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. 8, Iss. 1 -- January 2016




Best Paper Prize Nominations:

The AEA is seeking nominations for each of the four AEJs. Prizes will be announced in April 2016, selected from articles published in 2013, 2014, and 2015 of each AEJ. The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2016.

AEJ: Applied Economics Best Paper Prize, 2015:

AEJ: Applied, 5 (1) "Real Wage Inequality," Enrico Moretti




Special Announcements to Authors:

The American Economic Association operates a Registry for Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs): https://www.socialscienceregistry.org/. While registration of RCTs is not mandatory, authors of papers that use RCTs are encouraged to register their experiments in the registry. Registration is free.

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
Editor

Matthew Gentzkow
Stanford University

Ilyana Kuziemko
Princeton University

Alexandre Mas
Princeton University
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Michelle DeBlasi
Managing Editor

Kelly Andrews
Assistant Managing Editor

Mel Carlson
Senior Editorial Assistant

Lauren Gattos
Editorial Assistant


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Joshua Angrist
Abhijit Banerjee
David Card
Pedro Carneiro
Aimee Chin
Gordon Dahl
Jan De Loecker
Pascaline Dupas
Raymond J. Fisman
Andrew D. Foster
Alessandro Gavazza
Gordon H. Hanson
Brian A. Jacob
Chinhui Juhn
Dean Karlan
Michael Kremer
Peter Kuhn
Ethan Lewis
Atif Mian
Edward Miguel
Sendhil Mullainathan
Jonah Rockoff
Alan Sorensen
Chad Syverson
Duncan Thomas
Miguel Urquiola



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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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