Author Guideline

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 who do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The manuscript has not been published previously, nor is it in the review process in other journals. The manuscript contains an original work and has potentially contributed to the highly scientific advancement. Manuscripts will be first reviewed by editorial boards. The main text of a manuscript must be submitted as a Word document (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) file. 
  2. Manuscript typed 1.15 spaces, 12 fonts consisting of at least 15 pages or 5,000-7,000 words excluding table, graphic, and reference. The manuscript is typed in A4 paper size. 
  3. Title. The title of articles is typed in Indonesian and English languages. The title should describe the main content of manuscripts, be informative, concise, and not too wordy (15 - 20 words maximum), and should not contain formulas.
  4. Name of author without title and marked *) for footnotes containing affiliates and email addresses
  5. Abstract. The abstract consists of 2 languages, Indonesian and English languages. The abstract consists of 100-150 words which are typed 1 space with right side and left, entered slightly in appeal with the body of the manuscript, and does not contain a title and table/picture. The abstract contains of research objective, methods, samples, results, and conclusions. 
  6. Keywords consist of 3-5 words or phrases (from specific to general)
  7. The body of the manuscript. The body of the manuscript includes: (a) the introduction (comprising background, problem formulation, literature review, objectives, and contribution); (b) research methods; (c) results and discussion; and (5) conclusions.
  8. Introduction. It covers the background of the study, motivation in writing the paper, problems, a brief literature review that relates directly to research or previous findings that need to be developed and ends with a paragraph on research purposes. It should be written in paragraphs.
  9. Research Methods. It describes the research design used comprised of methods, techniques in collecting data, technique of data analysis, and variables measurement which are written in paragraphs, not numbering. The technical information of the study is presented clearly. Therefore, readers can conduct research based on the techniques presented. Materials and equipment specifications are necessary. Approaches or procedures of study together with data analysis methods must be presented.
  10. Results and Discussion. This part should describe informative results of empirical research which are written systematically and critically. Tables and figures can be presented in this part to support the discussion, for examples table of statistics-test results, figures of model test results and etc. In general, journal papers will contain three-seven figures and tables. Same data can not be presented in the form of tables and figures. Discussion of results should be argumentative and should point out on how the findings, theories, previous study and empirical facts are relevant and contributes something new to knowledge of economics development Writing Table Each table is completed by the year the data are processed.
  11. Table. The title of the table is put on the top of the table, left margin. The form of the table should be written as in the following example.  For example, Table 1. Inflation Target and Actual Inflation 2005 – 2011.
  12. Figure. The title of the figure is written under the figure and graph using the left margin. For example: Figure 1. F-test with Granger Causality for APT Analysis.
  13. Conclusion. It should illustrate brief and clear results of the study, contributions to new theories, and new ideas for future research. Here, the theoretical and practical implications should be written in paragraphs.
  14. Acknowledgement (If Any). Contributors who are not mentioned as authors should be acknowledged and their particular contributions should be described. All sources of funding for the work must be acknowledged, both the research funder and the grant number (if applicable) should be given for each source of funds. 
  15. References. Data, information, and citations should be over the last 10 years. 80% of citations written in the paper should be from primary sources derived from national and international research. The more primary references that the paper has, the more qualified the paper will be. Manuscripts are written by using standard citation applications (we recommend using Mendeley/Endnote/Zotero). Harvard-style reference should be used. Ensure that the references are referred to on the paper and arrange them alphabetically. The bibliography consists of a minimum of 20 references.
  16. Submitted articles that are following the layout and template
  17. The author can download the article template here