Author Guidelines


The manuscript should be an original research paper that sufficiently contributes novelty to Jurnal Penelitian dan Pendidikan IPS (JPPI). The corresponding author should also state that the manuscript is not being considered concurrently for publication elsewhere. The authors must submit their articles electronically using the Jurnal Penelitian dan Pendidikan IPS (JPPI) online submission procedure. Editors will ignore submissions that do not follow these procedures.

Structure of the Manuscripts

  1. Title. The title should be clear and informative and at most 14 words.
  2. Authors' names and institutions. The author's name should be accompanied by the author's institution and email address without any academic title. For a joint paper, one of the authors should be notified as the corresponding author.
  3. Abstract & keywords. The abstract should be at least 150 words. Keywords should be of 3 to 5 words or phrases. Please provide the abstract in English and Indonesian versions.
  4. Introduction. This section explains the background of the study, a review of previous research in the area, and the goals of the manuscripts. Importantly, it should also show the significance and novelty of the study.
  5. Methods. This section describes the appropriate analysis tools along with the data and their sources.
  6. Results and Discussion. This section explains the results of the study. It should be presented clearly and concisely. The author (s) should explore the novelty or contribution of the work to the economics literature.
  7. Conclusions This section concludes and provides policy implications, if any, of the study. The conclusions should be in the same order as those discussed in the manuscript.
  8. References This section lists only the papers, books, or other types of publications referred to in the body of the manuscript.

General Writing Format

  1. The manuscript is prepared in an A4 paper, single-sided, and single-line spacing format. A new paragraph should start five characters from the left margin, using an 11-size Times New Roman font, as in the article template.
  2. The manuscript is written in Indonesian or English.
  3. The manuscript should be between 12 and 15 pages long.
  4. The upper and lower margins are 1,5 inches.
  5. The title is written in capital letters only at the first word or special name (example: location name), 14 font size, and center position.
  6. Subtitles are written using capital letters only at the first word or special name, 11 font size, starting from the left margin.
  7. The subtitles of subtitles, if any, are written using capital letters only at the first word or special name. They should start from the left margin.
  8. The sub-titles, if any, are written in capital letters only at the beginning of each word except for connecting words, all in italics. They should start from the left margin.
  9. References should be those of the last ten years' publication (>80%), except for key references (80%). Reference to any textbook should be minimized (<20%).

Specific Writing Format

  1. Equations and formulas should be numbered (1), (2), etc. appearing to their right.
  2. This paper does not directly present the estimation results from a software package. They should be presented in summary tables.

Tables and Figures

Tables and figures should be presented as follows.

  1. The names of tables and figures should follow a numbering system (Arabic numbering system). The titles of the tables and figures are placed at the top and bottom, respectively.
  2. Tables and figures should provide the source of information at the bottom. 
  3. Any table should contain only the heading and content. The table contains row lines only without column lines. Where appropriate, notes and source(s) should be included below the table. 


Acknowledgments, if any, should be written as a footnote of the manuscript's title.

Subjects and Authors Index

Write the family name followed by the given name. The authors should provide an index of the subject, namely, the specific terms in the manuscript. The authors should also provide an index of authors, namely the key authors of the papers referred to in the manuscript.


The text should be written using the family name and years of publication. Example:

  1. Hill (2001) suggests that the objective of depreciation is.....
  2. Inflation targeting would be sufficient (McCain, 1982).
  3. The definition of contagion is... (Wagner, 1976; Rhonda, 2009).
  4. The authors are recommended to use references.


The manuscript is expected to include approximately 20-25 primary and current references to assert high-quality contributions to knowledge development. Citations and references must strictly follow the APA (American Psychological Association) style. References should include only works cited within the text of the manuscript. Consulting the APA style manual ( is strongly recommended for completing manuscript submissions.

References should appear as follows.

Book with one author:

Author, A.A. (2005). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Book with two authors:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (2005). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Book with more than two authors:

Author, A. A., Author, B., B. & Author, C. C. (2005). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Journal article:

Ruchba, M. M. & Suhada, F. (2015). The Impact of Regional Autonomy and the Monetary Crisis on Economic Growth in Yogyakarta. Economic Journal of Emerging Markets7 (3), 60-68.

A publication in press:

Kuncoro, H. (in press). Does sustainable fiscal policy foster its credibility? Economic Journal of Emerging Markets

Edited book:

Gregoriou, G. N. (Ed.). (2009). Emerging markets: Performance, analysis, and innovation. Florida, USA: CRC Press.

Chapter in an edited book:

Courant, P. N., Gramlich, E. M. & Rubinfeld, D. L. (1979). The stimulative effects of intergovernmental grants: or why money sticks where it hits. In P. Mieszkowski, & W. H. Oakland (Ed.), Fiscal Federalism and Grants-in-Aid (pp. 5-21). Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.

Web site:

Prasetyo, P. E., Sudarma, K., & Sulaha, A.S. (2014). Impact of economic policy on the competitiveness and efficiency of the textile industry in central Java. Economic Journal of Emerging Markets6 (2), 85-95. Retrieved on August 23, 2016, from

Unpublished doctoral dissertation or master's thesis: Mosquera, C.M. R. (2009). Essays on Economic Growth, Financial Integration, and Exchange Rates. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Published proceedings:

Altinbas, H. & Biskin, O.T. (2015). Selecting macroeconomic influences on stock markets using feature selection algorithms. In E. Hromada (Ed.), IISES Third and Fourth Economics and Finance Conference: Vol. 30. Procedia Economics and Finance (pp. 22-29). London: International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.

A Paper Presented:

Lagos, Ricardo. (2009, October). Asset prices, liquidity, and monetary policy in an exchange economy. Paper presented at the Annual Economic Policy Conference of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: "Debt, Financial Markets, and Monetary Policy", Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, US.

Manuscript Template

The manuscript should be prepared according to the following MS Word template (click here)

How to send the manuscript

  1. The manuscript in Microsoft word should be sent to the editor by clicking on the online submission tab on our website.
  2. A brief bio should be written in the data fields when registering online in the website submission.

Final Decision

Taking into account the results of the peer review process, the decision as to the acceptability of each manuscript for publication will be notified to the author(s) through the website system in the following alternative conclusions:

  1. Accepted without revision or
  2. Accepted with minor revision, or
  3. Accepted with major revision, or
  4. Rejected.