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Author Guidelines

The manuscripts

The manuscript should be an original research paper which sufficiently contributes novelty to economics literature. Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically by using the EJEM online submission procedure. The corresponding author should also provide statement that the manuscript is not concurrently being under consideration for publication elsewhere. The Editors will ignore submissions that do not follow these procedures.

Structure of the manuscripts

1. Title. The title should be clear and informative, and not more than 10 words.

2. Author's names and institutions. The author's names should be accompanied by the author's institutions and email addresses, without any academic title. For a joint paper, one of the authors should be notified as the corresponding author.

3. Abstract, keywords, and JEL classification numbers. The abstract should be less than 100 words. Please provide the abstract in both English and Indonesian versions. The key words should be of 3 to 5 words or phrases. Please provide at least one JEL (Journal of Economic Literature) classification number that suits your manuscript, which is available at

4. Introduction. This section explains the background of the study, a review on the previous researches in the area, and aims of the manuscripts. Importantly it should also show the significance and novelty of the research.

5. Methods. This section describes the appropriate tools of analysis along with the data and their sources.

6. Results and Discussion. This section explains the results of the study. It should be presented clearly and concisely. Author(s) should explore the novelty or the contribution of the work to the economics literature.

7. Conclusion. This section concludes and provides policy implications, if any, of the study. The conclusion(s) should be at the same order with ones discussed in the body of the manuscript.

8. References. This section lists only the papers, books, or other types of publications referred to in the body of the manuscript.

General Writing Format

1. The manuscript is prepared in a A4 paper, single-sided, and single line spacing format. A new paragraph should start 5 characters from the left margin, using 12-size, Times-new-romans font type.

2. The manuscript is written in proper English.

3. The manuscript should be between 12 to 15 pages long.

4. The top and bottom margins are 1 inch.

5. The title is written using capital letters only at first word or special name (example: location name), 14 font size, center position.

6. Sub titles are written using capital letters only at first word or special name, 12 font size, started from the left margin.

7. Sub of sub titles, if any, are written using capital letters only at first word or special name. They should be started from the left margin.

8. Sub of sub of sub titles, if any, are written using capital letters only at the beginning of each word except for connecting words, all in italics. They should be started from the left margin.

9. References should be those of the last ten years publication (>80%), except for key references (80%). Referring to any textbook should be minimized (<20%).

Specific Writing Format

1. Equations and formula should be numbered as (1), (2)...etc appearing to their right.

2.  Estimation results from a software package are not allowed to be directly presented in the paper. They should be presented in summary tables.


Tables and Figures

Tables and figures should be presented as follows:

1. The name of tables and figures should follow a numbering system (Arabic numbering system). The title of the tables and figures are placed at the top and the bottom respectively.

2. The tables and figures should provide the source of information, if any, at the bottom. 

3. Any table should contain only heading and contents. The table contains row lines only without column lines. Note(s) and source(s) should be included underneath the table where appropriate. 



Acknowledgment, if any, should be written as the foot-note of the manuscript's title.

Subjects and Authors Index

The authors should provide an index of subject, namely the specific terms in the manuscript. The authors should also provide the index of authors, namely the key authors of papers referred in the manuscript. Please write the family name followed by the given name.


Citation in the text body should be written using the family name and years of publication. Example:

a. Hill (2001) suggests that the objective of depreciation is ....

b. Inflation targeting would be sufficient (McCain, 1982).

c. The definition of contagion is ... (Wagner, 1976; Rhonda 2009).

d. The Authors are recommended to use Mendeley Reference software.



The manuscript is expected to involve approximately 20-25 primary and up-to-date references to assert high quality contributions to the knowledge development. Citations and references must strictly follow the APA (American Psychological Association) style.  References should include only works that are cited within the text of the manuscript.  Consulting the APA style manual ( is strongly recommended for completing manuscript submissions.

References should appear as:

Book with one author:

Author, A. A. (2005). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Book with two authors:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (2005). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Book with more than two authors:

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (2005). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Journal article:

Ruchba, S. M., & Suhada, F. (2015). The impact of regional autonomy and monetary crisis on economic growth in Yogyakarta. Economic Journal of Emerging Markets, 7 (3), 60-68.

A publication in press:

Kuncoro, H. (in press). Does the sustainable fiscal policy foster its credibility? Economic Journal of Emerging Markets.

Edited book:

Gregoriou, G. N. (Ed.). (2009). Emerging Markets: Performance, Analysis, and Innovation. Florida, USA: CRC Press.

Chapter in an edited book:

Courant, P. N., Gramlich, E. M., & Rubinfeld, D. L. (1979). The stimulative effects of intergovernmental grants: or why money sticks where it hits. In P. Mieszkowski, & W. H. Oakland (Ed.), Fiscal Federalism and Grants-in-Aid (pp. 5-21). Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.

Web site:

Prasetyo, P. E., Sudarma, K., & Sulaha, A.S. (2014). Economic policy impact on competitiveness and efficiency of textile industry in central Java. Economic Journal of Emerging Markets, 6 (2), 85-95. Retrieved August 23, 2016, from

Unpublished doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis: Mosquera, C. M. R. (2009). Essays on Economic Growth, Financial Integration and Exchange Rates. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Published proceedings:

Altinbas, H., & Biskin, O.T. (2015). Selecting macroeconomic influences on stock markets by using feature selection algorithms. In E. Hromada (Ed.), IISES 3rd and 4th Economics and Finance Conference: Vol. 30. Procedia Economics and Finance (pp. 22-29). London: International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.

A presented paper:

Lagos, Ricardo. (2009, October). Asset Prices, Liquidity, and Monetary Policy in an Exchange Economy. Paper presented at the Annual Economic Policy Conference of the FRB of St. Louis: "Debt, Financial Markets, and Monetary Policy", Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, US.

Manuscript Template

Manuscript should be prepared according to the following MS Word template:

How to send the manuscript

1. The manuscript in microsoft word should be sent to the editor by clicking Online Submission tab on our Website.
2. A brief bio that contains full name, academic title, institution, telephone, mobile number, and others should be written in the fields of data when registering online in the website submission.

Final Decision

Taking into account the results of the peer reviewing process, the decision as to the acceptability of each manuscript for publication will be notified to the author(s) through the website system in the following alternative conclusions:
a. Accepted without revision, or
b. Accepted with minor revision, or
c. Accepted with major revision, or
d. Rejected.

Article Processing Charges

Upon acceptance of the manuscript for publication in the journal, the author will be notified and should pay Rp 1,000,000 (Indonesian authors) and US $ 75 (International authors) for the article processing charges (APC). Upon receipt of the payment the author is entitle to receiving a publication proof number, 3 printed copies of the corresponding issue, and 3 off-prints.


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 submitted manuscript has not been previously published, nor is it being submitted and considered for publication in other journals (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file formats.
  3. Where available, URLs and DOI journal 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 in appropriate sizes, rather than at the end.
  5. 5.The text adheres to the referencing and bibliographic style as outlined in the Author Guidelines, which can found in About the Journal or on the left sidebar button.
  6. When submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been strictly followed.



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Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
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  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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