is a quarterly journal that brings you unprecedented access to the best current thinking in economics and its practical application to business, investment and policy making.
If you need to apply economic knowledge in your work, or are simply interested in the subject and want to stay informed about the economic challenges facing the world, World Economics
is the journal you must read.
The journal is independent and has a global perspective. It holds no partisan position. Arguments are welcomed from all sides of the debate.
It offers you a stimulating mix of articles from an international authorship of professional and academic economists and writers from related disciplines, keen to share their findings and contribute to public understanding. Subject to professional standards being maintained, the journal allows authors considerable freedom in how they treat their subjects. A distinguished Editorial Board
, comprising some of the world's leading economists, ensures a continued high quality of published material.
contains major articles on all important economic issues, and includes coverage of a variety of interesting subjects including sports and the arts, where an economic analysis can be applied.
What the articles in World Economics
have in common is that they combine rigour with readability. They are challenging, but the arguments are laid out in accessible form, rather than in impenetrable technical language. Non-specialists will appreciate interesting and important work by economists that is written in plain English, and which does not require the sort of mathematical virtuosity and knowledge of the jargon demanded by so much of the economic literature. In World Economics
you won't find page after page of equations that make potentially useful economic work inaccessible to the average business practitioner, policy maker or interested layperson, and which for the uninitiated can camouflage weak argument, muddled thinking or just plain nonsense.
Issues of World Economics
average 192 pages and contain articles in a number of categories, designed to provide an interesting selection and balance and to appeal to a wide audience of people interested in economics.
Most issues include a collection of articles on a particular theme. Themes in recent issues have included Money, Pension Reform, Measuring Prosperity, 'Green' Economics, Work and the Workless, and International Financial Institutions. In addition, there are substantial papers on a variety of subjects
and which contribute to essential economic understanding and debate.
Articles on finance and investment
matters are featured regularly and are of particular interest to the business and financial institution readership of the journal. Interviews
with leading economists are published, and articles of an educational
nature are encouraged in order to provide 'beginner's guides' or 'refreshers' regarding key economic subjects and the latest approaches. Also, articles on measurement
challenges serve to remind readers of the importance of assessing the validity of the data used in reaching research conclusions and policy decisions.
are covered with articles reporting economic developments and prospects for the future. Journal issues aim to include at least one article on sports
or the arts
, or on a subject of an unusual or 'offbeat'
nature where economic analysis can be applied, often with fascinating and surprising conclusions. Finally, one of the aims of the journal is to encourage constructive
debate on important and interesting subjects. Accordingly, as well as full length articles, it welcomes letters from readers on subjects relevant to the journal, replies to published articles, and shorter papers and reviews.
is essential reading for government and corporate economists, politicians and their research staff, civil servants, labour leaders and senior business people. It supplies vital analysis for central banks, investment banks and other financial institutions, and for major corporations and regulatory institutions. It provides crucial briefing for members of think-tanks, government ministries and intergovernmental agencies.
The journal is a valuable resource for academics and students of economics and related disciplines. It is an important acquisition for corporate, public, university and business school libraries.
If you want to keep abreast of the latest economic thinking, and understand the economics that underlie business, financial and public policy issues, subscribe to World Economics