American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics publishes papers covering a range of topics in applied economics, with a focus on empirical microeconomic issues. In particular, we welcome papers on labor economics, development microeconomics, health, education, demography, empirical corporate finance, empirical studies of trade, and empirical behavioral economics. We are facilitating the exchange of ideas through our online discussion forum.
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New! AEJ: Applied Economics, Vol. 8, Iss. 2 -- April 2016

AEJ: Applied Economics Best Paper Prize, 2015:

AEJ: Applied, 5 (1) "Real Wage Inequality," Enrico Moretti

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Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Matthew Gentzkow
Stanford University

Ilyana Kuziemko
Princeton University

Alexandre Mas
Princeton University

Michelle DeBlasi
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Kelly Andrews
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Mel Carlson
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Lauren Gattos
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Joshua Angrist
Abhijit Banerjee
David Card
Pedro Carneiro
Aimee Chin
Gordon Dahl
Jan De Loecker
Pascaline Dupas
Raymond J. Fisman
Andrew D. Foster
Alessandro Gavazza
Gordon H. Hanson
Brian A. Jacob
Chinhui Juhn
Dean Karlan
Michael Kremer
Peter Kuhn
Ethan Lewis
Atif Mian
Edward Miguel
Sendhil Mullainathan
Jonah Rockoff
Alan Sorensen
Chad Syverson
Duncan Thomas
Miguel Urquiola

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The American Economic Journals: Applied Economics, Economic Policy, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics are now being indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index ® (SSCI), which is produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).

AEJ: Applied Economics publishes quarterly (January, April, July, October)

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