Dear AFEEfolks,

This is a gentle reminder that applications for the position of Editor of the JEI are due shortly. Details are included below.

Geoff Schneider
AFEE President

Call for Applications for the Editor of Journal of Economic Issues


AFEE is in the process of selecting an editor for the JEI to replace Chris Brown. 


Qualifications include:

·       A commitment to, and comprehension of, (original) institutional economics. 

·       A record of research and publication in institutional economics sufficient to have earned tenure.

·       Strong managerial skills and an ability to work with diverse people and points of view.

·       Demonstrated time to devote to the editor’s position, including release time.

·       Financial support for the office expenses and some of the costs of paying the production editor (encouraged, but not required).


Timetable for Search

·       September 11, 2017:  Review of applications begins. All application materials should be submitted by this date for full consideration, although we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

·       March 1, 2018: New editor begins to work with Chris Brown on the transition.

·       July 1, 2018: New editor begins three-year term.


Application Materials

1.               A letter of application indicating the candidate’s interest and qualifications.  Include a brief statement of managerial and editorial strategy and vision for the future of the JEI.

2.               A detailed vita.

3.               Three to five letters of support from scholars familiar with the candidate’s research, administrative ability, and professional background in general.

4.               A preliminary statement from an appropriate administrator of the candidate’s employer indicating the level of financial support and release time.


Applications should be submitted to Eric Hake, AFEE Secretary/Treasurer, at [log in to unmask].


Please contact AFEE President Geoff Schneider with inquiries and suggestions at [log in to unmask]

Geoff Schneider
Professor of Economics, Bucknell University
Office: 128 Academic West
Address: 1 Dent Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Email: [log in to unmask]
Office Phone: 570-577-1666