Guidelines for authors

1. Authors should submit original manuscripts only. Whether a full length research article (5,000-6,000 words), a research note (2,000-3,000 words), or a book review (1,000-2,000 words), submitted manuscripts must not have been published nor being considered for publication elsewhere.

2. Submitted articles must bear the following information. The first page should contain the title of the manuscript, the names of the authors and their institutional affiliations and complete contact addresses. The subsequent pages should discuss the contents of the articles. For research articles, the contents should have the following parts:

a) Abstract,
b) Keywords (maximum of 5),
c) Introduction,
d) Methods,
e) Discussion,
f) Conclusion, and
g) References.

Tables and figures should be embedded within the text, but these must be kept to a maximum of five. References should be prepared according to the standards set by the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition. Manuscripts must be double-spaced.

3. Manuscripts must be submitted via email only to All submissions will be acknowledged. The review process takes up to three months. Once a manuscript is received, the editor reviews it for relevance, substance, rigor and organization. If deemed suitable, it is forwarded for peer review.
Review results are immediately communicated to the authors.

The Philippine Population Association holds the copyright on all materials published in the PPR. Re-publication rights to authors however can be granted on request.

Mailing address
The Editor

Philippine Population Review
Philippine Population Association
Room 236, 2nd Floor Palma Hall, University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City 1101

Telefax Number: (+63-2) 929-1770