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Author Guidelines

  1. Papers must be written in English and should not be more than 30 typewritten pages (1.5 line-spaced, 12-Font ,Times New Roman).
  2. For submitting papers the author(s) should register with the journal website and follow the submission link.
  3. The paper should be submitted in LATEX, PDF, Microsoft Word or RTF file format.
  4. Submission of papers will be taken to imply that the paper represents an original work not previously published or being considered elsewhere for publication. Upon acceptance of the paper, the author(s) will be asked to transfer copyright of the paper to the TDR.
  5. The cover page of the manuscript should contain (i) the title, name(s) and institutional affiliation(s) and email of author(s), (ii) an abstract of not more than 100 words, (iii) at least one classification code according to the Classification System for Journal Articles as used by the Journal of Economic Literature, and, in addition, up to five key words.
  6. All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end, and should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals.
  7. Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and numbered consecutively throughout the text with superscript Arabic numerals. Formulae and tables should be avoided.
  8. In the text, references to publications should be as follows: ";;;Jones (1965) provided the basic general equilibrium structure ....";;;, or ";;;A similar problem has addressed elsewhere (Bhagwati et al., 1992).";;;
  9. For bibliographical entries (or list of references) should appear at the end of the main text (after any appendices) with the following style:

For monographs

Jones, R.W. (2001). Globalization and Theory of Input Trade. MA: MIT Press.

For contributions to collective works

Johnson, H.G. (1965). Optimal Trade Intervention in Presence of Domestic Distortions. In R.E. Baldwin et al. (Eds.), Trade, Growth and Balance of Payments. Essays in Honour of G. Haberler. Amsterdam: North Holland.

For periodicals

Bhagwati, J.N., and V.K. Ramaswami (1963). Domestic Distortions, Tariffs and the Theory of Optimum Subsidy. Journal of Political Economy 71, 44-50.

Any manuscript which does not conform to the above style may be returned for the necessary revision before publication.

10. Page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author. Corrections should be restricted to instances in which the proof is at variance with the manuscript.


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. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  2. The submission file is in LATEX, PDF, Microsoft Word or RTF file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is 1.5 line-spaced; uses a 12-point Times New Roman font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations,
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review) have been followed.

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