Nine Facts about Top Journals in Economics
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Prepared for the Journal of Economic Literature, March 2013. Special thanks to Chris Bowdler, Glenn Ellison, Phil Reny, Lawrence Katz, Imran Rasul, and Jesse Shapiro for their help in obtaining submission data. We also thank Sydnee Caldwell, Kaushik Krishnan and Jeff Sorensen for outstanding research assistance as well as a team of undergraduate students (Robin Gong, Samuel Johnson, Ki Sung Kim, Sunny Lee, Seongjoo Min, Zi Peng, Eileen Tipoe, and Brian Wheaton). We thank the editor (Janet Currie), Glenn Ellison, Xavier Gabaix, Penny Goldberg, Dan Hamermesh, Lawrence Samuelson and seminar participants at Harvard University for useful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.