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.



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

Issue 4 of Volume 27 is now available online.

Lead Article (27/4): "Empirical characteristics of legal and illegal immigrants in the USA" by Vincenzo Caponi and Miana Plesca. J Popul Econ (2014) 27(4): 923-960.

The 2014 Kuznets Prize was arwarded to Paolo Masella.

Starting from 2014, the Kuznets Prize will be awarded annually to the best paper published in the Journal of Population Economics.

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