Aims and Scope

The German Journal of Agricultural Economics (GJAE) serves as platform for scholarly and innovative work in the field of agricultural and food economics and related disciplines.

The GJAE publishes a broad range of theoretical, applied and policy-related articles. It aims for a balanced coverage of economic issues within agricultural and food production, demand and trade, rural development, and sustainable and efficient resource use as well as specific German or European issues. The GJAE also welcomes review articles.

All published articles are peer reviewed and must show originality and novelty either in methods or in the field of their application. The GJAE very much welcomes agricultural and applied economic studies from all over the world. However, we usually do not send manuscripts out for review that present merely project reports or assessments from narrowly defined locations, unless they bear sufficiently novel economic insights or relevant empirical evidence that would be of potential general interest to our readers. The GJAE charges neither submission- nor publication fees.

All features at a glance

We are pleased to announce that the German Journal of Agricultural Economics (GJAE) has been accepted for indexing in Web of ScienceSM, the largest and most comprehensive citation index available.

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Most Read

The Impact of Dietary Changes on Agriculture, Trade, Environment and Health: A Literature Review by Inna Geibel, Florian Freund, Martin Banse

Conflicts about Livestock Farming: Societal-oriented Communication Strategies for the Agri-Food Industry by Winnie Isabel Sonntag, Manuel Ermann, Achim Spiller, Marie von Meyer-Höfer

Market Power in Agricultural Land Markets: Concepts and Empirical Challenges by Alfons Balmann, Marten Graubner, Daniel Müller, Silke Hüttel, Stefan Seifert, Martin Odening, Jana Plogmann, Matthias Ritter

Issue Supplement

“Die landwirtschaftlichen Märkte an der Jahreswende 2020/2021“

Publishing date: April 1st 2021

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