Full paper submission
Please submit your contribution as a paper of 6 or 8 pages, written in English. Abstracts are not accepted. Submissions have to be made via our online form
Papers should follow the Recommendations provided below and should use the template provided here: Full Paper Template.
All submitted papers will be judged based on their quality and relevance through double-blind peer reviewing.
Presentation of accepted papers
Accepted papers will have to be presented in the conference, either orally, within the poster session or by on-line presentation. The working language is English. At least one of the papers authors must be registered for the conference in order for the paper to be included in the proceedings. The presenting author may opt for on-line presentation. The organization team will publish the exact time slots at least 7 days before the conference on the website. Papers will be grouped into thematic oral presentation sessions, poster sessions and on-line presentation sessions.
Publication of accepted papers
All accepted papers will be published in the Conference proceedings volume (in electronic format on CD) with ISBN and will be submitted to Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index
An author may submit a maximum of 2 papers.
No more than 4 authors are accepted for one paper.
Please follow the X5 style. The text of the paper will be written in Times New Roman, 10 point, single line spacing.
All submissions are electronic in format MS-Word 2007 (with the extension ".docx")
The title should describe clearly and accurately the content of the article. It is crucial that the title includes keywords that readers are likely to use when searching for articles online.
The abstract must include sufficient information for readers to judge the nature and significance of the topic. It should summarize the objectives of the article, methodology, results and conclusions. In order to increase the visibility of the article, the abstract should reiterate key words and phrases while avoiding unnecessary repetition.
Four to seven keywords (words or expressions) that capture the essence of your paper should be listed in decreasing order of importance, ensuring consistency with the title and the abstract of the article.
The article should follow the Journal of Economic Literature classification system (JEL), in one or several categories. All relevant code(s) must be shown here. Click here for JEL classification
The introduction has to serve the acquintance of the reader with the content of the paper, reusing the key words defining the article in cause. It has to state the purpose of the article, and in the final part it will mention the problems/aspects to be treated further in the article.
The article should be the result of a research in the area, corresponding to the specific topic of the journals issue. The structure of the paper should be clear and well ephasized by titles and subtitles placed in a logical sequence, according to the writing methodology of the scientific papers. In order to allow the readers to understand better the work of the authors, the following structure of the paper will be used: Review of the scientific literature, Research methodology; Results and discussion.
A conclusion section is required. Conclusions should provide a synthesis of the main contributions of the paper, discuss the importance of the work, and suggest possible limits and extensions of the research.
Rules regarding article formatting
The paper title shall be written in uppercase and centered across the top of the page in Impact font type, 14 point, bold.
The Authors' names will be written under the paper title, centered across the page, single spaced, specifying: title, affiliation, town, country and e-mail address. It must be written in Times New Roman 12 point bold. A footnote on the first page will indicate the contact author.
The abstract will be written in Times New Roman 10 point. It must have 100 to 200 words, single spaced. Abbreviations will not be used in the abstract.
The paper body should be written with in Times New Roman 10 point, single spaced
Tables and figures should be placed in the body of the paper exactly where the authors want them to appear printed. They should not occupy more than one page each. The heading should be in Times New Roman 10 point bold. Titles and numbers should be positioned above the table or figure. Please indicate the source of data when appropriate. References to tables and figures in the text of the article should be made within parentheses, e.g. "(fig. nr.1), (table nr. 1)".
Graphs must be uncluttered and easy to read, preferably in black and white.
Equations and formulas should be numbered. The numbers are to be justified to the right, within parentheses.
Abbreviations and acronyms should be defined the first time they are used in thet.
The conference papers should use the Harvard referencing style, developed by Anglia Ruskin University. The referencing style can be accessed here.