Empirical Economics Letters

A Monthly International Journal of Economics


ISSN 1681-8997


Indexed in EconLit and included in Cabell's Directory

ERA accredited and included in ABDC journal quality list

Instructions to Authors


Papers on all aspects of empirical economics are invited for publication in Empirical Economics Letters (EEL). Authors are requested to adhere to the instructions that follow.  

1.     Papers for publication must be in English and should be sent to Dr Mohammad A.  Wadud, Managing Editor, by e-mail as attached files in MS Word to the email address:  wadud68@yahoo.com 

2.     Papers should contain original unpublished work. All papers will be refereed and the decision of the Board of Editors on acceptability of papers will be final. 

3.    Authors must supply their e-mail address. All correspondence will be made through email only. 

4.    The first page of the paper should contain (a) title, (b) name(s) of the author(s), (c) affiliation(s), and (d) an abstract of not more than 100 words followed by 3 to 5 keywords. 

5.    The paper should not normally exceed 2500 words. 

6.    Footnotes should be limited to explanatory purpose and kept to a minimum. 

7.   Tables and figures should be placed in the text where appropriate and numbered them separately and sequentially. These should be prepared using MS Word or MS Excel so that these can be edited if necessary. Authors are requested to prepare tables and graphs in such a way that these can be put in the text within the page setup of the journal. 

8.     Equations and formula should be written using equation editor and numbered at the right in parentheses. Variables, symbols, subscripts and superscripts should be described in the text where first used. 

9.    Proofs: The corresponding author will be requested to go through the galley proofs for typographical mistakes and any other queries from the editorial office. 

10.   Offprints: The authors will be supplied with electronic offprint by email as attachment with free of cost. If any author wishes to get a printed offprint, he/she needs to place an order by email. 

11.   Declaration: The corresponding author of a paper ensures that all other coauthors (if any) agree the publication process. The author also ensures that the paper originated from an institution is submitted with necessary approval. The corresponding author takes the responsibility that all authors (if any) contribute to the preparation of the article. 

12.   Copyright: The copyright to a paper, on its acceptance, is automatically and exclusively transfered to EEL so that the paper can be reproduced and distributed.

13.  Submission Fee: EEL has decided to require no submission fees, but the author of accepted paper may wish to pay voluntarily a production cost of any amount depending on the size of the paper to defray the processing, printing and other expenses.

14.   Authors may be requested to participate in the peer review process.

15.   All references should be alphabetically arranged according to the following style:

Published papers 


Aigner, D.J., C.A.K. Lovell and P. Schmidt, 1977, Formulation and Estimation of Stochastic Frontier Production Function Models, Journal of Econometrics, 6, 21-37.


Research papers


Ajibefun, I.A., Battese, G.E. and Kada, R., 1996, Technical Efficiency and Technological Change in the Japanese Rice Industry: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis, CEPA Working Papers, No. 9/96, Department of Econometrics, University of New England, pp. 22.




Greene, W.H., 1997, Econometric Analysis, International Edition, Third Edition, Prentice-Hall International, Inc.










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