About the Journal

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.



Issue 1 of Volume 28 is now available online.

Dr. Haoming Liu received the 2015 Kuznets Prize for his article "The quality-quantity trade-off: evidence from the relaxation of China’s one-child policy." Further information about the Kuznets Prize is available here.

Lead Article (28/1): "Malthus to modernity: wealth, status, and fertility in England, 1500–1879" by Gregory Clark and Neil Cummins. J Popul Econ (2015) 28(1): 3-29.

The Call for Papers for the 29th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE) is available here.


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