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Quarterly Journal of Economics

The Quarterly Journal of Economics is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Oxford University Press. Its current editors-in-chief are Pol Antràs, Robert J. Barro, Lawrence F. Katz, and Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University). It is the oldest professional journal of economics in the English language,[1] and covers all aspects of the field—from the journal's traditional emphasis on microtheory, to both empirical and theoretical macroeconomics. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 6.662, ranking it first out of 347 journals in the category "Economics".[2]

Quarterly Journal of Economics  
Discipline Economics
Language English
Edited by Pol Antràs, Robert J. Barro, Lawrence F. Katz, Andrei Shleifer
Publication details
Publication history
Oxford University Press for Harvard University Department of Economics
Frequency Quarterly
Standard abbreviations
Q. J. Econ.
ISSN 0033-5533 (print)
1531-4650 (web)
JSTOR 00335533
OCLC no. 1763227

Some of the most influential and well-read papers in economics have been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics,[citation needed] including:[according to whom?][original research?]


  1. ^ "The Quarterly Journal of Economics". Oxford Journals. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  2. ^ "About | The Quarterly Journal of Economics". Oxford University Press.
  3. ^ Clark 1891: doi:10.2307/1879611.

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