Journal of Economic Literature

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Journal of Economic Literature  
Former names
Journal of Economic Abstracts
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Econ. Lit.
Discipline Economics
Language English
Edited by Janet Currie
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0022-0515
LCCN 73646621
OCLC no. 01788942
JSTOR 00220515

The Journal of Economic Literature is a peer-reviewed[1] academic journal on economics published by the American Economic Association. It was established in 1963 as the Journal of Economic Abstracts.[2][3] As a review journal, it mainly features essays and reviews of recent economic theories (as opposed to the latest research). Its current editor in chief is Steven Durlauf.[2]

The Journal of Economic Literature originated a widely used classification system for publications in the field of economics.

See Also


  1. Journal of Economic Literature: Editorial Policy
  2. 2.0 2.1 Journal of Economic Literature: About JEL, retrieved 6 May 2011.
  3. "Journal of Economic Abstracts". JSTOR. American Economic Association. Retrieved December 17, 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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