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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

  • Research oriented and thought provoking articles, research papers and book reviews are welcome. The works submitted to the Journal must be in English and should not be submitted elsewhere for publication. The works in electronic form will be highly welcome along with a hard copy.
  • The manuscript should be typed on one side of the paper in double space. The size must be limited in 5000 words.
  • Every article should be accompanied by an abstract of about 150 words.
  • Articles will be accepted on the condition that they are subject to editorial change and revision, if necessary.
  • Mathematical formulas and symbols should be clearly typed/written. Diagrams, if any, should be clearly drawn.
  • A complete list of references cited in the text should be provided and arranged alphabetically by author’s’ surname. The list should include the surname, name of author/s followed by publication year, the title of book, indication of edition if it is other than first, place of publication and the name of the publisher. If the reference is the article of the journal, title of the article be within inverted comma followed the name of Journal with volume and number should be given. All the pages should be mentioned at the end. For web-based references, the website and the date of browsing should also be indicated along with other details. For example:

    Amacher, G.S., W.F. Hyde and K.R. Kanel (1999). “Nepali fuelwood production and consumption: regional and household distinction, substitution and successful intervention.” The Journal of Development Studies, Vol.35 (4): 138-163.

    Thapa, G.B. and K.E. Weber (1990). Managing Mountain Watershed: The Upper Pokhara Valley, Nepal. Bangkok: Asian Institute of Technology.

    Sahoo, Sarbeswara (2010). ‘Impact of global recession on the livelihood of diamond workers: a case study of Gujarat, India. http://www.global-labour-university.org [Accessed on 15 April 2010].

  • The citation of reference at the running text will be followed as given in the current journal.
  • The authors should provide their full address and designation.
  • The articles are peer reviewed through annonimous reviewers. Authors are requested to revised their articles following to the comments given by reviewers.

All communication should be addressed to:
The Chief Editor,
Economic Literature,
Department of Economics,
P.N. Campus,
Pokhara, Nepal
Email: lekhnath2020@gmail.com

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