German Economic Review

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Edited By: Helmuth Cremer, Mathias Hoffmann, Walter Krämer, Michael Lechner, Wolfgang Leininger

Impact Factor: 0.855

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 158/332 (Economics)

Online ISSN: 1468-0475

Associated Title(s): Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik

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Special Issue on Government Debt in Democracies: Causes, Effects, and Limits
Volume 15, Issue 1, February 2014
Guest Editor: Carl-Ludwig Holtfrerich

An interdisciplinary working group of twelve prominent scholars from economics, political science, and sociology present the major results of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences Symposium "Government Debt in Democracies: Causes, Effects, and Limits", November 30 - December 1, 2012. The proceedings are published in this special and the subsequent regular issue of the German Economic Review. Read the Special Issue Editorial here.

Special Issue on the Economic Effects of Minimum Wages in Germany
Volume 14, Issue 3, August 2013

Guest Editors: Alfredo R. Paloyo, Sandra Schaffner, Christoph M. Schmidt
This special issue of the German Economic Review addresses one of the most contentious areas of modern labor economics: the economic effects of statutory minimum wages. This topic is as challenging intellectually as the publication of these studies is timely. Read the Special Issue Editorial in full here, and view the full Special Issue table of contents here.

Special Issue on the Economics of Crime
Volume 13, Issue 4, November 2012
Guest Editors: Horst Entorf, Jens Ludwig, Christian Traxler

This Special Issue compiles six innovative empirical studies on the economics of crime. They distinguish themselves from much of the work on crime topics in other social science disciplines by their focus on randomized or ‘natural’ experiments to identify causal relationships between potential determinants of crime and criminal behavior, or between crime and its potential social consequences. Read the Special Issue Editorial in full here, and view the full Special Issue table of contents here.


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