Determinants of Resource Distribution: Methods and Policy


We invite submission to a special issue of the Journal of Income Distribution (JID) Determinants of Resource Distribution: Methods and Policy We are particularly interested in papers dealing with measurement and methodological issues in the field of interest covered by JID, which includes distributional aspects of living standards, economic inequality, mobility, and opportunity; income and wealth distribution and the interplay with demographics (age, gender, race, etc.); the redistributive effects of public policies related to taxation and/or social reallocation systems (savings, education, medical care, pensions, etc.); methodological contributions dealing with statistical methods and data issues used in the analysis of economic distribution and redistribution; working with administrative data and “big data”. Papers submitted by June 30, 2018 will be considered for the Spring 2019 issue. Authors interested in submitting for this call are encouraged to contact one of the managing editors or submit directly via the journal website and selecting SI 2019 during submission. Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed, following standard journal procedures. All communications on manuscript submission and reviews will be managed within the JID Online System ( This system will be used to facilitate review and revision of manuscripts. Upon manuscript submission, please indicate that your manuscript is prepared for this special issue. For further information on submitting papers visit the journal website On behalf of the Managing Editors of the JID, Christos Koulovatianos (, Carsten Schroeder (, Eva Sierminska (