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Author Guidelines

We invite scholars, business people and individuals interested in business or public administration to submit manuscripts for publication. The main focus of the journal is public management, public institutions and economic issues. Other topics will also be considered.

Please consider our publishing guidelines, as it will accelerate the publishing process. All manuscripts should be sent using our submission system. Please create an account and read further instructions.

If you encounter any problems with text formatting, please do not hesitate to contact with our editors.


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.
  7. The file containts all required elements: title, abstract, full text, references (bibliography).

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