Aims and Scope:  Economic Papers provides a forum for the presentation of research and debate in applied economics and economic policy analysis. Contributions are intended to be written in plain English and to be accessible and of interest to a broad ranch of economists working in business, government and in academic communities. Contributions in the form of articles, short notes or letters to the editor are sought from economists working in these areas. Papers should normally be 3,000 to 5,000 words while short notes or letters should be less than about 1,000 words. All contributions are refereed.

Editor: Professor Harry Clarke

Information for Authors

Guidelines for Contributors
Manuscripts, comments and letters to the editor should be submitted via the Wiley/Blackwell web site: 

Editor, Economic Papers
Department of Economics and Finance
La Trobe University
Melbourne VIC 3086

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Note: Authors whose articles are accepted for publication MUST sign the Copyright Declaration pdf form with Wiley/Blackwell on behalf of the Society.

Information for Institutional SubscribersEconomic PapersThe Economic Society of AustraliaEdited by:
Harry ClarkePrint ISSN: 0812-0439
Online ISSN: 1759-3441
Frequency: Quarterly
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