Guidelines for Contributors to
Journal of Emerging Market Finance
and all editorial correspondence should
be addressed to The Editor-in-Chief,
Journal of Emerging Market Finance, B17
Greater Kailash Enclave 2, 2nd floor, New
Delhi 110 048, India. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
All articles should be typed on one side of the paper
(preferably A4) and double-spaced throughout (not only the text but also
displayed quotations, notes, references and all other matter). Manuscripts should be accompanied by a CD-ROM or floppy disc in IBM
compatible format, preferably in MS Word, and identical in every respect to the
title page should carry the title, name(s) of author(s), and institutional
affiliation for each author. It should
also carry the full postal and e-mail address (es) of
the contributor (s). In case of
co-authored articles, indicate to which author correspondence should be
abstract of not more than 100 words should follow the title page. The article
itself should begin on a separate page with the title but without the author(s)
Notes should be numbered serially and
presented at the end of the article. Notes must contain more than a mere
should be referred to in the text by numerical superscripts.
the level of headings within each article.
However, clearly number all headings, e.g.: 1, 1.1; 2,2.1.
spellings throughout; universal ‘s’ in ‘-ise’ and ‘-isation’ words.
quotes throughout. Double quote marks used within single quotes. Spellings of words in quotations should not
be changed. Quotations of 45 words or
more should be separated from the text and indented with one space with a line
space above and below.
one to nine in words, 10 and above in figures. Write numbers in figures (not
words) for exact measurements, quantities and percentages. Use thousands,
millions, billions and not crores and lakhs. In text use
‘per cent’; in tables and figures ‘%’.
In the case of decimal, use ‘0.8’ rather than ‘.8’. Maintain consistency in the number of decimal
places after the decimal point. Thus,
use either ’7.8’ and ’10.0’ or ‘7.89’ and 10.00’ throughout the article.
specific dates in the form ‘22 December 1999’.
Decades should be referred to as ‘the 1990s’. Please spell out the ‘nineteenth century’,
should be typewritten, each on separate page and numbered sequentially with
Arabic numerals. Distinguish between
figures (diagrams) and tables (statistical material) and number them in
separate sequences. Each table/figure
should have a brief but descriptive title.
All table/figures should be as self-explanatory as possible,
incorporating any necessary descriptive material in a note at the base of the
for very short mathematical equations, all others should be displayed on a
separate line and centred. Equations must be numbered consecutively on
the right margin, using Arabic numerals in parentheses. To reduce errors in typesetting, please differentiate
clearly between the letter (ell) and the numeral 1 (one), the letter o (oh) and
the numeral 0 (Zero) with marginal notations.
13. A consolidated alphabetical list of all books, articles, essays and theses referred to (including any referred to in the tables, figures, graphs and maps) should be provided. It should be typed in double-spacing and will be printed at the end of the article. All articles, books and theses should be listed in alphabetical order of author, giving the author's surname first followed by the first name. If more than one publication by the same author is listed, the items should be given in chronological order. References should be embedded in text in the anthropological style, for example: ‘(Sarkar 1987: 145)’. Citations should be first alphabetical and then chronological, for example, ‘(Ahmed 1987; Sarkar 1987; Wignaraja 1960)’. If there are two publications of the same year for the same author, the reference in the text should be: ‘Alexander (1960a, 1960b)’ and the two publications should be dated accordingly in the references.The detailed style of referencing is as follows:
A. FOR PUBLISHED SOURCES:
Hirschman, A.O (1961), Strategy of Economic Development.
b) Edited Volumes:
Shand, Ric (ed.). (1999),
Economic Liberalization in
c) Articles from Edited Volumes:
W.D. (1989), ‘ Lineages of Dependent Development: From
State Control to the Open Economy in
d) Articles in Journals:
Rao, M.G., K.P. Kalirajan
and R.T Shand (!999),
‘Convergence of Income across Indian States: A Divergent View’, Economic and Political Weekly, 34 (13): 769-78.
B. FOR UNPUBLISHED SOURCES:
H. (1995), ‘Innovations in Production’, unpublished Ph.D. thesis.
14. Please use the following style
for book reviews:
Ric Shand (ed.), Economic Liberalization in
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