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The Journal of Population Economics in an international quarterly that publishes original theoretical and applied research in all areas of population economics. The journal is published in collaboration with the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE). The Journal is published by Springer-Verlag.


Editor-in-Chief: Klaus F. Zimmermann

Hosted by: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Officially cited as: J Popul Econ

2013 Impact Factor: 1.470

Further Ranking details are available here.

The 2014 Editor-in-Chief Report is available here.


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Issue 3 of Volume 28 is now available online.  Free access to the lead article Selection, selection, selection: the impact of return migration by Jackline Wahba.

Discover the relaunched Population Economics series. Find more information, browse titles, and submit your proposal here.

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The 2015 Kuznets Prize was awarded to Dr. Haoming Liu at the ASSA Meeting in Boston. Download the prize-winning article free of charge "The quality-quantity trade-off: evidence from the relaxation of China’s one-child policy." More.

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