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Journal of Economic Literature codes classification system (JEL)

  title={Journal of Economic Literature codes classification system (JEL)},
  author={Jussi T. S. Heikkila},
The Journal of Economic Literature codes classification system (JEL) published by the American Economic Association (AEA) is the de facto standard classification system for research literature in economics. The JEL classification system is used to classify articles, dissertations, books, book reviews, and working papers in EconLit, a database maintained by the AEA. Over time, it has evolved and extended to a system with over 850 subclasses. This paper reviews the history and development of the… 

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