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Notes for Authors

1. The cover page of the manuscript should have the title of the paper, the names(s) of the author(s), and a footnote giving the current affiliation of the author(s) and any acknowledgments. The cover page should be submitted separately from the main text file.
2. The main text file should be submitted as a blinded manuscript. It should not contain any information that can be used to identify the author(s).
3. The manuscript should include an abstract (maximum 300 words). The abstract should be followed by Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) classifications and keywords (four to six). Please note that JEL classifications are also available for marketing and management related topics. For more on JEL classifications please consult
4. The main text of the article should be in single-column format, double line spaced with font style of Times New Roman. All main headings should be bold with size 16, while subheadings should be bold with font size 14. The main text should be justified with size 12.
5. The numerals used for headings and subheadings should be 1, 1.1, and 1.1.1. It is advised to limit the level of headings within the main text file.
6. 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 self-explanatory, incorporating any necessary descriptive material in a note at the base of the table.
7. Each mathematical formula, figure, and table should be submitted as editable text, not as pasted images.
8. Footnotes should be placed on their specific pages and be numbered sequentially.
9. References in the text should include the name(s) of the author(s) with the year of publication in parentheses, and all references should conform to the APA style.
10. All references used in the text should be listed at the end of the text in alphabetical order of the authors’ surnames and follow the APA style. For more details about referencing, please refer to the APA style manual.
11. The LJB can require authors to provide the data used in the analyses for the purpose of replication. The data should be clearly and precisely documented and be made available to the journal reviewer (if requested).
12. The names of two potential reviewers along with their contact information should be provided as part of the submission.

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