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Journal of Public Economic Theory
J Publ Econ Theor

ISSN (printed): 1097-3923. ISSN (electronic): 1467-9779.

As the official journal of the Association of Public Economic Theory Journal of Public and Economic Theory ( JPET ) is dedicated to stimulating research in the rapidly growing field of public economics. Submissions are judged on the basis of their creativity and rigor and the Journal imposes neither upper nor lower boundary on the complexity of the techniques employed. Publishing its first volume in 1999 this quarterly journal focuses on such topics as public goods local public goods club economies externalities taxation growth public choice social and public decision making voting market failure regulation project evaluation equity and political systems. Coverage includes a wide range of theoretical approaches including general equilibrium theory game theory evolution experimentation control theory and dynamics simulation axiomatic characterization and first order and comparative static methods. In addition to publishing peer-reviewed full-length articles JPET features short notes exposita comments survey papers and retrospectives. "The new Journal of Public and Economic Theory edited by J. Conley and M. Wooders fills an important need and promises to become a journal of major importance on the economic theory scene. Edited by two well-known scholars who have contributed broadly to the theory of public economics its star-studded editorial board boasts all the who's who in this area. This journal will no doubt attract landmark contributions and will be widely sought after." Robert Aumann Professor of Economics and Mathematics Hebrew University " JPET will form a vital interdisciplinary bridge among theorists in Economics and Political Science." John Ferejohn Professor of Political Science Stanford University "The intersection of economics political science social choice public choice and game theory holds some of the most fertile activities of basic research. The Journal of Public Economic Theory fills a substantial need for scientific outlets in this area and should provide a major channel for this wave of advancement." Charles R. Plott Professor of Economics and Political Science California Institute of Technology "Librarians should consider the Journal of Public Economic Theory as an excellent addition to any collection supporting the research needs of public or theoretical economists or political scientists." Bruce Kingma Professor School of Information Science and Policy and Department of Economics SUNY Albany " JPET will provide an important service for producers and users of policy advice. It will encourage a higher level of rigor in the analysis of important policy questions." Paul Romer Graduate School of Business Stanford University "The interaction of the economy and the public sphere gives rise to theoretical issues of great interest difficulty and excitement. I look forward to the Journal of Public Economic Theory as a forum for the presentation of new results in this area." Kenneth J. Arrow Professor of Economics Stanford University.

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