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Edited by Daniel W. Bromley, University of Wisconsin–Madison
ISSN: 0023-7639, e-ISSN: 1543-8325
Published four times per year
Land Economics is dedicated to the study of land use, natural resources, public utilities, housing, and urban land issues.
Established in 1925 by the renowned economist and founder of the American Economic Association, Richard T. Ely, at the University of Wisconsin, Land Economics has consistently published innovative, conceptual, and empirical research of direct relevance to economists. Each issue brings the latest results in international applied research on such topics as transportation, energy, urban and rural land use, housing, environmental quality, public utilities, and natural resources.
In addition to regular articles, there are comments on previously published articles, followed by replies from the original author. There are also book reviews of a few select recent releases, plus a full listing of books received.
The 2009 ISI Journal Citation Reports© Ranking:
Environmental Studies: 17/66
Impact Factor: 1.558
Defining Sustainability, Land Economics 73 #4, available on JSTOR, and also available as an ebook.
Tropical Deforestation and Land Use, Land Economics Vol. 77 #2. Also available as an ebook.
Recent Developments in Fisheries Economics, Land Economics Vol. 83 #1, and also available as an ebook.
Land Economics Editor wins Reimer Lüst Award
Professor and editor of Land Economics, Daniel W. Bromley has received the Reimer Lüst Award for International Scholarly and Cultural Exchange. The award is given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation to recognize outstanding humanities scholars and social scientists who have promoted bilateral relations between Germany and their own countries.
Bromley, an emeritus professor of agricultural and applied economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, found out about the award, fittingly, in November while teaching at Humboldt University of Berlin.
“I was really stunned,” Bromley says.
Award winners are invited to spend up to a year in Germany and given 50,000 Euros ($74,000) to help with expenses. They also have the opportunity to conduct research projects of their choosing with specialist colleagues in Germany. The award will be given at a June ceremony hosted by the president of Germany. Only two awards are given annually.
See full details here http://www.news.wisc.edu/20382.
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Now in eBook format: special issues of Land Economics
Sample content from Land Economics, without a subscription. These ebooks, developed from topical, special issues of the journal, provide broadened access to the work of important thinkers and researchers who have applied their talents to topics of wide interest.
Defining Sustainability, Special Issue of Land Economics 73:4 (November 1997), Edited by Richard B. Howarth
Tropical Deforestation and Land Use, Special Issue of Land Economics 77:2 (May 2001), Edited by Edward B. Barbier and Joanne C. Burgess
Recent Developments in Fisheries Economics, Special Issue of Land Economics 83:1 (February 2007), Edited by Ussif Rashid Sumaila, Gordon R. Munro, and Jon G. Sutinen
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