WEAI publishes two highly-acclaimed quarterly journals, Economic Inquiry and Contemporary Economic Policy. Both are published in January, April, July, and October in cooperation with publishing partner Wiley-Blackwell. For individuals, subscriptions to both journals are included with membership in Western Economic Association International. For institutions, subscriptions are available through Wiley-Blackwell. Both journals are available online back to volume one through the Wiley Online Library.
Editor: Brad R. Humphreys, University of Alberta
2011 Best Article Award Recipient: "An Evaluation of Financial Incentive Policies for Organ Donations in the United States" by Edward A. Sayre and Alison J. Wellington, published in January 2011
First published in 1982 as Contemporary Policy Issues, Contemporary Economic Policy publishes scholarly economic research and analysis on issues of vital concern to business, government, and other decision makers. The objectives are to communicate results of high quality economic analysis to policymakers, focus high quality research and analysis on current policy issues of widespread concern, increase knowledge among economists of features of the economy key to understanding the impact of policy, and to advance methods of policy analysis.
Editor: Wesley W. Wilson, University of Oregon
2011 Best Article Award Recipient: A Simple Model of Optimal Hate Crime Legislation" by Li Gan, Roberton C. Williams III, and Thomas Wiseman, published in July 2011
Published since 1962, (formerly Western Economic Journal), EI is widely regarded as one of the top scholarly journals in its field. Besides containing research on all economics topic areas, a principal objective is to make each article understandable to economists who are not necessarily specialists in the article's topic area. Twenty Nobel laureates are among EI's long list of prestigious authors. Published in cooperation with Wiley-Blackwell, its worldwide circulation is approximately 3,500.