Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics
Published By : Serials Publications Pvt. Ltd.
Frequency : Semi-Annual
ISSN : 0972-3986
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Instructions to the Authors

AAJEE is a refereed journal.  The main objective of the journal is not only to promote the discussion on challenging economic issues at applied and policy levels in Asian-African economies and the rest of the world but also to disseminate research information and knowledge in latest developments in economics. 

Notes for Contributors
Research articles in the area of Economics and Econometrics are invited for publishing in AAJEE, a biannual journal. Articles should be original and exclusively for the journal. The articles should not be under consideration for any other publication.  Authors should indicate if there is any version or part of the article that has been or will be published elsewhere at the time of submission.

The articles should be submitted electronically in either Microsoft Word or rich text format using double spacing throughout with sufficient margins on all sides.

Articles should be submitted in a form suitable for sending anonymously to the reviewers.  The first page of the manuscript should contain the title of the paper, name of the author and the institution to which is affiliated, mailing address and acknowledgment if any. The subject matter of the paper should commence from second page onwards for anonymity.

The length of the paper should not ordinarily exceed 30 typed pages including graphs, tables and references.

Each article should include an indented and italicised summary of not more than 150 words that describe the main arguments and conclusions of the paper.

All references cited in the article should be included in the Reference Section at the end of the paper.  Notes should be numbered consecutively and placed at the end of the article.  

Authors should follow the following format of reference presentation:

Todaro, M. P. 1987. Economic Development in the Third World, 3rd edition, Longman, New York and London

Khan, A. H. 1986. Public Spending and Deficit: Evidence from a Developing Country. Public Finance, vol. 43(3): 591-602
Broad divisions and sections of the paper should be clearly marked.  Quotations should also be cleared marked.  Quotations that exceed 40 words should be indented in the text.

Mathematical workings that include details that are not necessary to be included in the main text, should be provided in a separate page.  These will be helpful for referees but will not be published.

Tables and figures should be clearly marked and provided in separate page(s).  The position for tables and figures should also be clearly marked in the text.

Authors are expected to correct proofs expeditiously to keep alterations to a minimum.

All manuscripts should be in electronic form and sent to:

Prof. N.Narayana
Consulting Editor, Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics
Department of Economics, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 705
Gaborone, BOTSWANA
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Comments on Published Articles
Anyone wishing to make comments on a published article should first send a copy to the authors, inviting them to give their views on the issues raised.  The commentators should send their comment to AAJEE together with the author’s response.
Accepted Articles
Before the articles published in the journals, the authors of the accepted articles will be informed by the publishers. The accepted articles will be sent in PDF format to the authors to proof read their papers and follow the procedure prescribed by the publishers. Once the whole process is completed, the articles are published in the journal and authors will be supplied 10 off-prints and a copy of the issue in which their articles appear.  Further copies may be provided at a discount to the author.
Articles published in this journal are classified by the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) published by American Economic Association
Copyright in articles published in AAJEE rests with the publisher.


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