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Journal of Economic Theory

The Journal of Economic Theory, often referred to as JET, is an important scholarly journal in the field of economics. Although the journal was originally intended as a specialty journal in mathematical economics, JET has since evolved to become generally regarded as the leading journal in economic theory and one of the core journals in all of economics.

Journal of Economic Theory  
Discipline Economics
Language English
Edited by Alessandro Pavan, Ricardo Lagos, Karl Shell, Marciano Siniscalchi, and Xavier Vives
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 6 issues/year
Standard abbreviations
J. Econ. Theory
ISSN 0022-0531
LCCN 72009216
OCLC no. 644497676

Karl Shell has served as editor of the journal since its inception in 1968. Since 2000, Shell has shared the editorship, with Jess Benhabib, Alessandro Lizzeri, Christian Hellwig, and recently with Alessandro Pavan, Ricardo Lagos, Marciano Siniscalchi, and Xavier Vives. Roughly 45 prominent economists representing many subfields serve on the editorial board as associate editors. The Journal of Economic Theory is published by Elsevier.


Abstracting and indexingEdit

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 1.033, ranking it 140th out of 333 journals in the category "Economics".[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Economics". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.

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