Instructions for Authors  

All submissions are taken online via a submission form. Questions about the journal may be directed to the editors, Dr. Shih-Wen Hu or Dr. Cathy W. S. Chen.


1. Papers submitted to the Journal of Economics and Management must neither have been published previously nor be under review by any other journals. Manuscripts should be written in English. (American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of these). Please ask a native English speaker to comment and/or correct the language in your article before you submit it to the journal.

2. The first page of manuscripts should contain the following information: (a) the title; (b) the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s); and (c) the address for editorial correspondence, including phone and fax numbers and an e-mail address.

3. Authors should supply an English abstract not exceeding 200 words and the JEL classification number(s).


  4. Footnotes: Authors are asked to keep the use of footnotes to a minimum and not to use more than four footnotes to better ensure the flow of the next. Number them consecutively throughout the article, using superscript Arabic numbers.  
  Required Elements  
  • Full text as a Microsoft Word or PDF file. If you are submitting a PDF file, we also recommend uploading the native word processing file as well in the event that we need to recreate the PDF file to meet the journal standards.

  • The final version of the manuscript should be double spaced with no title page, pagination, headers, or footers. Acknowledgements should be given in a footnote containing complete contact information and not in the manuscript. The page size should be 21 × 29.7 cm (A4). The top margin should be 6.35 cm and the bottom margin should be 4.35 cm. The right and left margins should be 4.5 cm.

  • An abstract separate from the body of the manuscript.

  • Three to seven keywords and three JEL classifications.


If the ARTICLE is accepted by the Journal of Economics and Management, the Author hereby grants a non-exclusive license to Feng Chia University to:

  • publish the ARTICLE by paper or digital format;
  • digitally archive, reproduce , transmit publicly by Internet, make available for download and printing by authorized users and other means for sale, database or providing service;
  • sublicense to other database provider to collect the ARTICLE in its database and provide the database service.
  • change the format of the ARTICLE to meet the requirement of each database.

    Use standard social science notation in the text, e.g., Benhabib and Day (1982).






    Barnhart, S. W., (1989), “The Effects of Macroeconomic Announcements on Commodity Prices,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 71, 389-403.


    Bordo, M. D., (1980), The Effects of Monetary Change on Relative Commodity Prices and the Role of Long-Term Contracts, Journal of Political Economy, 88, 1088-1109.



      Blanchard, O. J. and S. Fischer, (1989), Lectures on Macroeconomics, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.  


      Equations should appear on separate lines and be numbered on the right-hand side as (1), (2), etc. Mathematical symbols should be italicized.  

    Section Numbering


    Major sections should be preceded by Arabic numbers and use bold initial capital letters, e.g., 2 Models and Methods. Subsections should be designated as 2.1, 2.2, etc, and should be in bold with only the first word capitalized, e.g., 2.1 Linear heteroscedastic model.

      Fonts/Line Spacing  
      The manuscript should be written in 12 point serif font such as Times New Roman. Whereas initial submissions may be double spaced, the final version of the manuscript (after acceptance) should be single spaced.