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
EGUES, J. Carlos, 2005. Physics. Fingerprinting spin qubits. Science (New York, N.Y.). 22 July 2005. Vol. 309, no. 5734, p. 565–567.
A journal article with 2 authors
SAHAKIAN, Barbara and MOREIN-ZAMIR, Sharon, 2007. Professor’s little helper. Nature. 20 December 2007. Vol. 450, no. 7173, p. 1157–1159.
A journal article with 3 authors
TOBIE, Gabriel, LUNINE, Jonathan I. and SOTIN, Christophe, 2006. Episodic outgassing as the origin of atmospheric methane on Titan. Nature. 2 March 2006. Vol. 440, no. 7080, p. 61–64.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
SCHEDLBAUER, Amber M., COPARA, Milagros S., WATROUS, Andrew J. and EKSTROM, Arne D., 2014. Multiple interacting brain areas underlie successful spatiotemporal memory retrieval in humans. Scientific reports. 19 September 2014. Vol. 4, p. 6431.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
POIKSELKÄ, Miikka, MAYER, Georg, KHARTABIL, Hisham and NIEMI, Aki, 2004. The IMS. . Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ISBN 9780470871157.
An edited book
YIN, Runsheng (ed.), 2009. An Integrated Assessment of China’s Ecological Restoration Programs. . Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. ISBN 9789048126545.
A chapter in an edited book
BUTLER, John L. and SHERMAN, Charles H., 2016. Transducer Characteristics. In: SHERMAN, Charles H. (ed.), Transducers and Arrays for Underwater Sound. Cham: Springer International Publishing. p. 153–184. Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing. ISBN 9783319390420.

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
ANDREWS, Robin, 2017. Scientists Are Running For Congress Because “The Future Hangs In The Balance.” IFLScience. Online. 4 June 2017. [Accessed 30 October 2018]. Available from:


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, 1981. HRD-82-5: Information on Prime Sponsor CETA Expenditures Related to Membership Organizations. 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
THOM, Ryan C., 2017. Digital Martyrs and Shadowless Assailants: The Projective Shadow’s Emergence in Cyberspace. . Doctoral dissertation. Carpinteria, CA: Pacifica Graduate Institute.

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
FEENEY, Kelly, 2006. Quick Bite/Millburn; When in Essex, Shop as the Romans Do. New York Times. 1 January 2006. p. 14NJ10.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Egues 2005).
This sentence cites two references (Egues 2005; Sahakian, Morein-Zamir 2007).

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

  • Two authors: (Sahakian, Morein-Zamir 2007)
  • Three authors: (Tobie, Lunine, Sotin 2006)
  • Four or more authors: (Schedlbauer, Copara, Watrous, Ekstrom 2014)

About the journal

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

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