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The paper submitted for publication in the journal should be sent to

A paper should meet the following requirements:

  • contain results which have not been published previously in another journal;
  • apply econometric methods;
  • contain specific computations related to those methods and based on real economic information;
  • be in line with modern achievements in that area.

The journal may also publish methodological materials on the econometric methods used.


Requirements for the presentation of the materials download this file

  • The author (s) should provide an abstract in English (no more than 500 characters long) and in Russian (if the paper is in Russian).
  • The author (s) should provide the title of the article, key words in English and JEL Classification codes.
  • The article should be structured: it should have the sections numbered and possibly, subsections with titles. Moreover, the paper’s structure should include an introduction, a review of the modern literature for the analyzed topic, the author’s results and a conclusion.
  • References to literature, placed in text, should be given inside round brackets. The surname of the author should be placed at first, the year of publication should go next.
    Examples: …the article (Kuznetsov, 2005) suggests…; … Kuznetsov (2005) suggests…
  • If there are two authors then both surnames should be given.
    An example: (Petrov, Smith, 2001).
  • If there are three or more authors then only the surname of the first author should be given.
    An example: (Petrov et al., 2001); (Smith et al., 1999).
  • References to collections should also be given inside round brackets. The title should be placed at first, the year of publication should go next.
    An example: (The regions of Russia, 2002–2004).
  • If the title of the collection contains more than 60 characters, then it is possible to write only the first two words of the title or an abbreviation of an organization/project contained in the title.
    An example: (CEMI, 2000); (Methodological regulations …, 2006).
  • Before the reference to a site, it is necessary to give its conventional name (it may be the organization which has created the site).
  • At the end of the article, the author should place the full list of references in alphabetical order: sources in Russian go first, sources in English go next. A reference should be as complete as possible [surname (s), initials, title, place and year of publication, pages and so on]. The title of a journal or of a book should be italicized.
    Examples:Lensink R., Meesters A., Naaborg I. (2008). Bank efficiency and foreign ownership: Do good institutions mater? Journal of Banking and Finance, 32 (5), 834–844.
  • Verbeek М. (2008). A guide to modern econometrics. 3 rd ed. John Wiley & Sons.
  • All the tables should have titles, while the figures should have their captions posted below them.
  • References to figures and tables in the text should contain their numbers.
    Examples: in figure 2 …; in table 4 …
  • The axes of the figures should be named.
  • The text in tables and figures should be brief but no abbreviations are allowed.
  • If an article contains a lot of variables they should be placed in a table in the text or in an appendix.
  • The formulae should be numbered on the right in round brackets.
  • It is advisable that the tables reporting the regression results should indicate with asterisks (*, **, ***) the significance of the coefficients at 10, 5, 1% level, respectively, and report the standard errors in round brackets.

Technical requirements

  • The article should be typeset in Microsoft Word (up to 2003 version): Times New Roman, 11 pt, line-to-line spacing 1.5.
  • Hyphen (-) [for example: cross-section, Mittag-Leffler], en dash ( — ) [for example: pages 7–18, Boyle — Mariotte], and em dash ( — ) should be distinguished.
  • All formulae should be typed using the built-in MS Word Equation Editor or MathType. Standard options should be used, Math style. Latin and Greek letters should be written in italics.
  • Formulae should be written in Times New Roman, 11 pt.
  • Large formulae, located on several lines are advisable to be typed as several Equation Editor (MathType) objects. One for each line.
  • The ’minus’ sign for negative numbers reported in the text and in tables should be typed as en dash ( — ) or using Equation Editor to write negative numbers.
  • Numbers in tables and text should be typed using a dot as the decimal separator.
    Example: 12.3 +0.8; 12.5%; 1/3 =0.333…
  • Pictures should use only gray tones. Background color should be white.
  • Usually, figures and diagrams should be presented as editable MS Excel objects.
  • Text in diagrams should be typed using Times New Roman, 8 pt.
  • It is also possible to have pictures in CorelDRAW (up to X3 version), Visio, Adobe Illustrator (up to CS3) formats.
  • Diagrams could be created using built-in MS Word objects. All elements of the diagram should be grouped.
  • Additionally, each figure must be formatted as a separate file.

The author(s) should send the compiled author card as a separate file (Author Card) to the following email: p.ekonometrika@gmail.com