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Instructions to authors

  • Instructions for authors



    Articles must be sent to the following email address:
    By submitting a contribution to the magazine, authors accept the following rules and conditions for publication and evaluation:
    1. Articles must be unpublished manuscripts and, once presented to EstudiosdelTrabajomagazine, cannot be published in other magazines or publications until the evaluation process has finished and the Committee hasmade public its decision regarding the publication of the piece.
    2. Submission guidelines: Documents must be typed in Times or Times New Roman 12- point font, doublespaced, using uppercase/lowercase (don’t use names in uppercase).Page size should be A4. Two articles must be delivered, one in MS-Word and one in PDFformat (Acrobat). Articles must include graphics.
    3. Articles extension: The maximum length of the articles is 30 pages. Notes and comments must haveno more than 15 pages, and the book critic no more than 5 pages.
    4. Summary and keywords: Works must be accompanied by a summary of the content written in English (title included) and Spanish, with no more than 25 lines and 4 keywords in Spanish and English.
    5. Any note related to the paper (previous works used as internal documents, mention of collaborators, etc), as well as any institutional affiliation of the author and his/her email address must be indicated in the first page.
    6. Tables and charts: Tables and charts must be sent separately from the original electronic files (Word or Excel), numbered and titled correctly, indicating the units used for values and the corresponding fonts. It is suggested to avoid any unnecessary complexity in its elaboration. Charts or maps must be delivered for its direct reproduction, using tiff or jpg format in 300 dpi.
    7. Footnotes must be numbered consecutively.
    8. Rules for bibliographic references and bibliography: Bibliographic references must be included in the body of the text according to the rules of the American Psychological Association (APA), indicating between brackets: First, the author last name; separated by a comma, the year of publication; and, separated by a comma, page number.
                Example: (Coriat, 1979, p. 40).
    If different pieces are quoted,they must be separated using semicolon.
                Example: (Coriat, 1979; Singer, 1950).
    Same criteria must be used for references in footnotes.
    Bibliography must be included at the end of the work, and should be in alphabetical order by author,using the following criteria:
    a) How to cite a book:                                                                               
    Author, A. A. (year of publication).Title of work.Publisher city: Publisher.
                Example: Coriat, B. (1979). El taller y el cronómetro. Madrid: Siglo XXI.
    b) How to cite a book chapter:
    Author, A. A. (year of publication).Title of the book chapter.In Author, A. A. (ed. orcoord.).Title of the book (pp. xx-xx).Publisher city: Publisher.
                Example: Coriat, B. (2006). Moves towards finance-led capitalism: the French case. In Coriat, B., Petit, P., andSchméder, Geneviève (eds.). The Hardship of Nations: Exploring the Paths of Modern Capitalism. New Horizons in Institutional and Evolutionary Economics (pp. 69-96). Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing.
    c) How to cite a magazine article:
    Author, A. A. (year of publication).Article title.Magazine title, xx(x), pp-pp.
                Singer, H. W. (1950). The distribution of gains between investing and borrowing countries.The American Economic Review, 40(2), 473-485
                d) How to cite a paper presented at an academic event:
    Author, A. A. (year of publication).Title of the paper.Paper presented in Name of the event organized by, Location.
                Example: Salvia, A. y Vera, J. (2011). HeterogeneidadEstructural y DesigualdadEconómica: El patrón de distribución de los ingresos y los factoressubyacentesbajodistintasfasesmacroeconómicas. Paperpresented in the10° Congreso Nacional de Estudios del Trabajo “Pensar un mejor trabajo. Acuerdos, Controversias y Propuestas” organized byAsociación Argentina de Especialistas en EstudiosdelTrabajo (ASET), Buenos Aires. 
    e) How to cite a thesis:
    Author, A.A (year of publication).Title of the thesis (Type of thesis and field of study). Name of the institution where it was presented.
                Example: Beltrán, G. (2007). La acción empresarial en el contexto de las reformas estructurales de las décadas de los ochenta y noventa en Argentina (Phdthesisin social sciences). Universidad de Buenos Aires
    9. Arbitration system: The articles submitted are assessed by the Editorial Committee and anonymous arbitrators. The collaborations are primarily evaluated by the Editorial Committee with the aim to verify the articles meet the requested criteria and rules established by the magazine. Secondly, the Editorial Committee refers contributions to two anonymous external evaluators that are responsible for a double blind arbitration. If the article is approved by the evaluators, the decision will be communicated to the authors for its publication, who may accept the article with or without changes. If any changes are required, the authors must resubmit the article with these changes,which will be reassessed by the arbitrators. After the final acceptance of the article, authors grant to EstudiosdelTrabajo magazine the copyrights. When articles are rejected by both evaluators, the decision is communicated to the authors. The final decision will not be open to appeal.
    10. No additions or amendments will be admitted once the originals are submitted for the editing process.







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