Chilean Chair: Call for Papers on Gender and Trade

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Latin American Journal of Trade Policy is an official publication of the Institute of International Studies of the University of Chile. Following an open access policy, the full version of the journal, and individual papers, is available on-line free of charge.
The Latin American Journal of Trade Policy will publish a thematic issue focusing on gender and trade in collaboration with WTO Chairs in Barbados and Mexico. Through this joint initiative, the WTO Chairs program will raise awareness in understanding and building greater capacity in mainstreaming gender equality considerations in trade policy context. For this purpose, this thematic issue will cover the gender and trade issues in developing countries. The invited editors will be the WTO Chairs of Mexico and Barbados. We invite persons to submit their papers by September 10th, 2021 through our website and email
The deadline has been established in order for papers to undergo through the LAJTP peer review and editorial process, and meet deadlines for the WTO Chairs Program. All papers need to be original work and should not have been previously published nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Instructions for authors: 
Guidelines for the presentation of originals manuscripts
Papers presented to publish in the LAJTP are original and have not been presented in another means of publication. The manuscript is the author's original work. The manuscript contains nothing that is defamatory, offensive, fraudulent, or illegal.
Papers should be submitted electronically in two formats: in PDF without author’s name and in Word format, including author’s name. Authors do not have to pay a fee for submission, the editing process and publication.
LAJTP publishes original articles in both Spanish and English.
Articles should be as concise as possible and should not exceed 10,000 words, including notes and references. They must include an abstract of approximately 250 words and up to five keywords, both in English and Spanish. The first page includes the title both in English and Spanish (in capital letters), abstract and author(s)’s names. A different page contains author’s current affiliation and contact information (e-mail address and phone number), and also the submission and acceptance date. Any word written in a foreign language should be italicized, avoid words in bold. Finally, graphs and figures must be sent separately in Excel or JPG format.
Text citation and reference list
Authors should follow APA 6th citation system. Therefore, at the end of the text, list all the referenced items alphabetically by author.
Evaluation process
The LAJTP is committed to peer-review integrity and upholding the highest standards of review. Once your paper has been assessed for suitability by the editor, it will then be peer reviewed by independent, anonymous expert referees. Each reviewer will present a report including both comments regarding the formal aspects of the article, such as presentation, guidelines for the presentation of originals, wording, etc., as well as comments on content, according to the Journal’s objectives, originality, hypothesis, etc. Reviewer’s report can conclude stating that they approve the text without any changes, requesting some content changes, or recommending the rejection of the article. In this case, the Editorial Committee reserves the right to comply or rule out the reviewer’s decision.
Open Access Policy
The LAJTP provides immediate open access to its content, as free access to investigation supports a wider exchange of knowledge.
Intellectual Property
When authors submit papers for evaluation, they declare to be the original and exclusive owners of their moral and patrimonial rights on the article, in accordance with the provisions of Law 17.336 on Intellectual Property (Chile). If they have used other people’s works in the creation of the article, either totally or partially, they declare to have the respective authorizations or licenses of use of their holders or that their use is expressly protected by law. The author expressly releases Instituto de Estudios Internacionales at Universidad de Chile from any further responsibility, for any legal, regulatory or contractual infringement that may be committed or committed in relation to the work, being obliged to repair any damage that may result from the infringement of these or other rights. The author authorizes Instituto de Estudios Internacionales at Universidad de Chile so that, by itself or through third parties expressly authorized by it, exercise the following rights, regarding the submitted article: Publication, edition, reproduction, adaptation, distribution and sale of the copies reproduced, including making the article available to the online readers by electronic or digital means, in Spanish, in all known territory, whether or not it is Spanish-speaking, and for all types of printed edition in paper and electronic or digital, through its inclusion in the LAJTP. This authorization is granted on a non-exclusive, free, indefinitely perpetual and nonrevocable basis, as long as the corresponding rights subsist, and releases the Instituto de Estudios Internacionales at Universidad de Chile from any payment or remuneration for the exercise of the aforementioned rights. The authors retain their copyright on their works, being able to reuse them as they decide.