Journal of Regional Socio-Economic Issues


Acceptance Process:

Each suitable article is blind-reviewed by two members of the editorial review board. A recommendation is then made by the Editor-in-Chief. The final decision is made by the Editor-in-Chief. If a revision is recommended, the revised paper is sent for a final approval to the Chief-Editor.

Papers accepted for publication bear a publication fee of GBP 170 (Sterling Pounds), which also includes off-prints and postages.

Instructions to Authors:

In order for a paper to be submitted to the Journal for publication, the following should be taken into consideration:

1.      All papers must be in English.

2.      Papers for publication should be sent both in electronic format (MS Word  and MS Excel for charts) to the Chief Editor.

3.      The Editor takes for granted that:

·        the submitted paper contains original, unpublished work that is not under consideration for publication elsewhere;

·        authors have secured any kind of permission necessary for the publication from all potential co-authors, along with having agreed the order of names for publication;

·        authors hold the copyright, have secured permission for the potential reproduction of original or derived material and are ready to transfer copyright of the submitted paper to the publisher, upon acceptance for publication.

4.      The cover page should include the name of the author and coauthors, their affiliations, and the JEL category under which the paper primarily belongs. The cover page is the only page of the manuscript on which the names and affiliations of the authors and coauthors should be listed.

5.      Submission of manuscripts in electronic form: Authors must submit electronic manuscripts. The submission should only contain the file(s) of the papers submitted for publication, in MS Word and MS Excel for charts. If more than one file, a compressed file (.zip) should be submitted instead.

6.      Formatting requirements: Everything should be double-spaced (main text, footnotes, bibliography, etc.)

7.      Footnotes should be as few and as short as possible (preferably devoid of tables or formulae), marked in the manuscript by superscripts in Arabic figures.

8.      Formulae should be numbered by consecutive, Arabic figures (such as (1), (2), etc.), placed on the right-hand side of the page.

9.      Tables and Figures should be numbered consecutively in Arabic figures and have a heading and a title.

10.  References are citations of literature referred to in the text and should not appear as footnotes. Abbreviations are only accepted in the authors' first names. Place all references, alphabetized by author's last name (with last name first), on separate pages in a section titled "References" at the end of the paper. Indent the second and subsequent lines of each reference.


Include all authors, article title, full title of journal, volume number, issue number, month, year, and full page numbers. Example:

Michael Mahmood. "A Multilevel Government Model of Deficits and Inflation," Economic Journal, 24, 2, June 2010, pp. 18-30.


Include name of author, full title of book, edition, city and state (or country) of publisher, name of publisher, and year of publication. Example:

Shapiro, John. Macroeconomics, 4th ed., New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 2009.

Use the following style when an author's work appears in a publication edited by another:

George Summers, "Public Policy Implications of Declining Old-Age Mortality," in Gary ed., Health and Income, Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 1987, pp. 19-58.

Public Documents

Include the department or agency responsible for the document, title, any further description such as number in a series, city and state (or country) of publication, publisher, and date of publication. Example:

World Bank. Educational Attainment of Workers, Special Labor Force Report 186, Washington, 2010.


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