Instructions for Authors


  • The title page should contain the name(s), the institutional affiliation of the author(s), the present address(s), e-mail addresses and acknowledgement(s) or credits, if any, followed by an abstract of the paper using no more than 100 words.

  • Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and numbered consecutively throughout the text with superscript numerals. They should appear at the end of the main text and should not include tables, figures or formulae.

  • Tables should be kept short and numbered sequentially through the text. They should be presented on separate page(s) of the manuscript, not in the text.

  • Formulae should be numbered consecutively throughout the manuscript against the right-hand margin of the page. If the derivation of the formulae has been abbreviated, the full derivation should be presented in an appendix.

  • All figures should be made to fit the journal’s page size. All lines should be clear. All illustrations should be suitable for printing in black and white, and should be numbered according to their sequence in the text.

  • Reference should appear in the text as (Sraffa, 1960), (Baran and Sweezy, 1966), (Gordon et al., 1982).

  • Use the following style of references:

Journal articles:

Morishima, M. (1974) ‘Marx in the Light of Modern Economic Theory’, Econometrica 42 (4): 611-32.

Articles in edited works:

Goodwin, R. (1967) ‘A Growth Cycle’ in Feinstein, C.H. (ed.) Socialism, Capitalism and Economic Growth, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Minsky, H. (1986) Stabilizing an Unstable Economy, New Haven and London: Yale University Press.

When more than two references are cited together in the text, they should be arranged chronologically. Publication by the same author(s) in the same year should be listed as 2001a; 2001b, etc.

  • Any manuscript, which does not confirm to the above instructions, may be returned for the necessary revision before publication.

  • Authors should ensure that they are not infringing copyright. Submission of a paper is understood to imply that the work is original and unpublished and is not being considered for publication elsewhere.

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