Every year, we source and review research from students around the globe. Below is a brief overview of the paper submission process.

1. Content

Your paper may address a wide array of topics, including accounting, economics, econometrics, finance, marketing, management, operations management, information systems, business law, corporate ethics, and public policy. Evaluation will be based upon three factors:

  • Research rigor
  • Presentation clarity
  • Topic originality

2. Guidelines and Requirements

Submissions to the Michigan Journal of Business must comply with the following guidelines. By submitting, you grant the Michigan Journal of Business an exclusive license to publish your paper. You retain copyrights to published contributions.

General requirements:

  • Your paper must have been completed during undergradute study
  • Your paper must not be already published or under consideration elsewhere
  • Your paper must include a title, abstract, keywords, author biography, acknowledgments (if any), and references

Formatting requirements:

  • File Types: Microsoft Word, RTF, or PDF (.doc or .docx preferred)
  • Font: 12 point, Times New Roman
  • Page Maximum: 50 pages, double-spaced
  • Graphics: Embedded within document as high resolution grayscale images

Additional formatting requirements will be provided to accepted authors.

3. How to Submit

To submit a paper for consideration, fill out this form or email it to michiganjournalofbusiness@umich.edu.

Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We will contact you after reaching a decision.

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