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The Journal of Economic Literature is a peer-reviewed academic journal, published by the American Economic Association, that surveys the academic literature in economics. It was established in 1963 as the Journal of Economic Abstracts,[1][2] and is currently one of the highest ranked journals in economics.[3] As a review journal, it mainly features essays and reviews of recent economic theories (as opposed to the latest research). The editor-in-chief is Steven Durlauf.[1]

Journal of Economic Literature  
DisciplineEconomics
LanguageEnglish
Edited bySteven Durlauf
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Economic Abstracts
Publication history
1963–present
Publisher
FrequencyQuarterly
Standard abbreviations
J. Econ. Lit.
Indexing
CODENJECLB3
ISSN0022-0515
LCCN73646621
JSTOR00220515
OCLC no.01788942
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The journal originated a widely used classification system for publications in the field of economics.

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  1. ^ a b Journal of Economic Literature: About JEL, retrieved 6 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Journal of Economic Abstracts". JSTOR. American Economic Association. Retrieved December 17, 2010.
  3. ^ IDEAS/RePEc Simple Impact Factors for Journals

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