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Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

For Indonesian Health Economic Journal (Jurnal EKI)


In submitting the manuscript (s) to Indonesian Health Economic Journal (Jurnal EKI), authors are suggested to understand that it should correspond to the guidelines, including citation, graphic and table placement. Manuscript (s) that do not meet the guidelines will be sent back to the authors for further adjustments.

 Manuscripts can be delivered to: Centre for Health Economics and Policy Studies (CHEPS), G Building, 3rd Floor Room 311, School of Public Health, Universitas Indonesia, Kampus Baru UI Depok 16424. Tel & Fax: (021) 7875576 or e-mail:


Supplementary Files For Submissions

   Statement Letter    Manuscript Template
   Plagiarism-Free Statement Letter   



Article Structure

Manuscripts should be prepared as follows: titles and abstracts in both Bahasa Indonesia and English, authorships; Keywords; Introduction; Methods; Result; Discussion; Conclusion; and Reference List as described.

  • Introduction includes background, brief literature review, gap analysis and study objectives
  • Methods include study design, selected population, sample size, data source, data collection and analysis procedure
  • Results contain concise and clear paragraphs of findings without authors’ perspectives/opinion. Consist of no more than 6 tables or figures that are written in single space and numbered.
  • Discussion should explore significance of the findings, instead of repeating them. It should contain relevant comparison with previous theories and studies without extensive citations.
  • Conclusion and suggestions (if applicable) should answer the objectives of the study without exceeding the findings. Suggestions should perfectly align with study objectives and conclusion.

Title Cover

This section should cover:

  • Manuscript titles in Bahasa Indonesia OR English not more than 20 words, without any abbreviations and numeric values. It should not be a summary of the result or conclusion, yet describing the whole study or research topic.
  • Authorships should be written in full name without any degree titles.
  • Include affiliations of all authors, including: department, institutions, city, province, and country
  • One author should be designated as a corresponding authors with contact details:
    • Full Name
    • Mailing Address
    • Phone Number (option)
  • Brief title in the corner of the page, no more than 50 letters (including space)


Abstract is written in both Bahasa Indonesia and English in 100-200 words. It should be a comprehensive paragraph including background, study objectives, methods, result, discussion, and conclusion along with 3-5 keywords. There should not be any citations in this section.

Main Body

Manuscripts should be sent in Microsoft Word or Open Office in accordance to article structure mentioned above, written in Times New Roman in font size of 12, double spaced, 1 inch (2.54 cm) for all margin and not more than 3000 words (not including tables, figures and references). Page number is started from the cover page.

 Reference List, Table and Figure

 Main body should be followed by: Reference list, tables and graphs.

  • Tables are written in single space and numbered in sequence. There should be no more than 6 (six) tables and/or graphs with brief titles.
  • Cite only papers read for the manuscripts with 6 (six) sure names and initials of authors. Use “et al (et al)” for the remaining authors (if any).
  • Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc
  • Indonesian Health Economic Journal follows Harvard citation style with alphabetical order. Publication from the same person and year is written with additional letter of a, b, c, etc. in subsequence to the year of publication. This condition is applied for the citations both in the main body and reference list, e.g.:

Buller H, Hoggart K. 1994a. New drugs for acute respiratory distress syndrome. New England J Med 337(6): 435-439.

Buller H, Hoggart K. 1994b. The social integration of British home owners into rench rural communities. J Rural Studies 10(2):197–210.

Sample of Reference List from different souces: 

Personal Author:

Zainuddin AA. 2010. Policy management of transport-related air quality in Jakarta Province. Kesmas Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat Nasional. 4 (6): 281-8.

Organizational Author: 

Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. 2002. Hypertension, insulin, and proinsulin in of participants with impaired glucose tolerance. Hypertension 40 (5): 679-86.

Personal written Book: 

Murray PR, Rosenthal KS, Kobayashi GS, Pfaller MA. 2002. Medical microbiology. 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby.

Organization and Publisher written Book: 

Royal Adelaide Hospital; University of Adelaide, Department of Clinical Nursing. Compendium of nursing research and practice development, 1999-2000. Adelaide (Australia): Adelaide University; 2001.

Book Chapter: 

Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. 2002. Chromosome Alterations in Solid Tumors Human. Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, editors, in The Genetic Basis of Human Cancer. New York: McGraw-Hill, p. 93-113.

Law or Regulation: 

Republik Indonesia, 2004. UU No. 32 Tahun 2004 tentang Pemerintahan Daerah (Lembaran Negara Republik Indonesia Tahun 2004 Nomor 125, Tambahan Lembaram Negara Republik Indonesia No. 4437) sebagaimana telah diubah dengan UU No. 12 Tahun 2008 tentang Perubahan Kedua Atas UU No. 32 Tahun 2004 tentang Pemerintahan Daerah (Perda)(Lembaran Negara Republik Indonesia Tahun 2008 No. 59, Tambahan Lembaran Negara Republik Indonesia No. 4844). Jakarta.


LeBlanc, Susan, and Cameron MacKeen. 1992. Racism and the Landfill. The Chronicle-Herald.B1. CD-ROM. SIRS 1993 Ethnic Groups. Vol. 4. Art. 42. 

Article from Internet: 

Nielsen, Laura Beth. 2002. Subtle Pervasive, Harmful: Racist and Sexiat Remarks in Public as Hate Speech. Journal of Social Issues 58. 2 (2002): 265

Book from Internet: 

Foley KM, Gelband H, editors. 2001 . Improving Palliative Care For Cancer [Monograph on the Internet]. Washington: National Academy Press [cited 2002 Jul 9]. Available from: http: // www.

Encyclopedia from Internet: 

Duiker, W.J. “Ho Chi Minh. 2005.” Encarta Online Encyclopedia. Microsoft. 10 Oct 2005.<>.


Gearan, Anne. 2002. Justice Dept: Gun Rights Protected. Washington Post [8 May 2002]. SIRS. Iona Catholic Secondary School, Mississauga, ON. 23 Apr. 2004 <


Submission Preparation Checklist

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.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)

We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.