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1. Ethics and Courtesy
2. Preparation
3. Upon Acceptance

Ethics and Courtesy
- Manuscripts must be original, unpublished, and must not be submitted elsewhere for publication.
- In case of plagiarism and unjust manipulation of results, the publication shall be cancelled and any manuscripts of that author shall not be considered by the editorial board for possible publications for the next three years.
- Econometric and mathematical results should be replicated and provided in electronic form.
- Please write your article in good English. To avoid unnecessary errors you are strongly advised to use the spell-check and grammar-check functions of your wordprocessor.

You will need to upload for blinded peer-review

i) A manuscript file with no identifying author information or acknowledgements
ii) A separate file consisting of a title page with the name and affilation of the author(s), full correspondence address and any acknowledgements, followed by the article itself. The text must be double-spaced and Time Roman with a font size of 12-point is preferred.

Title Page
Please use the following format of Title page with the same font size, upper- and lower-case letters, style of letters etc.

Example of Title Page Layout

Title: Title needs to be concise and informative suggesting how article is related to economic integration. Avoid abreviations and formulae where possible. Typed in upper- and lower- case letters, centered.

Author names and affiliations: Upper- and lower-case letters
Provide the full postal address, including the country name, the e-mail address, phone and fax number of each author as a footnote to author's names. Superscript Arabic numerals are used for such footnotes. The address at which the author actually did the work must be retained as the main affiliation address.

Corresponding author: Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication in the footnote when there are more than two authors. Contact details must be kept up to date by the corresponding author.

Abstract: Offer a succinct idea of the principal conclusions, motivations, the methods employed, and a clear line of reasoning. The opening sentence should indicate the major conclusion of the article. Abstract is strictly limited to less than 150 words and it must be able to stand alone.

For this reason, References should be avoided, but if essential, then cite the author(s) and year(s). Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential, they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself.

Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 6 keywords. Be sparing with abbreviations. Only abbreviations firmly established in the field may be eligible. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes.

Classification codes: Please provide up to 6 standard JEL codes. The available codes may be accessed at JEL at

Abbreviations: Define abbreviations that are not standard in this field in a footnote to be placed on the first page of the article.

Acknowledgements: Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the title page before Introduction. List here those individuals who provided help during the research.

Dividing Manuscript
Divide your article into clearly defined sections numbered with consecutive numbers starting with the Introduction. Subsections should be numbered I(then A,B,C..), II, III,

Dividing the manuscript into sections
Number section headings with Roman numerals, in upper case, centered. The text then begins on the next line. Subheadings are upper and lower case and underlined, flush left.

The text then begins on the next line. Further subheadings are flush left, upper and lower case, and followed by a period.
The text then begins on the same line, immediately following the subheading.

Example of Text Layout

Introduction: State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Citations: Journal of Eocnomic Integraiotn preferes that cited author's name not be placed inside the parentheses in the text. Please try to reword your sentence so that the author's name can be worked into the text, for example, as in Lee(2010) instead of (see Lee(2010)).

Math formulae: Italicize all variables and equations.
Equations that have to be displayed separately from the text must be numbered consecutively throughout the entire manuscript in the following format (1), (2) etc. placed near the right-hand margin of the page.

Use English, and avoid computerese in text.
"The relationship of money aggregate (M) to interest rate (r)...". Mathematical notations. refer to The Chicago Manual of Style.

Footnotes: Footnotes should be used sparingly. Number them consecutively throughout the article, using superscript Arabic numbers with font size 10.

Table and Figure
Tables and figures should be neat and self-contained information using notes and sources. Variables should use English and not computerese, e.g., wirte foreign price levels, not P*. They must be camera-ready original artwork of professional quality or laser

Example of Table Layout

Example of Figure Layout

- Figures and tables should have descriptive titles and consecutive numbers, and their concise and informative titles should be upper- and lower-case letters with bold letter font size 14 point, centered. Author(s) need to make tables and figures be shown in one page, if possible.
- Place footnotes to tables below the table or figure body using note and source.
- Number tables and figures consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text.
- For illustration, a caption should comprise a brief title and a description. Keep text in the illustrations themselves to a minimum but explain all symbols and abbreviations used.

