As of 2020 the journal will be published Open Access.

Intereconomics publishes papers dealing with economic and social policy issues in Europe. The journal consists of editorial, forum, and article sections. The editorial section contains brief comments on current questions of economic policy in Europe or affecting Europe. In the forum section, researchers, politicians, and employer association and trade union representatives voice their opinions on select current economic policy problems affecting Europe. Lastly, the articles section deals with economic policy issues and trends in Europe.

Officially cited as: Intereconomics

  • Investigates economic and social policy issues in Europe
  • Offers brief comments on current questions of economic policy in Europe
  • Features varying opinions and perspectives on select current economic policy problems
  • As of 2020: All articles published open access; publication costs are covered by the Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (zbw)

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  • Christian Breuer
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  • Ekaterina Sprenger
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