Conference Volume Submissions

The Economic Journal has previously published an annual Conference Volume featuring keynote speeches and outstanding articles from the RES Conference. The Conference Volume has been discontinued and the May 2018 issue will be the last one published by the EJ.


The Conference Volumes have made an important and valuable contribution to the EJ. However, the number of regular submissions to the Economic Journal has increased very strongly over the last few years and is now over 1500 a year. Despite the growth in the volume of submissions, journal turnaround times have been kept remarkably low. The strong growth in submissions is a great sign of the success of the journal, but also means that journal space has become very expensive. For that reason, and to manage publication delays, it has been decided that the EJ will focus on regular articles and will, therefore, no longer publish a Conference Volume. The journal will continue to publish plenary talks from the RES Annual Conferences and to encourage authors of papers presented at the conferences to submit their articles as regular submissions to the journal.

Regular Submissions

Please refer to the guidelines on our Submissions page.

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Impact Factor

The Impact Factor is 2.946 and the journal is 42/353 in the Economics ISI subject category. 

Turn-around Statistics

Mean turn-around time 41 days for all new submissions (6 days for papers not sent to referees). View journal activity.

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Antonia Glanfield
Publications Officer
ej@res.org.uk
(+44) 20 3549 5035

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