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The Journal of Economic Literature (JEL), first published in 1969, is designed to help economists keep abreast of the vast flow of literature. JEL issues contain commissioned, peer-reviewed survey and review articles, book reviews, an annotated bibliography of new books classified by subject matter, and an annual index of dissertations in North American universities.

Current Issue: Volume 53, Issue 4, December 2015

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2014 JEL Board of Editors

Vicor Aguirregabiria, University of Toronto
Alberto Alesina, Harvard University
James Andreoni, University of California, San Diego
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University
Tilman Börgers, University of Michigan
Ariel Burstein, University of California, Los Angeles
Arnaud Costinot, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Raquel Fernandez, New York University
Price V. Fishback, University of Arizona
Ann E. Harrison, University of Pennsylvania
Justine Hastings, Brown University
Kenneth Hendricks, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kate Ho, Columbia University
Navin Kartik, Columbia University
Rachel E. Kranton, Duke University
Kala M. Krishna, Pennsylvania State University
Ilyana Kuziemko, Columbia University
David Lam, University of Michigan
David McAdams, Duke University
Enrico Moretti, University of California, Berkeley
Stephen Morris, Princeton University
Thomas J. Nechyba, Duke University
Ricardo Reis, Columbia University
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, California Institute of Technology
Aldo Rustichini, University of Minnesota
David S. Scharfstein, Harvard University
Ananth Seshadri, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Petra E. Todd, University of Pennsylvania
Edward Vytlacil, New York University
Leeat Yariv, California Institute of Technology

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