The Association for Public Economic Theory (APET) is dedicated to the promotion of theoretical research in all areas of public finance and to the facilitation of communication amongst economists working in these areas.


Membership is open to any individual with an interest in theoretical public economics. Membership can be obtained by a subscription to the Journal of Public Economic Theory or simply by sending an email to (cc. Information about subscribing to the journal may be found at the website of Wiley JPET.