The Scientific World Journal

Energy Economics and Policy

Publishing date
16 Nov 2012
Submission deadline
07 Sep 2012

Lead Editor
Guest Editors

1School of Economics, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, China

2School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China

3Department of Civil Engineering, City College, The City University of New York, New York, NY 10031, USA

Energy Economics and Policy


New concerns have arisen worldwide regarding how to manage the energy resources and its development, such as to control the environmental impact of energy use, to regulate and expedite the commercialization of renewable energy, and to reevaluate the safety issue of nuclear power. Along with rapid increase in energy price and inevitable change in energy structures, theoretical and empirical studies on energy economics and relevant policies are of emergent need to assess the performance of previous efforts as well as to guide the direction of future development. Especially, investigation of characters of energy market and governments' roles in it is of significant implication to decision makers concerning different aspects of energy management.

We invite investigators to contribute original research articles as well as review articles that can advance our understanding of the principles of energy economics and improve the effectiveness of energy policy. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis of demand and supply of energy
  • Environmental impact of energy use and its control
  • Design and optimization of energy policies
  • Energy securities of individual nations and the whole world
  • Driving forces and obstacles of renewable energy development
  • Cost-benefit performance of existing energy policies
  • Energy system analysis
  • Potential capacity of new energy development
  • Evaluation of the safety of nuclear power usage
  • Embodied energy analysis
  • Energy policy in different countries

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at according to the following timetable:

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