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
Energy Economics publishes an eclectic mix of papers using a wide variety of methods to shed light on a range of topics. Our replication policy reflects this, and is applied in spirit rather than to the letter. We encourage the submission of replication studies. Replication studies should reproduce the key results of the original study, replicate them and extend them in a substantive way, while explaining the differences.

For econometric papers, authors should provide program(s) and data set(s), plus a readme file on how to replicate each table, graph and other result. Ideally, there will be one command to reproduce the entire paper. Use of interactive software is discouraged. The readme file should identify the software and toolboxes used. If data are proprietary, the readme file should make clear how data can be obtained. For experimental and survey-based papers, authors should provide the original instructions (plus an English translation if applicable), information about subject eligibility and selection, the raw data, and any program used to analyze the data. For analytic papers, authors should provide data and programs used for the simulations (if any). Detailed derivations and proofs should be placed in an appendix. For papers using simulation, equilibrium or optimization models, authors should provide data and programs. If data or programs are proprietary, unambiguous information on the version should be provided, plus information on how data or programs can be obtained. Small models developed in-house should be provided. For large models developed in-house, a standard version should be provided together with a detailed description of the changes made for the version used in the paper at hand. Data and programs can be provided either as an appendix to the paper or as a stable link to a website. Data files should be in machine-readable format.

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Editorial board


  • R.S.J. Tol
    University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom


  • B.W. Ang
    National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • L. Bachmeier
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States
  • A. Creti PhD
    Paris Dauphine University, Paris, France
  • B. Lin PhD
    Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
  • P. Sadorsky
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • R. Smyth
    Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
  • U. Soytas
    Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Associate Editors

  • P. Agnolucci
    University College London, London, United Kingdom
  • N. Apergis
    University of Piraeus Department of Banking and Financial Management, Piraeus, Greece
  • E. Baker PhD
    North Carolina State University Department of Chemistry, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
  • S.P. Brown
    Resources for the Future, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • J. Chevallier
    Paris 8 University, St Denis, France
  • K. Fisher-Vanden
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, United States
  • R. Gerlagh
    The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • R.J. Green
    Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
  • L.A. Greening
    The University of Tennessee System
  • S. Hammoudeh
    Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • B. Hobbs
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • B.-N. Huang
    Department of Economics National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan
  • R. Huisman
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • C.-C. Lee
    Nanchang University, Nanchang, China
  • T. Lin
    National Dong Hwa University, Shoufeng, Taiwan
  • H. Ma
    Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China
  • A. Maeda
    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • H. Mohammadi
    Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, United States
  • W. Oh
    Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Division of Economics, Yongin-si, Korea, Republic of
  • C. Pasurka
    US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • J.E. Payne
    The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States
  • D. Popp
    Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States
  • R.A. Ratti
    University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States
  • K. Rehdanz
    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  • A. Serletis
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • A. Siddiqui
    University College London, London, United Kingdom and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Y. Smeers
    Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • B. Su
    National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • S. Wang PhD
    Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, China
  • T. Zachariadis
    Cyprus University of Technology, Lemesos, Cyprus
  • P. Zhou
    Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China

Honorary Editor

  • J. P. Weyant
    Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States