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Author Guidelines

Initial Manuscript Submission

Submission of papers as electronic manuscripts in Word format is encouraged. Submit manuscripts to Otherwise, three copies of the original manuscript should be addressed to:

Editors of Estudios de Economía Department of Economics, Universidad de Chile.
Diagonal Paraguay 257.
Santiago - CHILE.

Electronic Submission
Submission of accepted papers as electronic manuscripts in Word format is encouraged. Submit accepted manuscripts to

Manuscript Style

Papers should be written in English or Spanish. The articles approved will be published in the original language. All submitted manuscripts should be typed on one side, with wide margins and double spaced.

• The first page must include the following information: paper title should come with lowercase letters, name, address and affiliation of the author(s) and a summary of no more than 100 words. Include the JEL classification and up to five keywords that describe your paper for indexing purposes. 
• Footnotes should be the fewest possible in quantity and extension. They must be numbered in serial order. Please avoid formulas in footnotes. 
• Equations should be numbered in consecutive order. When the derivation of a formula has been condensed, an additional page should be included with a full derivation.
• Tables and graphs must be included in a different page. They should be numbered and should include all the information needed for interpretation as well as the data sources. 
• References should be quoted in the text as follows: Hirshleifer (1958). Where three or more authors are listed in the reference list, please cite in the text as: Judge et al. (1985). The author is responsible for the existence of a perfect correspondence between names and year of the reference and what appear in the section of references. 
• References should listed at the end of the paper alphabetically in the following style:

Hirshleifer, J. (1958). "On the Theory of Optimal Investment Decisions", Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 56; 279-394. 
Judge G., W. Griffiths, R.Carter, H. Lutkepohl, and T. Lee. (1985). The Theory and Practice of Econometrics. 2nd edition. John Wiley.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.

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