Template

Title of the paper (16 Bold)

Author’s Name1 and Author’s Name2 (12 Bold)

  • (Department, College/ University Name, Country Name) (11 Italic)
  • (Department, College/ University Name, Country Name) (11 Italic)

Abstract  (12 Bold): The abstract should summarize the content of the paper. Try to keep the abstract below 200 words. Do not make references nor display equations in the abstract. The journal will be printed from the same-sized copy prepared by you. Your manuscript should be printed on A4 paper (21.0 cm x 29.7 cm). It is imperative that the margins and style described below be adhered to carefully. This will enable us to keep uniformity in the final printed copies of the Journal. Please keep in mind that the manuscript you prepare will be photographed and printed as it is received. Readability of copy is of paramount importance .(11 Italic)

Keywords (12 Bold) – About five key words in alphabetical order, separated by comma (11 Italic)

  1. Introduction (12 Bold)
    The introduction of the paper should explain the nature of the problem, previous work, purpose, and the contribution of the paper. The contents of each section may be provided to understand easily about the paper (12) 
  2. Main Body of paper
    Headings (12 Bold):
    The headings and subheadings, starting with “1. Introduction”, appear in upper and lower case letters and should be set in bold and aligned flush left. All headings from the Introduction to Acknowledgements are numbered sequentially using 1, 2, 3, etc. Subheadings are numbered 1.1, 1.2, etc. If a subsection must be further divided, the numbers 1.1.1, 1.1.2, etc.

    The font size for heading is 12 points bold face and subsections with 12 points and not bold. Do not underline any of the headings, or add dashes, colons, etc. (12) 

    The text: (12 Points not bold) 

    This is an example of references into the main text of the paper. In the case of summary or paraphrase, references should appear in brackets with the author’s name, followed by the year (Robins, 2003), or (Robins and Domar, 2003) or in the case of multiple authors (Robins et al., 2003); if the author is not known, give the title of the work and the year (Climate Change, 2009). If the same author has published more than two papers at the same year, then the papers are alphabetically separated, i.e. (Hitch, 1993a; 1993b). In the case of quotation, add the page number, i.e. (Robins, 2001, p. 10). If the reference is within the body of the clause, give the author’s name and only the year of the paper in brackets, i.e. In Robins (2001) it is proposed that…

  3. Figures and Tables(12 Bold)
    To ensure a high-quality product, diagrams and lettering MUST be either computer-drafted or drawn using India ink.Figure captions appear below the figure, are flush left, and are in lower case letters. When referring to a figure in the body of the text, the abbreviation “Fig.” is used. Figures should be numbered in the order they appear in the text.

    Table captions appear centered above the table in upper and lower case letters.

    Table 1: Table captions should always be positioned above the Tables. The final sentence of a Table caption should end without a period (12 points)

    Source: ….

    Note: …

    3.1 Equations

    Equations should be centered and numbered as the following example. It is preferable to use ‘equation editor’ or ‘MathType’ for the necessary equations, as it follows:

    P(x) x2 2      (1)

  4. Conclusion
    Clearly indicate advantages, limitations and possible applications. Although a conclusion may review the main points of the paper, do not replicate the abstract as the conclusion. A conclusion might elaborate on the importance of the work or suggest applications and extentions. (12 points)

References

References and Citations should follow the Harvard (or author-date) system convention, in alphabetical order at the end of the paper. If a referenced paper has multiple authors, they all should be quoted. Please, check the examples.

Book

Author’s family name, Initial(s)., year, Title (in italics), Publisher, Place of publication.

Example:

Papadopoulos, S., 2000, Economic development in the South-Eastern Europe, Morgan

Kaufmann Publishers, San Francisco, USA.

Book chapter

Chapter’s Author’s family name, Initial(s)., year, ‘chapter’s title’, Book’s Author’s family

name, Initial(s)., Book’s Title (in italics), Publisher, Place of publication, inclusive pages.

Example:

Sigala, M. and Christou, E., 2010, ‘The Greek case after the crisis’, Wober, K.W., Frew,

A.J. and Hitz, M., Monentary Policy and Euro-system, Springer-Verlag, Wien, pp. 142-

153.

Journal

Author’s family name, Initial(s)., year, ‘Paper title’, Journal name (in italics), volume and

issue numbers, inclusive pages.

Example:

Bodorik, P., 2008, ‘Prospects for the future of E.U. enlargement’, International Journal of

Economic Sciences and Applied Research, 2, 1, pp. 153-165.

Conference paper or contributed volume

Author’s family name, Initial(s)., year, paper title, Proceedings title (in italics), City,

country, inclusive pages.

Example:

Beck, K. and Ralph, J., 1994, ‘Corporate social responsibility in multinational companies’,

Proceedings of the 2nd International conference The Economies of Balkan and Eastern

Europe Countries in the changed world, EBEEC 2010, Kavala, Greece, pp. 139-149.

Newspaper article

Author’s family name, Initial(s)., year, ‘Title’, Newspaper name (in italics), Article’s

publish date, inclusive pages.

Example:

Miller, G., 2002, ‘Tourism in crisis’, The Guardian, 22 June, p. 9.

PhD thesis

Author’s family name, Initial(s)., year, Dissertation’s title (in italics), Ph.D. Thesis,

University.

Example:

Holyoak, B., 2006, Matrix Analysis in Predicting Economic Time Series, Ph.D. Thesis,

Bournemouth University.

Web pages

Author’s family name, Initial(s)., year, ‘registry title’, exact URL, (accessed date).

Example:

The European Central Bank, 2010, ‘Indicators of financial integration in the euro area’,

http://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/finint/html/index.en.html, (accessed 8/7/2010).