International Journal of Economic Research
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Instructions to the Authors

Aims and Scope: The IJER provides a forum for the publication of research, both theoretical and empirical, in various spectra of economics. All fields in economics, including those that combine economics and finance, are welcomed.

Papers must be in English
Papers for publication should be send in duplicate to the Editor
Submission of a paper will be held to imply that it contains original unpublished work and is not being submitted for publication elsewhere. The Journal does not accept responsibility for damage or loss of papers submitted. Submitted manuscripts that exceed 25 pages cannot be considered.

Submission of a paper accompanied with a disk is encouraged. The paper file should be in MS-WORD or PDF format.

Manuscripts should be double spaced, with wide margins, and printed on one side of the paper only. All pages should be numbered consecutively. Titles and subtitles should be kept as short as possible. References, tables, and figures should be printed on separate pages.

The first page of the manuscript should contain the following information: (1) the title, (2) the name(s) and institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s), (3) an abstract of not more than 100 words, (4) up to 4 key words, and (5) up to three JEL classification codes. A footnote should also provide information on the name, address, telephone number, fax number, and E-mail address of the corresponding author.

Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and numbered consecutively throughout the text with superscript Arabic numerals. They should appear at the end of the main text and should not include tables, figures or formulae.

Formulae should be numbered consecutively throughout the manuscript as (1), (2), … against the right-hand margin of the page. If the derivation of the formulae has been abbreviated, the full derivation should be presented on an Appendix.

References should appear in the text as Smith (1992) or Smith et al. (1998). The author should make sure that there is a strict one-to-one correspondence between the names and the years in the text and those on the reference list. The reference list should appear at the end of the main text, before tables and figures. It should be listed in alphabetical order by author’s name. References should appear as follows:

For monographs: Hansen, J. D., 2001. European Integration: An Economic Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

For contributions to collective works: Laursen, F., 1995. ‘On studying

European integration theory and political economy’, in F. Laursen (ed.),

The Political Economy of European Integration, European Institute of

Public Administration, Kluwer Law International, Maastricht.

For periodicals: Wyplosz, C., 1997. ‘EMU: why and how it might

happen’, Journal of Economic Perspectives 4, 3-22.

Journal titles should not be abbreviated.

Tables should be numbered consecutively in the text in Arabic numerals and printed on separate pages. The author(s) should point where the table should be inserted in the text.

Figures (illustrations) should not be inserted in the text, and should be marked on the back with figure number and appropriate explanatory legends, and/or sources, and/or notes. They should be numbered in Arabic numerals and consecutively. The author(s) should point where the figure should be inserted in the text.

Any manuscript, which does not conform to the above instructions, may be returned for the necessary revision before publication.

Upon acceptance of a paper, authors are required to pay $ 500 to cover printing expenses for 20 copies of off prints.

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