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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.

  • http://www.uptc.edu.co/revistas/cenes/form8_compliance_with_ethical.pdf
  • http://www.uptc.edu.co/revistas/cenes/form9_data_set.pdf

1. The articles must be submitted by OJS, registering and sending the word text file wich must meet the following requirements: an extension between 5.000 and 10,000 words including notes and references.

2. The information about the author(s) indicate in a footnote (with an asterisk): complete author(s) name(s), profession, current degree, current institutional affiliation, email and ORCID code.

3. The paper will include the respective abstracts in Spanish, English and Portuguese, which may not exceed 150 words and should provide enough information for readers to identify the topic of the article.

A well-written abstract generally addresses five key elements:

 Purpose: describes the objectives and hypotheses of the research.

  • Methods: describes important features of your research design, data, and analysis. This may include the sample size, geographic location, demographics, variables, controls, conditions, tests, descriptions of research design, details of sampling techniques, and data gathering procedures.
  • Results: describes the key findings of the study, including experimental, correlational, or theoretical results. It may also provide a brief explanation of the results.
  • Implications: show how the results connect to policy and practice, and provide suggestions for follow-up, future studies, or further analysis.
  • Additional materials: notes the number of references, tables, graphs, exhibits, test instruments, appendixes, or other supplemental materials in the paper.

4. Seven keywords, also in Spanish, English and Portuguese were recorded maximum. All items must bear the classification nomenclature Journal Economic Literature (JEL) (Min 5).

5. The title should be explanatory and capture the essence of the work. The Editorial Committee reserves the right to change the title of the articles and make editorial changes deemed necessary, to give the item as clearly as possible. Therefore, the authors are advised to write with greater rigor, checking spelling, using short paragraphs and homogeneous and using punctuation properly.

6. All work will include introduction, it (methodology, results and discussion), conclusions and references (sample of manuscript).

7. In the case of articles that use mathematical foundation, the summary should make explicit what is the economic problem it aims to address and what the mathematical model used for this. The assumptions and conclusions of the analysis are also expressed in written words and not just mathematical symbols. Likewise, when formulas, equations or mathematical languages are included, they are delivered complete, or, the corresponding files in electronic format, if the material is delivered in manu.

8. Equations should be numbered consecutively and brackets ([1], [2], [3] ...). This numbering must be aligned to the right of the page. Mathematical symbols must be clear and legible. Subscript and superscript must be properly published.

9. The graphs, tables (or tables), figures, maps and photos (if any) of submitted works will be presented in electronic format (shall be of sufficient quality to allow optimal playback. No tables are accepted, graphics or images copied from other works), should be numbered consecutively in order of appearance in the text, and where it will be inserted is indicated. They have a title and legend (the abbreviations used should be clarified in the legend). Also, tables and graphs should be explained alone (without resorting to the text for your understanding), indicating the units and contain all the footnotes, and the corresponding full sources (for charts or tables it is suggested to use tool Table menu or programs word processors).

10. The citations and reference list should be made solely on the 6th APA style. Ed. (American Psychological Association). (Please click for APA examples.)

11. Notes Footer be solely for clarification or explanatory purposes.

12. Citations must be submitted within the text, in the bibliography at the end of work will complete record. The literature cited sources present only at work, in a section entitled: REFERENCES.

If bibliographical references are DOI, you must add them (You can consult the DOI with the Simple Text Qwery tool).

13. When using an acronym or abbreviation, first his complete name and then, in parentheses, the term will be used in the rest of the document is recorded. If you highlight text in a word or phrase is recommended to use italics or underline the words, avoiding the use of bold and quotes.

14. Once the article has been accepted by the Editorial Committee, authors may include a section called ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, after the conclusions and before the references. In this section you can write the following information: if the research received funding from a public or private institution, if it is part or commitment of a scholarship, contract or research project. You can also include acknowledgments to evaluators or personal acknowledgments; As well as a brief ethical responsibility message on the work to be published.

15. Compliance with these standards is indispensable. Accepted contributions will undergo a process of editing; the authors recommended versions deliver a first correction. Furthermore, its publication is subject to the availability of space in each issue. In no case shall be returned to original author, nor be responsible for the magazine.

Note: Any situation not covered by these rules of publication, shall be settled by the Editorial Committee considering best practices and ethical aspects established by the agencies to guide publications and academic journals.