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Author Guidelines

We encourage the prospective authors to examine the previously published materials in our journal for style guidelines (abstract, references, footnotes, headers, tables, charts). A set of preliminary instructions is given below.

1. The front cover page should contain the following information: title of the paper, author's name, affiliation and email address.

2. The second page should include an abstract of not more than 500 words.

3. A few keywords may be included after the abstract, near the bottom of the second page.

4. The content of the article itself will begin on the third page.

5. All submissions should be in either MS Word or PDF format, using double spaced, 12 point Times New Roman fonts and a one inch margin on each side.


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. By checking this box, I acknowledge that my working paper submission meets the requirements defined in the Author Guidelines. Additionally, I understand that submissions which do not meet the specified guidelines will be returned unread.


Copyright Notice

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.

    1. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  1. 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).


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.