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1. Manuscripts must be written in English. Submission of a manuscript must be made electronically with an electronic file in pdf format, including the figures and tables and with all fonts embedded in the pdf file.
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Authors of accepted manuscripts must supply hard-copy printouts of the art or illustrator files for the art; a hard-copy of the manuscript is unnecessary if it does not have figures and other art mateiral. The manuscript will be edited according to the style of the journal, and authors must read the proofs carefully.

Authors are requested to provide the text and art of accepted manuscripts in electronic form, after all revisions have been incorporated and the manuscript has been accepted for publication. Manuscripts prepared using Microsoft Word, TeX, or LaTeX are welcome; however, LaTeX (2e) is strongly preferred. Note that the use of specialized versions of TeX or extensive use of custom macros may necessitate conventional typesetting from the hard-copy manuscript. Note also that pdf or dvi files cannot be used for electronic copy editing or printing and will also necessitate conventional typesetting from the hard-copy manuscript.

Upon acceptance of an article, author(s) will be asked to transfer copyright in accordance with the IJET's rule.

Note: Non-native English speaking authors are requested to have the paper checked by a native English speaker before the final version of the paper is submitted.

3.

All Manuscripts should be typed on one side of the paper only, using double spacing throughout and leaving adequate margins on all sides. All pages should be numbered consecutively, and references, tables and legends for figures should be prepared on separate pages.

Manuscripts should be double-spaced with a 12 point font throughout on one side of 8.5x11- inch or A4 white paper with at least one inch margin on each side. Pages should be numbered consecutively and organized as follows:

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The Title Page(p.1) should contain the article title, authorsŐ names and complete affiliations, footnotes to the title, and the address for manuscript correspondence (including e-mail address and telephone and fax numbers).

(a) the article title,
(b) name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s),
(c) footnotes to the title, and
(d) the address for editorial correspondence including phone and fax numbers and e-mail address.

Note: Whenever the author to whom editorial correspondences are sent expects to leave his/her permanent address for more than a week during the period between the acceptance of the paper and its final publication, he/she MUST notify an alternative address to the editorial office (email:ijetoffice[at]ijet.jp).

5. The Abstract (p.2) must be a single paragraph that summarizes the main findings of the paper in less than 100 words. After the abstract a list of up to 10 keywords that will be useful for indexing or searching should be included. In addition, Journal of Economic Literature Classification Numbers that identify the subject area of the article should be listed at the end of the abstract. The JEL Classification Numbers can be found at http://www.aeaweb.org/journal/elclasjn.html.
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Citation of references in the text should be by author(s) followed by parenthesized Arabic numerals denoting the year of publication; for example, Aitchison and Brown (1957), Arrow (1951, Theorem 1), Panzer and Willig (1977b, p.488), etc.

A list of references should be prepared in accordance with the following example.

7. Manuscripts that do not conform to these requirements may cause unnecessary delay in processing and may be returned to the authors.