Report of the Editor-in-Chief



Submissions to the Journal continue to increase, with a strong international pattern, while our response times are also improving. The JAE's citation impact factor reached a record high in 2011 at 1.55, with data on 2012 citations suggesting a modest decline in 2012 (due to be published in June 2013). Wiley-Blackwell continues to provide a strong publishing platform with our full archive generating rapidly increasing numbers of downloads.