As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The text is one and half spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
f a manuscript submitted to BJE is found under consideration or published in another journal, it will result in automatic rejection and future manuscript(s) of the contributor(s) shall be suspended from consideration in BJE for subsequent four issues.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication
with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution
License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the
work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements
for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the
work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book),
with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in
institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission
process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater
citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).