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i) A manuscript file with no identifying author information or acknowledgements
ii) A separate file consisting of a title page with the name and affilation of the author(s), full correspondence address and any acknowledgements, followed by the article itself.
The text must be double-spaced and Time Roman with a font size of 12-point is preferred.
Please use the following format of Title page with the same font size, upper- and lower-case letters, style of letters etc.
Example of Title Page Layout
Title needs to be concise and informative suggesting how article is related to economic integration. Avoid abreviations and formulae where possible. Typed in upper- and lower- case letters, centered.
Author names and affiliations:
Upper- and lower-case letters
Provide the full postal address, including the country name, the e-mail address, phone and fax number of each author as a footnote to author's names. Superscript Arabic numerals are used for such footnotes. The address at which the author actually did the work must be retained as the main affiliation address.
Corresponding author: Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication in the footnote when there are more than two authors. Contact details must be kept up to date by the corresponding author.
Offer a succinct idea of the principal conclusions, motivations, the methods employed, and a clear line of reasoning. The opening sentence should indicate the major conclusion of the article. Abstract is strictly limited to less than 150 words and it must be able to stand alone.
For this reason, References should be avoided, but if essential, then cite the author(s) and year(s). Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential, they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself.
Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 6 keywords. Be sparing with abbreviations. Only abbreviations firmly established in the field may be eligible. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes.
Please provide up to 6 standard JEL codes. The available codes may be accessed at JEL at http://www.aeaweb.org/jel/jel_class_system.php
Define abbreviations that are not standard in this field in a footnote to be placed on the first page of the article.
Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the title page before Introduction. List here those individuals who provided help during the research.
Divide your article into clearly defined sections numbered with consecutive numbers starting with the Introduction. Subsections should be numbered I(then A,B,C..), II, III,
Dividing the manuscript into sections
Number section headings with Roman numerals, in upper case, centered. The text then begins on the next line. Subheadings are upper and lower case and underlined, flush left.
The text then begins on the next line. Further subheadings are flush left, upper and lower case, and followed by a period.
The text then begins on the same line, immediately following the subheading.
Example of Text Layout
State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.
Citations: Journal of Eocnomic Integraiotn
preferes that cited author's name not be placed inside the parentheses in the text. Please try to reword your sentence so that the author's name can be worked into the text, for example, as in Lee(2010) instead of (see Lee(2010)).
: Italicize all variables and equations.
Equations that have to be displayed separately from the text must be numbered consecutively throughout the entire manuscript in the following format (1), (2) etc. placed near the right-hand margin of the page.
Use English, and avoid computerese in text.
"The relationship of money aggregate (M) to interest rate (r)...". Mathematical notations. refer to The Chicago Manual of Style.
Footnotes should be used sparingly. Number them consecutively throughout the article, using superscript Arabic numbers with font size 10.
- Bibliographical references must be incorporated into the text using the author-date system. Be ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list and vice versa.
- Unpublished results and personal communications are also in the reference list. They should follow the standard reference style of the journal and should include the indications of either 'Unpublished results' or 'Personal communication'.
- Double-space references alphabetically, author's last name first. The first line is flush left. In the event of multiple articles by the same author, arrange them chronologically, oldest first.
- Web references: The full URL should be given and the date when the reference was last accessed. If known, DOI, author names, dates, reference to a source publications etc. should also be given.
Example of Reference Layout
1. Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (New York: Penguin, 2006), 99-100.
Two or more authors
2. Pollan, Omnivore's Dilemma,
Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin, 2006.
1. Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945 (New York: Knopf, 2007), 52.
For four or more authors, list all of the authors in the bibliography; in the note, list only the first author, followed by et al. ("and others"):
2. Ward and Burns, War, 59-61.
Ward, Geoffrey C., and Ken Burns. The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945. New York: Knopf, 2007.
1. Dana Barnes et al., Plastics: Essays on American Corporate Ascendance in the 1960s ...
Editor, translator, or compiler in addition to author
2. Barnes et al., Plastics ...
1. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera, trans. Edith Grossman (London: Cape, 1988), 242-55.
Chapter or other part of a book
2. Garcia Marquez, Cholera, 33.
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. Love in the Time of Cholera. Translated by Edith Grossman. London: Cape, 1988.
