Journal of Economics and Statistics

ORDO-CoverThe Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik) is a scientific journal published in Germany since 1863, since 1996 by Lucius & Lucius Verlagsgesellschaft (Stuttgart).

The Journal of Economics and Statistics publishes papers in all fields of economics and applied statistics. A specific focus is on papers combining theory with empirical analyses.

Papers providing conclusions for economic policy in Europe are particularly welcome. Nevertheless, distinguished papers dealing exlusively with economic theory, empirical models, or economic history, will not be excluded from consideration.

The editors invite replication studies focusing on the robustness of empirical findings.

The journal also publishes special issues, short comments, and book reviews.


Journal of Economics and Statistics now also available through JSTOR

Articles published in the Journal of Economics and Statistics are now also available through JSTOR. Depending on the locally available licences and the date of publication of the article access to full texts might be available.

Besides JSTOR online access is also possible through EconLit (EBSCO), WISO and  the online access provided by the publisher. All articles published since 1999 are also listed in EconPapers with links to EconLit and WISO.


Call for Papers for Special Issue '25 Years of German Reunification'

Guest Editors: Christian Pfeifer (Leuphana Universityt Lueneburg), Werner Smolny (Ulm University) and Joachim Wagner (Leuphana University Lüneburg); Deadline for submissions extended to 31.3.2015

The ful call for papers with further details can be found here.


Free online access to selected papers from 2014

The Journal of Economics and Statistics will provide free online access to three papers each year. The selection of these papers is made by the editorial board based on scientific quality, originality and potential interest for a broad readership.

From now on, the following papers can be accessed online in full text:

- Hassler, Uwe, and Verena Werkmann: Arent, Stefan, Wolfgang Nagl: Multiple Comparisons and Joint Significance in Panel Unit Root Testing with Evidence on International Interest Rate Linkage, 234,1, 2014, 23-43.

- Loasby, Brian J: The Evolution of Knowledge and Knowledge of Evolution, 234,2+3, 2014, 142-157.

- Bellmann, Lutz and Olaf Huebler: The Skill Shortage in German Establishments. Before, During and After the Great Recession, 234,6, 2014, 800-828.



Recently published articles

  • Terrorism and International Tourism: The Case of Germany, 235/1 (2015)

  • Inward Investment and the Drivers of Post Recession Recovery in Germany, 234/6 (2014)

  • Liquidity and the Value at Risk, 234/5 (2014)

  • Diamonds are Forever: Job-Matching and Career Success of Young Workers, 234/4 (2014)

  • Multiple Comparison and Joint Significance in Panel Unit Root Testing with Evidence on International Interest Rate Linkage, 234/1 (2014) 
  • Modified Scheffé's Prediction Bands, 233/5+6 (2013)



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