Public Sector Economics

Call for papers



Journal of Public Sector Economics seeks theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented contributions analysing the role and functioning of the public sector at macroeconomic, sectoral and microeconomic levels, in both advanced and emerging market economies. We also aim to provide a professional forum for the discussion of contemporary public policy issues and actively seek survey articles, appraisals of current policy debates, shorter notes and book reviews.


Special Issue on the Economics of Ageing


In special issue of Public Sector Economics, we welcome theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented contributions analysing the interaction between demographic change and the economy, at both macroeconomic and microeconomic levels. The suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the relation between population ageing and the following:
  • Economic growth
  • Fiscal sustainability 
  • Life-cycle consumption and saving profiles
  • Taxation of income, wealth, real property and inheritance 
  • Labour market and retirement choices
  • The socio-economic status of the elderly
  • Long-term care
  • Intergenerational transfers, both public and private
  • Housing markets and policies
  • Health and disability insurance
  • Social security systems and reforms
  • Health care provision and costs
Manuscript Deadline: 15 May 2018

First Papers Published: 15 September 2018

Call for Papers





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