Frequently Asked Questions about AEA Membership

If you don't find your answer here among these common questions, please contact us.

Why should I become a member when I already have access to AEA journals through another source?

All AEA member services and products are designed to support your career success. An AEA membership offers many additional benefits.  For as little as $25 to $150 per year, you can help support the programs and activities of the Association whose goal is to improve the economics profession.  We appreciate your partnership.

Why not become an AEA Member today?


Are print copies of the journals available?  

The Association stopped selling print journals, effective February 1, 2024.  Outstanding orders will be fulfilled through January 2025. 


Are back issues or single issues of journals available?                         

Online back issues are available to members from the AEA website or from JSTOR. 


Are reprints of articles availabler?

PDF copies of individual articles can be downloaded by AEA members from the web pages of the journals.


How can I get permission to reprint articles?

All permissions and copyright are requested through our Nashville office.