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An international peer-reviewed academic journal, covering research in all branches of economics.

The journal is published on behalf of the Department of Economics at LSE by Wiley-Blackwell. It is widely read, being available in nearly 10,000 institutions worldwide.

Established in 1921, it was formerly edited by Frank Cowell (Managing Editor), Lena Edlund, Gianluca Benigno, Peter Norman Sørensen, and Amos Witztum (Book Reviews).

In July 2015, it was announced that Economica would be re-launched with a new team of editors from January 2016.

Editorial team


Professor Nava ASHRAF

Professor of Economics

Research Director at Marshall Institute


Professor Oriana BANDIERA

Professor of Economics

Director of STICERD


Professor Tim BESLEY

School Professor of Economics and Political Science

W Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics


Professor Francesco CASELLI

Norman Sosnow Professor of Economics


Professor Maitreesh GHATAK

Professor of Economics

Deputy Head of Department for Research


Professor Stephen MACHIN

Professor of Economics

Director of CEP

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Professor Ian MARTIN (Department of Finance)

Professor of Finance


Professor Gianmarco OTTAVIANO

Professor of Economics


The Chair of the Board of Economica is the Head of Department of Economics and the Professors of Economics at LSE are the journal board.


Professor Leonardo FELLI

Professor of Economics

Head of Department


Journal Manager is Charlotte Knights.

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Ms Charlotte KNIGHTS

Department Manager - Planning and Resources

Journal Manager, Economica

Submitting a paper

The journal offers a quick turnaround time and is open to submissions from all fields. The Editorial Team welcomes high-quality contributions from all parts of the international research community which are of interest to general readers. There is no submission fee and the journal does not require the use of JEL codes.

To submit a paper to Economica please go to the online submission page. For further information please visit the website of the Wiley Online Library.

Journal issues

For a list of the journal issues from 2016 onwards, please visit the departmental Economica page.

To access current and past issues, please visit the Wiley Online Library Economica page.


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