Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics

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Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics (CREBSS) is a scientific journal that promotes both, statistical science and profession, theory and applications. It focuses statistical methods developed and applied in economy, business processes and social sciences in a very broad meaning. It targets a very wide audience of statisticians, whether they are scientists, professionals, educators or students, influencing modern economy, business and society.

Rejection Rate:

  • 30%

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

The goal of the CREBSS journal is to demonstrate how statistical science, research design and analysis methods play important roles in economy, business and society. The journal targets the current issues regarding the official statistics data production, and discusses the broad variety of applied statistical problems that might be outcomes of scientific survey research design, experimental design or observational study in economy, business and for different social issues, respecting the overall turbulent influences caused by the modern ICT and software development.

In this respect, the CREBSS journal fosters the exchange of ideas, experience and knowledge among statisticians.

Papers submitted for publication should be original theoretical, practical and applied papers. The journal also publishes case studies describing innovative applications and critical reviews of statistical theory.

The anonymous double-blind peer review by the two independent reviewers is applied to all the papers.

Why submit

The CREBSS journal is a good opportunity for publication of research focusing either on statistical theory or on statistical methods applications in economics, business and social issues. Areas such as finance and commerce, management, marketing, and also in agriculture, industry, construction, engineering, demography, psychology, sociology, law, politics, opinion polling, government, education, biomedical and physical sciences, health and medicine, pharmaceutics, kinesiology, ecology, environment, tourism, sports, leisure, ICT and quality issues are welcome. Statistical data collection, processing, compilation, dissemination, and data exploration and analysis, with organizations, regions, countries, or persons as possible units or levels of the analysis, all might be of interest. Since any interesting topic and applications of statistics are welcome, there are no restrictions to subject matters. Papers emphasising current concerns regarding statistical theory and challenging applied problems in multi- and cross-discipline issues (such as computational statistics, data mining and pattern recognition, simulation modelling, or related to optimization, mathematical programming, etc.), resulting with new statistical approaches are of special interest. It is expected that papers are methodologically well sounded, and that real life problems are treated, showing novel solutions.

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EDITORS-IN-CHIEF
Dragan Bagić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dept. of Sociology, Zagreb, Croatia
Ksenija Dumičić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Nataša Erjavec, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Vlasta Bahovec, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb, Croatia
Srđan Bogosavljević, Univ. of Belgrade, Faculty of Economics, Belgrade, Serbia
Lea Bregar, Univ. of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Ljubljana, Slovenia
James J. Cochran, Univ. of Alabama, Dept. of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
Anuška Ferligoj, Univ. of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Herwig Friedl, Graz Univ. of Technology, Institute of Statistics, Graz, Austria
Jakov Gelo, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb, Croatia
Wolfgang K. Härdle, Humboldt Univ. of Berlin, School of Business and Economics, Berlin, Germany
Mirjana Pejić Bach, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Informatics, Zagreb, Croatia
ovrenc Pfajfar, Univ. of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Ante Rozga, Univ. of Split, Faculty of Economics, Dept. of Quantitative Methods, Split, Croatia
Tamás Rudas, Center for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Eötvös Loránd Univ., Budapest, Hungary
Lidija Zadnik- Stirn, Univ. of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia

