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Author Guidelines

1. Scripts must be original work of the authors (individuals, groups or institutions) that do not violate copyright.

2. Manuscripts submitted have not been published or not published and is being sent to other publishers at the same time.

3. Copyrighted, published manuscripts and all its contents remain the responsibility of the author.

4. Manuscript restricted ranges 15-17 A4 pages, single spaced, font Palatino Linotype with font size 11.

5. Mathematical equations and symbols, please written using Microsoft Equation.

6. Scripts can be written in the Indonesian or English.

7. Each manuscript must be accompanied by abstract of about 150-250 words (written in English) and keywords.

8. Title tables and figures are written parallel to the image / table, sentence case, with 6 pt spacing of tables or pictures. Title of the table is placed on top of the table, while the image title is placed below the image. Writing the source tables or images are placed under the tables and figures with 10 pt font).


Source: Nicholson, 2005

Figure 2. Equilibrium In Production Sector

Table 4. The Impact of Policy Scenario




Simulation 1_a

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Source: Maipita and Jantan (2010)

9. Citation of references follow the following rules:

a. Single author (Maipita, 2010) or Maipita (2010).

b. Two authors (Maipita and Males, 2011) or Maipita and Males (2011)

c. More than two authors: (Maipita et al, 2011) or Maipita et al (2011).

d. Two sources with writing the same quote but a different year (Chiang, 1984; Dowling. 1995).

e. Two sources with writing the same quote but a different year (Friedman. 1972; 1978).

f. Two quotes from a writer but the same year (Maipita. 2010a, 2010b).

g. Excerpts from the agency, preferably in acronyms (BPS, 2001).

10. Manuscript must be accompanied by the data authors, institutional addresses and e-mail that can be contacted. It is advisable to write the biographical data in the form of CV (curriculum vitae) short.




The structure of the writing in this journal are as follows:

The first author's name,

Institution, address,

Tel., Email:

The second author's name

The author's name etc.



Mohd. Dan Jantan

Department of Economics, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia

Te.: +604-928 3543, E-Mail:



Abstract written in English as much as 150-250 words. Abstract written in one paragraph, containing briefly the purpose, research methods and results.

Keywords: (maximum of 5 keywords)


This section contains a brief research background, objectives, and support the theory. If it is not very important, this portion does not need to use a subtitle or subsection.



Describe the research method used is concise and clear on this portion. This portion may contain subsections or subtitled but do not need to use the numbering.


This section is the part most of all parts of the article, contains a summary of data, data analysis, research and discussion. This section should only contain sub-section without numbering.



Contains the results or conclusions of research findings in brief and concise. While the advice is a recommendation based on research results and / or further research suggestions.


Bibliography contains only a reference that actually referenced in the article. Not justified to include references that are not referenced in the article to this section.

Some specific provisions of the writing of the bibliography are as follows:

  • References are sorted alphabetically (ascending).
  • Posting the author's name follows the form: last name, first name.
  • Systematics of writing for a book: author's name. year of publication. Book title. Publisher, city. example:

Maipita, Indra. 2010. Quantitative Methods of Economic Research. Madinatera, Medan.

  • Systematics of writing for journals: author's name. year of publication. Writing title. name of the journal. Volume, number (page). example:

Maipita, Indra., Dan Jantan, and Noor Azam. 2010. The Impact of Fiscal Policy Toward Economic Performance and Poverty Rate in Indonesia. Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking Vol 12, Number 4, April 2010 (391-424).

  • Systematics of writing for the thesis/dissertation: The name of the author. years. The title. Thesis / Dissertation. The University. example:

Maipita, Indra. 2011. The Impact Analysis of Fiscal Adjustment on Income Distribution and Poverty in Indonesia: Computable General Equilibrium Approach. Dissertation. Universiti Utara Malaysia.

  • Systematics of writing for an article from the internet: the name of the author. years. Title of the paper. Accessed from the website address at the date of month year. example:

Friedman, J. (2002). How responsive is Poverty to Growth?: A Regional Analysis of Poverty, Inequality, and Growth in Indonesia, 1984-1999. Retrieved from on January 19, 2009.

  • Systematics of writing for an article in the newspaper/magazine: the name of the author. date, month and year of publication. Title of the paper. The name of the newspaper. Publisher, city.



Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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