Fiscal Studies

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Edited By: James Cloyne, Claire Crawford, Eric French and Helen Miller

Impact Factor: 0.545

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 67/88 (Business Finance); 228/333 (Economics)

Online ISSN: 1475-5890

Author Guidelines

Fiscal Studies welcomes policy oriented articles in the field of applied public economics. For further information about the remit of the journal please see our aims and scope.

Papers, preferably no more than 7500 words long, should be submitted through our online submission system, Editorial Express, with a short abstract of no more than 200 words and a JEL classification.

Accepted Manuscripts

Accepted manuscripts should follow the Fiscal Studies Style Guide which can be downloaded here.

Open Access

Accepted authors can choose to make their article available to non-subscribers using Wiley's OnlineOpen.

OnlineOpen is subject to an article processing fee of US $3000. If no funding is available, RCUK and Wellcome funded authors can make their article available to non-subscribers after an embargo period of two years free of charge.

Authors selecting OnlineOpen should sign one of the copyright forms below. More information about individual funder requirements regarding Open Access copyright can be found here.

Further information about the terms and conditions of the copyright licences can be found here.


Authors choosing OnlineOpen have the option of signing one of the following Creative Commons Licence Open Access Agreements:

Authors not choosing OnlineOpen should sign:


You can contact the editors at:

Institute for Fiscal Studies
7 Ridgmount Street
London WC1E 7AE

tel: 020 7291 4800
fax: 020 7323 4780