Empirical Economics publishes high quality papers using econometric or statistical methods to fill the gap between economic theory and observed data. Papers explore such topics as estimation of established relationships between economic variables, testing of hypotheses derived from economic theory, treatment effect estimation, policy evaluation, simulation, forecasting, as well as econometric methods and measurement.
 

Empirical Economics emphasizes the replicability of empirical results. Replication studies of important results in the literature - both positive and negative results - may be published as short papers in Empirical Economics. Authors of all accepted papers and replications are required to submit all data and codes prior to publication (for more details, see: Instructions for Authors).

The journal follows a single blind review procedure. In order to ensure the high quality of the journal and an efficient editorial process, a substantial number of submissions that have very poor chances of receiving positive reviews are routinely rejected without sending the papers for review.

Officially cited as: Empir Econ


Journal Impact Factor 2019 : 1,308

Factor (RePEc): 8.095 (July 2019)
Rank 188 of  2677 journals listed in RePEc

  • Addresses the gap between economic theory and observed data derived from econometric methods
  • Emphasizes the reproducibility of empirical results, publishing replication studies that report on both positive and negative results
  • An Author is expected to provide datasets for readers who wish to replicate an author's results

Journal information

Coordinating Editor
  • Robert M. Kunst
Editors
  • Bertrand Candelon,
  • Subal C. Kumbhakar,
  • Arthur H. O. van Soest,
  • Joakim Westerlund
Editor-in-Charge
  • Robert M. Kunst
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Journal metrics

1.308 (2019)
Impact factor
1.299 (2019)
Five year impact factor
72 days
Submission to first decision
346 days
Submission to acceptance
256,759 (2020)
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  • Lawrence R. Klein Award

    This biannual prize is awarded for the best paper published in the journal Empirical Economics. 

    The Empirical Economics prize was awarded for the fi rst time by Springer in 2006, and was renamed in honor of the Nobel prize winner Lawrence R. Klein in 2013.

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1435-8921
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0377-7332
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