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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.

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.


Jurnal Kebijakan Ekonomi dan Keuangan is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes theoretical and empirical articles following Aims and Scope, and each manuscript must adapt the main topics of Economic Policy in the fields of Development Economics, Regional Economics, International Economics, Public Economics, Monetary Economics, Islamic Economics, Employment Economics, and Financial Policy covering the fields of Finance and Banking.



Preparation of The Manuscript

Each manuscript submitted to Jurnal Kebijakan Ekonomi dan Keuangan is the result of original work, has never been published before and is not in process in other journals. Each manuscript must follow the aim and scope, well written under the author guidelines in the Journal of Economic and Financial Policy.

Structure of the manuscript

Title. The title must represent the main idea of the manuscript and write in an informative, accurate, concise and not multi-interpretative manner.

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 to the corresponding Author.

Abstract. Abstract contains a summary of articles with a range between 150-250 words written with the following structure:

Purpose – presenting new or novel research and key arguments of the problems that have been solved.

Methods – explaining the study's methods, tools, and datasets.

Findings – summarizing the main result of the research

Implication - explain the impact on future research and practical aspects based on the research's main findings.

Originality – explain the novelty and distinction of the paper from the existing literature.

Keywords - Three to five appropriate and short keywords that capture the principal topics of the paper. 

JEL classification numbers.

Please provide at least one JEL (Journal of Economic Literature) classification number that suits your manuscript, available at http://www.aeaweb.org/jel/jel_class_system.php.


The introduction is the paper's broad beginning that consists of three important aspects: study background, research problems, and theoretical frameworks.


The methods section describes data and techniques/tools used to investigate a research problem. The methods consist of identifying the source and any problems or special features of the data, describing the model and techniques/tools, explain the features of techniques/tools that may affect the results.

Results and Discussion

The results section reports the findings of the study based on applying the models using techniques/tools to gather information. This section must consist of identify the results to answer your research question, interpreting and describing the significant findings of the research, and discussing the findings with the existing literature. The results section should state the research findings arranged in a logical sequence without bias or interpretation.


The conclusion sections must consist of the main points or main findings, indicate further research lines, explain the limitations of this study, and provide policy implications.


Acknowledge anyone who contributed to the article who does not meet the criteria for the authorship. If you do not have anyone to acknowledge, please write 'not applicable in this section.


This section lists only the papers, reference books, or other types of publications referred to in the manuscript's body. The manuscript is expectedly to involve primary and updated references.



General Writing Format

  1. The manuscript is prepared in an 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 top and bottom margins are 1 inch.
  4. The title is written using capital letters only at the first word or special name (example: location name), 14 font size, and centre position.
  5. Subtitles are written using capital letters only at the first word or special name, 12 font size, starting from the left margin.
  6. Sub of subtitles, if any, are written using capital letters only at the first word or special name. They should be started from the left margin.
  7. Sub of a sub of subtitles, 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.
  8. 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 formulas should be numbered as (1), (2). etc., appearing to their right.
  2. Estimation results from a software package cannot 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 the 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.




Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). All citations in the text should refer to APA (American Psychological Association) style.


Narrative citation format:

One Author – Waugh (2010), argues that frictions to trade are quantitatively important …

Two authors – Parys and Ash (2018), argue that in-group identity fosters conformism when players draw signals …

Three or more authors – Kang et al. (2019), the cumulative effects of global stock market volatility and commodity shocks on output and consumer prices are the largest …  

Parenthetical citation format:

One Author – …frictions to trade are quantitatively important (Waugh, 2010).

Two authors – … players draw signals that contradict their predecessors' actions (Parys & Ash, 2018).

Three or more authors – …output and consumer prices are largest during the global financial crisis (Kang et al., 2019).

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 knowledge development. Citations and references must strictly follow the APA (American Psychological Association) style. References should include only works cited within the text of the manuscript. Consulting the APA style manual (http://www.apastyle.org/pubmanual.html) is strongly recommended for completing manuscript submissions.

