Top 5 Agricultural Economics Journals, As Per the New Impact Factors–2017 Edition

From the ISI Web of Knowledge Journal Citations Report, here is the new top 5 of agricultural economics journals:

  1. Food Policy 3.086
  2. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 1.829
  3. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 1.826
  4. Journal of Agricultural Economics 1.795
  5. Agricultural Economics 1.758

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How to Publish in Academic Journals

I spent the last week in Vail, CO at the Agricultural and Applied Economics’ (AAEA) 2017 Early Career Professionals Workshop where, at the request of AAEA president Jayson Lusk, I talked about research and publishing.

My slides for that talk, titled “How to Publish in Academic Journals,” are here. This is obviously geared toward people interested in publishing in top agricultural and applied economics journals, but there are some things in there that apply generally to almost all if not all economists.

My talk in Vail was an updated version of a talk I had given in Minneapolis at the 2014 annual meetings of the AAEA.

‘Metrics Monday: We Wrote a Paper About Lagged Explanatory Variables. Here’s What Happened Next.

This has been a busy last few weeks given work-related travel, so here is a quick ‘Metrics Monday post.

I have blogged about this paper a number of times, but my article with Taka Masaki and Tom Pepinsky titled “Lagged Explanatory Variables and the Estimation of Causal Effect” is finally published in the Journal of Politics. You can find an ungated version here.

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