Journal of Economic Literature: Forthcoming Articles

Journal of Economic Literature cover

Below is a list of articles that have been accepted for publication in upcoming issues of JEL.

Preview links indicate that draft versions of full-text articles are available for AEA members only. (Not an AEA member yet? Join the AEA today!)

Follow us on Twitter to see forthcoming article previews as soon as they become available.


Acquisti, Alessandro; Taylor, Curtis and Wagman, Liad: The Economics of Privacy [Preview]

Arcidiacono, Peter and Lovenheim, Michael: Affirmative Action and the Quality-Fit Tradeoff [Preview]

Bagwell, Kyle; Bown, Chad P. and Staiger, Robert W.: Is the WTO Passe? [Preview]

Bardhan, Pranab: State and Development: The Need for a Reappraisal of the Current Literature [Preview]

Blau, Francine D. and Kahn, Lawrence M.: The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Sources [Preview]

Carruthers, Bruce G. and Lamoreaux, Naomi R.: Regulatory Races: The Effects of Jurisdictional Competition on Regulatory Standards [Preview]

Chalfin, Aaron and McCrary, Justin: Criminal Deterrence: A Review of the Literature [Preview]

Cherrier, Beatrice: Classifying Economics: A History of the JEL Codes [Preview]

Chiappori, Pierre-Andre and Mazzocco, Maurizio: Static and Intertemporal Household Decisions [Preview]

Chiappori, Pierre-Andre and Salanie, Bernard: The Economics of Matching Models [Preview]

Duggan, John and , Cesar Martinelli: The Political Economy of Dynamic Elections: Accountability, Commitment, and Responsiveness [Preview]

Dustmann, Christian and Gorlach, Joseph-Simon: The Economics of Temporary Migrations [Preview]

Epple, Dennis; Romano, Richard E. and Urquiola, Miguel: School Vouchers: A Survey of the Economics Literature [Preview]

Eusepi, Stefano and Preston, Bruce: The Science of Monetary Policy: An Imperfect Knowledge Perspective [Preview]

Fishback, Price: How Successful Was the New Deal? The Microeconomic Impact of New Deal Spending and Lending Policies in the 1930s [Preview]

Garicano, Luis and Rayo, Luis: Why Organizations Fail: Models and Cases [Preview]

Gerarden, Todd G.; Newell, Richard G. and Stavins, Robert N.: Addressing the Energy-Efficiency Gap [Preview]

Glasserman, Paul and Young, H. Peyton: Contagion in Financial Networks [Preview]

Iyer, Sriya: The New Economics of Religion [Preview]

Lagos, Ricardo; Rocheteau, Guillaume and Wright, Randall: Liquidity: A New Monetarist Perspective [Preview]

Parker, Susan W. and Todd, Petra E.: Conditional Cash Transfers: The Case of Progresa/Oportunidades [Preview]

Roemer, John E. and Trannoy, Alain: Equality of opportunity: Theory and measurement [Preview]

Review Essays

Aizer, Anna: Isabel Sawhill's Generation Unbound: Drifting into Sex and Parenting without Marriage and Laurence Steinberg's Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence [Preview]

Alesina, Alberto: Review of Political Order and Inequality by Carlos Boix [Preview]

Bisin, Alberto: The Evolution of Value Systems: A Review Essay on Ian Morris's Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels [Preview]

Card, David and Peri, Giovanni: Immigration Economics: A Review [Preview]

Cornelson, Kirsten and Siow, Aloysius: A Quantitative Review of Marriage Markets: How Inequality is Remaking the American Family by Carbone and Cahn [Preview]

Engerman, Stanley L.: Review Essay on The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism by Calvin Schermerhorn and This Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward E. Baptist [Preview]

Giuliano, Paola: Review of Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion Editied by Peter J. Richardson and Morten H. Christiansen [Preview]

Heal, Geoffrey: The Economics of the Climate [Preview]

Hoffman, Philip T.: Public Economics and History: A Review of Fiscal Regimes and the Political Economy of Premodern States, edited by Andrew Monson and Walter Scheidel [Preview]

Hoover, Kevin D.: The Crisis in Economic Theory: A Review Essay [Preview]

