The authors may submit their manuscript together with a cover letter electronically to the Editor-in-Chief at
firstname.lastname@example.org, the Associate Editor , and to the Editorial Assistant
Please include in the cover letter the main theme of the paper, the novelty of the
paper, and relevant contribution to the DLSU B&E Review. Before submission, authors must carefully read the guidelines for authors and make sure the paper conforms to these guidelines. For reference, you may want to look at related papers that DLSU Business and Economics Review have published in recent years available online : https://dlsuber.com.
Each manucript is checked for plagiarism, and assessed if it is complete, readable and appropriate for this journal. If the manuscript merits having experts to review it, the journal editor will appoint reviewers. In addition, manuscripts must be copy-edited, not just proof-read, for English fluency and clarity before submitting it for publication. It is highly advisable to have a professional editor copy-edit the main text, list of references, tables and figures. Papers not conforming to the guidelines and referencing style of DLSU Business and Economics Review will be returned to the author with no comments.
A manuscript should follow guidelines given in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological
Association, 5th edition (APA style). It should not exceed 20 pages, inclusive of text, tables, figures, references,
and appendices. The manuscript should be typed with Arial or Times New Roman 12 pt. font, double-spaced, on 8½ x 11-inch page size, with a margin of one inch on all sides. The right-hand margin should have justified
alignment. Equations must be numbered. Tables should be inserted as an MS Word-formatted table, not as an
image. Figures and charts should also be inserted as an MS Excel-formatted figure or graph. Images must be
clear and clean, and should be set at 300 dpi for color or grayscale. Footnotes should not be used for reference
purposes and should be avoided when possible. All references and/or content notes must be placed at the end of
the text. Abstracts should be no longer than 200 words, and it should summarize the objective, methods, results,
and conclusion. Up to ten keywords should be provided for easy indexing, and if possible, subject keywords
should be indicated to aid in selecting reviewers. A detailed set of style guidelines will be sent to the author once
a manuscript is accepted for publication.
SUBMISSION OF FINAL MANUSCRIPT
The author of a manuscript accepted for publication should be submitted electronically, with 5 to 6 keywords
and JEL classification codes. The preferred word processor for the final version is Microsoft Word. The final
version should also include a data and model appendix of the paper, in appropriate format, together with a metadata
such as a brief “readme.txt” file. The data used to derive main results of the paper will also be published along
side the article on the journal website. We are making the data and models available online so as to increase the
visibility of and citations to the article.
The author should also submit a short profile (50 words or less) for inclusion in the section “The Contributors”.
It should include the complete name of the author, academic and/or professional affiliations, and educational