- Bibliographical references must be incorporated into the text using the author-date system. Be ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list and vice versa.
- Unpublished results and personal communications are also in the reference list. They should follow the standard reference style of the journal and should include the indications of either 'Unpublished results' or 'Personal communication'.
- Double-space references alphabetically, author's last name first. The first line is flush left. In the event of multiple articles by the same author, arrange them chronologically, oldest first.
- Web references: The full URL should be given and the date when the reference was last accessed. If known, DOI, author names, dates, reference to a source publications etc. should also be given.

Example of Reference Layout

One author
1. Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (New York: Penguin, 2006), 99-100.
2. Pollan, Omnivore's Dilemma,
    Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin, 2006.

Two or more authors
1. Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945 (New York: Knopf, 2007), 52.
2. Ward and Burns, War, 59-61.
    Ward, Geoffrey C., and Ken Burns. The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945. New York: Knopf, 2007.

For four or more authors, list all of the authors in the bibliography; in the note, list only the first author, followed by et al. ("and others"):
1. Dana Barnes et al., Plastics: Essays on American Corporate Ascendance in the 1960s ...
2. Barnes et al., Plastics ...

Editor, translator, or compiler in addition to author
1. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera, trans. Edith Grossman (London: Cape, 1988), 242-55.
2. Garcia Marquez, Cholera, 33.
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. Love in the Time of Cholera. Translated by Edith Grossman. London: Cape, 1988.

Chapter or other part of a book
1. John D. Kelly, "Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War," in Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, ed. John D. Kelly et al. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010), 77.
2. Kelly, "Seeing Red," 81-82.
    Kelly, John D. "Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War." In Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, edited by John D. Kelly, Beatrice Jauregui, Sean T. Mitchell, and Jeremy Walton, 67-83. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Chapter of an edited volume originally published elsewhere (as in primary sources)
1. Quintus Tullius Cicero, "Handbook on Canvassing for the Consulship," in Rome: Late Republic and Principate, ed. Walter Emil Kaegi Jr. and Peter White, vol. 2 of University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, ed. John Boyer and Julius Kirshner (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986), 35.
2. Cicero, "Canvassing for the Consulship," 35.
    Cicero, Quintus Tullius. "Handbook on Canvassing for the Consulship." In Rome: Late Republic and Principate, edited by Walter Emil Kaegi Jr. and Peter White. Vol. 2 of University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, edited by John Boyer and Julius Kirshner, 33-46. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986. Originally published in Evelyn S. Shuckburgh, trans., The Letters of Cicero, vol. 1 (London: George Bell & Sons, 1908).

Preface, foreword, introduction, or similar part of a book
1. James Rieger, introduction to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982), xx-xxi. 2. Rieger, introduction, xxxiii.
    Rieger, James. Introduction to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, xi-xxxvii. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Journal article
Article in a print journal
In a note, list the specific page numbers consulted, if any. In the bibliography, list the page range for the whole article.

1. Joshua I. Weinstein, "The Market in Plato's Republic," Classical Philology 104 (2009): 440.
2. Weinstein, "Plato's Republic," 452-53.
    Weinstein, Joshua I. "The Market in Plato's Republic." Classical Philology 104 (2009): 439-58.

Article in an online journal
Include a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) if the journal lists one. A DOI is a permanent ID that, when appended to in the address bar of an Internet browser, will lead to the source. If no DOI is available, list a URL. Include an access date only if one is required by your publisher or discipline.

1. Gueorgi Kossinets and Duncan J. Watts, "Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network," American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 411, accessed February 28, 2010, doi:10.1086/599247.
2. Kossinets and Watts, "Origins of Homophily," 439.
    Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. "Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network." American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 405-50. Accessed February 28, 2010. doi:10.1086/599247.

