The Review of Economic Studies

About the journal

The Review was founded in 1933 by a group of young British and American Economists. It is published by The Review of Economic Studies Ltd, whose objective is to encourage research in theoretical and applied economics, especially by young economists, and to publish the results in the Journal. The Review of Economic Studies is essential reading for economists. It is one of the core economics journals, consistently ranking among the top five titles.


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Publication ethics and submission information

Authors should observe high standards with respect to publication ethics as set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). Falsification or fabrication of data, plagiarism, including duplicate publication of the authors' own work without proper citation, and misappropriation of the work are all unacceptable practices. Any cases of ethical misconduct are treated very seriously and will be dealt with in accordance with the COPE guidelines.

Abstracting and indexing services

The Review of Economic Studies is covered by the following abstracting and indexing services:

  • AgeLine Database (AARP)
  • AGRICOLA Database (National Agricultural Library)
  • Business ASAP (Thomson Gale)
  • CSA Biological Sciences Database (CSA/CIG)
  • CSA Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database (CSA/CIG)
  • Current Contents (Thomson ISI)
  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Thomson ISI)
  • Ecology Abstracts (Elsevier)
  • Expanded Academic ASAP (Thomson Gale)
  • Family Index
  • GEOBASE/Geographical & Geological Abstracts (Elsevier)
  • IBR & IBZ: International Bibliographies of Periodical Literature (KG Saur)
  • IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
  • InfoTrac
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Science Edition (Thomson ISI)
  • Journal of Economic Literature/EconLit (AEA)
  • Mathematical Reviews/MathSciNet/Current Mathematical Publications (AMS)
  • OMNIFILE Full Text Mega Edition (OMNIFILE)
  • Proquest 5000 (ProQuest)
  • Proquest Discovery (ProQuest)
  • Proquest Platinum (ProQuest)
  • Proquest Research Library (ProQuest)
  • Proquest Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
  • RePEc: Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Social Science Research Abstracts
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson ISI)
  • Social Sciences Index/Abstracts (HW Wilson)
  • Social SciSearch (Thomson ISI)
  • Student Resource Center College (w/ Academic ASAP)
  • Wilson OMNIFile V (HW Wilson)
  • Zentralblatt MATH/Mathematics Abstracts (FIZ Karlsruhe)

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports (Web of Science Group, 2019).

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