6th Regulating for Decent Work Conference, 8-10 July 2019

Guidelines for accepted papers

Please upload your final paper to the RDW website before 11:59 PM on May 31, 2019 (CET – Central European Time). Please note that inclusion of accepted papers in the final conference program is conditional on conference registration by May 31, 2019, and the uploading of full paper. All uploaded papers should correspond to the following format:


Please use the coversheet template available for download at the bottom of this page to provide the following information: title of the paper, author(s), affiliation, email, abstract and keywords.

Please prepare an abstract of no more than 400 words. The abstract should summarise your paper and give a clear idea of the line of reasoning and the main conclusions. Abstracts should not include equations, diagrams, footnotes, or parenthetical references, but may include numbers.

Key words
Please list maximum of 5 key words in alphabetical order. Consider standard words or terms that describe your methodology and conclusions.

Paper format
Page size: A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)
Margins: 2.54cm (top/bottom/left/right)
Font: 11 point standard font (e.g. Calibri, Times New Roman, Arial)
Spacing: 1.5
(use bold for vectors and matrices, italics for variables, superscript, subscript).

Language and length
Papers must be in English and should not exceed 7,000 words, not including diagrams, figures, and tables.

Citations and bibliographical references
The preferred form of citation is the Harvard style, i.e. the inclusion in the text, within parentheses, of the author’s last name, year of publication and, if applicable, page number(s). A reference list – in alphabetical order by the author’s last name – should be provided at the end of the paper.

File format
Please upload only PDF or WORD files of no more than 10 MB. Name the file according to the following format: FirstAuthorFamilyName_SubmissionID.pdf

Download: Word Document