About the Economic Record
The Economic Record is the most highly ranked journal in the field of economics in Australia. It provides a vehicle for the communication of advances in our knowledge and understanding of economics. It publishes papers in the theoretical, applied and policy areas of economics and provides a forum for research on the Australian economy. It also publishes surveys in economics and book reviews to facilitate the dissemination of knowledge. The Economic Record is published by Wiley-Blackwell 4 times a year (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) and is issued free of post and electronically to all members of the Society. A fifth, special issue, appears each year containing selected papers from the previous year's Australian Conference of Economists. Accepted papers that have not yet appeared in print are available online on EarlyView. In the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) 2019 Journal Quality List, The Economic Record received a highly prized ‘A rank’. Editor: Professor Renee Fry-McKibbin Print ISSN: 0013-0249 Online ISSN: 1475-4932 Frequency: Quarterly
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Professor Heather Anderson, Monash University
Professor Richard Holden, University of NSW
The Economic Record is published by Wiley-Blackwell and the Economic Society of Australia to act as a vehicle for the communication of advances in our knowledge and understanding of economics. It publishes papers in all areas of economics: theory, applied and policy. Its contents are listed in the Social Sciences Index and the Journal of Economic Literature. While the Economic Record is a general economics journal, it also provides a forum for research on the Australian economy. It publishes surveys in economics and book reviews to facilitate the dissemination of knowledge. It is the policy of the Economic Record to foster the replicability of empirical results by other researchers. Accordingly, the Economic Record normally publishes papers only where the data used in the analysis are clearly and precisely documented, are available to others to enable replication of results, and where details of the computations sufficient for replication are provided. If the data are not available or the above requirements cannot be met, the Editor should be informed at the time of submission. Further information is available from the website of The Economic Record.
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'Best Paper' Awards
There are two awards bestowed each year for that which is considered the 'best paper' submitted to the Economic Record based upon criteria listed below. One is awarded by the Society; the other is awarded by the publisher.
Economic Society of Australia - Best Paper Prize
To encourage excellence in research in economics, the Economic Society of Australia annually provides the Best Paper Prize for the author(s) of the paper judged to be the best contribution to economics published in the Economic Record during the preceding year.
Wiley-Blackwell - Best Paper Prize
Every year, Wiley-Blackwell (our publisher) sponsors a prize for the best paper published in the Economic Record that year. A selection panel reviews the published papers and evaluates them according to their relevance and importance; originality in the use of data and theory; elegance of method and exposition; and the strength of policy conclusions. They then select the best paper published that year, the author(s) of which receive A$1000 and a certificate. Past recipients of the Wiley-Blackwell award include: 2012 Robert Breunig, Xiaodong Gong and Anthony King Partnered Women’s Labour Supply and Child-Care Costs in Australia: Measurement Error and the Child-Care Price Volume 88(Special Issue), June 2012 2011 Chris Heaton, George Milunovich & Anthony Passe-de Silva International Commodity Prices and the Australian Stock Market. Volume 87(276), March 2011 2010 Nicolas de Roos, Gordon Mills and Stephen Whelan, Pricing Dynamics in the Australian Airline Market (Volume 86, Issue 275, December 2010) 2009 Peter Siminski, A Welfare Analysis of the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (Volume 85, Issue 269, pp. 164-180, June 2009) 2008 Michael P. Kidd, Paul S. Carlin, Jonathan Pot, Experimenting with Affirmative Action: The Coate and Loury Model (Volume 84, Issue 266 September 2008) 2007 Nikola Dvornak and Marion Kohler, Housing Wealth, Stock Market Wealth and Consumption: A Panel Analysis for Australia (Volume 83, Issue 261, pages 117 – 130, June 2007) 2006 Quentin Grafton, Tom Kompas and Pham Van Ha, The Economic Payoffs from Marine Reserves: Resource Rents in a Stochastic Environment (Volume 82, Issue 259, December 2006) 2005 Denise Doiron and Gyonne Kalb: Demands for Child Care and Household Labour Supply in Australia (Volume 81, Issue 254, September 2005) 2004 Chris Jones, Flavio Menezes and Francis Vella: Auction Prices Anomalies: Evidence from Wool Auctions in Australia (Volume 80, Issue 250, September 2004)