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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 manuscript is original and has not already been published or submitted elsewhere.
  • The text fulfills the bibliographic and stylistic requirements indicated in Norms for authors.
  • The manuscript has been proofread by a native speaker in the language of submission.
  • If you are applying to a section of the journal which is reviewed by pairs, you should make sure that the instructions in Guaranteeing a blind review are followed.
  • If the paper contains any kind of material whose reproduction requires for permission, please indicate this circumstance (using Comments to the editor). Authors are responsible for respecting intellectual property when they reproduce materials as part of their works and must send the corresponding permissions to the journal.
    The editor, in any case, is free of any responsibility resulting from the author’s eventual violation of intellectual property rights.
  • The corresponding author ensures that the author list is correct in the online submission form and the Author contribution is provided in a separate file.
The Revista Galega de Economía by the Facultade de Ciencias Económicas e Empresariais (Faculty of Economic and Business Administration) from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela is a scientific magazine, which publishes original papers related to the fields of economy and business.
It targets the national and international scientific and university community, as well as all those working in eco-nomics, and business.
It is published twice a year –one issue in June and another in December- although special issue/s may be published throughout the year.
All submissions must be original, unpublished and they cannot be in the process of being considered or committed to publication by any other editorial platform.
We accept papers in Galician, Spanish, Portuguese, and English. The digital version of the journal can be found in at least Galician and Spanish.


Once papers are approved for publication, and depending on the language in which the paper is written, please note:

  • Papers submitted in English/Portuguese: authors may be requested to send a Spanish or Galician version.
  • Articles in any language may be rejected at every stage before the article is uploaded to the journal website if the linguistic quality is not considered to be up to standard.


Files should be sent in Microsoft Word.

1) Maximum length: 8,000 words, excluding annexes and bibliography.

2) First page:

– Title of the paper.

– Abstract: 150 words maximum

- 3-5 keywords.

- JEL codes.

3) Tables, figures, pictures or maps must be numbered in consecutive order with Arabic characters in the text after the paragraph of its first citation. They shall contain a brief and self-explanatory headline, its source and, when necessary, notes.

4) Bibliographical quotations and references should follow the referencing styles used by the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th edition. It is also recommended that manuscripts follow APA-guidelines. Punctuation and order must follow the examples below:


Tödtling, F., Skokan, K., Höglinger, C., Rumpel, P., e Grillitsch, M. (2013). Innovation and knowledge sourcing of modern sectors in old industrial regions: Comparing software firms in Moravia-Silesia and Upper Austria. European Urban and Regional Studies, 20(2), 188-205. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0969776411428498


Edler, J., Georghiou, L., Uyarra, E., e Yeow, J. (2015). The meaning and limitations of public procurement for inno-vation: A supplier's experience. En C. Edquist, N. Vonortas, J.M. Zabala-Iturriagagotia e J. Edler (Eds.), Public procurement for innovation (pp. 35-64). Cheltenham, England: Edward Elgar.


Cepilovs, A. (2014). Public procurement for innovation in small states. The case of Latvia. En F. Decarolis e M. Frey (Eds.), Public procurement’s place in the world. The charge towards sustainability and innovation (pp. 93-130). Houndmills, England: Palgrave/Macmillan. Retrieved from https://www.springer.com/jp/book/9781137430632


Campón, A., Baptista, H., e Hérnandez, J. M. (2009). El marketing relacional en el sector turístico. El caso del turismo rural: un enfoque teórico. En F. J. Cossío Silva (Coord.), Administrando en entornos inciertos: XXIII Congreso Anual AEDEM. Sevilla, 3-5 de junio de 2009. Madrid: ESIC. Retrieved from https://idus.us.es/xmlui/handle/11441/77758


Belloni, A., Morgan D., e Paris V. (2016). Pharmaceutical expenditure and policies: Past trends and future challenges. OECD Health Working Papers, 87. Paris, France: OECD. https://doi.org/10.1787/5jm0q1f4cdq7-en


Ley 6/1998, de 13 de abril, sobre régimen del suelo y valoraciones. Boletín Oficial del Estado, Nº. 89, de 14 de abril de 1998, pp. 12296-12304. Madrid: Jefatura del Estado. Retrieved from https://www.boe.es/buscar/doc.php?id=BOE-A-1998-8788 

Author Contributions: 

For research articles with several authors, a corresponding author must be designated who will be responsible to ensure that all authors approved the final version of the document. The names of the authors must appear in alphabetical order by the first surname, in case they all contribute in the same way to the work. If the contribution of each author is different, a short paragraph specifying their individual contributions must be provided in a separate file. The following statements should be used "Conceptualization, X.X. and Y.Y.; Methodology, X.X.; Software, X.X.; Validation, X.X., Y.Y. and Z.Z.; Formal Analysis, X.X.; Data Curation, X.X.; Writing – Original Draft Preparation, X.X.; Writing – Review & Editing, X.X.; etc.  All authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscrip”. Please turn to the CRediT taxonomy (https://casrai.org/credit/) for the term explanation.


Depending on the space available and on other publishing resources, the Revista Galega de Economía may also publish texts as additional sections, subject to the following criteria and requirements:

- SHORT NOTES: Texts concerning specific details of a research in process.

Format: 4,000 words maximum.

Evaluation process: The evaluation process is the same as the one described for paper submissions, except that only one review is necessary.

BOOK REVIEW: Reviews about editorial news published one or two years before on issues related to economy, and business and management administration and social sciences.

Format: 1,500 words maximum.

Evaluation process: The piece will be reviewed by one of the members of the editorial board (henceforth, EB) or an expert on the field designated by the EB, who will decide whether or not the text will be published.

PHD THESIS SUMMARIES on Economics or Business Management and Administration read in the previous two years in any of the universities in Galicia.

Format: 400 words maximum.

These are not reviewed.

It is the corresponding author’s responsibility to ensure that the author list is correct  in the online submission form. Any changes to an author list, including the removal or addition of any authors, between initial submission and acceptance will require written agreement from all authors should the manuscript be considered for publication. New authors must also confirm that they fully comply with the journal's authorship requirements. Changes to authorship (addition or removal) will not be allowed once the manuscript has been accepted for publication.