EDITORS
Josip Arnerić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Petar Atanasov, Ss. Cyril and Methodius Univ., Faculty of Sociology, Skopje, R. of Macedonia
Tea Baldigara, Univ. of Rijeka, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Dept. of Quantitative Economics, Opatija, Croatia
Bojan Basrak, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Science, Dept. of Mathematics, Zagreb, Croatia
Mojca Bavdaž, Univ. of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Academic Unit for Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Emira Bečić, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia Predrag Bejaković, Inst. of Public Finance, Zagreb, Croatia
Penelope Bidgood, Fac. of Science, Engineering and Computing, Kingston Univ. London, London, UK
Lynne Billard, Univ. of Georgia, Dept. of Statistics, Athens, Georgia, USA
Ionel Bostan, Stefan cel Mare University, Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences, Dept. of Public Law, Suceava, Romania
Vesna Bucevska, Ss. Cyril and Methodius Univ., Faculty of Economics, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Skopje, R. of Macedonia
Jozef Bushati, Luigj Gurakuqi Univ. of Shkodra, Dept. of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Informatics, Shkodra, Albania
Vesna Buško, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dept. of Psychology, Zagreb, Croatia
Vesna Čančer, Univ. of Maribor, Faculty for Economics and Business, Maribor, Slovenia
Anita Čeh Časni, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Draženka Čizmić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Mirjana Čižmešija, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Anela, Čolak, Univ. of Mostar, Faculty of Economics, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Somnath Datta, Univ. of Florida, Dept. of Biostatistics, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Susmita Datta, Univ. of Florida, Dept. of Biostatistics, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Adela Delalić, Univ. of Sarajevo, School of Economics and Business, Dept. of Quantitative Methods, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Fatih Destović, Univ. of Sarajevo, Faculty of Pedagogy Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Marc-Arthur Diaye, Univ. of Evry Île de France, Dept. of Economics, Evry Île de France, France
Luca Di Gennaro Splendore, National Statistics Office - Malta, Valletta, Malta
Jasminka Dobša, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Organisation and Informatics, Varaždin, Croatia
Samo Drobne, Univ. of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Denis Dolinar, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Managerial Economics, Zagreb, Croatia
Rajeev Dwivedi, Inst. of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India
Ante Džidić, Univ. of Mostar, Faculty of Economics & Indirect Taxation Authority, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Senad Fazlović, Univ. of Tuzla, Faculty of Economics, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Florin Fesnic, Univ. Babes-Bolyai Cluj & Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Cluj County, Romania
Josip Franić, Inst. of Public Finance, Zagreb, Croatia Davor Galinec, Croatian National Bank, Zagreb, Croatia
Gloria Gheno, Freelance Accademic Statistical Consultant, Italy Tom Gillpatrick, Portland State Univ., School of Business Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA
Amanda L. Golbeck, Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Sabina Hodžić, Univ. of Rijeka, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Dept. of Public Finance, Opatija, Croatia
Jasna Horvat, J. J. Strossmayer Univ. of Osijek, Faculty of Economics, Dept. of Quantitative Methods and Informatics, Osijek, Croatia
Chen Hua, Shanghai Univ. of International Business and Economics, Dept. of International Economics, Shangai, China
Miljenko Huzak, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Science, Dept. of Mathematics, Zagreb, Croatia
Saša Jakšić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Anamarija Jazbec, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Forestry, Dept. for Forest Inventory and Management, Zagreb, Croatia
Hrvoje Jošić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Economic Theory, Zagreb, Croatia
Dubravka Jurlina Alibegović, Inst. of Economics, Zagreb, Croatia
Djordje M. Kadijevich, Inst. for Educational Research, Belgrade, Serbia
Gindra Kasnauskiené, Vilnius Univ., Faculty of Economics, Dept. of Quantitative Methods and Modeling, Vilnius, Lithuania
Sasho Kjosev, Uni. "Ss. Cyril and Methodius", R. of Macedonia & President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Association for Regional Development Balkan Economic Forum
Milorad S. Kovacevic, Chief Statistician, United Nations Development Programme, New York, USA
Péter Kovács, Univ. of Szeged, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Dept. of Statistics and Demography, Szeged, Hungary
Miladin G. Kovačević, Republican Bureau of Statistics of Serbia & Univ. of Belgrade, Faculty of Economics, Belgrade, Serbia
Maria Králová, Masaryk Univ., Faculty of Economics and Administration, Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Brno, Czech Republic
Marko Krištof, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Nataša Kurnoga, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Éva Laczka, Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Budapest, Hungary
Peter Laimer, Statistics Austria, Directorate Spatial Statistics - Tourism, Motor Vehicles, Road Safety, Vienna, Austria
Anita Lee-Post, Univ. of Kentucky, School of Management, Decision Science and Information Systems Area, Lexington, Kuntucky, USA
Goran Lešaja, Georgia Southern Univ., College of Science and Mathematics, Dept. of Mathematical Science, Georgia, USA
Michael Loupis, Univ. of Applied Sciences of Central Greece, Lamia, Greece
