Journal of Political Economy

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Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in EBSCO, ProQuest, Research Papers in Economics, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports , the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 5.247, ranking it 18th out of 353 journals in the category "Economics". [3]

The journal is department-owned University of Chicago journal. [4]

Notable papers

Among the most influential papers that appeared in the Journal of Political Economy are: [5]

... stated Hotelling's rule, laid foundations to non-renewable resource economics. [6]
... first to apply econometric methods to a historic question, which triggered the development of Cliometrics. [7]
... highly influential for introducing the Black–Scholes model for option pricing. [8]
... re-introduced the Ricardian equivalence to macroeconomics, pointing out flaws in Keynesian theory. [9] [10]
... influential new classical critique of Keynesian macroeconomic modelling. [11]
... the second of two papers in which Romer laid foundations to the endogenous growth theory. [12]
... revived the field of economic geography, introducing the core–periphery model. [13]

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