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The Journal of Population Economics in an international quarterly that publishes original theoretical and applied research in all areas of population economics. The journal is published in collaboration with POP at UNU-MERIT, the Global Labor Organization (GLO) and the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE). The Journal is published by Springer-Verlag.

Editor-in-Chief: Klaus F. Zimmermann

Hosted by: POP at UNU-MERIT

Officially cited as: J Popul Econ

2015 Impact Factor: 1.139 (5-year IF: 1.509)

Rank 73 of 1790 journals listed in RePEc (March 2017)

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