South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance
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South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance

A journal from Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC) on macroeconomics and public finance

Editor
Sugata Marjit Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India
Managing Editor
Saibal Kar Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India and IZA, Bonn, Germany


eISSN: 23210273 | ISSN: 22779787 | Current volume: 5 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Bi-annually

Call for Papers

The purpose of the Journal is to publish (in English language) peer-reviewed articles, reviews and scholarly comments on issues relating to contemporary global macroeconomics and public finance by which is understood:

The Journal is for all professionals concerned with contemporary Macroeconomics and Public Finance and is a forum for all views on related subjects. The Editorial Board welcomes articles of current interest on research and application on the areas mentioned above.

The Journal will be international in the sense that it seeks research papers from authors with an international reputation and articles that are of interest to an international audience.
In pursuit of the above, the journal shall:

a. draw on and include high quality work from the international community of scholars including those in the major countries of Asia, Europe, Asia Pacific, the United States, other parts of the Americas and elsewhere with due representation for considerations of the readership. The Journal shall include work representing the major areas of interest in contemporary research on Macroeconomics and Public Finance and on a wide range of issues covering macro- economics, tax and fiscal issues, banking and finance, international trade, labour economics, computational and mathematical methods, etc. The Journal would particularly engage papers on pure and applied economic theory and econometric methods.
b. avoid bias in favour of the interests of particular schools or directions of research or particular political or narrow disciplinary objectives to the exclusion of others.
c. ensure that articles are written in a terminology and style which makes them intelligible, not merely within the context of a particular discipline or abstract mode, but across the domain of relevant disciplines.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

The purpose of the Journal is to publish (in English language) peer-reviewed articles, reviews and scholarly comments on issues relating to contemporary global macroeconomics and public finance by which is understood:

The Journal is for all professionals concerned with contemporary Macroeconomics and Public Finance and is a forum for all views on related subjects. The Editorial Board welcomes articles of current interest on research and application on the areas mentioned above.

The Journal will be international in the sense that it seeks research papers from authors with an international reputation and articles that are of interest to an international audience.
In pursuit of the above, the journal shall:

a. draw on and include high quality work from the international community of scholars including those in the major countries of Asia, Europe, Asia Pacific, the United States, other parts of the Americas and elsewhere with due representation for considerations of the readership. The Journal shall include work representing the major areas of interest in contemporary research on Macroeconomics and Public Finance and on a wide range of issues covering macro- economics, tax and fiscal issues, banking and finance, international trade, labour economics, computational and mathematical methods, etc. The Journal would particularly engage papers on pure and applied economic theory and econometric methods.
b. avoid bias in favour of the interests of particular schools or directions of research or particular political or narrow disciplinary objectives to the exclusion of others.
c. ensure that articles are written in a terminology and style which makes them intelligible, not merely within the context of a particular discipline or abstract mode, but across the domain of relevant disciplines.

Managing Editor
Saibal Kar Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India and IZA, Bonn, Germany
Associate Editors
Fabrizio Carmignani Griffith University, Australia
Vivekananda Mukherjee Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Naveen Srinivasan Madras School of Economics, Chennai, India
Editorial Advisory Board
Rajat Acharyya Jadavpur University, India
Michele Boldrin Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Giacomo Corneo Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Pranab Kumar Das Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India
William Easterly New York University, USA
Maitreesh Ghatak London School of Economics, UK
Cheng Hsiao University of Southern California, USA
Ronald W. Jones University of Rochester, USA
Robert G. King Boston University, USA
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki Princeton University, USA
Kajal Lahiri SUNY at Albany, USA
Mansoob Murshed Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK
Abhirup Sarkar Indian Statistical Institute, India
Ping Wang Washington University at St Louis, USA
Marcel Thum TU Dresden, Germany
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  • 1. Manuscripts and all editorial correspondence should be addressed to:

    Managing Editor, South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India.

    Tel: +91-33-2462 7252/5794/5795. Fax: +91-33-2462 6183.
    E-mail: saibal@cssscal.org

    2. Articles should be written in MS Word, Times New Roman font, and should be submitted in soft copy only. Manuscripts should normally not exceed 30 typed pages with the cover page bearing only the title of the article, author/s’ names, designations, corresponding addresses, phone/fax numbers, and email addresses. Author/s’ name should not appear on any other page.

