Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (JAAE)

About JAAE

The mission of the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (JAAE) is to publish scholarly work related to research, extension and teaching aspects of agricultural and applied economics of national and international relevance. Original research articles as well as review studies with strong policy and/or methodology contributions in the economics of agribusiness, natural resources, and rural development are equally encouraged. Articles published 2015 and later are open access

JAAE is indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, which is part of the Web of Science database owned by Clarivate Analytics. CiteScore 2022: 2.4


Chris Boyer

University of Tennessee

Edward Yu

University of Tennessee

Michael Vassalos

Clemson University

Note that JAAE articles are released on a First View basis – as and when they are ready for publication – and interested readers can sign up for alerts here and follow the journal on Twitter @JAAE_Journal.

Authors are reminded that JAAE is Open Access and that an increasing proportion of authors are covered by agreements that exempt them from paying an article processing charge. Read this page on Open Access options in JAAE to find out about institutional Read & Publish agreements and the discretionary waiver process for unfunded authors. You can check whether your institution has a Read & Publish agreement via the waiver tool on the Cambridge site. If you have questions about these “Read & Publish” agreements, contact our Cambridge publisher Andrew Hyde

View the Instructions for Authors if you are interested in contributing and go to ScholarOne to submit your manuscript!

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Journal Distribution
The Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics is published by Cambridge University Press as an open-access, on-line journal since 2015. The current issue is available HERE. Individual members of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association have access to past issues as part of their membership. The instructions below tell you how to activate access to the archive:

1. Register as a user on Cambridge Core:

2. Click on the ‘My account’ button in the top right hand corner;

3. Then click the ‘My Societies’ tab on the left hand side;

4. Enter the Society specific ID 120792314

5. Enter your SAEA membership number.

Once activated, you will be able to access the JAAE archive. Volumes before 2015 are also available on AgEcon Search.

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Editorial Council

Alba Collart, Mississippi State University, USA  

Alcido Elenor Wander, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Brazil

Berna Karali, University of Georgia, USA

Catherine Larochelle, Virginia Tech, USA

Daniel Solis, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, USA

David Hughes, University of Tennesse, USA

David Ortega, Michigan State University, USA                    

David Wupper, Humboldt University, Germany

Edgar Twine, Africa Rice Center, Ivory Coast

Eleonora Davalos, EAFIT University, Colombia


Fabio Mattos, University of Nebraska, USA

Jeff Luckstead, Washington State University, USA

Julieta Frank, University of Manitoba, Canada

Kathryn Boys, North Carolina State University, USA

Michael Vassallos, Clemson University, USA

Nigel Key, USDA- Economic Research Service, USA 

Samerandu Mohanty, International Potato Center, Vietnam

Scott Irwin, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

Songqing Jin, Michigan State University, USA

Waleerat Suphannachart, Kasetsart University, Thailand

Wei Zhang, Virginia Tech, USA

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