The Journal of Population Economics is an international quarterly that publishes original theoretical and applied research in all areas of population economics. More

The Journal of Population Economics is the official journal of the European Society of Population Economics (ESPE), 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

2012 Impact Factor: 1.336

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Issue 2 of Volume 27 is available online.

Lead Article (27/2): "The nexus between labor diversity and firm's innovation" by Pierpaolo Parrotta, Dario Pozzoli and Mariola Pytlikova. J Popul Econ (2014) 27(2):303-364.


The Kuznets Prize 2014 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.