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Guidelines for submission of manuscript

Agricultural Economics Research Review, a journal of the Agricultural Economics Research Association (India), publishes original research articles, review papers and short communications related to technology adoption & impacts, institutions, infrastructure markets, trade, structural transformation and agricultural policies.

Preparation of the manuscript:

Length of the manuscript, including references, footnotes, appendices, tables and figures, should not exceed 8000 words.

Title of the manuscript: Only first letter of manuscript should be in capital. For example; The impacts of information on returns from farming: evidence from a nationally representative farm survey in India

Abstract, keywords and JEL classification: Manuscript must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 200 words, keywords and JEL classification.

Headings and sub-headings should be in bold and numbered as:
1 Heading; 1.1 Sub-heading; 1.1.1 Sub-sub heading:  Only first letter of the headings and sub-heading should be in capital.
Reference citation in the text:
Single author: Roy (2012); Two authors: Roy & Negi (2012); More than two authors: Roy et al. (2012);

Citing more than one author for a single statement: (Roy 2012; Roy & Negi 2012; Roy et al. 2012)

Listing references:
Research article: Birthal, P. S., Singh, H., & Kumar, S. (2011). Agriculture, economic growth and regional disparities in India. Journal of International Development, 23(1), 119-131.

Discussion paper/policy paper/research report/policy brief: Davis, K., Nkoynya, E., Kato, E., & Mekonnen, D.A. (2010). Impact of farmer field schools on agricultural productivity and poverty in East Africa. Discussion paper 00992, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC.

Report: Government of India. (2005). Situation assessment survey of farmers: access to modern technology for farming. Report 499(59/33/2), 59th round, National Sample Survey Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, New Delhi.

Book: Putnam, R.D. (2001). Bowling alone: The collapse and revival of American community. Simon and Schuster, New York.

Edited book: Brachman, R. J., Levesque, H. J., & Reiter, R. (eds.). (1992). Knowledge representation. MIT Press, London.

Book chapter: Warr, P. (2003). Poverty and economic growth in India. In: Economic reforms and the liberalisation of the Indian economy (K. Kalirajan & U. Shankar, eds.).  Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK.

Book review:  Healy, K. (2005). Book review: An R and S-PLUS companion to applied regression. Sociological Methods & Research, 34(1), 137-140.

Paper presented in conference/seminar/symposium: Kapoor, B. (2000). Managing in the face of not so developed environment. In: Proceedings of the national symposium ‘management and development’. Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, 23-25 July.

Thesis: Behera, S. (2004). Impact of technological change. Doctoral thesis, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. 

Headings and sources of tables, figures and appendices: Provide all tables and figures in a form that can be edited.

Table 1. Costs of implementation of food safety measures, 2010.
Provide source below the table: Source: Roy (2012) or Field survey or Estimated by authors.

Figure 1. Costs of implementation of food safety measures, 2010. Graphs and figures should be in black and white with appropriate labelling of vertical and horizontal axis, and legends at the bottom or at the top of the figure. Also provide source of the figure as in the case of tables.

Appendix A1: Costs of implementation of food safety measures, 2010.
Provide source below the table: Source: Roy (2012) or Field survey or Estimated by authors.

Units of measurement: Use abbreviated SI units; for example: ha for hectare, g for gram, kg for kilogram, t for tonne, m for million, and so on, if used second time and after. Use % for per cent.

Footnote:  Footnotes should be numbered as 1, 2, 3

Font size: Times 12 font for running text; and 10 for tables, figures and appendices, footnotes, reference list and mathematical equations/notations. 

Mathematical equations/notations: All mathematical equations/notations should be written legibly in same font as the text.

The corresponding author or co-author(s) of the manuscript prepared for its possible publication in Agricultural Economics Research Review must be member of the Agricultural Economics Research Association. Details of membership fee/subscription as on January 1, 2018 are as follows:

Type of membership Print copy* E-publication*

Print + Online*

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Student Rs500/- Rs500/- Rs750/-
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The corresponding author in his/her cover letter must give an undertaking that the manuscript is original and has not been published or submitted for publication in any other journal. It should also contain title of the manuscript, name of author(s) along with their affiliation(s) including emails, acknowledgements, and source(s) of funding. The corresponding author should also give an undertaking that if the manuscript is published, the Agricultural Economics Research Association (India) has copyrights on the full contents of the research article. 

The Association charges a non-refundable processing fee of Rupees 500/=, which should be remitted through a demand draft or multicity cheque favoring Agricultural Economics Research Association, New Delhi.

The full manuscript along with cover letter must be submitted to with a copy to; and send a hard copy of the cover letter and demand draft or cheque to:

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