Welcome to The Review of Economic Studies

The Review was founded in 1933 by a group of young British and American Economists. It is published quarterly 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.


Philipp Kircher stepped down as Chairman at the end of January 2020. We thank him for his dedicated service and leadership over these years. We are very excited that Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln has taken over from Philipp with effect from 1st February 2020.

We are excited to announce that Kurt Mitman has been appointed as Joint Managing Editor with effect from 1st December 2019. Dirk Krueger will step down as Joint Managing Editor on 31st January 2020.

Áureo de Paula, former Joint Managing Editor, has been elected Director with effect from 1st January 2020.

We warmly welcome Timo BoppartXavier JaravelTerri KneelandAttila LindnerJoan Llull, Benjamin MollAntonio PentaMartin Weidner and David Yanagizawa-Drott joining the Editorial Board on 1st January 2020.

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Joshua Schwartzstein and Mar Reguant as Foreign Editors with effect from 1st January 2020.

Recently accepted papers

Measuring Ex-Ante Welfare in Insurance Markets

The Cost of Job Loss

Random Inspections and Periodic Reviews: Optimal Dynamic Monitoring

Child-Related Transfers, Household Labor Supply and Welfare

Structural Change in Investment and Consumption: A Unified Analysis

More accepted papers »

Review of Economic Studies Archive and Advance Access at Oxford Journals.

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