Guide for Authors

1. Articles should either be in English or Turkish. American English or British English may be used throughout the article.

2. The title page should include a concise and informative title, author names and affiliations,corresponding author (including contact details), abstract (100 to 150 words), keywords (maximum of six), and two or three JEL (Journal of Economic Literature) codes at two-digit level.

3. Articles written in Turkish should include an English abstract (100 to 150 words) with an English title and a Turkish abstract (100 to 150 words) with a Turkish title. Keywords must be stated in both English and Turkish.

4. Articles should be in MS Office Word format.

5. The total length of the article is expected not to exceed approximately 35 (A4) pages and should be typed in 1.5 spacing with font size 12 Times New Roman.

6. Headlines and captions should be identified by the use of numbers separated by decimals to indicate sections and subsections. Examples:

2. Model Environment

2.1 Consumers

7.Supplementary material should be collected in an Appendix and placed before the Reference section.

8. Articles should be sent by email to

9. Equations, tables, and graphs should be numbered consecutively.

10. Tables and graphs should be titled appropriately.

11.The number and length of the footnotes should be minimized and be placed at the bottom of the relevant page.

12. Decimals should be separated by a full-stop, and digits should not be separated by commas.

13. References should be listed at the end of the article. All references should be cited in the text (not in the footnotes) by giving the last name of the author (single author), both authors’ names (two authors), first author’s name followed by “et al.” (more than two authors) and the year of the publication. In the event that an author cited has two or more works published during the same year, the references, both in the text and in the reference list, should be identified by lower-case letters like "a" and "b" after the date [e.g., (Nickell (1979a)), (Nickell (1979b))]. Examples:

Reference to a journal publication: Krugman, Paul R., (1979), “Increasing Returns, Monopolistic Competition, Testing and International Trade,” Journal of International Economics, 9, pp. 469- 479.

Reference to a book: Goodhart, Charles A. E., (1995), The Central Bank and the Financial System, London: Macmillan.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book: Reinganum, Jennifer F., (1989), “The Timing of Innovation: Research and Development and Diffusion,” in Richard L. Schmalansee and Robert Willig, eds., Handbook of Industrial Organization, Vol. I., Amsterdam: North-Holland, pp. 849-908.

Reference to a discussion paper: Acemoğlu, Daron and Simon Johnson, (2003), “Unbundling Institutions,” NBER Working Paper No. 9934.

14. Authors should follow short quotations with a citation of the page number [e.g., Samuelson (1958, p. 467)]. For long quotations, authors should leave a line’s space above and below the quote, indent it from the left, and enclose it in quotation marks.

15. If and when required, authors should provide data and/or programming codes for purposes of replication.

16. The legal responsibility for the content of the articles published belongs to the authors.

17. An author can submit a maximum of two abstracts.