Guide for Authors

1. Please attention that the papers submitted to EEL editorial office should not be published or under review to another journals or publications.

2. Papers must be written in good English (American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of these) and should have 10 pages or less, including figures, tables and references.

3. Please submit your article by email to editors, at or

4. The Artcile Processing Fees is 300 USD. In order to submit the papers there are not any special format except doc, but if the paper is accepted, the authors must use the following format;       

       (i) the file format: doc

       (ii) font text: Time New Roman.

5. The first page of the manuscript should contain:

       (i) the title

       (ii) the name(s), institutional affiliation(s) and e-mail address(es) of the author(s)

       (iii) an abstract of 50-200 words.

       (iv) 3 to 5 JEL categories

       (v) 3 to 5 keywords

6. Titles and subtitles should be numbered consecutively (1., 1.1., 1.2., 2., 2.1., 2.2. etc.).

7. Mathematical relations, figures and tables should be numbered consecutively (1, 2, 3 etc.).

8. We followed the reference style of Economics Letters (Elsevier Journal) which is followed as;
Text: All citations in the text should refer to:
       i. Single author: the author's name (without initials, unless there is ambiguity) and the year of publication;
       ii. Two authors: both authors' names and the year of publication;
       iii. Three or more authors: first author's name followed by 'et al.' and the year of publication.
Citations may be made directly (or parenthetically). Groups of references should be listed first alphabetically, then chronologically.
Examples: 'as demonstrated (Allan, 2000a, 2000b, 1999; Allan and Jones, 1999). Kramer et al. (2010) have recently shown ....'
List: References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters 'a', 'b', 'c', etc., placed after the year of publication.
Reference to a journal publication:
Van der Geer, J., Hanraads, J.A.J., Lupton, R.A., 2010. The art of writing a scientific article. J. Sci. Commun. 163, 51–59.
Reference to a book:
Strunk Jr., W., White, E.B., 2000. The Elements of Style, fourth ed. Longman, New York.
Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
Mettam, G.R., Adams, L.B., 2009. How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in: Jones, B.S., Smith, R.Z. (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age. E-Publishing Inc., New York, pp. 281–304.

9. The authors have to provide any information in order to demonstrate the replication of the results.


All papers submitted to EEL must be original. They have not been published in any kinds of publications that the authors have followed the copyright of other publishers, such as, other journals, book chapters …


The journal welcome papers that are presented in the forms of:

1. Working papers including MPRA (Munich) or the modified version of working papers
2. Doctoral and master dissertations
3. Original and quality papers that has not been presented in any conference or published elsewhere.

Review process

1. You will receive an email from assistant editors which confirms that your article received successfully and a manuscript number is allocated to your paper (2 days).

2. After a quick analyzing of the manuscript, the directors of editorial office decide if the paper can be sent to reviewers or is rejected (2 weeks).

3. The reviewers, experts in the field, make the review reports of the paper (2 months and half).

4. Based on the reviewers' reports, the directors of editorial office decide if the paper can be published, needs a minor revision, needs a major revision or is rejected (1 weeks).

5. If your paper needs minor and major revision you have about 3 monthds time to send your revised version to EEL / If your paper is accepted you have 2 weeks time to send your final version with a few corrections or changes.

6. After sending your final version you will receive a PDF version of your accepted article with special format of EEL and by this time you also have 2 weeks time in order to proof your article (you also allowed just for a few short changes). Please mention that at this time you just have 2 weeks time for any proofs and after this time you are not allowed to make any changes on your article and it will be published automatically.


European Economic Letters Group are not responsible for any errors and consequences arising from the use of information contained in this journal and all responsibility presented in European Economic Letters belong to the authors.


The journal seriously alerts the authors to avoid from this mistake. If any plagiarism is found in any articles in any steps of submission, the journal will inform all organization and institution related to the author(s) of article. Authors of the paper with plagiarism must pay all fines for the violation of the copyright.


The copyright to articles published in this journal is reserved (Copyright © EELet.Org.UK). No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted, in any form or by any means. The transferred right of publication includes the right to process data related to the manuscript and to produce further duplications for commercial purposes. This copyright policy follows international standard. The journal is not responsible for any violation of copyright made by authors or other third persons such as re-submission of the papers to other kinds of publications.