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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines


The Requirements Topic / Theme of Articles:

  1. Articles submitted to the Journal of Financial Economics & Investment (JOFEI) is the result of the work of the authors and have not been published.
  2. The article is in accordance with the field of financial economics or investment

 Systematics of Writing:

The manuscript should contain several aspects of a scientific article as follows:

  1. The title of the article
  2. The author’s name (no accademic title)
  3. The afiliated author’s address
  4. The author’s email
  5. The abstract and the keywords
  6. JEL Classification Numbers
  7. Introduction
  8. Research Methods
  9. Results and Discussion
  10. Conclusions
  11. References

General Legal Writing:

Writing an article please follow JOFEI journal templates available on here with the number of pages between 1-20 in single space format.

Special Terms of Writing:

  1. Abstract consists of 1 paragraph, with the number of words between 150-200, using italic (/) with a distance of 1 space, and should be presented in English, Cambria, Font size 11. Abstract provides a brief description of research problems, aims, method used, results, and conclusion. An abstract should stand alone, means that no citation in the abstract. Consider it the advertisement of your article. The abstract should tell the prospective reader what you did and highlight the key findings. Avoid using technical jargon and uncommon abbreviations. You must be accurate, brief, clear and specific. Use words which reflect the precise meaning. The abstract should be precise and honest.
  2. Key words, Written in English 3-5 words or groups of words, written alphabetically and marked with a separator (;) and should be presented in English, Cambria, Font size 10. Keywords are the labels of your article and critical to correct indexing and searching. Therefore the keywords should represent the content and highlight of your article. Use only those abbreviations that are firmly established in the field.
  3. Authors should add a 1 - 3 JEL Classification Number. An information guide for the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) can be found at
  4. Writing bold are only used on the title and sub title, were only used italics in writing foreign words or words that are emphasized and the writing of the abstract.
  5. Writing a direct quote can be done in two ways, i.e. placing authors (source references) and the year of publication of the cited sentence ahead or write the author and year of publication of the cited sentence behind. Example: EUN and Resnick (2007:8) said that international financial Management course designed to provide a financial manager today with an understanding of the fundamental concepts and tools must for effective global manager.
  6. If the manuscript was previously submitted as conference paper, the author should acknowledge it by stating: the author, title, the name of the conference, date, location. This acknowledgement should be placed after the acknowledgement and before the reference.
  7. Writing the title of the table using Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3 etc) and put on the table. The line on the chart only uses three (3) horizontal line without a vertical line. Not as far as possible from the table scan results. Each table should list the sources and are listed below the table.
  8. The title of the image/graphic/illustration more put under the illustration and its position in the middle.
  9. Not allowed to send attachment.

Main Article:


Articles written with a maximum of 20 pages and should be written a maximum of 25 percent of the number of pages and must be written in single line spacing, Cambria 12. The introduction comprises of: (1) research problem; (2) insight and problem solve planning; (3) summary of theoretical studies and the results of the present study (state of the art), related to the observed problems (gap analysis), and (4) research aims.

Research Methods

This section explains how the research was carried out. The method should be written a maximum of 15 percent of the total number of pages of the article. The main materials must be written here: (1) research design; (2) population and sample (research objectives); (3) data collection techniques (4) and data analysis techniques.

If there is a mathematical equation it must be numbered in ordinary brackets and must be referred to in writing. Mathematical equations are numbered with numbers inside the open-close parenthesis in the right-aligned position. The equation is written jutting into the right hand side. Writing equations should use the equation menu, it is not recommended that the equation be in the form of a scan or screenshot.

Results and Discussion

The author needs to report the results in sufficient detail so that the reader can see which stastical analysis was conducted and why, and later to justify their conclusions.

Reporting results: The author may assume that the reader has a working knowledge of basic statistics

The discussion of article aims to: (1) answer the problems and research questions; (2) show the ways the findings obtained; (3) interpret the findings; (4) relate the finding results to the settled-knowledge structure; (5) bring up new theories or modify the exist theories.

The following components should be covered in discussion: How do your results relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the Introduction section (what/how)? Do you provide interpretation scientifically for each of your results or findings presented (why)? Are your results consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)? Or are there any differences?

