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
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
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
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
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.