JEL follows APA format as citation system. (Please click for APA examples.)
For all the writing rules "Annotated Sample Manuscript" can refer to the year.
JEL has 40 pages of limit for an article. References are included in this limitation but this limitation can be exceeded with possible appendices.
Full articles should be written in Word Format, font type as Times New Roman, size 11 points font with single spaced lines. In a Word document, page margins from left and right should be 4,5 cm for top margin, 3 cm for bottom margin. There is no space among the paragraphs. Indent should be “0,5 cm” in the first line of the paragraphs. Title of the article should be written in Times New Roman size 16 point as centered. All text, excluding tables, equation, graphs and maps should be justified.
Article should contain a short abstract that includes minimum 100 words and maximum 300 words. Abstract should be in Times New Roman size 10 point. The title of the article should be clear, explicit, original and represent the content of the article. In accordance with the title, 3-5 AEA-JEL codes and 3-5 key words should be given. If the full article is in Turkish, an extended English summary up to 1000-1500 words should be prepared.
References should be written in Times New Roman 10 points with single spaced lines. Indent should be “0,5 cm” in the first line of every references. There should not be any space or blank line among the references. APA rules are valid for giving references and reference information.(Click here for APA examples.)
Footnotes should not be given within the full text, if it is needed to do, this should be written as an end-not before the references in Times New Roman 10 points with single spaced line without an indent.
Starting from the introduction all the titles in the article should be numerated with Arabic figures (1,2,3, etc.). Numerated first level-heads should be written Times New Roman 14 points in bold with indent 0,5 cm. All other subheadings (1.1. or 1.1.2 etc.) should be Times New Roman 12 points in italics-normal with 0,5 cm. indent. Although references are not numerated, the title of References should be in font size 14, in bold. For all the titles in the text only the first letter of the word should be upper-case letter, and the rest should be lower- case letter.
Tables are titled and numerated sequentially, if any explanation or referencing are needed, it should be mentioned under the table. Tables should be prepared in Excel format and then placed at the relevant part of the article. Tables are to be prepared in Times New Roman 11 points with single space line without any indent. Number of the tables should be written in bold with upper-case letters, and only the first letters of the title with upper-case letters in italics. Explanations should be written in Times New Roman in 10 points with single spaced line without any indent. Graphics are also numerated sequentially and titled. The number and the title of the graphics should be positioned under the graphic area. Graphics and tables can not be positioned vertically, they can be placed horizontally on the page (full page and the writing rules should remain same) that has only the graphic and the table.
If citation from the resource is too long, it should be written as a separate paragraph using with quotation marks in Times New Roman in 10 points. Long quotation can be described as citation of 5 and more than 5 lines from the original resource.
All itemizations about one topic should be written that every item at one line without any space or blank among the lines but with 0.5 cm indents. A number, letter or bullet can be used by each item based on the authors’ wish.
Equations must be prepared by using "Word’s Equation Editor" and each equation should be numerated. Equations must be written from the paragraph indent and indent must be from the inside, and the number of the equations must be aligned to the right hand side of the page and end of line in parenthesis.
The authors’ due to the contributions to the article can be given under the title of "Thanks" before References section.
Please check Sample Manuscript where all the writing rules can be found. (Click here for Sample Manuscript)
Especially for an applied article, the articles of last 3 years that is written in the relevant AEA-JEL codes should be seen and if needed, they should be cited. It is kindly recommended that at least 30% percentage of the number of total cited sources should be taken the articles which covered by SSCI-Index/Scopus.
Authors, who want to publish their articles, should send their articles digitally on JEL web-page. Any other delivery forms does not take into consideration.
Please do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org (email@example.com) or for all issues about publication process and before.