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The RAND Journal of Economics[1] (usually called Rand Journal or simply Rand ) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal of economics published quarterly by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the RAND Corporation.[2]

The RAND Journal of Economics  
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DisciplineEconomics
LanguageEnglish
Publication details
Former name(s)
The Bell Journal of Economics and Management Science
The Bell Journal of Economics
Publication history
1970-present
Publisher
FrequencyQuarterly
1.465
Standard abbreviations
RAND J. Econ.
Indexing
ISSN0741-6261
JSTOR07416261
Bell Journal:
ISSN0361-915X
Links

The journal's purpose is "to support and encourage research in the behavior of regulated industries, the economic analysis of organizations, and more generally, applied microeconomics".[1] It publishes both theoretical and empirical papers. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 1.465, ranking it 98th out of 347 journals in the category "Economics".[3]

HistoryEdit

AT&T's Bell Labs economics group launched the journal in the spring of 1970 with the name The Bell Journal of Economics and Management Science.[4] From 1975–1983 it was titled The Bell Journal of Economics. In 1984, after transfer to the RAND Corporation, it acquired its present name.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Webpage of The RAND Journal of Economics
  2. ^ Webpage of The RAND Corporation
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Economics". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2017.
  4. ^ Michael Crew and David Parker (Eds.).International Handbook on Economic Regulation. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 2006, p. 6.