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  Submission Guidelines

Extended Abstract Guidelines

All extended abstract will be reviewed by the Scientific Paper Review Committee.

The extended abstract must contain the following sections: abstract and keywords, introduction, methodology, findings, conclusion, and references. Section can be named differently and subsections can be included.

The extended abstract shall be written in font Time New Roman, 1.5 spacing and 11 font size. The extended abstract should contain a minimum of 1000 words and a maximum of 2500 words. Extended abstracts can contain figures, tables and/or images which are not included in the word count. The references are not included in the word count as well.

Supporting figures, tables and images of the results (no more than two figures and two tables) may be included in the extended abstract.

Cite references and provide reference list in the APA style.

 

Manuscript submission Guidelines

Once your extended abstract has been reviewed and accepted, please provide manuscript and submit before 20 September 2017. Selected paper will be considered for possible publication in Institutions and Economies Journal (Scopus Indexed).

All manuscripts will be reviewed by the Scientific Paper Review Committee.

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically. Submitted manuscripts have not been published previously and are not being submitted for publication elsewhere.

Manuscripts must be in English with British spellings throughout and should be written using MS word, with Times New Roman font type size 12 with 1.5 line spacing. Foreign words should be in italics. Foreign words should be in italics. The length should not be more than 12,000 words (inclusive of tables, figures, notes, references and appendices).

Manuscripts must be in two separate documents: (1) Cover page with full details of the authors including: details of the author’s institutional affiliation; full address and contact information, exact length of the manuscript, brief (2-3 lines) biographical description and any acknowledgements; and (2) manuscript without any author identification/name, that fully matches the journal house style.

 

Style Guidelines

a.       The title of the manuscript should be bold and centered.

b.      Section heading should be bold, left justified and numbered sequentially. (e.g: 3. Data and Methodology)

c.       First level heading should be in italics and bold. (e.g: 3.1 Data analysis)

d.      The second level subheading should be in italics and not bold. (e.g: 3.1.1 Financial variables).

e.       All pages should be numbered consecutively.

·         Endnotes should be kept to a minimum, indicated by superscript figures in the text, and placed at the end of the manuscript.

·         References are cited in the text by the author's surname, and the publication year. Full details are given in the reference list.

- (Adam, 1994, Grossman and Helpman, 1991; Varblane et al., 2012)

·         References list should follow the APA reference style:
          

Book:

·         Author, A. A. (2012). This is a book title: And subtitle. Abingdon: Routledge.

·         Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (2012). This is a book title: And subtitle. Abingdon: Routledge. 

            Chapter in book:

·         Author, A. A. (2012). This is a chapter. In J. J. Editor (Ed.), Book title: And subtitle (pp. 300−316). Abingdon: Routledge.

            Edited Book:

·         Editor, J. J. (Ed.). (2012). Book title: And subtitle. Abingdon: Routledge.

·         Editor, J. J., Editor, A. A., & Editor, P. P. (Eds.). (2012). Book title: And subtitle. Abingdon: Routledge.

            Journal:

·         Author, A. A. (2011). Title of article. Title of Journal, 22(1), 123–231. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx

·         If there is no DOI and the reference was retrieved from an online database, give the database name and accession number or the database URL (no retrieval date is needed): Author, A. A. (2011). Title of article. Title of Journal, 22, 123–231. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxx

·         Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (1987). Title of article. Title of Journal, 22(1), 123–231. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx

  Tables and Figures

·         Tables and figures should be numbered separately and sequentially using Arabic numerals. Each table and figure should be given an informative title. Examples of the table and figure style are as follows

 

Table 1: Sampling Framework of SHGs

                                          Source: Nithyanandhan and Mansor (2015).

 

 

                                             Source: Nithyanandhan et al. (2015).

 

·         Each table and figure should be presented at the end of the manuscript (before the list of references). Please indicate the position of each table and figure in the text as follows:

 

INSERT TABLE 1/FIGURE 1 HERE

  


 
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