Journal of Development Economics

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Journal of Development Economics  
Journal of Development Economics.gif
J. Dev. Econ.
Discipline Development economics
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 0304-3878
LCCN 76647333
OCLC no. 1292659

The Journal of Development Economics is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Elsevier. It was established in 1974 and is considered the top field journal in development economics.[1][2][3]

Its editor-in-chief from 1985 to 2003 was Pranab Bardhan, who has been the longest-serving JDE editor till date. He followed T.N. Srinivasan, and Lance Taylor as Editors since the journal was established in 1974. He was succeeded by Mark Rosenzweig (2003-2009) and Maitreesh Ghatak (2009-2015). The current editor-in-chief is Andrew Foster, who started in 2016.[4]

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  1. ^ Kalaitzidakis, Pantelis, Theofanis P. Mamuneas, and Thanasis Stengos. 2002. "Ranking of Academic Journals and Institutions in Economics", Journal of the European Economics Association 1(6): 1346-66.
  2. ^ "A Journal Ranking for the Ambitious Economist" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "Kalaitzidakis, Pantelis, Theofanis P. Mamuneas, and Thanasis Stengos (2010) "An Updated Ranking of Academic Journals in Economics"" (PDF). 
  4. ^ "Journal of Development Economics Editorial Board". Retrieved 2016-10-29. 

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