Journal of Development Economics

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Journal of Development Economics  
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Discipline Development economics
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 0304-3878

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

Its editor-in-chief from 1985 to 2003 was Pranab Bardhan. He was succeeded by Mark Rosenzweig (2003-2009). The current editor in chief is Maitreesh Ghatak, who started his term in 2009.


  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.

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