WEAI publishes two highly-acclaimed quarterly journals:
Contemporary Economic Policy & Economic Inquiry

Both journals are published in January, April, July, and October in cooperation with publishing partner Wiley. Both journals are available online—back to volume one—through the Wiley Online Library.

FOR INDIVIDUALS: Subscriptions to both journals are included with membership in Western Economic Association International.

FOR INSTITUTIONS: Subscriptions are available through Wiley.


Contemporary Economic Policy (CEP)

Editor: Brad Humphreys, West Virginia University

Contemporary Economic Policy (CEP)

First published in 1982 as Contemporary Policy Issues, CEP publishes scholarly research and analysis on important policy issues facing society. The journal strives to provide insight into the complexity of policy decisions and to communicate evidence-based solutions in a form accessible to economists and policy makers. CEP creates a useful forum for policy-relevant debate by enhancing understanding of key issues and advancing methods for policy analysis. CEP welcomes three categories of articles:

  • Essays analyzing specific policy issues
  • Surveys of important general subject areas
  • Research articles devoted to developing new methods for policy analysis

Economic Inquiry (EI)

Editor: Wesley W. Wilson, University of Oregon

Economic Inquiry (EI)

Published since 1962, (formerly Western Economic Journal), EI is highly regarded as a general interest scholarly journal in economics. Quality research that is accessible to a broad range of economists is the primary focus of the journal. EI welcomes quality research from all fields in economics. Join our long list of prestigious authors, including more than 20 Nobel laureates.