Paradigms
A Research Journal of Commerce, Economics, and Social Sciences
Online ISSN: 2410-0854
Print ISSN: 1996-2800
 
     
 

Author Guidlines

Authors are requested to adhere to the following instructions during the preparation of manuscript:

General Guidlines

  • Write whole manuscripts in English language
  • One inch (1") margin around all side (top, bottom, left and right) with “A4” paper size
  • Please 1.5 Lines-space all text with Times New Roman and Size: 12
  • First line of each paragraph should be indented except Abstract

Title Page Guidelines

First page of manuscript should be title page and includes follow requirements:

  • Title of manuscript should be boldface, centered, UPPERCASE
  • Author(s) name should be boldface, centered, UPPERCASE
  • Affiliation detail should be bold, centered, Uppercase and Lowercase

Example of Title Page

PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS OF INDIA
NAME OF AUTHOR(S)
Faculty Name, University Name, City Name, Country Name
E-mail: abc@xyz.com

Abstract

It should be start from begging of second page. Abstract contain maximum length of 200 words. Abstract heading should be centered, boldface and UPPERCASE.

Keywords

Put maximum 5-7 keywords immediately after the abstract. For example
Keywords: Economic Growth; Exports; Imports; Relationship.

Heading Levels

  1. First level heading should be centered, boldface and UPPERCASE. Such as
  2. THE FIRST LEVEL HEADING

  3. Second level heading should be left-aligned, boldface, Upper and Lower case. Such as
  4. The Second Level Heading

  5. Third level heading which should be left-aligned, boldface, lowercase, and end with a period. Begin body text after the period.
  6. The third level heading

Tables and Figures

Tables and Figures should be put at the right places in the main body of manuscript. Such as

TABLE 1

This is Table Heading

FIGURE 1

This is Figure Heading

References

All references should be alphabetically arranged. You can refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), Sixth Edition. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Avoid citation in the abstract.

Reference to a journal publication

With one author

Sharpe, W. F. (1964). Capital asset prices: A theory of market equilibrium under conditions of risk*. The journal of finance, 19(3), 425-442.

With two authors

Kim, D., & Kim, M. (2003). A multifactor explanation of post-earnings announcement drift. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 38(02), 383-398.

With three authors

Strugnell, D., Gilbert, E., & Kruger, R. (2011). Beta, size and value effects on the JSE, 1994-2007. Investment Analysts Journal, (74), 1-17.

Reference to a book:

With one author

Smith, A. (1776). The wealth of National. New York: Publisher: Edwin Cannan (ed.) in 1937,Modern Library.Ricardo, D. (1817). On The Principle of Political Economy And Taxation. London: John Murray.

With two authors

Shan, J., & Tian, G. G. (1998). Causality between Exports and Economic Growth: The Empirical

Article in a Magazine

Henry, W. A., III. (1990, April 9). Making the grade in today's schools. Time, 135, 28-31

Article in a Newspaper

Schultz, S. (2005, December 28). Calls made to strengthen state energy policies. The Country Today, pp. 1A, 2A.

Letter to the Editor

Moller, G. (2002, August). Ripples versus rumbles [Letter to the editor]. Scientific American, 287(2), 12.

Book Review

Baumeister, R. F. (1993). Exposing the self-knowledge myth [Review of the book The self knower: A hero under control, by R. A. Wicklund & M. Eckert]. Contemporary Psychology, 38, 466-467.

 
 
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