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Author Guidelines

Journal Of Developing Economies (JDE) manuscript preparation and style guidelines follow, with a slight modification, documentation 2 of the Chicago Manual of Style (14th ed., University of Chicago Press).

 

Format

The manuscripts should be typed in A4 (8.27" x 11.69"), 12-point Times News Roman font and must be 1.5 line-spaced, except indented quotations. The manuscript must be saved as a word file. All pages, including tables, appendices and references, should be serially numbered. Spell out numbers from one to ten, except when used in tables and lists, and when used with mathematical, statistical, scientific or technical units and quantities, such as distances, weights and measures. For example: three days; 3 kilometers; 30 years. All other numbers are expressed numerically. Authors are encouraged to use GamaIJB template. Sample template is included at the end of this document.

 

Language

The manuscript must be written in good academic English. Spelling follows Webster’s International Dictionary. To ensure anonymous review, authors should not identify themselves directly or indirectly in their papers. Single author should not use the word “we”. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity.

 

Article Length

The article should be between 4000 and 7000 words. The allowable length of the manuscript is at Editor’s discretion; however, manuscript with a length less or exceeding the words may be return to the author(s) for revision before the manuscript is considered by the Editors. The word count excludes table, figures, and references.

 

TITLE PAGE

 


Article Title

Title of the article should be specific and effective, approximately 10 words. Write an article title using simple and straightforward language that can offer readers a glimpse of the content with their first glance.

 

Author name and Affiliations

The full name of each author, affiliation of each author at the time research was completed, and addressed of each author including full postal address, telephone, and email addresses. Where more than one author has contributed to the articles, please provide detail information for the corresponding author. The detail information about the author will be placed on ABOUT THE AUTHORS page.

 

Abstract

The abstract should stand alone, means that no citation in abstract. The abstract should concisely inform the reader of the manuscript’s purpose, its methods, its findings, and its value. The abstract should be relatively nontechnical, yet clear enough for an informed reader to understand the manuscript’s contribution. The manuscript’s title, but neither the author’s name nor other identification designations, should appear on the abstract page. An abstract, of no more than 150 words, should be presented both in English and Indonesian on a separate page immediately preceding the text of the manuscript. (Indonesian abstract will be provided for the non Indonesian author once the manuscript is accepted for publication)

 

Keyword

Keywords are an important part of abstract writing. Authors should select a maximum of 5 keywords that are specific and reflect what is essential about the articles. Keywords and the article classification should be provided after the abstract.

 

JEL Classification Numbers

Authors should add 1- 3 JEL Classification Number. Information guide for the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) can be found at https://www.aeaweb.org/jel/guide/jel.php

 

Reference

Every manuscript must include a list of references contain only the works cited. Each entry should contain all data necessary for unambiguous identification. With the author-date system, use the following format recommended by the Chicago Manual Styles (14th Ed.):

 

  1. Arrange citations in alphabetical order according to the surname of the author or the name of the institution responsible for the citation.
  2. Use author’s initials instead of proper names.
  3. In listing more than one name in references (Molyneux, P., and J. Thornton,…) there should always be a comma before “and.”
  4. Dates of publication should be placed immediately after the authors’ names.
  5. Titles of journal should not be abbreviated.
  6. Multiple works by the same author(s) should be listed in chronological order of publication. Two or more works by the same author(s) in the same year distinguished be letters after the date.

 

Recommendations for references are:

 

  1. Authors are encouraged to have references mainly from primary source (at least 80% of the references), such as research articles in journal, proceedings, working paper, or dissertation.
  2. Authors are encouraged to have references that are up-to-date references (at least 80% references dated within the last 10 years).
  3. Authors should avoid excessively referencing your own work (self citation).

 

Books

Beamish, P. W. 1988. Multinational Joint Ventures in Developing Countries. London-New York: Routledge.

 

Collins, Geoffrey, and Mathew D. Wortmaster. 1953. The collected works of Pennyloss. Boston: Pennyloss.

 

Sanders, G.S., T. R. Price, V. L. DeSantis, and C. C. Ryder. 1989. Prediction and prevention of famine. Los Angeles: Timothy Peters. 

 

Ohio State University. College of Administrative Science. Center for Human Resource Research. 1977. The national longitudinal surveys handbook. rev. ed. Columbus. 

 

Chapter in a book

Allen, D. (1988). ‘British foreign policy and international co-operation’. In Byrd, P. (Ed.), British Foreign Policy. Deddington: Philip Allen, 210–18.

 

Journal Article

Banks, William. 1958. Secret meeting in boise. Midwestern  Political Review 6: 26-31.

 

Fraser J., N. Fraser, and F. McDonald. The strategic challenge of electronic commerce. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 2000, 5(1): 7-14.

Wambach, K. A. 1997. Breastfeeding intention and outcome: A test of the theory of planned behavior. Research in Nursing and Health 20 (1): 51-60.

Zhang, Y., and R. Buda. 1999. Moderating effects of need for cognition on responses to positively versus negatively framed advertising messages. Journal of Advertising 28 (2): 1-15.

Working Paper

Kang, D. 2000. Family Ownership and Performance in Public Corporations: A Study of the U.S. Fortune 500, 1982–1994. Working Paper 00-0051, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA.

 

Dissertation

Gnyawali, D. R. 1997. Creation and Utilization of Organizational Knowledge: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Organizational Learning on Strategic Decision Making. Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Proceedings

Kowalik, T. 1992. ‘Trade unions attitude to privatisation’. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Privatization and Transformation in Eastern Europe, Warsaw, 15–20 November.

 

Newspapers

Klein, J. 2002. ‘How the solidarity dream turned sour’. The Guardian, 12 June, 8–9.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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