Book review
1. David Kamp, "Deconstructing Dinner," review of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan, New York Times, April 23, 2006, Sunday Book Review,
2. Kamp, "Deconstructing Dinner."
    Kamp, David. "Deconstructing Dinner." Review of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan. New York Times, April 23, 2006, Sunday Book Review.

Thesis or dissertation
1. Mihwa Choi, "Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty" (PhD diss., University of Chicago, 2008).
2. Choi, "Contesting Imaginaires."
    Choi, Mihwa. "Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty." PhD diss., University of Chicago, 2008.

A citation to website content can often be limited to a mention in the text or in a note ("As of July 19, 2008, the McDonald’s Corporation listed on its website ..."). If a more formal citation is desired, it may be styled as in the examples below. Because such content is subject to change, include an access date or, if available, a date that the site was last modified.

1. "Google Privacy Policy," last modified March 11, 2009,
2. "McDonald's Happy Meal Toy Safety Facts," McDonald's Corporation, accessed July 19, 2008,
3. "Google Privacy Policy."
4. "Toy Safety Facts."
    Google. "Google Privacy Policy." Last modified March 11, 2009.
    McDonald's Corporation. "McDonald's Happy Meal Toy Safety Facts." Accessed July 19, 2008.

Townsend, Robert M., 1993, The medieval village economy, Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Thielicke, Helott., 1983, Man in God's world, Trans., and ed., John W., Dorionson., New York: Citdel Press.
Thompsut, Virgil., 1997, Cage and the collage of noises, Chap, 8 in American music since 1910, New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.
Bennett, John W., 1981, The Interpretation of Pueblo culture: A question of values, Southeastern Journal of Anthropology 2: pp. 363-75.

Artwork, Illustration, Video data
We accepts all materials such as artwork, illustrations, video data to support your scientific research. Authors are encouraged to include these within the body of the article. Please indicate in the body text where it should be placed. All submitted files should be properly labeled with a preferred maximum size of 50MB Video and animation files supplied will be published online in the electronic version of your article at
Since video and animation cannot be embedded in the print version of the journal, please provide text for both the electronic and the print versoin for the portions of the article that refer to this content.

If possible, all artwork and illustrations will be both in the printed version and in the electronic version.
Supplementary materials for referees
We strongly encourage authors to provide supplementary materials for detailed calculations and explanations for referees, not for publications. It will reduce the procedure time.
Spelling and hyphenation
Refer to Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary and The Chicago Manual of Style.

Example of Appendix Layout

Upon Acceptance
Upon acceptance of an article, authors are automatically regarded as permitting the widest possible dissemination of information.

Authors will be required to sign an Exclusive Licence Form for all papers accepted for publication. Signature of the ELF is a condition of publication and papers will not be passed to the publisher for production unless a signed form has been received. Please note that signature of the Exclusive License Form does not affect ownership of copyright in the material. After submission authors will retain the right to publish their paper in various media/circumstances.

To assist authors an appropriate form will be supplied by the editorial office. Alternatively, authors may like to download a copy of the form At
Copyright occurs upon acceptance of an article by the Journal. Authors will be asked to transfer the copyright of the article to the publisher. The copyright covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article, including its reprints, photographic reproductions, microfilms, reproductions of similar nature, and translations.

Use of the Digital Object Identifier
The Digital Object Identifier (DOI) may be used to cite and link to electronic documents. The DOI consists of a unique alpha-numeric character astring which is assinged to a document by the publisher upon the initial electronic pulication. The assigned DOI never changes. When you use a DOI to create links to documents on the web, the DOIs are guaranteed never to change.

One set of page proofs (as PDF files) will be sent to the corresponding author. Please let us have all your corrections within 48 hours. It is important to ensure that all corrections are sent back to us in one communication. Proofreading is solely your responsibility.

The corresponding author, at no cost, will be provided with a PDF file of the article via e-mail.

All authors are asked to send us the best shot of their photos. Our policy is to let authors be known to the world.

Running title
It consists of the author's last name and a shortened title limited to 50 characters. Three authors should be separated by commas, for more than three, use the first author's surname followed by et al.

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