Instruction To Authors

Letran Business and Economics Review


The Letran Business and Economic Review is an annual scholarly journal of Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Manila published every September. As a business research journal, it welcomes researches from the graduate programs of the Colegio.

  1. The editors recommend that manuscripts conform to the following guidelines:
  2. Manuscripts should be endorsed by their respective research advisers together with the consent from the student researchers.
  3. Authors should submit two versions of the manuscript. One file (“file not for review”) should include the names of the authors (adviser and student/s), their contact information (e-mail addresses), and current affiliation (program/area and college). The other file (“file for review”) should remove any information that would identify the authors.
  4. The paper should include keywords and an abstract of 100 – 200 words.
  5. The article should contain approximately 6000 – 7000 words (including abstract, tables/figures, and references) and should be typed in a 12-point font, Garamond, double-spaced, with one-inch margin on all sides.
  6. Tables/figures and references should follow the APA format style. Table titles are placed above while figure titles are placed below.
  7. Reference should follow the APA format style.
  8. The editors prefer to have the file in Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 Document (.doc) format and should be sent to
  9. Manuscripts that are already published or in the process of publication in other journals will not be considered in the Letran Business and Economic Review.

  1. Review Process
  2. The editor screens the submitted manuscripts and selects those deemed suitable for peer reviewing. Selected articles then undergo a rigorous double-blind refereeing.
  3. Once accepted, a Copyright Agreement will have to be sought from the student researchers and their research adviser.
  4. Attached with the letter of acceptance are the comments and suggestions from the members of the editorial board. Revisions should be in incorporated and returned to the Center within 2 weeks.
  5. The editor makes the final decision on the publication of the revised articles.