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.

More


Editor-in-Chief: Klaus F. Zimmermann

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


Officially cited as: J Popul Econ

2014 Impact Factor: 1.109
2013 Impact Factor: 1.470

Further Ranking details are available here.

The 2015 Editor-in-Chief Report is available here.

SEARCH ARTICLES

Subscribe to our Newsletter

News

Issue 2 of the volume 29 is now availible online! Download of the lead article "The effect of high-stakes testing on suicidal ideation of teenagers with reference-dependent preferences" by Liang Choon Wang is available for free!

The prestigious 2016 Kuznets Prize was awarded by the Journal of Population Economics' Editor-in-Chief, Klaus F. Zimmermann, during a ceremony at the ASSA meetings on January 4, 2016. Congratulations to Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow, and Hui Wang! For a limited time only: Download the winning paper free of charge!

The 2016 Kuznets Prize goes to Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow, and Hui Wang for their paper "Compensating for unequal parental investments in schooling,” Journal of Population Economics (2015), 28(2), pp. 423-462. The prize honors the best article published in the Journal of Population Economics in 2015. Download the winning paper free of charge today!

Issue 1/2016 is now available online! Download the lead article "Cesarean sections and subsequent fertility" by Norberg and Pantano for free today!

The 30th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE) will take place on June 15-18, 2016 in Berlin. The Call for papers is available here.

Issue 4 of Volume 28 is now available online.  Free access to the lead article Inter-generational effects of disability benefits: evidence from Canadian social assistance programs by Kelly Chen, Lars Osberg and Shelley Phipps.

The Journal’s Editorial Board met on June 17, 2015, before the start of the Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE) in Izmir, Turkey. The Editors discussed the Journal’s successful performance and ambitions for further growth and success. Ms. Katharina Wetzel-Vandai from Springer also participated in the meeting and presented the Publisher’s report on the Journal. The 2015 Editor-in-Chief Report will be presented during the General Assembly of the ESPE conference and will be made available on the Journal’s website shortly thereafter. See a picture from the Board Meeting here.

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 book series. Find more information, browse titles, and submit your proposal here.

Invitation for Contributions to the 30th Anniversary Volume. More.

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.

The Journal of Population Economics is now on Twitter, facebook and LinkedIn. Follow us for the latest news and articles on population economics!

More News

Latest Articles