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Where to publish your work

There are different journals that publish law and economics research. They differ in the methodology they accept, style and prestige. Bellow you may find some of the most important law and economics journals, and more legal journals. This is not an exhaustive list. The choice of a journal is very important in terms of your future career, therefore, take the time to study the journals and the expectations of your potential future employees.

 

Main Law & Economics Journals

 

The Journal of Law and Economics
The Journal of Law, Economics and Organization
The Journal of Legal Studies
American Law and Economics Review
International Review of Law and Economics
Review of Law & Economics
European Journal of Law and Economics
European Review of Law and Economics
Erasmus Law and Economics Review

 

American Law Reviews

 

Those are usually student-run journals. Law reviews provide an additional opportunity for publications. They are very well cited and provide your work wide exposure to academic and professional audience. However, law reviews differ in their prestige and impact, therefore, study them before submitting your article (you can see their ranking here).

There are two websites where you can submit simultaneously your article to many different law reviews (check for exclusivity policy). The submission is for payment but many universities have a subscription. Those websites provide detailed instruction of the process:

Expresso (for submission guidelines press here)
Scholastica


Where to present your work

Making your work visible to others and receiving feedback from peers is an important element of academic career. Search for different opportunities to present your research. Bellow you find the main law & economics conferences. This list is not exhaustive, and you might want also to search for conferences specific to your field of research.

 

EALE Conference
EMLE Midterm Meeting
ALEA Conference
SIDE Conference
GLEA Conference
SIOE (ISNIE) Conference
CELS Conference


How to make your work in progress visible

There is also an opportunity to upload your working papers online so people can read it even before you publish. This way you can also follow the work in progress of other scholars in your area (or from other, interesting areas to you). Here are some links:

 

ResearchGate
SSRN


RILE-BACT Working Paper Series
The RILE-BACT Working Paper Series collects all research carried out in the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics since 2008. Since 2015 this working paper series also includes research conducted within Behavioural Approaches to Contract and Tort (BACT). It hosts the research papers by the RILE staff, BACT staff and the work-in-progress by the PhD candidates of the European Doctorate of Law and Economics (EDLE). External participants to the EDLE seminars are also encouraged to submit the background papers of their presentations.
By submitting papers to the RILE-BACT Working Paper Series and/or SSRN you ensure that your work and original ideas are attributable to you.
For submitting a paper, please send an e-mail.

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