Aims & Scope

"The Energy Journal" is the official bi-monthly journal of the IAEE. It was founded in 1980 to promote the advancement and dissemination of new knowledge concerning energy and related topics. The editors strive to publish a blend of theoretical, empirical and policy related papers in energy economics. Articles published in the Energy Journal provide rigorous and innovative analyses of interest to academics, energy industry professionals, civil servants and regulators, and the financial community such as Wall Street analysts.

Each issue contains original refereed articles, short notes, and book reviews on energy related topics.

Non-technical articles on important policy issues are published in the `Energy Perspectives' section.

A `Research Forum' section reports on the emergence of new analytical methods for economic analysis of energy.

Contributions are welcomed covering all the major areas of energy economics.

Scope and topics covered include:

  • Energy & environmental issues
  • Petroleum (upstream & downstream)
  • Electricity markets
  • Energy & developing countries
  • Natural gas topics
  • Gasoline demand analysis
  • OPEC and oil markets
  • Renewable energy
  • Policy issues
  • Coal topics
  • Distributed generation
  • Econometric modeling
  • Alternative transportation fuels
  • Energy efficiency
  • Regulatory economics
  • Energy taxation
  • Market power issues
  • Interfuel substitution
  • Nuclear power issues
  • Transportation
  • Emissions trading (SO2, CO2)
  • Carbon emissions reduction

More than half of the manuscripts are submitted from outside North America. Forty-six percent of submissions come from Europe with the remainder from North America (30%) Asia-Pacific (13%) and the rest of the world (11%). All papers are rigorously peer-reviewed with an acceptance rate of one in five. The average time for an editorial decision is three months.

For more on topic coverage see recent abstracts of published articles.

ISI Ranking (2021) Journal Citation Report

    Impact Factor: 3.494
    2021 Total Cites: 3,975
    Immediacy Index: 1.077 (Immediacy Index indicates how quickly articles in a journal are cited.)

ISSN 0195-6574 (Print)

ISSN 1944-9089 (Online)

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