Journal of Economic Perspectives

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Journal of Economic Perspectives  
Discipline economics
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0895-3309 (print)
1944-7965 (web)

The Journal of Economic Perspectives (JEP) is an economic journal published by the American Economic Association. The journal is very broad in its scope. According to its editors its purpose is:

  1. to synthesize and integrate lessons learned from active lines of economic research;
  2. to provide economic analysis of public policy issues; to encourage cross-fertilization of ideas among the fields of thinking;
  3. to offer readers an accessible source for state-of-the-art economic thinking;
  4. to suggest directions for future research;
  5. to provide insights and readings for classroom use;
  6. and to address issues relating to the economics profession.

Its current editor is David Autor, and its managing editor is Timothy Taylor. All issues of the Journal of Economic Perspectives (1987–present) are now publicly accessible online at no charge, compliments of the American Economic Association.

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