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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 adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines

Author Guideline

  • Ecoplan receives a script of scientific articles within the scope of Economics which related to many topics, and its derivation from authors who have not been published in other journals. The substance of the article can be the result of research, critical and comprehensive scientific study which are relevant and current issues covered by the journal.
  • Manuscript typed on A4 paper with margin: upper 3 cm, left 3 cm, right 3 cm, and bottom 3 cm. The script is typed with the spacing of 1.25 space with a maximum length of 15 pages with one column format. The contents of the article are written in Times New Roman 12 pt.
  • Indonesian article titles are written with specific and effective no more than 15 words while the title in English is also not more than 15 words. The title of the article should be informative, specific, concise, and contain keywords that describe the contents of the manuscript in its entirety. The title of the article is written in Times New Roman 16 pt and Bold.
  • The name of authors is written in Times New Roman 12 pt and Bold without the title and should not be abbreviated. If the author is more than one, then listed in one line within the origin of the affiliation and e-mail address for the corresponding author with Times New Roman 11 pt and space1.
  • Abstracts are written in English (if any) and Indonesian. Abstract consists of 1 paragraph maximum of 200 words and written with Times New Roman 11 pt. The abstract is not in the form of a summary consisting of several paragraphs but consists of only 1 paragraph that clearly, whole and complete describes the essence of the whole content of the writing covering the background (main issues), research objectives, methods, and results.
  • Keywords: consist of a maximum of 5 words in English, separated by a semicolon.
  • Introduction: contains background research issues and objectives, literature review relevant to the problem under study (15-20% of the total length of the article).
  • Research Methods: contains expositions in the form of paragraphs containing time and place of research, design, materials/research subjects, procedures/techniques of data collection, instruments, and data analysis techniques (10-15% of total article length)
  • Results and Discussion: contains the results of the analysis which is the answer to the problem of research.
  • Conclusions: presented in paragraph form in the research findings.
  • The Quote using body note or endnote. Don’t use the footnote.
  • The bibliography contains the sources used as references in the study. Referral sources of at least 80% of the literature published in the last 10 years. References used are primary sources of articles that exist in scientific journals or research reports (thesis, dissertation). The bibliography is written alphabetically with Times New Roman 12 font, space 1, special indentation hanging by 0.25" after 12 pt. The rules of writing the bibliography follow the rules of 6th APA (American Psychological Association) and we recommend using the reference manager, ie. MendeleyZoteroEndNote etc.