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                                             Manuscript Format

It is important that the manuscripts sent to the journal are prepared in accordance with the writing rules. After the editorial review, the evaluation process will not be initiated for manuscripts that are prepared without considering these rules.

Research Articles (max. 25 pages) and Critiques of Previously Published Research Papers (max. 15 pages) should in general have sections with the headings numbered consecutively.

Cover Letter

Cover Letter is optional and up to the author’s decision.

Title Page  

The title page uploaded by the authors to the system should not contain any information about the authors. Authors must prepare their names, titles, detailed institution information, e-mail addresses and ORCID IDs in title page as a separate file and upload it to the system as a second file outside of the manuscript. Corresponding author who will contend with correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication should also be clearly stated.  Acknowledgments, details of funding sources, conflict of interest statement along with data ethics statement should also be provided in the title page. 

Copyright Transfer Form

The Copyright Transfer Form signed by all authors must also be added during the upload of the article files to the system. The review process will not be initiated for studies that are missing any of these files (cover letter is optional) and are not prepared properly.

The list of authors should be clearly illustrated who contributed to the work and to what extent. Please refer to the journal’s Ethical Responsibilities of Author(s) section available under the ETHICAL RULES.

Contributions from anyone who does not meet the criteria for authorship should be listed, with permission from the contributor, in the Acknowledgments section. 


All funding sources should be provided in the Acknowledgments section. Authors have the responsibility to accurately state their funder designation. For further details, please check the Open Funder Registry for the correct nomenclature: 

Conflict of Interest Statement

Authors should provide a conflict of interest statement. For details on what to include in this section, see the section ‘The Ethical Responsibilities of Author(s)’ in the ETHICAL RULES. Authors should ensure they liaise with all co-authors to confirm agreement with the final statement.

Data Ethics Statement

Authors might be asked to submitt the raw data of their study together with the manuscript for editorial review unless they are confidential. If there exists any restrictions on the dissemination of the data, authors should state that the research data is confidential. In the case of a requirement of an ethical approval regarding the use of their data, auhtors should also include an ethical declaration. 

Plagiarism and iThenticate Report

All manuscripts submitted to JAME are reviewed through iThenticate software before publishing. The maximum acceptable similarity rate  is 15%. Manuscripts should be uploaded with an iThenticate report. Manuscripts which exceed these limits are analyzed in detail and if deemed necessary returned to the authors for revision or correction, if not they could be rejected to be published if any plagiarism or unethical behavior is detected.

Manuscript Checklist

The Manscript Checklist  is to be completed and uploaded with the manuscript at submission by authors. Incomplete submissions will not be put into the peer-review. 

Main Text Style

1. The preferred format for submitting maintexts online is Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format. If your original document is in LaTeX format, please submit it as a PDF. If the paper is accepted, you will asked to submit the source file (.tex file) including all figure and table files referenced in the main .tex file. If you are using TeX or LaTeX, please ensure that your source file can be compiled using only standard libraries. Please also note that the maintext must be written single spaced and margins should be 2,5 cm for all sides of the page.

2. The total length of  manuscript submitted must not exceed 25 pages (A4) for Research Articles and 15 pages for Critiques of Previously Published Research Papers. 

3. The manuscript, which does not show the names of the authors, must include the followings: Title, Abstract, Keywords under the abstract, JEL codes, introduction, main text, conclusion, references and appendix.

4. No footer, header or page numbers required.

5. The manuscript language is English.

6. Each manuscript must include abstract, no more than 300 words.

7. At least 5 keywords must be written below the abstract.

8. Abstract, keywords and JEL codes must be written in Times New Roman 10 font size and single spaced. It should be in italic letters.

9. The main texts should be written in Times New Roman 12 font size and single spaced. The first line of the paragraph should be shifted by 1,25 cm from the left margin. Paragraph spacing after a single paragraph (6 nk) should be given.

10. All the headlines, set in the midst, should be written in bold, in Times New Roman 12 font size and 1,5 spaced.

11. Headings and subheadings must be numbered 2., 2.1., 2.1.1.  as etc decimally  with bold letters. All headings should be written in bold but only the first letters of the subtitles should be capital. Spacing before and after a heading (6 nk) should be given.   

Figures and Tables

All the tables, figures and graphs must be headlined and sequentially numbered. The titles of the tables and figures should be placed above the table or figures, and references belonging to table or figure should be under them.   The headline must be written in Times New Roman 12 font and with bold letters. References for the tables (figure of graph) must be below the table (figure or graph) with a font size of 11 font.

Equations and Formulas

1. Equations should be numbered consecutively and equation numbers should appear in parentheses at the right margin.

2. All formulas in the manuscript must be prepared and numbered using the formula.

Citations in the Main Text

Citations in text must be done according to the Harvard Reference Style. In text citations, the author’s last name and the year of publication (and page number of the publication if necessary) for the source must appear in the text:

i.  If the last name of the author is used, the publication date should be written in parenthesis.