Research results must be clearly concluded in answering the research questions. Interpretting the findings should be done by using logics and present theories. The findings in form of facts found in the research fields are integrated to previous researches or present theories. This must be supported by reliable references. In case the researchers bring a new theories, the old theories can be confirmed or rejected, or modify the old theories.

Results and discussions should be written a maximum of 50 percent of the total number of pages of the article. The contents of the discussion are not allowed to use bullet and numbering but are arranged in the form of paragraphs.


The conclusions are not a summary of the results of the study and emphasize important findings. Align with the statement of research objectives, there is no need for a number or bullet system. Make generalizations carefully, but also note the limitations of the findings.


Literature / reference sources are libraries published in the last 10 years and consist of at least 15 sources of reference, of which 80% are primary sources. The library should use of primary sources in the form of research articles in journals, proceedings, seminars and research reports (including thesis, thesis and dissertation). Article in JOFEI is recommended to be used as References. Also, the authors should avoid excessively referencing their work (self-citation). Citation and referencing must be written based on APA style 7th Edition which is organized by using Mendeley software latest version (See Mendeley).

References are referenced from international reputable databases (we prefer). These databases include Sciencedirect (, Springer link (, Taylor and Francis (, Sage Publishing ( etc.

Citation Guidelines:

A basic format to list the reference documents as follows:

  1. The reference list is arranged in alphabetical order by the authors’ last names
  2. If there is more than one work by the same author, order them by publication date, oldest to newest
  3. If there is no author, the title moves to that position and the entry is alphabetized by the first significant word, excluding words such as “A” or “The.” If the title is long, it may be shortened when citing in the text.
  4. The first line of the reference list entry is left-hand justified, while all subsequent lines are consistently indented.
  5. Use “&” instead of “and” when listing multiple authors of a source.
  6. Capitalize only the first word of the title and the subtitle, if there is one, plus any proper names – i. e. only those words that would normally be capitalized.
  7. Italicize the title of the book, the title of the journal/serial and the title of the web document.
  8. For any non-English articles, please write down the translation of the article in brackets [ ] after the original article’s title. Note that the original article should be written in italics.

Do not create separate lists for each type of information source


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. Publication TitleVolume   number(Issue number), Pages Used. doi:DOI Number


Esen, E., & Collison, J. (2005). Employee development survey report. Society For Human Resource ManagementV(A), 4.


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title (p. Pages Used). City: Publisher.


Brookes, R. (2014). Study Guide Litttle Bird (p.5). Adelaide: State Ed

E-book or pdf.

Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title (p. Pages Used). City: Publisher. Retrieved from http://Website URL


ÖZKAHRAMAN, PhD RN, Ş., & YILDIRIM, PhD RN, B. (2011). An Overview of Critical Thinking in Nursing and Education (1st ed., pp. 192, 193). Retrieved from


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title (Level). Institution Name.




Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title (p. Pages Used). City: Publisher. Retrieved from http://Website URL


Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries,. (2014). Monthly Oil Market Report July 2014(p. 1). Austria: Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. In Publication Title (p. Pages Used). City: Publisher. Retrieved from http://Website URL


Hasan, H., Harijan, K., Ahmed, V., & Ahmed, G. (2013). Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan. In Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan. Islamabad.


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. Publication Title, p. Pages Used. Retrieved from http://Website URL


The Daily Telegraph,. (2014). Pub school: Engadine High School students introduced to the right way to behave at the local tavern. Retrieved from


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. Publication Title, (Issue number), Pages Used. Retrieved from http://Website URL


Yuskavage, L. (1995). Chuck Close. Bomb Magazine, (52), N/A. Retrieved from

Government Publication

Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title (p. Pages Used). City: Publisher.


Charter of the United Nations, June 26, 1945, 59 Stat. 1031, T.S. 993, 3 Bevans 1153, entered into force Oct. 24, 1945.,. (2014).


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. Retrieved Date Accessed, from http://Website URL

Example: Islam,. (2014). Evils of Gossip and Backbitin in Islam. Retrieved 12 June 2014, from




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