Instructions for Authors
  • 1. The Journal accepts papers relating to research into theories and policies of monetary economics, in accordance with the objectives of the Japan Society of Monetary Economics. More specifically, papers in the following areas are acceptable: money, financial transaction, monetary policy, money markets, financial institutions, financial industries, corporate finance, and international finance. Papers may be submitted by anyone; however, authors who are not members of the Society are required to pay TEN THOUSAND Japanese yen (10,000 Japanese yen) as a submission fee. Please contact the Secretariat of the Society for more details.
  • Papers must be written in either Japanese or English, not previously published and should be submitted to Masaya Sakuragawa, the Editor, either in the form of E-mail attachments or as four hard copies (postal address: Masaya Sakuragawa, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, 2-15-45 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8345, JAPAN). The preferred file format for electronic submission is MS-Word; papers produced by other types of software must be converted to PDF files and sent as E-mail attachments. Each paper must be divided into two files: one file for the first (front) page of the paper and another file for the remainder of the paper, starting from Page 2, each file containing the information detailed respectively below. Please note that submitted papers, whether accepted or not, will not be returned to the authors.
  • 2.The paper must be typewritten (PC/word processor-produced), on one side of the paper only, in a horizontal format (left to right) even for Japanese text, in A4 size.
    Papers should not exceed 30 pages.
  • 3. Acceptance or rejection of submitted papers will be determined by the Editorial Board, on the basis of reviews by referees commissioned by the Board. The Board’s decision will be immediately communicated to the authors upon finalization. Please note, however, that the referees will remain anonymous and that inquiries regarding details of the reviews will not be accepted.
  • 4.The accepted authors may proofread only the first proof, without modifying the text, in principle.
    Twenty complimentary copies of offprints are provided to accepted authors; any additional copies may be ordered at cost.