Guide for Authors
Instructions for Authors
Before submitting the manuscript, authors are requested to read the aims and scope of the journal, instructions for submission and ethics in publishing. Papers not prepared accordingly may be turned down or would be asked to resubmit.
Organizing the Paper
1. Title of the Paper: Title of paper should be limited within 14 words
2. Authors Name and Institutional Affiliation with Email id
3. An Abstract within 250 words
4. Key words with JEL Classification
1. Title of the Paper
3. Review of Literature and Research Gap
5. Methodology and Data
6. Analysis and Findings
7. Summary and Conclusions
Length of the paper: Maximum 8000 words including tables, references and notes
Font: Authors should use Times New Roman font size 12.
Line Spacing: Double spacing
All references in the text and notes must be specified by the authors’ last names and date of publication together with page numbers for direct quotations from print sources.
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year). Article title. Journal Name, vol no., xx–xx.
Sen, A. J., Thomson, F., & Callagher, D. (1998). Affluence in suburbia. Suburbian Studies, 12, 9–12.
Author, A. A. (1994). Book title. Location: Publisher.
Sen, A. J., Thomson, F., & Callagher, D. (1998). Affluence in suburbia. London, UK: BL Books.
Chapter in book
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (1994). Chapter title. In A. Editor, B. Editor, & C. Editor (Eds.), Book title (pp. xxx–xxx). Location: Publisher.
Sen, A. J., Thomson, F., & Callagher, D. (1998). Epping case study. In C. Carter (Ed.), Affluence in suburbia (pp. 200–250). London, UK: BL Books.
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (1994). Online article title. Online Journal, xx, xxx–xxx. Retrieved from http://xxxx.xxxx.xx.xx/xxxx/xxxxxx/
Sen, A. J., Thomson, F., & Callagher, D. (1998). Epping case study. Suburban studies, 12, 1–9. Retrieved from http://xxxx.xxxx.xx.xx/xxxx/xxxxx
Ensure the following before submitting the manuscript:
Full name(s) of author(s) with e-mail ids, mobile/phone numbers and full postal address(es)
For multi-authored manuscript, designate one as the Corresponding Author
Include Abstract (200-250 words) and Keywords (up to 6)
All tables, figures, maps, appendices, etc. referred to in the text must have numbers, titles and sources; add notes and units wherever relevant
Ensure only those references cited in the text are present in the ‘References’ list and these must be complete in all respects; for online sources, complete URL and date of last access must be mentioned
Check for grammar and spellings
Obtain prior permission for use of any copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet)
Mention any conflict of interests (or, its absence) involving the manuscript