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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.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in the Cover Letter / Comments to the Editor) and it was written by the Author(s) indicated in the paper (Title page).
  • The manuscript has not been published elsewhere in substantially similar form or with substantially similar content.
  • All contributing authors are aware of and agree to the submission of this manuscript to Scientific Annals of Economics and Business.
  • The manuscript does not contain statements, which do not correspond to reality, or material, which may infringe upon the intellectual property rights of another person or legal entity.

  • The complete manuscript file does not contain any information about the author/authors. Please follow the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review in order to ensure the manuscript does not contain any personal information. Information about author(s) will be uploaded separately, in a Cover letter/ About the author(s) file.
  • The complete manuscript file is a Microsoft Word .doc or .docx file. Please do not submit .pdf files for evaluation!
  • The paper is written only in English (either British English or American English spelling may be used, but should be followed consistently throughout the article). The paper has been carefully checked for spelling mistakes before uploading it.
  • All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa. Where available, URLs for the references and DOIs have been provided.

Author Guidelines

Instructions for authors

  1. Submission of papers

Authors are invited to submit papers reporting recent developments in their field. The paper must be an original unpublished work written in English that is not currently under review by other journals.

All papers should be submitted electronically only, via our website (

Please do not submit papers by e-mail.

In order to submit a manuscript, the corresponding author must create an account on the online system (Click Register here:

There are no submission or publication costs for authors.

Manuscripts should follow the format style of the journal. The papers should not exceed 30 pages, including figures and references. Detailed background information on the submission of papers and reviews can be found in the Submission section.

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  1. Format of papers


The abstract will not exceed 250 words.

It will mention the aim of the paper, research goals, and results. Please use a less technical language, able to provide an overview of the paper contents for people who have no special knowledge in the field.


Keywords: at most 5


JEL classification: JEL1, JEL2,

The codes must be written with two digits, e.g. G21, L13 

 Please find JEL codes at the following address:


Page format: A4. 

Body of the text - Times New Roman, 10 pts., justified, 0.75 cm indent, line spacing – single.

  1. 1. Any notes explaining or commenting certain items in the text shall be placed at the end of the paper and NOT as footnotes

In-text citations should use the following format:

-          One author: author's name followed by a comma, year of publication (and, if needed, the quoted page number) all in round brackets, e.g. (Levine, 2007, p. 23);

-          Two authors: Eichengreen and Hausmann (1999);

-          For three or more authors, the following format is used: (Frankel et al., 2001).

-          Where there are several works by one author and published in the same year, they should be differentiated by adding a lower case letter after the date: (Soros, 1966a, p. 256).





It should only include quoted sources, with the names of authors listed alphabetically by author's last name and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters 'a', 'b', 'c', etc., placed after the year of publication.

Use of the DOI is highly encouraged.

All references should use only the Roman alphabet.

References should follow the referencing style used by the American Psychological Association (please see

We encourage you to use bibliographic software (like EndNote, Mendeley or Zotero) when preparing your reference list.



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