Instructions for Contributors
1. Papers must be in English.
2. Although the length of submitted papers is no criterion for evaluation, we would appreciate if the manuscripts would consist of not more than 10.000 words.
3. Manuscripts should be at least 12pt type, 1.5 line spaced throughout (including footnotes), with 3cm margins. All pages should be numbered consecutively. Titles and subtitles should be short.
4. The ﬁrst page of the manuscript should contain the title, the name(s), institutional affiliation(s), postal address and e-mail address of the author(s), a list of JEL codes, a list of ﬁve key words, and an abstract of not more than 150 words. For multiple authored papers, the corresponding author to whom proofs and the reprint order form should be sent should be clearly indicated. Acknowledgements and information on grants received can be given in a section headed ‘Acknowledgements’ at the end of the paper but before the list of references.
5. Important formulae (displayed) should be numbered consecutively throughout the manuscript as (1), (2), etc. on the right-hand side of the page.
6. Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and numbered consecutively throughout the text. Footnotes should preferably not include formulae.
7. References should include the most relevant papers. In the text, references to publications should appear as follows: ‘Farrell (1986: 68) reported that …’ or ‘This problem has been a subject in literature before (e.g. Farrell 1986: 68)’. The author should make sure that there is a strict ‘one-to-one correspondence’ between the names (years) in the text and those on the list. At the end of the manuscript (after any appendices), the complete references should be listed as:
Tirole, J. (1988), The Theory of Industrial Organization, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.
For contributions to collective works:
Shaked, A. and Sutton, J. (1984), Natural Oligopolies and International Trade, in: H. Kierzkowski (ed.), Monopolistic Competition and International Trade, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Gabszewicz, J.J. and Thisse, J.-F. (1979), Price Competition, Quality, and Income Disparities, Journal of Economic Theory 20: 340–359.
8. All mathematical expressions, either in-line or set-off, should be entered using an equation editor.
9. If illustrations, graphs, and ﬁgures are not provided electronically they should be sent in triplicate and should be marked on the back with ﬁgure numbers, title of paper, and name of author. If not inserted in text, a location in the text should be indicated drawings should not be inserted in the text. All graphs and diagrams should be referred to as ﬁgures and should be numbered consecutively in the text in Arabic numerals. Care should be taken that lettering and symbols are of a comparable size.
10. All unessential tables should be eliminated from the manuscript. Tables should be numbered consecutively in the text in Arabic numerals. If not inserted in the text, insertion points should be indicated.
Submissions are to be sent electronically (preferably in PDF format) to the Managing Editor:
Institute of SocioEconomics (IAW)
University of Hamburg
D-20146 Hamburg, Germany
A copy of the printed volume is supplied free to the author.