Gürkaynak (2002) agree that chemical solutions …

ii. If the last name of the author is not used, the last name of the author, the publication year and page number of the publication must appear .

The last studies (Pınar 2003: 12)…

iii. If there are two authors, last names of both of the authors should be written.

Cinicioglu and  Keleşoğlu (1993) mention about the soft paddings…

iv. If there are more than  two authors, cite only the surname of the first author followed by “et al.”

  …asserted by Öztoprak et al.   ..  (1999)

v. If an author has more than one publishment in the same year, different symbols (i.e. a,b,c..) must  be used with the years.

…result of the studies made by Bozbey et al (2003a)

vi. If the resource is anonymous the word “anon” must be used.

…the realities spoken in recent times (Anon 1998: 53) ...

vii. if a newspaper article with an unknown writer is used, name of the newspaper, date of publication, page number should be written.

The floods occured in the region effect the structural features (Atlas 1998: 6)

viii. The studies made use of thesis, alphabetically ordered according to the surnames of the writers. The name of the magazine, book or booklet, etc. should be in italic and bold letters.

 ix. For Internet resources, the name of the writer should be shown as mentioned before. If no writers name, the name of the resources and the date must be given

Some knowledge takes place about the bazaar (İMKB 23.06.2003)

 x. For the internet resources with unknown writers URL-sequence number and year should be written as follow:

(URL-1, 2003), (URL-1 and URL-2, 2003), According to URL-1   (2003)


References must be prepared as below:     


SURNAME, First Letter of the Name. (Publication Year). Name of Book. Place of Publication: Publishing House, Edition, ISBN.

MERCER, P.A. and SMITH, G. (1993). Private Viewdata in the UK. London: Palgrave, Second Edition, ISBN: xxxx-xxxx

Editorial Books

SURNAME, First Letter of the Name. (Publication Year). Name of the Chapter. in Name of the Book. Ed(s):  First Letter of the Name. Surname & First Letter of the Name. Surname. Page Numbers of the Chapter, Place of Publication: Publishing House, Edition, ISBN. 

STONE, E.F. (1986). Job Scope-Job Satisfaction and Job Scope-Job Performance Relationships. in Generalizing From Laboratory To Field Settings. Eds: E.A. Locke & C. Kahn. Lexington. pp. 189-206, MA: Lexington Books, First Edition, ISBN: 978-0669166408.

Translation Books

SURNAME, First Letter of the Name. (Publication Year). Name of the Book. Translator(s):  First Letter of the Name. Surname & First Letter of the Name. Surname. Place of Publication: Publishing House, Edition, ISBN. 

BILLINGTON, D. (1975). Betonarme Kabuk Yapılar. Çevirenler: Hasan Kabataş & Mehmet Pultar. İstanbul: İTU Mimarlık Fakültesi Yayınları, ISBN: 1234-5678 


SURNAME, First Letter of the Name. (Publication Year). Name of Article. Name of Journal. Volume(Number), Page Numbers.

EVANS, W.A. (1994). Approaches to Intelligent Information Retrieval. Information Processing and Management. 7(2), 147-168.


SURNAME, First Letter of the Name. (Publication Year). Name of Report. Name of Conference. Date and  Conference Place, Place of Publication: Publishing, Page Numbers

SILVER, K. (1991). Electronic Mail: The New Way to Communicate. 9th International Online Information Meeting. 3-5 December 1990, London, Oxford: Learned Information, 323-330.


SURNAME, First Letter of the Name. (Publication Year). Name of Thesis. Master’s Degree/Doctorate, Name of Institute

AGUTTER, A.J. (1995). The Linguistic Significance of Current British Slang. Thesis  (PhD). Edinburgh University.

Institution / Organization Publications, Reports

INSTITUTION NAME. (Publication Year). Name of the Report. Ed(s) (if there is): First Letter of the Name. Surname. Publication Number, Place of Publication: Publishing House, Edition, ISBN (if there is).

DİE (1972). 1970 Binalar Sayım. Yayın No: 647, Ankara: Devlet İstatistik Enstitüsü. 

Newspaper and Journal articles with an unknown author

NEWSPAPER/JOURNAL NAME (Publication Year). Title of the Paper. Publication Date, Web Adressess (if there is) Date Accessed (if there is).

ECONOMIST (2003). The United States and the Americas: One History in Two Halves. 13 December 2003.


SURNAME, First Letter of the Name. (Publication Year). Title, Scale, Place of Publication: Publishing.

MASON, J. (1832). Map of The Countries Lying Between Spain and India. 1:8.000.000, London: Ordnance Survey. 

Web Pages

SURNAME, First Letter of the Name. (Year). Title [online], (Edition). Place of Publication. Web address: URL [Date Accessed: ].

HOLLAND, M. (2002). Guide to Citing Internet Sources [online]. Poole, Bournemouth University,,  [Date Accessed: 4/11/2020].


Appendices (if there exist) will be published after the References. They should be integrated into the manuscript file during the submission.