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
BILBE, Graeme, 2015. Infectious diseases. Overcoming neglect of kinetoplastid diseases. Science (New York, N.Y.). 29 May 2015. Vol. 348, no. 6238, p. 974–976.
A journal article with 2 authors
MERRITT, David J. and DIXON, Kingsley W., 2011. Conservation. Restoration seed banks--a matter of scale. Science (New York, N.Y.). 22 April 2011. Vol. 332, no. 6028, p. 424–425.
A journal article with 3 authors
AUERBACH, Benjamin D., OSTERWEIL, Emily K. and BEAR, Mark F., 2011. Mutations causing syndromic autism define an axis of synaptic pathophysiology. Nature. 23 November 2011. Vol. 480, no. 7375, p. 63–68.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
SEVERINGHAUS, Jeffrey P., BEAUDETTE, Ross, HEADLY, Melissa A., TAYLOR, Kendrick and BROOK, Edward J., 2009. Oxygen-18 of O2 records the impact of abrupt climate change on the terrestrial biosphere. Science (New York, N.Y.). 12 June 2009. Vol. 324, no. 5933, p. 1431–1434.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
SALEH, A. K. Md Ehsanes, ARASHI, M. and TABATABAEY, S. M. M., 2014. Statistical Inference for Models with Multivariate t -Distributed Errors. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 9781118853931.
An edited book
VAN ASSCHE, Kristof, 2015. Local Cosmopolitanism: Imagining and (Re-)Making Privileged Places. Cham: Springer International Publishing. SpringerBriefs in Geography. ISBN 9783319190297.
A chapter in an edited book
GLAZER, Sharon, MOLINER, Carolina and CARMONA, Carmen, 2014. An Integrated International Learning Model for Internationalizing I/O Psychology Programs. In: Internationalizing the Curriculum in Organizational Psychology. New York, NY: Springer. p. 79–103. ISBN 9781461494010.

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
LUNTZ, Stephen, 2015. Zebra Stripes Don’t Offer Any Protection Against Predators, According To New Study. IFLScience [online]. 14 August 2015. [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, 1988. 137163: Investing in the Very Young. 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
BACKFISH, Michael, 2013. Electron Cloud in Steel Beam Pipe vs Titanium Nitride Coated and Amorphous Carbon Coated Beam Pipes in Fermilab’s Main Injector. Doctoral dissertation. Bloomington, IN: Indiana 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
DYNARSKI, Susan, 2017. With a Crucial Tool Disabled, Financial Aid Applications Get Harder. New York Times. 13 March 2017. p. A10.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Bilbe 2015).
This sentence cites two references (Bilbe 2015; Merritt, Dixon 2011).

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

  • Two authors: (Merritt, Dixon 2011)
  • Three authors: (Auerbach, Osterweil, Bear 2011)
  • Four or more authors: (Severinghaus, Beaudette, Headly, Taylor, Brook 2009)

About the journal

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

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