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Length and abstract:

Research articles and essays should be written in Microsoft Word in 12 point Times New Roman font and 1.5 spaced text. The maximum length is 20 pages letter size (21,59 x 27,94) including graphs, tables and references. An abstract of no more than 15 lines should be included. Up to 5 key words should be included at the end of the abstract. Abstract and key words should be at the beginning of the article or essay. Besides all of these you have to send the title, the abstract and the keywords in Spanish.

References and footnotes:

References in the body of text should be made by consistently following either one of these options: a) traditional system (as numbered footnotes), or b) Harvard notation or APA (American Psychological Association) style: last name of the author or authors, year of publication, and pagination, enclosed in a single pair of parentheses, e.g.: (González, 2002: 78-79). More details of this style may be found in the APA Style manual or in Literal quotations longer than 5 lines should be written single spaced, with a 5 characters space left margin and in Times New Roman 10 points font. Footnotes should appear at the end of the page numbered with Arabic numerals.

Internet references should include: name of the author and/or the institution if known; title of the document (in quotation marks); title of the electronic publication (in Italics) if it is the case; date of publication or date of last bringing up to date (if known); full electronic address; date of retrieval.  The reference should appear at the end of the articles and essays.

Other requirements: The name of the author or authors should be omitted in the body of manuscripts in order to comply with the blind reviewing process. With all manuscripts (articles and essays) a different file containing the following data should be sent: Title of paper, Nature of the work: research article or essay, Full name and degree of the author or authors, Academic position held by the author(s) in the institution where he or she is currently working, and full name of the latter. This information will appear immediately after the name of the author(s) when the work is published, Each author's e-mail, address, telephone(s) and fax numbers, All pages should be numbered, including those containing the abstract, graphs, tables and references. Paragraphs should not have indentation. An additional line should be inserted between paragraphs.

Manuscript submission: Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the editorial coordinator, Tania González Alvarado (, as an email attachment. They also may be sent to the following address:

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México,
Facultad de Contaduría y Administración,
División de Investigación, cubículo 26,
Circuito Exterior s/n, Ciudad Universitaria, 04510 México,  D.F.
Tel. (55) 56-22-84-75.



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