Editorial Board


General Information

 The Journaof Population and Development (JPD) is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes articles on the broader areas of population and development. The JPD is published once in a year. The JPD is owned and published by the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka. The editorial office is located at the Department of Population Sciences, Third Floor, Arts Faculty Building, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1 000Bangladesh.

Telephone: +880-2-9612209, +88017665171 00

Web: www.dpsdu.edu.bd 
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The JPD publishes articles of author(s) from all over the world but emphasis will be given to those who have focused their researches on developing countries. The Journal accepts three types of manuscripts for publication: original research article, review paper, and book review. The word count for original research article and review paper will be between 3000-4500 and 5000-6500, respectively excluding abstract, acknowledgment, and references. The word count for book review will be between 500-1000. 



Manuscript Submission

 Manuscripts written in English only could be submitted both online via the website of the Department (www.dpsdu.edu.bd) and offline to the editorial office (address mentioned in he general information section). Acceptable manuscript file format for online submission is MS Word, not PDF. Eleven (11) point font size of Calibri font type, double-space text, and unjustified right margin should be used. Two hard copies of manuscript processed in A4 paper along with softcopy should be submitted to the editorial office for offline submission.

Manuscript should include a cover letter and complete contact information for the corresponding author (institutional affiliation, postal/mail address, e-mail address, and telephone and fax numbers), who will be responsible for communicating with other authors about revisions and final approval of the proof. Corresponding author is also requested to check whether all authors have agreed to submit the article.

Author(s) is/are requested to check their submission's compliance with the following items as part of the submission process: (1) the paper has not been previously published, or submitted to any other journal for consideration; (2) the paper is in MS Word format; (3) the manuscript adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements of the Journal.



Review Process

The journal has a policy to notify the decision within three to five months of receiving the manuscript. Corresponding author will be communicated through email only to notify the receipt of manuscript and editorial decisions regarding acceptance or rejection. After the anuscript is submitted, the corresponding author will receive an acknowledgment on firming receipt and a manuscript number.

All manuscripts submitted will be primarily screened, evaluated, and later peer-reviewed by two anonymous experts according to the following criteria: manuscripts originality and timeliness, clearness of the writing, appropriateness of the study methods, validity of data, easonability of the conclusion drawn, importance of information, and topic's general nterest in the population and development field.



Manuscript Preparation

The manuscript should have the following components for original research article and review paper: title page, abstract, key-words, text, acknowledgments, references, and as appropriate, tables, and figures, etc. Each of these sections should start on a new page, numbered consecutively, beginning with the title page. Author(s) is/are requested to follow the Harvard Style references strictly for both in text citation and at the end of text.