Call for Papers

Research Department

The Economic Review: Occasional Paper is a peer-reviewed publication of Nepal Rastra Bank (the Central Bank of Nepal).  The publication invites suitable papers for its issue Number 23 being published in April 2011.The papers should be written on pertinent economic issues of Nepalese economy such as money, banking & finance, trade & balance of payments, government finance, broad-based & sustained economic growth, socio-economic development, etc. 

Submission Deadline:  14 March 2011

Guidelines for Article Submission

Submission of a paper to the Review will be taken to imply that it represents original work not previously published, and it is not being considered elsewhere for publication, and that if accepted for publication it will not be published anywhere without the consent of the Editorial Board. Further, the articles so received are subject to a double blind review process. Those articles are then subject to approval by the Editorial Board; however, the ideas and opinions expressed in the articles published in the Review are solely those of authors. The contents of articles in no way represent views and policies of the Nepal Rastra Bank or that of the Editorial Board.

Submitted articles should be written in English, typed in double spacing with wide margins (3 cm) on one side of standard paper. The title page should contain the title, the name, institutional affiliation(s), full postal address, telephone/fax number and E-mail of each author, and, if there are more than one author, indicate which author is responsible for correspondence. Footnotes, if any, should be numbered consecutively with superscript arithmetic numerals at the foot of each page. Figures and tables should be on separate sheets and have descriptive titles. References in the text should follow the author-date format and followed, if necessary, by the page numbers; for example, Hemphill (1974, 637). References should be listed alphabetically in the following style:

  • Anderson, T.W., and C. Hsiao. 1982. "Formulation and Estimation of Dynamic Models Using Panel Data." Journal of Econometrics 18: 47–82.
  • Chu, K., E. C. Hwa, and K. Krishnamurty.  1983. "Export Instability and Adjustment of Imports, Capital Inflows, and External Reserves: A Short Run Dynamic Model." In David Bigman and T. Taya, eds.,  Exchange Rate and Trade Instability. Cambridge, Mass.: Ballinger.
  • Goldstrein, Morris, and Mohsin Khan. 1985. "Income and Price Effects in Foreign Trade." In R. W. Joners and P. B. Kenen, eds., Handbook of International Economics, vol. II. New York: Elsevier.
  • Hemphill, William. 1974. "The Effect of Foreign Exchange Receipts on Imports of Less Developed Countries." IMF Staff Papers 21: 637–77.

The article should be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 100 words, and the preferred maximum length of a submission is 30 typed pages.
Author submitting to the Review should e-mail their manscript to the address given below. The preferred word processing software for the Review being Microsoft Word. Submission should be sent to:

The Editorial Board
Telephone: 977-1-4419804, Ext. 357

 Return to top    
© Nepal Rastra Bank. All Rights Reserved.