Energy Economics is the premier field journal for energy economics and energy finance. Themes include, but are not limited to, the exploitation, conversion and use of energy, markets for energy commodities and derivatives, regulation and taxation, forecasting, environment and climate, international trade, development, and monetary policy. Contributions to the journal can use a range of methods, if appropriately and rigorously applied, including but not limited to experiments, surveys, econometrics, decomposition, simulation models, equilibrium models, optimization models, and analytical models.

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Replication policy
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Editorial board


  • R.S.J. Tol
    University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, UK


  • B.W. Ang
    National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
  • L. Bachmeier
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA
  • B. Lin PhD
    Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
  • P. Sadorsky
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • U. Soytas
    Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey

Associate Editors

  • P. Agnolucci
    University College London (UCL), London, England, UK
  • N. Apergis
    University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
  • E.D. Baker
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
  • S.P. Brown
    Resources for the Future, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • J. Chevallier
    University Paris 8 (LED), Saint-Denis cedex, France
  • K. Fisher-Vanden
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
  • R. Gerlagh
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  • R.J. Green
    Imperial College London, London, UK
  • L.A. Greening
  • S. Hammoudeh
    Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • B. Hobbs
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • B.-N. Huang
    National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan
  • R. Huisman
    Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • C.-C. Lee
    National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • T. Lin
    National Dong Hwa University, Shou-Feng, Hualien, Taiwan
  • H. Ma
    Henan Agricultural University (HAU), Zhengzhou, Henan, China
  • A. Maeda
    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • H. Mohammadi
    Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, USA
  • W. Oh
    Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Yongin-si, The Republic of Korea
  • C. Pasurka
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • J.E. Payne
    University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
  • D. Popp
    Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA
  • R.A. Ratti
    University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
  • K. Rehdanz
    Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  • A. Serletis
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • A. Siddiqui
    University College London (UCL), London, UK
  • Y. Smeers
    Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • R. Smyth
    Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
  • B. Su
    National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
  • S. Wang
    Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shenzhen, China
  • T. Zachariadis
    Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
  • P. Zhou
    Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China

Honorary Editor

  • J. P. Weyant
    Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA