals.
Optimum. Economic Studies among 100 most popular scientific journals in Poland, according to Google Scholar 2018
The journal is indexed by:
- The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (CEJSH),
- Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL),
- Index Copernicus,
- Repozytorium Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku (RUB),
- Podlaska Biblioteka Cyfrowa (PBC),
- Polska Bibliografia Naukowa (PBN),
The original version of the magazine is the paper version and it is identical to the available on-line version on the editorial office. All articles published in Optimum. Economic Studies are reviewed by at least two independent reviewers, in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Higher Education, which are described in the "Review" tab.
The list of reviewers evaluating articles in a given year is published in the latest issue of the journal and on the website.
2017 DOI: 10.15290/ose.
Optimum. Economic Studies published in the open access (open access).