Journal of Economic Insight (Print ISSN 2572-7362;  Online ISSN 2639-6858) is published bi-annually by the Missouri Valley Economic Association and is printed in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  The Journal  is a general interest journal that publishes high quality, original research across a broad array of topics.  Contributions can be both empirical and theoretical in nature but should offer additional insights into contemporary economic issues.

Formerly named The Journal of Economics, MVEA. 

Journal of Economic Insight (JoEI) endorsed by the 2019 ABDC Journal Quality List


The editors are pleased to announce the JoEI is one of the 157 journals that have been added to the 2019 list of journals endorsed by the Australia Business Deans Council .   

The expert panel rated the JoEI a C, along with 37% of the journals rated by the expert panel. 

The list covers journals relating to: Business and Taxation Law; Economics; Finance including Actuarial Studies; Information Systems; Management, Commercial Services and Transport and Logistics; Marketing and Tourism; and other areas.

The editors would like to thank everyone involved with the application process and in particular extend special thanks to Wendy Umberger at the University of Adelaide. 

New Co-Editors


The Journal of Economic Insight has new editors for 2018.  Christopher Douglas, University of Michigan – Flint, and Joshua Lewer, Bradley University, have taken over the reins as co-editors of the journal from David Hakes, University of Northern Iowa, who served as editor of the journal for more than 20 years.  Our new co-editors look forward to building off David’s legacy and continue the journal’s commitment to publishing quality research.  We thank David for his longtime service to the journal and are excited for the changes to come. 

Vol 46 No 2 (2020): Journal of Economic Inisght

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