Quarterly Journal of Economics

(The median citation count of Quarterly Journal of Economics is 14. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms*696
Watering Down Environmental Regulation in China*319
Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake*261
When Should You Adjust Standard Errors for Clustering?243
A Unified Welfare Analysis of Government Policies*162
Anatomy of Corporate Borrowing Constraints*135
Income Segregation and Intergenerational Mobility Across Colleges in the United States*124
Memory, Attention, and Choice*122
Gender Differences in Job Search: Trading off COMMUTE AGAINST WAGE*108
Earnings Dynamics, Changing Job Skills, and STEM Careers*101
Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens89
Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change Accounting for Adaptation Costs and Benefits85
Medicaid and Mortality: New Evidence From Linked Survey and Administrative Data83
Banking, Trade, and the Making of a Dominant Currency81
Banking Crises Without Panics*81
Distortions in Production Networks*80
Understanding Tax Policy: How do People Reason?79
The Effects of Police Violence on Inner-City Students*78
The Environmental Bias of Trade Policy*75
Reallocation Effects of the Minimum Wage75
The Making of the Modern Metropolis: Evidence from London*74
Unions and Inequality over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data73
What You See Is All There Is*72
The Micro-Level Anatomy of the Labor Share Decline*65
Misallocation in the Market for Inputs: Enforcement and the Organization of Production*65
Sequential Bargaining in the Field: Evidence from Millions of Online Bargaining Interactions*61
The Slope of the Phillips Curve: Evidence from U.S. States59
3G Internet and Confidence in Government58
Brahmin Left Versus Merchant Right: Changing Political Cleavages in 21 Western Democracies, 1948–202055
A Risk-Centric Model of Demand Recessions and Speculation*52
Financial Market Risk Perceptions and the Macroeconomy*51
Indebted Demand50
Minimum Wages and Racial Inequality*49
Quantifying the High-Frequency Trading “Arms Race”49
Taxation and Innovation in the Twentieth Century48
The Participation Dividend of Taxation: How Citizens in Congo Engage More with the State When it Tries to Tax Them*48
Health Insurance and Mortality: Experimental Evidence from Taxpayer Outreach48
Randomizing Religion: the Impact of Protestant Evangelism on Economic Outcomes*48
Efficient Coding and Risky Choice47
Competition and Relational Contracts in the Rwanda Coffee Chain47
What do Consumers Consider Before They Choose? Identification from Asymmetric Demand Responses47
Affirmative Action, Mismatch, and Economic Mobility after California’s Proposition 20944
The Gender Gap in Self-Promotion43
Ownership, Learning, and Beliefs43
Measuring the Equilibrium Impacts of Credit: Evidence from the Indian Microfinance Crisis42
Flexible Wages, Bargaining, and the Gender Gap42
Labor in the Boardroom40
The Effects of Joining Multinational Supply Chains: New Evidence from Firm-to-Firm Linkages39
Identity, Beliefs, and Political Conflict39
Workplace Knowledge Flows*36
Does Integration Change Gender Attitudes? The Effect of Randomly Assigning Women to Traditionally Male Teams36
Building Social Cohesion in Ethnically Mixed Schools: An Intervention on Perspective Taking34
Wages and the Value of Nonemployment*34
Rational Inattention, Competitive Supply, and Psychometrics*32
The Economic Consequences of Increasing Sleep Among the Urban Poor32
Do You Know that I Know that You Know…? Higher-Order Beliefs in Survey Data32
Systemic Discrimination Among Large U.S. Employers31
Mortality Effects and Choice Across Private Health Insurance Plans30
God Insures those Who Pay? Formal Insurance and Religious Offerings in Ghana*29
The Effect of the Credit Crunch on Output Price Dynamics: The Corporate Inventory and Liquidity Management Channel*29
Diagnosing Physician Error: A Machine Learning Approach to Low-Value Health Care28
Unemployment Insurance and Job Search Behavior27
Origins of the Opioid Crisis and its Enduring Impacts27
Selection with Variation in Diagnostic Skill: Evidence from Radiologists27
Hall of Mirrors: Corporate Philanthropy and Strategic Advocacy26
The Effects of Foreign Multinationals on Workers and Firms in the United States24
Building Resilient Health Systems: Experimental Evidence from Sierra Leone and The 2014 Ebola Outbreak*24
Quantifying the Gap Between Equilibrium and Optimum under Monopolistic Competition*24
Why Do People Stay Poor?24
The Allocation of Authority in Organizations: A Field Experiment with Bureaucrats22
Strict Id Laws Don’t Stop Voters: Evidence from a U.S. Nationwide Panel, 2008–201820
O Brother, Where Start Thou? Sibling Spillovers on College and Major Choice in Four Countries19
Concessions, Violence, and Indirect Rule: Evidence from the Congo Free State19
War, Socialism, and the Rise of Fascism: an Empirical Exploration18
Rational Groupthink18
Memory and Probability18
The Assessment Gap: Racial Inequalities in Property Taxation18
Top Wealth in America: New Estimates Under Heterogeneous Returns17
Capital Obsolescence and Agricultural Productivity*17
Sexual Harassment and Gender Inequality in the Labor Market17
Managing Expectations: Instruments Versus Targets17
The Investment Network, Sectoral Comovement, and the Changing U.S. Business Cycle17
Who Gets a Second Chance? Effectiveness and Equity in Supervision of Criminal Offenders16
Reshaping Global Trade: The Immediate and Long-Run Effects of Bank Failures16
Belief Movement, Uncertainty Reduction, and Rational Updating16
Overreaction in Expectations: Evidence and Theory16
Old Boys’ Clubs and Upward Mobility Among the Educational Elite16
Identifying Modern Macro Equations with Old Shocks*16
The Political Economics of Green Transitions15
Predictable Effects of Visual Salience in Experimental Decisions and Games15
The Macroeconomics of Sticky Prices with Generalized Hazard Functions15
Marginal Effects of Merit Aid for Low-Income Students14
Would Eliminating Racial Disparities in Motor Vehicle Searches have Efficiency Costs?14
How to Sell Hard Information14
The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries14
Economic Agents as Imperfect Problem Solvers14
Firm Organization with Multiple Establishments14
Why do Borrowers Default on Mortgages?14