The Journal of Law and Economics

Frequency: 4 issues/year; ISSN: 0022-2186; E-ISSN: 1537-5285
W&L ranking: #16 out of 45 in Economics: Law
Impact Factor: 0.29 2013 W&L Journal Rankings
ISI-JCR ranking: #21 out of 131 in Law; #79 out of 332 in Economics
Impact Factor: 1.438 2013 ISI-JCR
Editors: Dennis W. Carlton, John P. Gould, Richard Holden, Anup Malani, Sam Peltzman


Established in 1958, the Journal of Law and Economics publishes research on a broad range of topics including the economic analysis of regulation and the behavior of regulated firms, the political economy of legislation and legislative processes, law and finance, corporate finance and governance, and industrial organization. The journal has published some of the most influential and widely cited articles in these areas. It is an invaluable resource for academics as well as those interested in cutting-edge analysis of current public policy issues.