Editorial Aims and Scope

Editorial Aims

The growth in all aspects of research in the last decade has led to a multitude of new publications and an exponential increase in published research. Finding a way through the excellent existing literature and keeping up to date has become a major time-consuming problem. Electronic publishing has given researchers instant access to more articles than ever before. But which articles are the essential ones that should be read to understand and keep abreast with developments of any topic? To address this problem Foundations and Trends®in Microeconomics publishes high-quality survey and tutorial monographs of the field.

Each issue of Foundations and Trends® in Microeconomics comprises a 50-100 page monograph written by research leaders in the field. Monographs that give tutorial coverage of subjects, research retrospectives as well as survey papers that offer state-of-the-art reviews fall within the scope of the journal.

Editorial Scope

Foundations and Trends® in Microeconomics publishes survey and tutorial articles on the following topics:

  • Environmental Economics
    • Contingent Valuation
    • Environmental Health Risks
    • Climate Change
    • Endangered Species
    • Market-based Policy Instruments
  • Health Economics
    • Moral Hazard
    • Medical Care Markets
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Insurance economics
  • Industrial Organization
    • Theory of the Firm
    • Regulatory Economics
    • Market Structure
    • Auctions
    • Monopolies and Antitrust
    • Transaction Cost Economics
  • Labor Economics
    • Labor Supply
    • Labor Demand
    • Labor Market Institutions
    • Search Theory
    • Wage Structure
    • Income Distribution
    • Race and Gender
  • Law and Economics
    • Models of Litigation
    • Crime
    • Torts, Contracts and Property
    • Constitutional Law
  • Public Economics
    • Public Goods
    • Environmental Taxation
    • Social Insurance
    • Public Finance
    • International Taxation