Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique

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Edited By: Francisco Ruge-Murcia (Managing Editor), Michael Baker (Co-editor), Dan Bernhardt (Co-editor), Matilde Bombardini (Co-editor), Andrés Carvajal (Co-editor)

Impact Factor: 0.5

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 254/345 (Economics)

Online ISSN: 1540-5982

Author Guidelines

The Canadian Journal of Economics publishes papers in all areas of economics, with the exception of very narrow papers addressed to small specialist audiences.

Authors will be required to assign copyright in their paper to the Canadian Economics Association. Copyright assignment is a condition of publication and papers will not be passed to the publisher for production unless copyright has been assigned. (Papers subject to government or Crown copyright are exempt from this requirement). To assist authors an appropriate copyright assignment form will be supplied by the editorial office.

Manuscript submissions and all correspondence relating to the contents of the Journal should be sent to Olivier Lebert. Address courier packages to:

Olivier Lebert
Canadian Journal of Economics
Editorial Office
CP 35006
1221 Fleury Est
Montréal, Québec H3C 3K4
Tel: 646-257-5906
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