• AEA in the news
  • July 24, 2018

Wall Street Journal features AER: Insights

Amy Finkelstein is the editor of American Economic Review: Insights.

Kelvin Ma, Bloomberg News

The Wall Street Journal featured the AEA’s forthcoming journal American Economic Review: Insights in a story about the growing demand for shorter economics papers. The paper quoted MIT economist and Insights editor Amy Finkelstein about the need for the new journal and why she thinks papers have expanded in length. The story also mentioned David Autor’s presentation about paper length at the 2018 Annual Meeting.