Journal of Political Economy
Lead Editor: Magne Mogstad
Editors: Andrew Atkeson, Melissa Dell, Emir Kamenica, Greg Kaplan, John List, Lance Lochner, Magne Mogstad, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Azeem Shaikh, Chad Syverson
Volume 129, Number 7
July 2021
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Asset Pricing with Omitted Factors
Stefano Giglio and Dacheng Xiu
pp. 1947–1990
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On the Direction of Innovation
Hugo Hopenhayn and Francesco Squintani
pp. 1991–2022
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Are Bigger Banks Better? Firm-Level Evidence from Germany
Kilian Huber
pp. 2023–2066
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Steps of Reasoning in Children and Adolescents
Isabelle Brocas and Juan D. Carrillo
pp. 2067–2111
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Planning Ahead for Better Neighborhoods: Long-Run Evidence from Tanzania
Guy Michaels, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Ferdinand Rauch, Tanner Regan, See all authors
pp. 2112–2156
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Privacy as a Public Good: A Case for Electronic Cash
Rodney J. Garratt and Maarten R. C. van Oordt
pp. 2157–2180
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Frequency: 12 issues/year
ISSN: 0022-3808
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2019 JCR Impact Factor*: 5.504
Ranked #10 out of 371 in Economics
One of the oldest and most prestigious journals in economics, the Journal of Political Economy presents significant and essential scholarship in economic theory and practice. The journal publishes highly selective and widely cited analytical, interpretive, and empirical studies in a number of areas, including monetary theory, fiscal policy, labor economics, development, microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, international trade and finance, industrial organization, and social economics.
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