Price premiums for journal quality and journal governance: Evidence from economics journals

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We quantify the impacts of journal governance (for-profit status, society affiliation, and publisher), quality (impact factor and citations), and costs on the institutional subscription prices of the core economics journals. Empirical results show that quality has a much smaller influence. © 2011 Elsevier B.V.

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  • Economics journals
  • For-profit journals
  • Impact factor
  • Institutional subscription price
  • Journal quality

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  • Yuqing Zheng

  • Harry M. Kaiser

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