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INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS
Emerging Markets Finance and Trade receives all manuscript submissions electronically via its ScholarOne Manuscripts site located at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/emft
. ScholarOne Manuscripts allows for rapid submission of original and revised manuscripts, and facilitates the review process and internal communication between authors, editors, and reviewers via a web-based platform. ScholarOne technical support can be accessed at http://scholarone.com/services/support
. If you have any other requests, please contact Ali M. Kutan, Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions to Emerging Markets Finance and Trade are subject to a submission fee of US$150 (one hundred and fifty US dollars) to help defray editorial costs. The fees are not returnable in any circumstance. A submission fee of US$150 includes a one-year membership in the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM), along with an online subscription access to the journal, and waives the submission fee for additional submissions during the membership year. The Society accepts payment by VISA and MasterCard with provision of complete credit card information and the payment must be made at the time of the submission using the link: http://www.emergingecons.org/submission_fee.htm
Because Emerging Markets Finance and Trade is experiencing an increasing number of submissions and in order to continue to provide authors with timely decisions on their manuscripts, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade has implemented a new expedited review policy. All submitted papers are pre-screened by the Editor and an Editorial Board member. Those papers determined to be clearly not suitable for publication in EMFT due to inappropriate subject matter, insufficient contribution to the field, lack of clarity of exposition, etc., will be rejected by the editor without being sent to referees and the submission fee will not be reimbursed. Papers that pass this initial screening process will be sent to sent to referees for evaluation. Passing this initial screening does not guarantee that the article will be accepted for publication. Authors are advised to read the aims and scope of the journal before submitting their work for publication. If you are unsure as to the nature of papers suitable for publication, please glance through the past issues of EMFT at http://www.tandfonline.com/mree
to better understand EMFT’s standards and interests.
Preparation of Manuscript. The software and formats used for the text and graphics files should be identified. All tables and charts or other art should be submitted in separate files from the main text of the manuscript. DO NOT embed them in the main text of the manuscript.
DO NOT use the automatic footnoting feature in your word processor. Notes should be indicated by a superscript number in the text, and the note text should be placed as regular running text at the end of the manuscript or in a separate file.
References. References, citations, and general style of manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the Chicago Manual of Style. The reference list should be provided at the end of the paper. The references should be arranged alphabetically according to the name of the first author or editor. References should be provided as follows.
References to Items in Periodicals
These should take the form: author(s), title, journal (italicized or underlined), volume and issue numbers, date, inclusive pages. For all authors, last names are given first; likewise for editors, with the names followed by “ed.” The name of the last author ends with a period. More than two authors are separated by semicolons. The date is given in parentheses. Example:
Davenport, T.H. and M.C. Beers. “Managing Information About Processes.” Journal of Management Information Systems 12, no. 1 (Summer 1995): 57–80.
Smith, John. “Why Economics?” New York Times, April 1, 1999: 25.
References to Books
Author(s) are specified in the same style as for periodicals. In the title, all principal words are capitalized and the title is italicized or underlined. The title ends with a period and is followed by city, “:”, publisher, year. Example:
Nonaka, J., and H. Takeuchi. The Knowledge-Creating Company. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Tables and Figures. Tables and figures (illustrations) should not be embedded in the text, but should be included as separate files. A short descriptive title should appear above each table with a clear legend and any footnotes suitably identified below. All units must be included. Figures should be completely labeled, taking into account necessary size reduction. Illustrations (line drawings, halftones, photos, photomicrographs) should be supplied as high quality grayscale digital files and should follow these guidelines:
• 300 dpi or higher
• Sized to fit on journal page
• EPS, TIFF, or PSD format only
Color Reproduction. Color art will be reproduced in color in the online publication at no additional cost to the author. However, the author will be required to bear the full cost involved in color art reproduction for print reproduction. Color reprints can only be ordered if print reproduction costs are paid. Art not supplied at a minimum of 300 dpi will not be considered for print. Rates for color art reproduction are: Print Reproduction: $900 for the first page of color; $450 per page for the next three pages of color. A custom quote will be provided for articles with more than four pages of color. Please ensure that color figures and images submitted for publication will render clearly in black and white conversion for print.
Proofs. Authors will receive page proofs of their papers, which should be returned to the publisher within five working days.
Complimentary Policy and Reprints. Authors for whom we receive a valid email address will be provided an opportunity to purchase reprints of individual articles, or copies of the complete print issue. These authors will also be given complimentary access to their final article on Taylor & Francis Online.