Journal of Economic Psychology

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New JOEP editor is Professor Carlos Alos-Ferrer. Search for Co-Editor Opens.

We are pleased to report that Carlos Alos-Ferrer has been appointed Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Economic Psychology, from January 1, 2019. The International Association for Research in Economic Psychology (IAREP) is now inviting applications for a second Editor-in-Chief of the journal to work alongside Prof. Alos-Ferrer. The journal is interdisciplinary, focusing on the understanding of behavioral, in particular psychological, aspects of economic phenomena and processes. To reflect its interdisciplinary ethos and continue the journal’s long history of co-editorship, priority will be given to applicants in the discipline of psychology to complement Prof. Alos-Ferrer, an economist. 

The proposed start date for the Co-Editor-in-Chief is July 1, 2019, for an initial term of 3.5 years, with the option of extending for another 2-year term.

Qualifications and major evaluation criteria of applications are:
-Expertise and academic excellence in economic psychology and related disciplines
-Experience as editor or associate editor
-Managerial ability and time resources to maintain a thorough, fair and timely reviewing process
-Commitment to cooperate closely within the editor team and with guest editors for Special Issues
-Commitment to further enhance the standing of the Journal of Economic Psychology
-Agreement to operate within the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) guidelines and to maintain the highest ethical standards

We welcome individual applications that will complement the expertise of the current Co-Editor-in-Chief. A statement addressing the above criteria should be submitted in a document of no more than two pages, together with a curriculum vitae, by April 30, 2019 to Erik Hoelzl at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> .

Applications will be evaluated by the IAREP JOEP Search Committee, who will provide a recommendation to the IAREP Managing Committee.

Date: April 2, 2019.