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Style Guide for Article Submission
  1. In order for articles submitted to be considered for publication in Procesos de Mercado. Revista Europea de Economía Política, they must comply with all of the style guidelines described below. In the event they do not comply with the style guidelines, they will be returned to the author or authors for correction of errors.
  2. Articles submitted for possible publication must address any of the topics included in the field of study of the Austrian School of Economics, in accordance with the principles set forth in the editorial policy of the journal.
  3. The content of original articles must not have been published or be in the process of publication in any other domestic or foreign journal, nor may it have been published in a book by the author or by a group of authors. All original articles submitted will undergo an external, anonymous, double-blind evaluation.
  4. The original and two copies of each article are to be submitted to Procesos de Mercado:Revista Europea de Economía Políticac/o Jesús Huerta de Soto, Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Campus de Vicálvaro, P.º de los Artilleros, s/n, 28032 Madrid, or at the following email address:, or through the journal’s web site:
  5. The total length of all articles may not normally exceed 30 double-spaced pages (10,000 words), including tables, graphs and bibliographic references. Please submit the final version, both text and graphics, in electronic format, preferably as a Word document.
  6. Each original must include, on a separate cover sheet, the title of the article in Spanish and English and the name, address, telephone number and academic or professional affiliation of the author or authors; a summary of the article, approximately 150 words in length, in Spanish and English; a list of key terms (at least two and no more than five), as well as the respective references to the classification of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL), also in Spanish and English.
  7. The content of the article must begin on a new page. The different sections of the article must be numbered sequentially (1, 2, 3…), point 1 being the introduction. The subsections included in each section must be numbered with two or three digits (e.g. 2.3, 2.3.1).
  8. Any text and symbols the author wishes to appear in italics must appear in italics or underlined.
  9. Any tables and graphs included in the article must be in black and white, numbered sequentially, must be original and must include a title and source.
  10. Bibliographical references that appear in the text (whether in the body of the text or in footnotes) must include the last name of the author and the year of publication (in parenthesis). Footnotes may also include page numbers (pp. xx-yy). Example: Mises (1940), pp. 479-482
  11. Footnotes must be numbered sequentially in superscript, and the content must be included at the bottom of the page, single spaced.
  12. The bibliography must be included at the end of the article under the section title BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES, in alphabetic order by author, following the format below:

    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 ,in the event the same author has more than one work cited in the same year): “Title of article,” title of the journal to which the article belongs (in italics), volume (Vol.) and/or number (Nº) of the journal, and page numbers (pp. xxyy).

    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.

    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,in the event the same author has more than one work cited in the same year): Title of the book (in italics), place of publication, publisher. The page may also be included (pp. xx-yy) in the event of a contribution included in a collective work).

    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.
  13. In the case of translated articles or books that are cited in accordance with the translation, the year that follows the author’s name must be the date of the original edition, and the year of the translated version is to be included in the penultimate position, immediately preceding the reference to the page numbers.
  14. Appendices shall be included at the end of the article, following the Bibliographical references.
  15. The Management of the journal, after reviewing the reports of the evaluators, shall make a decision as to publication within a period of no more than six months from receipt of the original submission. The decision may be conditioned on modifications to the original text.
  16. Authors whose work is definitively accepted will receive a file in PDF format by email with a set of proof sheets to which only minimal, formal corrections may be made (erratas).

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