    3. All articles must be accompanied by an abstract of 150–200 words, 3–5 JEL Classifications and 4–6 keywords.

    4. Use British spellings in all cases rather than American spellings (hence, ‘programme’ not ‘program’, ‘labour’ not ‘labor’, and ‘centre’ and not ‘center’).

    5. Use ‘z’ spellings instead of ‘s’ spellings. This means that words ending with ‘-ise’, ‘isation’, etc., will be spelt with ‘z’ (e.g., ‘recognize’, ‘organize’, ‘civilize’).

    6. Quotations of 45 words or more should be separated from the text and indented with one space with a line space above and below. Notes should be numbered serially and presented as footnotes.

    7. Use ‘twentieth century’, ‘1980s’.

    8. Use of italics and diacriticals should be minimized, but used consistently.

    9. Tables and figures to be indicated by numbers separately (see Table 1), not by placement (see Table below). All Figures and Tables should be cited in the text. Sources for figures and tables should be mentioned irrespective of whether or not they require permissions.

    10. A list of references of all books, articles, essays, theses and documents referred to (including any referred to in the tables, graphs and maps) should be provided at the end of the article.

    Inverted names: In each reference, authors’ names are inverted (last name first) for all authors (first, second or subsequent ones); give the last name and initials for all authors of a particular work unless the work has more than six authors. If the work has more than six authors, list the first six authors and then use et al. after the sixth author’s name.

    Arrangement of references: Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last name of the first author of each work.

    Chronological listing: If you have more than one work by the same author(s), list them in order by the year of publication, starting with the earliest.

    Sentence case: In references, follow sentence case for the titles of papers, books, articles, etc.

    Title case: In references, Journal titles are put in title case.

    Reference styles:

    Book

    Hochschild, A.R. (1983). The managed heart: Commercialization of human feeling. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

    Article in an edited book

    Van Maanen, J., & Kunda, G. (1989). Real feelings: Emotional expression and organizational culture. In L.L. Cummings, & B.M. Staw (Eds), Research in organizational behavior (pp. 43–103). Greenwich CT: AI Press.

    Conference Proceedings

    Akaike, H. (1973). Information theory and an extension of the maximum likelihood principle. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Information Theory (pp. 267–281). Budapest, Hungary: Akademiai Kiado.

    Article from the web

    Hort, L., Barrett, M., & Fullop, L. (2001). Doing hard labor: Gendered emotional labor in academic management. Retrieved from www.mngt.waikato.ac.nz/ejrot/cms conference/2001/Papers/Gender/Hort

    Journal Article

    Harris, L.C. (2002). The emotional labor of barristers: An exploration of emotional labor by status professionals. Journal of Management Studies, 39(4), 553–584.

    11. The reference to other works should be provided in the text using citations written in the author-date method.

    Author-date method: Follow the author-date method of in-text citation, e.g., (Morris, 2000).

    Quotes: When directly quoting from a work, include the page number in the citation.

    Citation styles:

    One Work by One Author: (Morris, 2000)

    One Work by Multiple Authors: (Morris and Feldman, 2000)

    One Work by Three or More Authors: (Morris et al., 2000)

    Works with No Author: Cite the first few words of the reference list entry (usually the title) and the year, for example, (‘Study Finds’, 1982).

    Two or More Works by Different authors in One Citation: (Morris, 1980; Rafaeli, 1988; Sachs and Blackmore, 1998)

    Two or More Works by the Same Author(s) in One Citation: (Sachs and Blackmore, 1998, 1999)

    Two or More Works Published in the Same Year by the Same Author(s): (Morris, 1980a, 1980b, 1980c)

    Authors with the Same Last Name: To prevent confusion, use first initials with the last names: (T.V. Rao, 2001; M.K. Rao, 1998).

    Work discussed in secondary source: In the text, name the original work, and give a citation for the secondary source. For example, if Seidenberg and McClelland’s work is cited in Coltheart et al. and you did not read the original work, list the Coltheart et al. reference in the References. In the text, use the following citation: In Seidenberg and McClelland’s study (as cited in Coltheart, Curtis, Atkins, and Haller, 1993).

    12. Book reviews must have details like name of author/editor and book reviewed, place of publication and publisher, year of publication, number of pages and price.

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