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Author Guidelines


General Information

The Visnyk of the National Bank of Ukraine publishes theoretical and empirical research in economics, finance, and banking.

Submitted papers have to meet the journal’s aim, priority areas, submission requirements and ethical standards. If an article does not satisfy these criteria, it may be rejected without peer review.

After initial screening by the Editors, submissions go through a double-blind peer review by independent referees. The decision to pubish the submitted papers is based on the feedback from reviewers and the final judgment of the Editors.

Paper Submission

The submission of a paper implies that:

- the manuscript is an original unpublished research work;

- the paper is not under consideration for publication anywhere else;

- its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any.

Papers can be submitted in either Ukrainian or English. Translation into English and language editing is carried out by the publisher free of charge for the author(s).

By submitting an article, the author acknowledges the terms of the License agreement and assigns the National Bank of Ukraine the right to publish and use the submitted paper. According to the agreement above, the payment of author’s royalties to the author(s) for the use of the work is not provided for.

The package of documents for article submission must include the following:

1. A title page file, which should include:

- a concise and informative title of the study;

- the name(s) of the author(s);

- the 16-digit ORCID of the author(s);

- the affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s) (city and country);

- the e-mail address of the corresponding author(s).

2. A text file (an original manuscript in Ukrainian or English (U.S. grammar). The author should not be indicated in the text file, since the Journal uses a double-blind peer review process

3. A file containing all figures used in the article, with their relevant captions (all with an image resolution of at least 300 dpi).

For original Ukraininan papers, the author should add an English translation of the article’s title, abstract, keywords, and a transliteration of the author’s name(s).

The paper should be submitted by e-mail: journal@bank.gov.ua.

Paper submission is free of charge.

Requirements for the Article

To ensure the rapid and effective processing of a submitted article, please meet the requirements below. Articles that do not satisfy these criteria will be rejected


Each paper must contain such essential parts as: an abstract, keywords, an introduction, a literature review, a description of the data and methodology, results, conclusions, a list of references, and appendices (tables and figures with captions). Acknowledgments of persons, grants, funds, etc. should be placed at the beginning of the article as a footnote.

The abstract briefly decribes the research questions and hypotheses, data and key methodology, results and conclusions (up to 150 words). Following the abstract, the author(s) should indicate no more than five keywords and up to five JEL codes (JEL Classification Codes Guide).


- Formatting: Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), A4 page format, 1.5 line spacing, Calibri font type, 12 pt font size;

- The length of an article must not exceed 8,500 words;

- Formulae and computations, equations, and other mathematical calculations presented to substantiate and confirm the results of the study must be included in the text as Microsoft Equations;

- Figures, formulae, and tables must be numbered using Arabic numerals by type consecutively throughout the text;

- The abscissa and ordinates of figures should be clearly marked with the definition of the dimension of the scale and the values;

- Mathematical proofs and extensive datasets should be placed in appendices, with proper references in the text;

- Figures and large tables should be placed at the end of the article in appendices, with proper references in the text.


The list of references must be given in a structured way after the title “References” (left aligned and italicized). Every item in the list of references must have a relevant reference in the text. The reference list should contain only published papers or forthcoming publications. The sources in the list of references should be listed in alphabetical and chronological order (starting with the earliest publication of the same author). If a paper referenced is originally in Ukrainian or another language using the Cyrillic alphabet, an English translation of the title must be given. The use of a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) is required for online publications.

Journals: names and initials of all authors, year of publication in parentheses, title of the paper, title of journal, volume, number, first – last page number, website address or DOI.


Bernanke B., Boivin J. (2006). Monetary Policy in a Data-Rich Environment. Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 525-546. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0304-3932(03)00024-2

Books: names and initials of all authors, year of publication in parentheses, title, edition, publisher, place of publication.


Laidler D.E.W. (1993). The Demand for Money: Theories, Evidence, and Problems. Harper Collins College Publishers, New York.

Other publications: names and initials of all authors, year of publication in parentheses, title of the publication, volume, number, publisher, edition, place of publication.


Flood R., Marion P. (1998). Self-Fulfilling Risk Predictions: An Application to Speculative Attacks. Working Paper, No. 124, IMF, Washington D.C.

Publication Fee

The journal does not charge for article processing, and there are no submission and article publication fees. All expenses on the publication of the journal are covered by the National Bank of Ukraine.