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Instructions for Authors

Review Process
All manuscripts submitted to BAE are subject to double blind peer review. This means that the reviewers do not know the names of the authors, and the authors do not know who reviewed their manuscript. The corresponding Author submits the paper to the journal. The Editor in Chief checks if the paper is appropriate for the journal and is sufficiently original and interesting. If not, the paper will be rejected without being reviewed. The Editor in Chief sends invitations to individuals (appropriate reviewers). They then accept or decline. When declining, they could suggest alternative reviewers.
The reviewer will read the paper using a time frame of 3-4 weeks. If major problems are found, the reviewer may reject the paper without further work. Otherwise they will read the paper in order to take notes so as to build a review. The review is then submitted to the journal, with a recommendation to accept or reject it – or else with a request for revision (usually as either major or minor) before it is reconsidered.
The Editor in Chief considers all the returned reviews before making an overall decision. If the reviews differ widely, the editor may invite an additional reviewer so as to get an extra opinion before making a decision.
The Editor in Chief sends a decision email to the author including any relevant reviewer comments. The comments from reviewers are anonymous.
Manuscript Preparation
All manuscripts are expected to be prepared as a single PDF or MS Word document with the complete text, references, tables and figures included. Any revised manuscripts prepared for publication should be sent as a single editable Word document.
Manuscripts should be written in English. Title, author(s), and affiliations should all be included on a title page as the first page of the manuscript file, followed by a 100-300 word abstract and 3-5 keywords. The order they follow is: Title, Authors, , Abstract, Keywords, Jel, Introduction, Affiliations.
Please download and use as template for initial manuscript submission
Figure and table requirement
All figures or photographs must be submitted as jpg or tif files with distinct characters and symbols at 500 dpi (dots per inch). Test your figures by printing them from a personal computer. The online version should look relatively similar to the personal-printer copy. Tables and equations should be in an editable rather than image version. Tables must be edited with Word/Excel. Equations must be edited with Equation Editor. Figures, tables and equations should be numbered and cited as Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, etc. in sequence.
How to count page numbers
Before submission or after acceptance, type your manuscript single spaced, and make all the characters in the text, tables, figure legends, footnotes and references in a single typeface and point size as 11 pt Times New Roman. This will save space, make it easier for reviewers and editors to process the submitted work, and contributes to slowing down global warming by using less paper.
References format
All references should be numbered in square brackets in the text and listed in the REFERENCES section in the order they appear in the text. Below are some examples:
Journal Articles
Sopipan, W. Kanjanavajee and P. Sattayatham (2011) Forecasting SET50 Index with Multiple Regression based on Principal Component Analysis. Journal of Risk, 2, 1010-1017.
Nicholas Apergis, Panagiotis Artikis and Emmanuel Mamatzakis (2010) Is weather important for US banking? Journal of Risk, 2, 400-406.
Yutaka Kurihara. (2005) Multi-User Detection. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Edited Book
Prasad, A.S. (1992) Clinical and Biochemical Spectrum of Zinc Deficiency in Human Subjects. In: Prasad, A.S., Ed., Clinical, Biochemical and Nutritional Aspects of Trace Elements, Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, 5-15.
Conference Proceedings
Jingtang Ma and Peng Luo (2009) Self-Organizing Distributed Sensor Networks. Proceedings SPIE Conference Unattended Ground Sensor Technologies and Applications, Canada, 251, 231-243.
Gregory Koutmos. (2001) Application-Specific Protocol Architectures for Wireless Networks. Ph.D. Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge.
Honeycutt, L. (1998) Communication and Design Course.
For all articles published in BAE, copyright is retained by the authors. Articles are licensed under an open access Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license, meaning that anyone may download and read the paper for free. In addition, the article may be reused and quoted provided that the original published version is cited. These conditions allow for maximum use and exposure of the work, while ensuring that the authors receive proper credit.