Ioannides, Yannis M.: Douglas S. Massey et al, Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb [Preview]

Kirman, Alan: Complexity and Economic Policy: A Paradigm Shift or a Change in Perspective? A Review Essay on David Colander and Roland Kupers's Complexity and the Art of Public Policy [Preview]

Maniquet, Francois: Opportunities, Welfare, and Social Justice: A Review of Fishkin's Bottlenecks [Preview]

McMillan, Margaret: Understanding African Poverty Over the Longue Duree: A Review of Africa’s Development in Historical Perspective [Preview]

Morelli, Massimo and Sonno, Tommaso: On Economic Interdependence and War [Preview]

Nelson, Julie A.: Male is a Gender, Too: A Review of Why Gender Matters in Economics by Mukesh Eswaran [Preview]

O Grada, Cormac: Did Science Cause the Industrial Revolution? [Preview]

Rasmusen, Eric: Law, Coercion, and Expression: A Review Essay on Frederick Schauer's The Force of Law and Richard McAdams's The Expressive Powers of Law

Roberds, William: Review Essay on Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism by Christine Desan [Preview]

Robson, Arthur J.: Group Selection: A Review Essay on Does Altruism Exist? by David Sloan Wilson [Preview]

Rose-Ackerman, Susan: A Review of: Geoffrey M. Hodgson, Conceptualizing Capitalism: Institutions, Evolution, Future [Preview]

Rousseau, Peter L.: The Politics of Financial Development: A Review of Calomiris and Haber’s Fragile by Design [Preview]

Sampson, Robert J.: The Characterological Imperative: On Heckman, Humphries, and Kautz’s The Myth of Achievement Tests [Preview]

Sugden, Robert: Ontology, Methodological Individualism, and the Foundations of the Social Sciences [Preview]

Syrquin, Moshe: A Review Essay on GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History by Diane Coyle [Preview]

West, Kenneth D.: Hansen and Sargent's Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies: A Review Essay [Preview]

Williamson, Stephen D.: Current Federal Reserve Policy Under the Lens of Economic History: A Review Essay [Preview]

Williamson, Jeffrey G.: Review Essay: British Economic Growth, 1270-1870 by Stephen Broadberry, Bruce M. S. Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton, and Bas van Leeuwen [Preview]

Xu, Chenggang: Capitalism and Socialism: Review of Kornai’s Dynamism, Rivalry, and the Surplus Economy [Preview]

Book Reviews

Arthur Cecil Pigou. By Nahid Aslanbeigui and Guy Oakes. Great Thinkers in Economics. New York: St. Martin's Press, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. x, 309. $120.00. ISBN 978- 0-230-25271-4, cloth. [Preview]

Japan's Industrious Revolution: Economic and Social Transformations in the Early Modern Period. By Akira Hayami. Studies in Economic History. New York and Heidelberg: Springer, 2015. Pp. xix, 130. $129.00, cloth. ISBN 978-4-431-55141-6, cloth; 978-4-431-55142-3, e-book. [Preview]

The Rise of the Value-Added Tax. By Kathryn James. Cambridge Tax Law series. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Pp. xvii, 476. $125.00. ISBN 978-1-107- 04412-8. [Preview]

Why Minsky Matters: An Introduction to the Work of a Maverick Economist. By L. Randall Wray. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2015. Pp. x, 268. $27.95. ISBN 978-0-69-15912-6, cloth. [Preview]

The Journal of Economic Literature

Report of the Editor

Editors and Contacts

Editorial Policy

AEA Disclosure Policy

Style Guide


Institutional Subscription

Copyright & Reprint Permissions

Issues and Articles

December 2015 JEL

Previous Issues

Forthcoming Articles

Search Articles

Full Issue PDF Download


JEL Classification Codes Guide

JEL Indexes (members only)

eTOC Alert for JEL

Follow us on Twitter

SGML Encoded Citations

Virtual Field Journals

Athens Login (for Athens Subscribers only)


"Economic Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility"by Markus Kitzmueller and Jay Shimshack has received considerable attention since its publication in the March 2012 issue of the Journal of Economic Literature. The AEA is proud to make this article complimentary through our website: [Full-Text Article]

Contact Us