The American Economic Review

The American Economic Review is a general-interest economics journal. Established in 1911, the AER is among the nation's oldest and most respected scholarly journals in the economics profession and is celebrating over 100 years of publishing! The journal publishes 11 issues containing articles on a broad range of topics as well as the Papers and Proceedings issue in May, which presents selected papers from the AEA's annual meeting along with the reports of officers and committees.

Current Issue: Volume 106, Issue 2, February 2016

Special Announcements to Authors:

The American Economic Association operates a Registry for Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs): 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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Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg
Yale University

Mark Aguiar,
Princeton University
Roland Bénabou,
Princeton University
Marianne Bertrand,
University of Chicago
Hilary Hoynes,
University of California, Berkeley
John Leahy,
University of Michigan
Luigi Pistaferri,
Stanford University
Debraj Ray,
New York University
Larry Samuelson,
Yale University

Steve Stelling
Managing Editor

Kelly Markel
Associate Managing Editor

Matthew A. Roberson
Assistant Managing Editor

Taylor Grieshober
Erin K. Mulhern
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AER Board of Editors

Nageeb Ali
Manuel Amador
Marco Bassetto
Paul Beaudry
Simon Board
Leah Boustan
Craig Burnside
Ariel Burstein
Steven Callander
Alessandra Casella
Sylvain Chassang
Arnaud Costinot
Matthias Doepke
Dave Donaldson
Jeffrey Ely
Dirk Engelmann
Roland Fryer
Gautam Gowrisankaran
Veronica Guerrieri
Eric Hurst
Seema Jayachandran
Navin Kartik
Brian Knight
Arvind Krishnamurthy
Gilat Levy
Bart Lipman
Hamish Low
Jens Ludwig
Giuseppe Moscarini
Ted O'Donaghue
Philip Oreopoulos
Jonathan Parker
Parag Pathak
Nina Pavcnik
Fabrizio Perri
Jesse Rothstein
Edward Schlee
Rajiv Sethi
Jón Steinsson
Tomasz Strzalecki
Amir Sufi
Christopher Timmins
Sarah Turner
John Van Reenen
Eric Verhoogen
Leeat Yariv

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Jeff Ely will be joining the AER Editorial Board as Coeditor, effective July 1, 2016.

The coeditors of the AER would like to acknowledge our Excellence in Refereeing Award recipients!

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