1. John D. Kelly, "Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War," in Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, ed. John D. Kelly et al. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010), 77.
Chapter of an edited volume originally published elsewhere (as in primary sources)
2. Kelly, "Seeing Red," 81-82.
Kelly, John D. "Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War." In Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, edited by John D. Kelly, Beatrice Jauregui, Sean T. Mitchell, and Jeremy Walton, 67-83. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.
1. Quintus Tullius Cicero, "Handbook on Canvassing for the Consulship," in Rome: Late Republic and Principate, ed. Walter Emil Kaegi Jr. and Peter White, vol. 2 of University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, ed. John Boyer and Julius Kirshner (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986), 35.
Preface, foreword, introduction, or similar part of a book
2. Cicero, "Canvassing for the Consulship," 35.
Cicero, Quintus Tullius. "Handbook on Canvassing for the Consulship." In Rome: Late Republic and Principate, edited by Walter Emil Kaegi Jr. and Peter White. Vol. 2 of University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, edited by John Boyer and Julius Kirshner, 33-46. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986. Originally published in Evelyn S. Shuckburgh, trans., The Letters of Cicero, vol. 1 (London: George Bell & Sons, 1908).
1. James Rieger, introduction to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982), xx-xxi.
2. Rieger, introduction, xxxiii.
Article in a print journal
Rieger, James. Introduction to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, xi-xxxvii. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.
In a note, list the specific page numbers consulted, if any. In the bibliography, list the page range for the whole article.
1. Joshua I. Weinstein, "The Market in Plato's Republic," Classical Philology 104 (2009): 440.
Article in an online journal
2. Weinstein, "Plato's Republic," 452-53.
Weinstein, Joshua I. "The Market in Plato's Republic." Classical Philology 104 (2009): 439-58.
Include a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) if the journal lists one. A DOI is a permanent ID that, when appended to http://dx.doi.org/
in the address bar of an Internet browser, will lead to the source. If no DOI is available, list a URL. Include an access date only if one is required by your publisher or discipline.
1. Gueorgi Kossinets and Duncan J. Watts, "Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network," American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 411, accessed February 28, 2010, doi:10.1086/599247.
2. Kossinets and Watts, "Origins of Homophily," 439.
Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. "Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network." American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 405-50. Accessed February 28, 2010. doi:10.1086/599247.
1. David Kamp, "Deconstructing Dinner," review of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan, New York Times, April 23, 2006, Sunday Book Review, http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/23/books/review/23kamp.html.
Thesis or dissertation
2. Kamp, "Deconstructing Dinner."
Kamp, David. "Deconstructing Dinner." Review of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan. New York Times, April 23, 2006, Sunday Book Review. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/23/books/review/23kamp.html.
1. Mihwa Choi, "Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty" (PhD diss., University of Chicago, 2008).
2. Choi, "Contesting Imaginaires."
Choi, Mihwa. "Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty." PhD diss., University of Chicago, 2008.
A citation to website content can often be limited to a mention in the text or in a note ("As of July 19, 2008, the McDonald’s Corporation listed on its website ..."). If a more formal citation is desired, it may be styled as in the examples below. Because such content is subject to change, include an access date or, if available, a date that the site was last modified.
2. "McDonald's Happy Meal Toy Safety Facts," McDonald's Corporation, accessed July 19, 2008, http://www.mcdonalds.com/corp/about/factsheets.html.
4. "Toy Safety Facts."
McDonald's Corporation. "McDonald's Happy Meal Toy Safety Facts." Accessed July 19, 2008. http://www.mcdonalds.com/corp/about/factsheets.html.
Townsend, Robert M., 1993, The medieval village economy, Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Thielicke, Helott., 1983, Man in God's world, Trans., and ed., John W., Dorionson., New York: Citdel Press.
Thompsut, Virgil., 1997, Cage and the collage of noises, Chap, 8 in American music since 1910, New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.
Bennett, John W., 1981, The Interpretation of Pueblo culture: A question of values, Southeastern Journal of Anthropology 2: pp. 363-75.
We strongly encourage authors to provide supplementary materials for detailed calculations and explanations for referees, not for publications. It will reduce the procedure time.