Friedman named Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Public Economics
April 3, 2019
Opportunity Insights

John N. Friedman will join Wojciech Kopczuk as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Public Economics.

Since 1972, JPubE has ranked among the most prestigious monthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering public economics. The Journal has a particular field emphasis on the application of modern economic theory and methods of quantitative analysis. It provides a forum for discussion of public policy of interest to an international readership.

“It’s an honor to follow in JPubE’s tradition of excellence, starting all the way back with founder Tony Atkinson.” said Friedman.  “Wojciech and I are committed to making the Journal more responsive. I’m also especially thrilled to mentor the next generation of scholars as co-editors.”

Friedman’s appointment follows four years on the Editorial Board of the American Economic Journal.

Opportunity Insights co-founder, Raj Chetty, also served as JPubE Editor-in-Chief from 2012-2015.