Zagorka Lozanov-Crvenković, Univ. of Novi Sad, Faculty of Science, Dept. of Mathematics and Informatics, Novi Sad, Serbia
Justyna Majewska, Univ. of Economics in Katowice, Dept. of Demography and Economic Statistics, Katowice, Poland
Aleksandra Marcikić, Univ. of Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics Subotica, Dept. of Business Informatics and Quantitative Methods, Novi Sad, Serbia
Suzana Marković, Univ. of Rijeka, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Dept. of Quantitative Economics, Opatija, Croatia
Maja Meško, Univ. of Primorska, Faculty for Management, Koper, Slovenia
Andrija Mihoci, Brandenburg Univ. of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg Humboldt-Univ. of Berlin, Berlin Area, Germany
Josipa Mijoč, J. J. Strossmayer Univ. of Osijek, Faculty of Economics, Dept. of Quantitative Methods and Informatics, Osijek, Croatia
Josip Mikulić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Craig A. Molgaard, Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Srđan Mrkić, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), New York City, New York, USA
Danijel Nestić, The Inst. of Economics, Zagreb, Croatia
Emilija Nikolić Đorić, Univ. of Nov Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Novi Sad, Serbia
Blagica Novkovska, Univ. of Tourism and Management in Skopje, Faculty of Economics, R. of Macedonia
Irena Ograjenšek, Univ. of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Academic Unit for Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Irena Palić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Sanja Peković, Univ. of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
Tunjo Perić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb, Dept. of Mathematics, Zagreb, Croatia
Lei Ping, Shanghai Univ. of International Business and Economics, Dept. of International Business, School of Business, Shanghai, China
Snježana Pivac, Univ. of Split, Faculty of Economics, Dept. for Quantitative Methods, Split, Croatia
Judit Poór, Univ. of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty, Dept. of Economic Methodology, Keszthely, Hungary
Božidar V. Popović, Univ. of Montenegro, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Podgorica, Montenegro
Yichen Qin, Univ. of Cincinnati, Carl H. Lindner College of Business, Dept. of Operations, Business, Analytics, and Information Systems, Ohio,USA
Željko Račić, Univ. of Banja Luka, Faculty of Economics, R. of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Gábor Rappai, Univ. of Pécs, Inst. of Business Methodologies, Pécs, Hungary
Emina Resić, Univ. of Sarajevo, School of Economics and Business, Dept. of Quantitative Methods, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sead Rešić, Univ. of Tuzla, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jože Rovan, Univ. of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jasmina Selimović, Univ. of Sarajevo, School of Economics and Business, Dept. of Quantitative Methods, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Branimir Skoko, Univ. of Mostar, Faculty of Economics, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Biruta Sloka, Univ. of Latvia, Faculty of Economics and Management, Riga, Latvia
Rabija Somun-Kapetanović, Univ. of Sarajevo, School of Economics and Business, Dept. for Quantitative Methods, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Zdenko Sonicki, Uni. of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
Petar Sorić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia
Janez Stare, Univ. of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Biomedical Informatics, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Stevan R. Stević, Univ. of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Economics Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Željko Šain, Univ. of Sarajevo, School of Economics and Business, Dept. for Quantitative Methods, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ensar Šehić, Univ. of Sarajevo, School of Economics and Business, Dept. for Quantitative Methods, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tihana Škrinjarić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Mathematics, Zagreb, Croatia
Ana Štambuk, Univ. of Rijeka, Faculty of Economics, Dept. for Quantitative Economics, Rijeka, Croatia
Josip Tica, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb, Dept. of Macroeconomics and Economic Development, Zagreb, Croatia
Orsolya Tóth, Research Inst. of Agricultural Economics, Rural Development Policy Dept., Budapest, Hungary
Grażyna Trzpiot, Univ. of Economics in Katowice, Dept. of Demography and Economic Statistics, Katowice, Poland
João Varajã, Univ. of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal
Emir Veledar, Florida International Univ., Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Dept. of Biostatistics, Miami, Florida, USA
Maruška Vizek, The Inst. of Economics, Zagreb, Croatia
Chen Xiaojing, Shanghai Univ. of International Business and Economics, School of Finance, Shangai, China
Sejfudin Zahirović, Univ. of Tuzla, Faculty of Economics, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Davor Zoričić, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Managerial Economics, Zagreb, Croatia
Saša Žiković, Univ. of Rijeka, Faculty of Economics, Dept. for Finance and Banking, Rijeka, Croatia
Igor Živko, Univ. of Mostar, Faculty of Economics, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Berislav Žmuk, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Dept. of Statistics, Zagreb, Croatia

Paper Technical Editor
Berislav Žmuk, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb, Croatia

Online Technical Editor
Jasmina Pivar, Univ. of Zagreb Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb, Croatia

Abstract Language Editor
Andrea Beata Jelić, Poliglossa Ltd., Grahorova 24, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Publisher
De Gruyter Poland
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