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An international peer-reviewed academic journal, covering research in all branches of economics.

The journal is published on behalf of the Department of Economics at LSE by Wiley. It is widely read, being available in nearly 10,000 institutions worldwide.

Established in 1921, it was formerly edited by Frank Cowell (Managing Editor), Lena Edlund, Gianluca Benigno, Peter Norman Sørensen, and Amos Witztum (Book Reviews).

In July 2015, it was announced that Economica would be re-launched with a new team of editors from January 2016.

Editorial team

The Chair of the Board of Economica is the Head of Department of Economics and the Professors of Economics at LSE are the journal board.


Professor Francesco Caselli

Norman Sosnow Professor of Economics


Professor Tim Besley

School Professor of Economics and Political Science

W Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics


Professor Wouter Den Haan

Professor of Economics

Co-Director of CFM


Professor Maitreesh Ghatak

Professor of Economics


Professor Daniel Gottlieb
(Department of Management)

Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy


Professor Stephen Machin

Professor of Economics

Director of CEP


Professor Henry Overman
(Department of Geography and Environment)

Professor of Economic Geography

Deputy Head of Department (Research)


Professor Noam Yuchtman (Department of Management)

Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy


Dr Catherine Thomas (Department of Management) 

Associate Professor (Reader) of Managerial Economics and Strategy



Journal Manager is Coralie Simmons


Coralie Simmons

Centre Manager for Macroeconomics

Journal Manager, Economica


Journal Administrative Assistant is Helen Power


Helen Power

Centre Administrator for Macroeconomics

Journal Administrative Assistant, LSE Department of Economics


Submitting a paper

The journal offers a quick turnaround time and is open to submissions from all fields. The Editorial Team welcomes high-quality contributions from all parts of the international research community which are of interest to general readers. There is no submission fee and the journal does not require the use of JEL codes.

To submit a paper to Economica please go to the online submission page. For further information please visit the website of the Wiley Online Library.

Journal issues

For a list of the journal issues from 2016 onwards, please visit the departmental Economica page.

To access current and past issues, please visit the Wiley Online Library Economica page.

Economica 100

Economica turned 100 in 2021.

Our aim to commemorate this is to publish 100 papers by former LSE Department of Economics students, and current and former faculty.

The Economica Centenary Conference launched this process and the papers from the conference, which will appear in the journal, will be part of the 100 we intend to publish.

Read the published manuscripts here.





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