American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics publishes papers covering a range of topics in applied economics, with a focus on empirical microeconomic issues. In particular, we welcome papers on labor economics, development microeconomics, health, education, demography, empirical corporate finance, empirical studies of trade, and empirical behavioral economics. We are facilitating the exchange of ideas through our online discussion forum.
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New! AEJ: Applied Economics, Vol. 6, Iss. 3 -- July 2014

AEJ: Applied Economics Best Paper Prize, 2014:

AEJ: Applied, 3 (1) "Do Teenagers Respond to HIV Risk Information? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya" Pascaline Dupas

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Effective July 1, 2012

Beginning July 1, 2012, all submissions to AEA journals, including revisions of previously submitted papers, must be accompanied by a Disclosure Statement. This is applicable even when the authors have no relevant interests to disclose. Authors will need to provide a separate Disclosure Statement for each coauthor at the time of submission. Submissions that do not include the statements will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed. Please see the complete Disclosure Policy.

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Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Matthew Gentzkow
University of Chicago

Alexandre Mas
Princeton University

Michelle DeBlasi
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Kelly Andrews
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Melissa Carlson
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Joshua Angrist
Peter Arcidiacono
Abhijit Banerjee
David Card
Pedro Carneiro
Amitabh Chandra
Aimee Chin
Gordon Dahl
Pascaline Dupas
Raymond J. Fisman
Andrew D. Foster
Alessandro Gavazza
Gordon H. Hanson
Brian A. Jacob
Chinhui Juhn
Dean Karlan
Peter Kuhn
Ethan Lewis
Robert Margo
Atif Mian
Edward Miguel
Sendhil Mullainathan
Alan Sorensen
Chad Syverson
Duncan Thomas
Miguel Urquiola

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In the News:

The Wilson Quarterly writes about Núria Rodríguez-Planas' research on the longer-term impacts of mentoring, educational services, and learning incentives on US high school graduation and postsecondary education enrollment among low-performing high school students, which appears in the October 2012 issue of AEJ: Applied. Rodríguez-Planas' shows that these types of interventions had no significant overall effects on students' employment outcomes.

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The American Economic Journals: Applied Economics, Economic Policy, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics are now being indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index ® (SSCI), which is produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).

AEJ: Applied Economics publishes quarterly (January, April, July, October)

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