In the first stage, before being accepted for publication, the articles will be presented in the following way:
(1) The text: between 10 and 20 printed pages (orientation: Portrait), numbered, recto only, A4 format, characters Arial 10, and spacing "Single". Margins: top & bottom: 4.8 cm, left & right: 4 cm, header & footer: 4.8 cm.
(2) The first page (which will be eliminated in order to make the evaluation, by one of the Advisory Board members, anonymous) must contain the title of the article, the author's name; his/her complete coordinates (professional address, phone, E-mail) and potential thanks for the technical and/or the financial help. The title must be precise, clear and in agreement with the main theme of the text. The authors must make sure that they cannot be identified when reading the manuscript.
(3) The second page will contain the title of the article and an abstract (in English) of 5-10 lines, which should present the main results of the article. The summary must inform the reader about the content of the article. The summary must be followed by the JEL Classification and by 3-6 keywords in English which define best the article.
(4) The text will start properly on page 3.
(5) In the introduction, the author must present the relevance of the article for the respective field and must quote the main results obtained by other authors concerning the subject. The conclusions must summarize clearly the results and the consequences.
(6) The presentation of the bibliographical references:
- In the text the references quotes will appear between brackets, with the name and the publication date, e.g.: (Denicolo, 2000).
- For two co-authors they will use for example (Dixit and Stiglitz, 1977). - In the case of three or more than three authors, only the first will be mentioned, under the form (Brooks et al., 1998).
- If two references have the same author and the same publication year, they will be differentiated through letters (McFadden, 1984a). These letters will also appear in the bibliography. At the end of the article the references will be presented as follows:
Chernozhukov V., Hansen C., Jansson M. (2007) Inference approaches for instrumental variable quantile regression, Economics Letters, 95 (2), 272-277
Biswas T. (1997) Decision-making under Uncertainty, Macmillan Press, London
Chapters in books:
Leventhal G.S. (1980) What should be done with equity theory? New approaches to the study of fairness in social relationships. In: Gergen K., Greenberg M., Willis R. (Eds.), Social Exchange: Advances in Theory and Research. Plenum, New York, NY, pp. 27-55.
Homburg C., Hoyer W.D., Fassnacht M. (2000) When do retailers offer services? An analysis of environmental, store, and store's customers' characteristics?, AMA marketing educators' winter conference, San Antonio, TX
Smarzynska B.K., Wei S.J. (2000) Corruption and composition of foreign direct investment: firm level evidence, NBER Working Paper 7969, Cambridge, MA
Quotes of personal works:
If the author wants to make reference to one or several personal works, it is essential that the used formulation preserve his anonymity. In the first sent version, before being accepted for publication, if the quotation of a personal work is absolutely necessary, the author may use the formulation (author, 2001) both in the text and in the bibliography. The bibliographical references will be completed after the article is accepted for publication.
(7) After the article is accepted for publication, the final and complete version of the article must be sent on CD or by E-mail. The article will be written in Microsoft Word.
(8) Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Oeconomica requires the exclusivity of the article. The same article mustn't be proposed simultaneously to other journals.