Started in 1950 by a group of leading Japanese economists under the title The Economic Studies Quarterly, the journal became the official publication of the Japanese Economic Association in 1959. As its successor, The Japanese Economic Review has become the Japanese counterpart of The American Economic Review, publishing substantial economic analysis of the highest quality across the whole field of economics from researchers both within and outside Japan. It also welcomes innovative and thought-provoking contributions with strong relevance to real economic issues, whether political, theoretical or policy-oriented.
  • Publishes theoretical and empirical research across the whole field of economics.
  • The official publication of the Japanese Economic Association
  • Welcomes submission from researchers both within and outside of Japan

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  • Michihiro Kandori
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