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The Review is essential reading for economists and has a reputation for publishing path-breaking papers in theoretical and applied economics. 

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Virtual Issue: Family Economics

The concept of gender is becoming increasingly important. Explore today The Review of Economic Studies virtual issue: "Family Economics: Female Labor, Supply, Marriage, and Fertility".

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REStud now has an Impact Factor of 4.077!

The Review is now ranked 2nd among the top 5 economics journals.

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Should old-age social insurance be means-tested?

Almost everyone faces some risk of ending up old, sick, alone, and poor. The lengths of our lives are uncertain. Aging comes with increased chances of needing costly medical car...

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Climate and the inequality of nations

Countries grow richer as one moves away from the equator, and the same is generally true if one looks at differences among regions within countries. However, this was not always the case...

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Out with the old?

Innovation is a primary driver of economic growth and of the rise in living standards, and a substantial body of research has been devoted to documenting the welfare benefits from it.

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Education and crime over the life cycle

Crime is a hot issue on the policy agenda in the United States. Despite a significant fall in crime levels during the 1990s, the costs to taxpayers have soared together with the prison population.

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Managing Editors Report

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Excellence in Refereeing Prize 2014

The Review of Economic Studies would like to thank all of the exceptional reviewers who have contributed their time and expertise to the journal. The winners of the Excellence in Refereeing award have been announced.

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