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International Review of Economics Education (IREE)

An international peer-reviewed journal that promotes research into effective learning and teaching in economics in higher education

The journal

The International Review of Economics Education is published three times per calendar year by Elsevier. It was originally published by the Economics Network, which continues to maintain strong links with IREE and its editors.

ISSN: 1477-3880


  • Editor-in-Chief: David McCausland (University of Aberdeen)
  • Jimena González (Manhattan College)
  • Julien Picault (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Steven Proud (University of Bristol)
  • Jadrian Wooten (Pennsylvania State University)
  • see full editorial board

Follow IREE on Twitter for updates from the editors (@IREE_Journal).

Getting published

At the DEE 2023 conference, the editors of IREE gave a panel session about publishing in IREE. Slides from that session are available.

Best paper award

The Best Paper Award for 2022 has been awarded to Daria Bottan, Douglas McKee, George Orlov and Anna McDougall for their paper on "Racial and gender achievement gaps in an economics classroom" published in volume 40. Douglas McKee of Cornell University presented about the research in a special online session in October 2023.

The Best Paper Award for 2020 was awarded to Julien Picault for his paper on "The economic instructor’s toolbox" published in volume 30.

Past issues on this site

The journal was published electronically twice a year by the Economics Network between 2003 and 2013


Computers in Higher Education Economics Review was published by the Economics Network until 2011, when it was incorporated into IREE. Issues of CHEER up to 2008 are archived on this site

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