Asian Economic Journal

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Editor: Eric D. Ramstetter. Managing Editors: Shandre M. Thangavelu, Julan Du, Soyoung Kim, Oleksandr Movshuk

Impact Factor: 0.308

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 301/344 (Economics)

Online ISSN: 1467-8381



Author Guidelines


Editorial Office of the Asian Economic Journal

Eric D. Ramstetter, Editor
Email: aej@eaeaweb.com
Websites: http://www.eaeaweb.com; http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/asej

Instructions for Submissions
All submissions should be sent by email to the Editorial Office of the Asian Economic Journal (AEJ): (aej@eaeaweb.com). Emails accompanying submissions should indicate that the paper is not concurrently being considered for publication elsewhere and whether one of the authors is a current member of the East Asian Economic Association (EAEA) having paid fees during the calendar year prior to submission. For EAEA members, there is no submission fee. For residents of developing Asian economies (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand or Vietnam) and/or graduate students, the 2015 membership fee is US$40; for all others, the membership fee is US$80. For non-members, the submission fee is US$100.

To become a member of the EAEA, please use the current membership form, and send the appropriate membership and payment details by fax or post to:

East Asian Economic Association Branch Office
c/o Nakanishi Printing Co., Ltd. Shimodachiuri-Ogawa
Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8048, Japan
Fax: +81-75-415-3662; Email: eaea@nacos.com

Membership form available from here.

Please do not send credit card information by email because email is not secure.

All submissions must meet two criteria to be considered for publication and to be eligible for refereeing. First, the submission must be clearly related to 1 or more of the 27 economies covered by the AEJ: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Second, the total length of a submission, including the title, author information, abstract, text, tables, figures, notes, references and appendices, should not exceed by more than 20 percent the AEJ limit for published papers of 8000 words.

Manuscripts should be submitted in a single editable (to allow removal of author information) MS-Word in the following format:

1. The first page should contain the article’s title, names and affiliations of the authors, complete mailing addresses and a suggested running head (abbreviated form of the title).

2. The second page should repeat the title and contain a short abstract of approximately 100 words, a list of keywords, and appropriate Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) classification codes.

3. Footnotes, references, tables and figures should be placed on separate pages at the end of the manuscript and be properly numbered.

4. References in the text and in footnotes should follow the author-date format; for example, (Becker, 1964; Mincer, 1974). References should be typed according to the following formats:

de Aghion, B. A. and J. Morduch, 2005, The Economics of Microfinance. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

Helpman, E., M. Melitz and S. Yeaple, 2004, Export versus FDI with heterogeneous firms. American Economic Review, 94, pp. 300–16.

Kaminsky, G. and C. M. Reinhart, 2001, Bank lending and contagion: Evidence from the Asian crisis. In: Regional and Global Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Causes and Consequences (eds Ito T. and Krueger A. O.), pp. 73-99. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

NIPSSR (National Institute of Population and Social Security Research), 2004, Child Related Policies in Japan. NIPSSR, Tokyo [online; cited June 2004.] Available from URL: http://www.ipss.go.jp/index-e.html

PUBLICATION PROCESS AFTER ACCEPTANCE

Accepted papers will be passed on to Wiley’s production team for publication. The author identified as the formal corresponding author for the paper will receive an email prompting them to log in to Wiley’s Author Services, where via the Wiley Author Licensing Service (WALS) they will be asked to complete an electronic license agreement on behalf of all authors of the paper. For more information, please go to:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-8381/homepage/ForAuthors.html.

Wiley’s Author Services

Author Services enables authors to track their article through the production process to publication online and in print. Authors can check the status of their articles online and choose to receive automated e-mails at key stages of production. The corresponding author will receive a unique link that enables them to register and have their article automatically added to the system. Please ensure that a complete e-mail address is provided when submitting the manuscript. Visit http://www.authorservices.wiley.com/ for more details on online production tracking and for a wealth of resources including FAQs and tips on article preparation, submission and more.

Proofs

Once the paper has been typeset the corresponding author will receive an e-mail alert containing instructions on how to provide proof corrections to the article. It is therefore essential that a working e-mail address is provided for the corresponding author. Proofs should be corrected carefully; the responsibility for detecting errors lies with the author.

Offprints

A PDF reprint of the article will be supplied free of charge to the corresponding author. Additional printed offprints may be ordered online for a fee. Please click on the following link and fill in the necessary details and ensure that you type information in all of the required fields: http://offprint.cosprinters.com/cos. If you have queries about offprints please e-mail: offprint@cosprinters.com.

Author Marketing Toolkit

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COPYRIGHT, LICENSING AND ONLINE OPEN

Accepted papers will be passed to Wiley’s production team for publication. The author identified as the formal corresponding author for the paper will receive an email prompting them to login into Wiley’s Author Services, where via the Wiley Author Licensing Service (WALS) they will be asked to complete an electronic license agreement on behalf of all authors on the paper.

Authors may choose to publish under the terms of the journal’s standard copyright transfer agreement (CTA), or under open access terms made available via Wiley OnlineOpen.

Standard Copyright Transfer Agreement: FAQs about the terms and conditions of the standard CTA in place for the journal, including standard terms regarding archiving of the accepted version of the paper, are available at: Copyright Terms and Conditions FAQs.

Note that in signing the journal’s licence agreement authors agree that consent to reproduce figures from another source has been obtained.

OnlineOpen – Wiley’s Open Access Option: OnlineOpen is available to authors of articles who wish to make their article freely available to all on Wiley Online Library under a Creative Commons license. With OnlineOpen, the author, the author's funding agency, or the author's institution pays a fee to ensure that the article is made open access. Authors of OnlineOpen articles are permitted to post the final, published PDF of their article on their personal website, and in an institutional repository or other free public server immediately after publication. All OnlineOpen articles are treated in the same way as any other article. They go through the journal's standard peer-review process and will be accepted or rejected based on their own merit.

OnlineOpen licenses. Authors choosing OnlineOpen retain copyright in their article and have a choice of publishing under the following Creative Commons License terms: Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY); Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (CC BY NC); Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial-NoDerivs License (CC BY NC ND). To preview the terms and conditions of these open access agreements please visit the Copyright Terms and Conditions FAQs.

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Author Guidelines updated 9 June 2015

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