Guide for Authors

Only when your paper is at the revision stage, will you be requested to put your paper in to a 'correct format' for acceptance and provide the items required for the publication of your article. To find out more, please visit the Preparation section below.


Strategic Studies on Energy Economics considers the following types of articles for publication. Please select the appropriate 'Article Type' from the drop down menu in the online submission system.

Full Length Article: Full length articles (4000-6000 words) are original, high-quality, research papers presenting novel scientific findings.

Review: Reviews (6000-8000 words) are invited by the Editors. A Review is a state-of-the-art overview of a specific area or topic presenting a comprehensive review of the relevant research.

Authors who wish to submit (or suggest) a Review should contact and send an outline, a CV, a list of publications, plus names of potential reviewers.

Perspective Paper: Perspective paper (2000-4000 words) is shorter and more focused than a Review. Perspectives provide a critical status of past research, and highlight current research activities and challenges. In general, perspective papers are on invitation but we welcome the submission of short synopses for consideration. Should you wish to send a synopses for consideration, please reach out to

Discussion: A short commentary (1000-3000 words) discussing an article previously published in Strategic Studies on Energy Economics.

Your article should normally consist of the following sections:

  • Title page with the title of the manuscript, names of authors and the corresponding author, and their affiliations with contact information.
  • Abstract (word range of 150-250 words)
  • Main text consisting of:
    • introduction
    • Method
    • Results and Discussion
    • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments (optional)
  • References. N.B.: This journal subscribes to APA Referencing Manual, the Sixth Edition.

Please check the following as appropriate:

Conflict of Interest and Authorship Conformation Form