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About the journal

The Quarterly Journal of Economics is the oldest professional journal of economics in the English language. Edited at Harvard University's Department of Economics, it covers all aspects of the field.

QJE is invaluable to professional and academic economists and students around the world.

IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING


YearImpact FactorSsi: Economics
20125.2782 out of 332
20115.9202 out of 320
20105.9402 out of 304
20095.6472 out of 245

ABSTRACTING & INDEXING SERVICES

The Quarterly Journal of Economics is covered by the following abstracting and indexing services:

ABI-INFORM
Book Review Digest Plus
CAB Abstracts
Coal Abstracts
Criminal Justice Abstracts
Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences
Current Index to Statistics
Dietrich’s Index Philosophicus
Documentation in Public Administration
EconLit
Emerald Management Reviews
Environmental RouteNet
Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database
Expanded Academic ASAP
Family Index
Historical Abstracts
Human Resources Abstracts
IBZ: International Bibliography of Periodical Literature
Index of Economic Articles in Journals & Collected Volumes
Index to Periodical Articles Related to Law
International Bibliography of Humanities & Sociological Literature
Leisure, Recreation, and Tourism Abstracts
Leisure Tourism Database
LexisNexis
Operations Research – Management Science
Peace Research Abstracts
ProQuest Central
Public Administration Abstracts
Quality Control & Applied Statistics
RePec
Risk Abstracts
SCOPUS
Social Science Source
Social Sciences Citation Index/Social SciSearch
Social Sciences Index
Social Work Abstracts
Wilson Business Abstracts
World Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Abstracts
Zentralblatt MATH

Impact Factor: 5.278

5-Yr impact factor: 8.147

Editors

Robert J. Barro
Elhanan Helpman
Lawrence F. Katz
Andrei Shleifer

Assistant Editor

Trina Ott