Notes for Contributors


Authorial Integrity in Scientific Publications

  1. Poznań University of Economics Review is a double-blind, peer reviewed journal. Articles should contain original unpublished work, not submitted for publication elsewhere.

  2. Manuscripts intended for publication in the Poznań University of Economics Review should be written in English (in Word) and sent to: Authors should prepare and upload two versions of their manuscript. One should be a complete text, while in the second all document information identifying the author should be removed from files to allow them to be sent anonymously to referees.

  3. The manuscripts should be typewritten on one side of A4 paper, with double-spaced type and be left-aligned. Pages should be numbered.

  4. The manuscripts should be accompanied by a summary of the article of not more than 100 words, keywords and the Journal of Economic Literature classification.

  5. Acknowledgements and references to grants, etc. should appear as footnotes to the author’s name* and should not be included in the main list of footnotes.

  6. Footnotes should be listed consecutively throughout the text with superscript Arabic numerals.

  7. Quoted texts of more than 40 words should be separated from the main body by a four-spaced indentation of the margins; as a block quotation.

  8. Mathematical notations should be typewritten and the following guidelines should be applied:

  • symbols representing variables should be italicized,

  • avoid symbols above letters, and use acceptable alternatives (Y*) where possible,

  • where mathematical formulae are set out and numbered, these numbers should be placed against the right margins as... (1),

  • before submitting the final manuscript, check the layout of all mathematical formulae carefully (including alignments, centering length of fraction lines and type, size and closure of brackets, etc.),

  • where it would assist referees, authors should provide supplementary mathematical
    notes on the derivation of equations.

  1. References in the text should be indicated by the author’s name, date of publication and the page number where appropriate, e.g. Blinder [1998, p. 40], Hicks [1965a], Hicks [1965b], Krugman and Obstfeld [2009]. References should be listed at the end of the article according to the style in the following examples:

  • Blinder, A.S., 1998, Central Banking in Theory and Practice, Cambridge, The MIT Press.

  • Kalecki, M., 1943, Political Aspects of Full Employment, The Political Quarterly vol. XIV, no. 4, p. 322–331.

  • Simon, H.A., 1976, From Substantive to Procedural Rationality, in: Latsis S.J. (ed.), Method and Appraisal in Economics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

  1. Do not cross-reference to page numbers. Cross-references should refer to a section number: e.g.: See section 1.4.

  2. Authors are responsible for careful checking of galley proofs.

  3. Manuscripts will be returned upon request by the author.

  4. 3 reprints of each article will be provided free of charge.

  5. Copyrights will be established in the name of the Poznań University of Economics Press.

More information and advice on the suitability and formats of manuscripts can be obtained from:

Poznań University of Economics Review
al. Niepodległości 10
61-875 Poznań