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The Editors reserve the right to make minor grammatical and other changes at any stage before publication. These are sometimes necessary to bring the paper in line with the standard of Economia Internazionale/International Economics.

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The Journal reserves the right to check data truthfulness. Should misconduct be detected, the Journal will follow COPE's guidelines.


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Manuscripts should be prepared in MS Word using a normal plain font (10 or 12) for text and double spacing. Number the pages

Use table function to make table, not spreadsheets or tabulations.

Footnotes to the text are numbered consecutively as superscript Arabic numerals in the appropriate positions in the text and placed before punctuation. Footnotes can be used to give additional information not as a substitute for a reference list.

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When submitting an article, please ensure that all articles are formatted to conform to the guidelines below. Please do not hesitate to contact the editorial office if you are unsure of any style points or if you have any queries (Email: It is the responsibility of the author to ensure that articles conform to Economia Internazionale/International Economics style; failure to do this may result in delay to publication.

Sections and Sub-sections

Section titles should be formatted as follows:

    2.1 Defining a Successful Event (Italic)


Use the equation editor or MathType for equations.


The set of tables can follow at the end of the paper or be inserted in the text directly. Tables should be of a reasonable number and size. Columns should be clearly designed and explanations should be given in footnotes below the table body.

Table titles should be formatted as follows:
TABLE 1 - Success of Intervention Operations


The set of figures can follow at the end of the paper or be inserted in the text directly.

Figures should be complete and clearly drawn. Special care should be taken to ensure that lettering and symbols are of a comparable size and readable even if reduced to fit the journalʼs page format.

Figure titles should be formatted as follows:
FIGURE 1 - Estimated Trends


The list of references should be listed in alphabetical order by author's name and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. References should appear as follows (abbreviate first names, provide issue numbers of journals):

Armendariz de Aghion, B. and J. Morduch (2005), The Economics of Microfinance, MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.

Contributions in edited volumes:
Shachmurove, Y. (1996), Dynamic linkages among Latin American and other major world stock market, in: J. Doukas, L. Lang (Eds), “Research in International Business and Finance”, JAI Press: Greenwich.

Solow, R.M. (1956), “A Contribution to the Theory of Economic Growth”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 70(1), 65-94.

Institutional authors:
WHO (2006), World Health Statistics, World Health Organisation: Geneva.
OECD (2005), Economic Surveys: France, OECD Publications: Paris.

Conference proceedings:
Ioannidou, V.P. (2002), Does Monetary Policy Affect the Central Bankʼs Role in Bank Supervision?, Paper presented at 38th Conference on Bank Structure and Competition, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 8-10 May.

Mishkin, F. (2000), What should Central Bank Do?, Paper presented at the Homer Jones Lecture, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 30 March.

Fantastichini, L. (1987), Destra e Sinistra oggi, Comunicazione presentata al convegno annuale della Società italiana di filosofia politica, Assisi, 20 Marzo.

Working Papers:
Becchetti, L. and N. Solferino (2003), “On Ethical Product Differentiation”, CEIS Working Paper No. 188.

Bond, S., A. Hoeffler and J. Temple (2001), “GMM Estimation of Empirical Growth Models”, University of Bristol Discussion Paper No. 525

Stultz, R.M. and R. Williamson (2001), “Culture, Openness and Finance”, NBER Working Paper No. 8222.

For the sake of brevity, “et al.” should be used (in italics) if more than two authors are referred to. Example:

Cohen et al. (2001) or (Cohen et al., 2001) in the in-text citation.

Cohen, J., W.T. Dickens and A. Posen (2001), in the final bibliography.

Newspaper articles where author details are available can be made in reference list as follows:

Munchau W. (2006), “Prodiʼs Lamentable Poll is Bad News for the Euro”, Financial Times, April 16.
Berg, S., W. Steffen and A. Wasserman (2005), “The Price of a Failed Reunification”, SPIEGEL online International, September 5, .

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of the Genoa Chamber of Commerce

Istituto di Economia Internazionale
Camera di Commercio di Genova
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