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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 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

General Instruction

Manuscript submitted to the Elastisitas - Jurnal EKonomi Pembangunan should be original work, has not been submitted for publication elsewhere, no conflict interest, and relevance to the focus and scope of the journal. 


   - The title contains  no more than 15 words (12 Pts, Times New Roman, Bold).

   - The maximum 5 authors are allowed in one article.

   - First Author (full first- and surname, no title)1*, Second author (full first- and surname, no title)2

    - 1, 2 Institution name 

    - *Corresponding author: first (Using 9 Pts Times New Roman).



Abstract should be between 150 and 350 words and keywords. A structure of abstract should contain at least the purpose of research, the method, and result/findings. The abstract must be prepared in both Bahasa and English, including it keywords (11 Pts, Times New Roman). 

Keywords: not more than five keywords in alphabetical. 



The manuscripts should be prepared a form of Abstract, Introduction, Literature Review (Not Mandatory), Methods, Results/Findings and Discussion, Conclusions, References, and Supplementary data (if available). 



The manuscript should be written in English or Bahasa. It is expected that authors will submit a carefully written and proofread material. 



The paper should range between 3.000 to 5.000 words or between 7 to maximum 15 pages. It is suggested that the paper is double-spaced (12 Pts, Times New Roman).



The template is an A4 format with at least 3 cm margins left, right, top and bottom. All text paragraphs should be single spaced. Double spacing should only be used before and after headings and subheadings. Position and style of headings and subheadings should follow the template. No spaces should be placed between paragraphs. 



Figure captions and table headings should be sufficient to explain the figure or table without needing to refer to the text. Figures and tables not cited in the text should not be presented. All tables should be prepared in a form consistent and should be numbered consecutively with Roman numerals. Explanatory material should be given in the table legends and footnotes.  Each table should be prepared on a new page, embedded in the manuscript.

When a manuscript is submitted for publication, tables must also be submitted separately as data - .doc, .rtf, Excel or PowerPoint files- because tables submitted as image data cannot be edited for publication and are usually in low-resolution.

Submit an original figure or photograph.  Line drawings must be clear, with high black and white contrast. Each figure or photograph should be prepared on a new page, embedded in the manuscript for reviewing to keep the file of the manuscript under 5 MB. These should be numbered consecutively with Roman numerals. 8. 



Conclusions should be concise, state the most important propositions of the paper as well as the author’s views of the practical implications of the results.



The refecences should cited the last 10 years of reputable journals and other references type. References begin on their own page and are listed in alphabetical order by the first author's last name. Only references cited within the text should be included. Ensure that in-text (Citation) references are quoted as per the APA in-text citation style. All references should be in 12-point font and single-spaced.

NOTE: When formatting your references, please follow the APA reference style (6th Edition). Ensure that the references are strictly in the journal’s prescribed style, failing which your article will not be accepted for peer-review.  You may refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association for further details ( Include the following information (as applicable).

  1. For a book: author(s), (year), book title, page or chapter numbers, publisher, city.
  2. For a journal paper: author(s), (year), paper title (in quotes), journal name, volume and issue numbers, page numbers (inclusive).
  3. For a proceedings paper or chapter in an edited book: author(s), (year), paper or chapter title (in quotes), volume title, editor(s), volume number (if applicable), publisher, city, page numbers (inclusive).

The template can be downloaded at JOURNAL TEMPLATE

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