SocioEconomic Challenges (SEC)'s Cover Image

SocioEconomic Challenges (SEC)

Journal Details
Open Access
First Published
20 Sep 2022
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Journal Subjects
Business and Economics, Business Management, Management, Organization, Corporate Governance, Human Resources, Labor Practice, Job and Career, other, Mathematics and Statistics for Economists, Econometrics
Journal Metrics

SocioEconomic Challenges Journal (SEC) is a scientific peer-reviewed journal. This journal is published quarterly (four times a year) by Sumy State University (Ukraine).

On March 30, 2017 of SocioEconomic Challenges Journal (SEC) journal was published. The main objective of this journal is to promote the development of scientific cooperation and international dissemination of theoretical and empirical research, as well as the best world practices for ensuring the stability of social and economic processes in the context of globalization, democratization, ecologization and digitalization of social relations.

Our journal publishes original articles of basic and applied research, conceptual and empirical papers, conference papers, case studies and critical reviews.

The scope of the journal covers selected issues related to:

  • Economic growth;
  • Digitalization of the public sector, social and economic relations;
  • Globalization and international socio-economic ties;
  • Influence of state policy on socio-economic development;
  • Stability and sustainability of socio-economic systems;
  • Greening the economy and society;
  • The economy of corporate and civil sectors and households, entrepreneurship;
  • Demographic, migration processes and employment;
  • Sociological studies and socio-economic processes;
  • Combating poverty and irrational distribution of income and resources;
  • Economic security and the fight against corruption;
  • Connection of sociological, economic and political processes;
  • transformation of management, marketing and entrepreneurship in the conditions of globalization,

The Journals self-archiving policy is presented on the eSSUIR (Electronic Sumy State University Institutional Repository), Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine, SHERPA/RoMEO site.

The editors check the submitted materials for authenticity using the StrikePlagiarism software product to detect plagiarism. Materials submitted for publication in the journal “SocioEconomic Challenges” cannot be published in other scientific publications. Journal has a system of double-blind peer review. It means that reviewers and authors remain anonymous.


Sciendo archives the contents of this journal in Portico - digital long-term preservation service of scholarly books, journals and collections.

Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System 's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Olha Kuzmenko, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Clem Tisdell, The University of Queensland, Research Associate CEPA, Australia
Cristiano Perugini, University of Perugia, Italy

Managing Editor
Liliana Lopa, Sumy State University, Ukraine

Section Editors
Hai-Chin Yu, Chung-Yuan University, Taiwan
Tetyana V. Pimonenko, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Edgardo Sica, University of Foggia, Italy
Simeon Kaitibie, Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand
He Shuquan, Shanghai University, China
Sangeeta Khorana, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Paul Gentle, Guangzhou Institute of Technology, China

Petr Šauer, University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic
Rudrarup Gupta, University of California, USA
Yener Coşkun, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Cezarina Adina TOFAN, Spiru Haret University, Romania
Rafael Grasa Hernández, International Catalan Institute for Peace, Spain
Spyros Papathanasiou, Hellenic Open University, Greece
Issam Buhaisi, University of Plaestine, Gaza-Palestine
Haifeng Huang, Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS), China
George Ramos, German University in Cairo, Egypt
Celso Nunes, Madeira University, Portugal
Roberto Garza Barbosa, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Alejandra Trejo-Nieto, The College of Mexico, Mexico
Hidayat Ullah Khan, Kohat University of Science & Technology (KUST), Kohat, Pakistan
Nadiya Kostyuchenko, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Donatella Porrini, University of Salento, Italy
Serhat Güvenç, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Fabrizio Pompei, University of Perugia, Italy
Francesco Pastore, Institute of Labour Economics (IZA), Italy
Manuel Alejandro Cardenete Flores, Loyola Leadership School, Spain
Giuseppe Lucio Gaeta, University of Naples L’Orientale, Naples, Italy
V.J. Byra Reddy, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India
Oguz Demir, Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey
Sudhir Rana, Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB), New Delhi, India
Joanna Fomina, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
George Voskopoulos, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
Andżelika Kuźnar, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
Andżelika Kuźnar, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
Lina Sineviciene, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Medani P. Bhandari, Akamai University, USA
Hasmik Hovhanesian, Yerevan State University, Armenia
Larysa Sysoyeva, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Victoria Bozhenko, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Oleksii Lyulyov, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Olena V. Shkarupa, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Hanna Shvindina, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Iwona Pomianek, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland Veljko M. Mijušković, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Badri G. Narayanan, University of Washington Seattle, USA
Md Yusuf Hossein Khan, University of Business Agriculture and Technology Dhaka, Bangladesh

Language Editors
Victoria Bozhenko, Sumy State University, Ukraine

Technical Editors
Victoria Bozhenko, Sumy State University, Ukraine

Journal details
Sumy State University
2, Rymskogo-Korsakova st.
40007 Sumy, Ukraine
Tel.: +38-0542-665-104
Fax: +38-0542-665-114



Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

SocioEconomic Challenges (SEC) is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • Cabell's Journalytics
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • ExLibris
  • Google Scholar
  • Index Copernicus
  • J-Gate
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Polska Bibliografia Naukowa
  • ReadCube
  • ResearchBib
  • Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  • Scite_
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • TDOne (TDNet)
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/Ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)
  • X-MOL
Additionally, the journal is registered and indexed in the Crossref database.

Before submitting the manuscript, we strongly recommend the authors to study the article submission guidelines and comply with these requirements.

Editorial Policy

To be published in the journal applicants should use the following template.

Articles should be from 3000 words in length. Articles are normally between 4000 and 6000 words long, but longer articles will be accepted if the topic demands this length.

All submissions should be formatted in the following way: typewritten in 11 Times New Roman, double-spaced, no page numbers, no page breaks, and with no tables or figures included within the text. Article files should be provided in Microsoft Word format.

When submitting an article for consideration, it is suggested to arrange it in several separate files: 1 ‒ Title page, 2 ‒ Main text of the paper, 3 – duplicate all graphic and illustrative materials and formulas in formats that can be edited (for example, Excel).

Please submit papers via mail or

The payment for the scientific editing of the article is 1500 UAH according to the official exchange Rates by NBU. The payment does not depend on the size of an article. The journal is double-blind peer reviewed.

Copyrights policy

Author transfers copyright to the journal by means of Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

Open Access License

This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons BY 4.0 license. Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the CC BY 4.0 license.

Open Access Statement

The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.

Journal Details
Open Access
First Published
20 Sep 2022
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Journal Subjects
Business and Economics, Business Management, Management, Organization, Corporate Governance, Human Resources, Labor Practice, Job and Career, other, Mathematics and Statistics for Economists, Econometrics
Journal Metrics