How to format your references using the Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
Yang LH (2004) Periodical cicadas as resource pulses in North American forests. Science 306:1565–1567
A journal article with 2 authors
Thyer R, Ellefson J (2014) Synthetic biology: New letters for life’s alphabet. Nature 509:291–292
A journal article with 3 authors
Assender H, Bliznyuk V, Porfyrakis K (2002) How surface topography relates to materials’ properties. Science 297:973–976
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Cayirlioglu P, Kadow IG, Zhan X, et al (2008) Hybrid neurons in a microRNA mutant are putative evolutionary intermediates in insect CO2 sensory systems. Science 319:1256–1260

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Maksoud MA (2017) Quick Reference to Dental Implant Surgery. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
Efimov IR, Kroll MW, Tchou PJ (eds) (2009) Cardiac Bioelectric Therapy: Mechanisms and Practical Implications. Springer US, Boston, MA
A chapter in an edited book
Ramalho-Santos J, Rodrigues AS (2013) From Oocytes and Pluripotent Stem Cells to Fully Differentiated Fates: (Also) a Mitochondrial Odyssey. In: St. John JC (ed) Mitochondrial DNA, Mitochondria, Disease and Stem Cells. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ, pp 69–86

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination.

Blog post
Davis J (2016) Skin Imprints From One Of Europe’s Last Dinosaurs Discovered In Spain. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/skin-imprints-from-one-of-europes-last-dinosaurs-discovered-in-spain/. Accessed 30 Oct 2018

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
Government Accountability Office (1998) FCC: Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 1998. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
George KA (2014) Housing adequacy and civic engagement in Los Angeles County. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
Gurley G (2014) A Wealth of Ideas. New York Times E1

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Yang 2004).
This sentence cites two references (Yang 2004; Thyer and Ellefson 2014).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Thyer and Ellefson 2014)
  • Three or more authors: (Cayirlioglu et al. 2008)

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of Economic Interaction and Coordination
AbbreviationJ. Econ. Interact. Coord.
ISSN (print)1860-711X
ISSN (online)1860-7128
ScopeBusiness and International Management
Economics and Econometrics

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