Journal of Economic Psychology seeks a new editor team: Call for applications

IAREP is inviting applications for Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Economic Psychology. The journal focuses on the understanding of behavioral, in particular psychological, aspects of economic phenomena and processes.

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The new editor team will consist of two Co-Editors-in-Chief. The team is expected to start on January 1, 2019 and is appointed for an initial 4-year term, with the option of extending for another 2-year term.

Qualifications and major evaluation criteria of applications are:

  • Editor teams of two scholars combining expertise in psychology and economics
  • Academic excellence in economic psychology and behavioral economics
  • 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 particularly encourage female scholars to apply. We welcome both individual applications as well as team applications, giving priority to teams that fulfil our criteria. Applications outlining the qualifications should be submitted in a document of no more than two pages together with short curricula vitae (maximum one page per person) by October 14, 2018 to Erik Hoelzl at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Applications will be evaluated by the IAREP search committee, consisting of Barbara Summers (Leeds University Business School, UK), Ellen Nyhus (University of Agder, Norway), Erich Kirchler (University of Vienna, Austria), Gerrit Antonides (University of Wageningen, Netherlands), and Erik Hoelzl (University of Cologne, Germany).

Erik Hoelzl

Professor of Economic and Social Psychology

University of Cologne

Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology

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