References should appear as:


Waugh, M. E. (2010). International Trade and Income Differences. The American Economic Review, 100(5), 2093–2124. http://www.jstor.org/stable/41038756

Kang, W., Ratti, R. A., & Vespignani, J. (2020). Global commodity prices and global stock market volatility shocks: Effects across countries. Journal of Asian Economics, 71, 101249. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asieco.2020.101249

Van Parys, J., & Ash, E. (2018). Sequential decision-making with group identity. Journal of Economic Psychology, 69, 1–18. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2018.09.004

Conference Proceedings:

Tohirin, A. & Husaini, F. (2019). Does Islamic banking financing help the poor?.  Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on Accounting, Business & Economics, Indonesia, 41-50. https://journal.uii.ac.id/icabe/article/view/14693  

Reference Books:

Brennan, D. (2020). Process Industry Economics: Principles, Concepts and Applications. Amsterdam: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/C2018-0-05278-0

Layard, R., Blanchard, O., & Krugman, P. (1992). East-west migration-the alternatives. Cambridge: MIT-press.

Book Chapters:

Maggiori, M. (2022). International macroeconomics with imperfect financial markets. In G. Gopinath, E. Helpman, & K. Rogoff (Eds.), Handbook of International Economics: International Macroeconomics, Volume 6 (Vol. 6, pp. 199–236). Elsevier. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.hesint.2022.03.002

Published Dissertation:

Pettis, R. W. (2019). Three Essays in the Economics of Crime. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from https://scholarcommons.sc.edu/etd/5498

Unpublished Dissertation:

Harris, L. (2014). Instructional leadership perceptions and practices of elementary school leaders [Unpublished doctoral dissertation]. University of Virginia.

Government Reports:

Bank Indonesia. (2021). ECONOMIC REPORT ON INDONESIA 2021: Rise and Be Optimistic: Synergy and Innovation for Economic Recovery. https://www.bi.go.id/en/publikasi/laporan/Documents/LPI_2021_EN.pdf

Electronic Sources:

The Fiscal Policy Agency and UNICEF Indonesia. (2021). Policy Brief: The Impact of Covid-19 on Child Poverty and Mobility in Indonesia. Retrieved August 10, 2020, from https://www.unicef.org/indonesia/coronavirus/reports/policy-brief-covid-19-impact-poverty-mobility-indonesia




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After all form textbox was filled, the Author clicked on the "Register" button to proceed with the registration. Therefore, the Author is brought to an online author submission interface where Author should click on "New Submission". The following are five steps in the online submission process:

Step 1 - Starting the Submission: Select the article in the Journal section. Click save and continue.

Step 2 - Uploading the Submission: Click Choose file on the Upload submission file item and choose the manuscript document file (.doc/.docx) to be submitted, then click Upload button until the file has been uploaded. Do not upload supplementary files here. Click save and continue.

Step 3 - Entering Submission's Metadata: In this step, detail all authors metadata should be entered including the marked corresponding author. After that, the manuscript title and Abstract must be uploaded by copying the text and paste in the textbox, then type keywords in Indexing column. Click save and continue

Step 4 - Uploading Supplementary Files: Supplementary files should be uploaded with relevant information (if any). Therefore, click on the Choose file button and then click on the Upload button. Click save and continue.

Step 5 - Confirming the Submission: The author is doing a final check of the uploaded manuscript documents in this step. To submit the manuscript to JKEK, click the Finish Submission button after the documents are true. The corresponding author or the principal contact will receive an acknowledgement by email and will be able to view the submission's progress through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web address site.


Final Decision

The manuscript decision is based on a peer-reviewing process. The decision on the acceptability of the manuscript for publication will be notified to author (s) through the website system in the following alternative conclusions:

Accepted without revision, or

Accepted with minor revision, or

Accepted with major revision, or



Revision of manuscripts

After revision, manuscripts sent back to the authors should be returned to the editor without delay. The revised manuscript should be uploaded to the Online Submission Interface in the "Upload Author Version" from the Review task window. The revised document should include:


One (1) MS Word file for Revision Note file in a table form with respect to Reviewers' comments including the location of the revision on the revised manuscript. Download Form Revision here.

One (1) MS Word file for Revised Manuscript file according to Template-based format (MS Word file) (Important: please color red highlight the revised sentences). The revised manuscript returned later than two months will be considered as a new submission and will be reviewed again by other peer-reviewers.