In this fifty-fourth issue of the journal Econometrics, seven articles are published. Magdalena Osińska presents some remarks on the Polish contribution to financial econometrics. The article by Justyna Brzezińska concerns the analysis of latent vari-able models in economic research. Exploratory factor analysis in the measurement of the competencies of older workers is the subject of the article by Justyna Wik-torowicz. The article by Marcin Gąsior and Łukasz Skowron describes methods for imputation of missing values and their influence on the results of segmentation re-search. The next article covers aspects of the means-end approach in market segmen-tation – clustering of laddering data. Anna Sączewska-Piotrowska presents defini-tion, factors, predictions of near poverty. The last paper, by Łukasz Mach, discusses the evaluation of real estate market development with special consideration given to the stages of the building process.