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Economic Competitiveness and Sustainability

ECE 2015

18th Annual Conference Enterprise and Competitive Environment


Globalisation, economic and monetary integration as well as global financial crisis belong among the main factors affecting the macro as well as microeconomic business environment in these days in Europe and the worldwide. The conference provides the opportunities to present and discuss research papers dealing with changing economic and competitive environment from the perspective of academic researchers, business economists as the institutional representatives.

Keynote Address


Roman Horvath

  Werner Hölzl   Gerta Mazalová
Deputy Director and Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University
  Senior Economist, Austrian institute of Economic research (WIFO)   Pesident, Association of consumerprotections,


The best selected papers will be published in the following journals:



The Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

(ISSN: 0015-1920, indexed in the Web of Science) 


 Danube: Law and Economics Review

(ISSN: 1804-6746, indexed in Scopus)



 Society and Economy, Journal of the Corvinus University of Budapest

(ISSN: 1588-9726, indexed in Scopus)


Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis 

(ISSN: 1211-8516, indexed in Scopus)



All the good-quality contributed papers will be published in the conference proceedings. The proceedings will be submitted for indexing in the Web of Science.


Conference Topic​s

Conference is focused especially on following topics

Economics, Socio-economics and Macroeconomic Policy

  • European monetary integration processes
  • Growth, development and regional studies
  • Corporate governance and public economics

 Business Economics and Finance

  • Corporate economic performance
  • Productivity and competitiveness
  • Financial markets and its institutions

Management in the New EnvironmentQ

  • New methods, techniques and principles of management
  • Social responsibility and business ethics
  • Increasing competitiveness of enterprises

Quantitative Methods in Business

  • Operational research
  • Econometrics and economic modellin
  • Mathematical economics

 Accounting, Taxes and Finance in the Global Environment

  • Financial and managerial accounting
  • Taxation and public finance

Marketing, Trade and Tourism


  • Consumer behaviour
  • International trade and retailing
  • Tourism

IS/ICT and Competitiveness of Enterprises

  • Business intelligence and data mining
  • Modern technologies in corporate information systems
  • Applications of state-of-the-art information and communication technologies in business

 Legal and Social Environment

  • Social and Economic Inequality
  • Economic and legal aspects of the EU commercial policy
  • Growth potential through enhanced governance and social innovation 



Scientific conference board 
Organisation Board 
  • István Benczes (Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary)
  • Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen, Germany)
  • Roman Horváth (Czech Economic Society, Czech Republic)
  • Peter Huber (WIFO Vienna, Austria)
  • Jitka Janová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Svatopluk Kapounek (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Igor Kotlán (VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic)
  • Danuse Nerudova (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Petr Rozmahel (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Jana Stavkova (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Pavel Žufan (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Jan Žižka (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)


Mendel University in Brno

Czech Republic

  • Svatopluk Kapounek
  • Petr Rozmahel
  • Silvie Klapalová
  • Tomáš Koubek
  • Jan Přichystal
  • Veronika Krůtilová