How to format your references using the Review of Economic Perspectives (Národohospodárský obzor) citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Review of Economic Perspectives (Národohospodárský obzor). 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
GRAYSON, Michelle, 2010. Chagas disease. Nature. 24 June 2010. Vol. 465, no. 7301, p. S3.
A journal article with 2 authors
BAVELIER, Daphne and DAVIDSON, Richard J., 2013. Brain training: Games to do you good. Nature. 28 February 2013. Vol. 494, no. 7438, p. 425–426.
A journal article with 3 authors
HUEY, Daniel J., HU, Jerry C. and ATHANASIOU, Kyriacos A., 2012. Unlike bone, cartilage regeneration remains elusive. Science (New York, N.Y.). 16 November 2012. Vol. 338, no. 6109, p. 917–921.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
SALLON, Sarah, SOLOWEY, Elaine, COHEN, Yuval, KORCHINSKY, Raia, EGLI, Markus, WOODHATCH, Ivan, SIMCHONI, Orit and KISLEV, Mordechai, 2008. Germination, genetics, and growth of an ancient date seed. Science (New York, N.Y.). 13 June 2008. Vol. 320, no. 5882, p. 1464.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
LE CHEVALIER, François, LESSELIER, Dominique and STARAJ, Robert, 2011. Non-standard Antennas. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 9781118601808.
An edited book
HÖFFE, Otfried, MOELLENDORF, Darrel and POGGE, Thomas (eds.), 2007. Democracy in an Age of Globalisation. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. Studies In Global Justice. ISBN 9781402056604.
A chapter in an edited book
MATEO PLA, Miguel A., LEMUS-ZÚÑIGA, Lenin G., MONTAÑANA, José-Miguel, PONS, Julio and GARZA, Arnulfo Alanis, 2016. A Review of Mobile Apps for Improving Quality of Life of Asthmatic and People with Allergies. In: Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare 2015. Cham: Springer International Publishing. p. 51–64. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. ISBN 9783319230238.

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 Review of Economic Perspectives (Národohospodárský obzor).

Blog post
O`CALLAGHAN, Jonathan, 2017. This Black Hole Has Been Eating A Star For 10 Years, Longer Than Any Observed Before. IFLScience. 7 February 2017.


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, 1986. 130464: Relaxation of the Common Failure Rate Assumption in Modelling Software Reliability. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
BINNEY, Ishaque, 2014. Registered Nurses’ Perceptions of Work Engagement and Turnover Intentions in a Long-Term Care Facility: A Case Study. Doctoral dissertation. Scottsdale, AZ: Northcentral University.

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
LELAND, John, 2017. Picking Fights, Dropping Names. New York Times. 17 March 2017. p. MB1.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Grayson 2010).
This sentence cites two references (Grayson 2010; Bavelier, Davidson 2013).

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

  • Two authors: (Bavelier, Davidson 2013)
  • Three authors: (Huey, Hu, Athanasiou 2012)
  • Four or more authors: (Sallon, Solowey, Cohen, Korchinsky, Egli, Woodhatch, Simchoni, Kislev 2008)

About the journal

Full journal titleReview of Economic Perspectives (Národohospodárský obzor)
ISSN (print)1804-1663

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