Journal of Economic Literature: Submissions
Instructions for Articles, Journals, Books, Dissertations, and EconLit Corrections
Most articles are commissioned by the Editor, though unsolicited articles are sometimes published. Those interested in writing an article for the Journal are requested to begin with an outline of roughly five to ten pages, describing the contents of the proposed article, stating why the topic is deserving of our readers' attention, and listing the main references to be covered. Please
see the Editor's Note on JEL policy
and the Style Information for Articles pages
for more information. Please see instructions below for submitting a manuscript online. For other inquiries, see Editors and
Contacts for contact information.
Authors of articles appearing in the Journal of Economic Literature are expected to disclose any potential conflicts of interest that may arise from their consulting activities, financial interests, or other nonacademic activities. View full Disclosure Policy.
Submit a Proposal
You must have or create an account in order to submit a manuscript through the Journal of Economic Literature's manuscript submission site. If you already have an account, enter your user ID and password in the boxes on the main page, then click "Log In." If you are unsure whether you have an account or have forgotten your password, enter your e-mail address into the "Password Help" section. If you do not have an account, click on the "Create Account" link. Once you have logged in, the system will then walk you through the process of submitting your manuscript for consideration.
Submission site: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jeconlit
Books for review are selected from the books sent to the JEL Pittsburgh Office for annotation. Only a small portion of the books are selected for review. See the JEL editorial policy for more information on book review selection. Articles and conference proceedings, reprinted paper collections, and other collected papers are also indexed individually in EconLit. If a collected paper volume is chosen for review, the editors will request a second copy for indexing from the publisher.
Economics departments in North America are solicited for lists of doctoral recipients. Please contact diss "at" econlit.org for more information.JEL Pittsburgh Office of any corrections in the bibliographic sections.