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Guidelines for the Submission of Articles

  1. In order for articles received to begin the process of evaluation in Market Processes: European Journal of Political Economy, they must comply with all of the journal’s publication guidelines described below. If they do not, they will be returned to their authors for correction.

  2. Manuscripts submitted for possible publication must deal with a topic appropriate to the field of study of the Austrian School of Economics, according to the principles embodied in the editorial line of the journal.

  3. Original manuscripts must be sent via the journal’s webpage located at http://www.procesosdemercado.com. Work submitted by other means will not be accepted.

  4. The content of original manuscripts cannot have been published elsewhere or be in the process of publication in any other national or foreign journal, nor can they appear in a book by the author or in a collective work. All originals received will undergo a double-blind peer-review process.

  5. Original manuscripts are to be in Microsoft Word format, double-spaced, in Times New Roman twelve-point font. NO INFORMATION ABOUT THE AUTHORS IS TO BE INCLUDED. The length of papers should normally not exceed thirty-five pages (12,000 words), including tables, charts, and bibliographical references.

  6. Each original is to include a separate first page containing an abstract of approximately one hundred fifty words in both Spanish and English, along with a list of key words (at least two and no more than five) also in both languages, and the corresponding JEL (Journal of Economic Literature) classification codes.

  7. The content of the paper is to begin on a new page. The different sections in which the article is structured must be numbered consecutively (1, 2, 3…), and point 1 is to refer to the introduction. Subsections will be numbered with two or three digits (e.g. 2.3, 2.3.1).

  8. The tables and charts included in the paper must be submitted in black and white and must be numbered consecutively. They are to be originals, and their titles and sources are to be specified.

  9. The bibliographical references which appear in the text (whether in the main body or in the footnotes) are to contain the author’s last name and the year of publication (in parentheses). In addition, page numbers may be included in footnotes (pp. xx-yy). For instance:

Mises (1940), pp. 479-482

  1. Footnotes must be numbered consecutively. The numbers are to appear in superscript, and the content is to appear in single spacing at the foot of the page.

  2. 11. The bibliography must be included at the end of the article under the heading BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES. These should be in alphabetical order by the authors’ last names according to the following format:

ARTICLES:

Last name and first name (in capital letters) of the author or authors, year of publication (in parentheses and with an identifier a, b, c… when the same author has published more than one cited work in the same year): «Article title», title of the journal to which the article belongs (in italics), volume (Vol.) and/or number (nº) of the journal, and page numbers (pp. xx-yy).


Examples:

COASE, R. (1960): «The Problem of Social Cost», The Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 1-44.

HUERTA DE SOTO, J. (1980): «La teoría austriaca del ciclo económico», Moneda y crédito, nº 152, pp. 37-55.


BOOKS:

Last name and first name (in capital letters) of the author or authors, year of publication (in parentheses and with an identifier a, b, c… when the same author has published more than one cited work in the same year): Title of the book (in italics), place of publication, publisher. Page numbers may also be included (pp. xx-yy) in the case of a contribution to a collective work.


Examples:

HUERTA DE SOTO, J. (1998): Dinero, crédito bancario y ciclos económicos, Madrid, Unión Editorial [5ª edición, 2011].

MISES, L. VON (1994): La acción humana, Madrid, Unión Editorial.


  1. In the case of translated articles or books which are cited from the translation, the year which follows the author’s name will be that of the original edition, while the year of the translated version will appear in the penultimate position, just before the page references.

  2. Appendices will be placed at the end of the article, following the Bibliographical references.

  3. The journal’s editorial board, in view of evaluators’ reports, will reach a decision regarding publication within six months of having received the original manuscript. This decision may be conditioned upon the inclusion of modifications to the original text.

  4. Those authors whose papers are definitively accepted will receive, by email, a file in PDF format with a set of ordered proofs in which only minimal modifications to content can be made.

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