Since 1852, De Economist, the Netherlands Economic Review, has provided an outlet for high quality research in economics. Emphasizing European issues, it offers insightful studies that deal with theoretical issues as well as applied work. The journal also publishes important surveys of current research. Authors of articles based on empirical research are required to make their datasets available to readers, enabling them to replicate the research results.

Officially cited as: De Economist

  • Publishes high quality research in economics, with an emphasis on Europe
  • Features insightful studies that deal with theoretical issues as well as applied work
  • Makes datasets available to readers, enabling them to replicate the results of empirical studies

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  • Rob Alessie,
  • Ben Heijdra,
  • Jan C. van Ours,
  • Arthur van Soest,
  • Marno Verbeek,
  • Bas ter Weel
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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0.237 (2018)
Impact factor
0.691 (2018)
Five year impact factor
30 days
Submission to first decision
144 days
Submission to acceptance
63,266 (2019)

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Volume 168

Issue 2, June 2020

Special Issue: Putting People Back into the Picture: Some Studies in Demographic Economics

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