The American Journal of Agricultural Economics
The research and policy conversation starts at the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.
AJAE provides a forum for creative and scholarly work on the economics of agriculture and food, natural resources and the environment, and rural and community development throughout the world.
- AJAE is the top journal in the agricultural economics field according to studies reported by Kalaitzidakis, Mamuneas & Stengos (Canadian Journal of Economics, 2011), Kodrzycki and Yu (B.E. Journals in Economic Analysis and Policy, 2003), and Ritzberger (German Economic Review, 2008).
- In 2012, 4,462 total citations make AJAE the most cited agricultural economics and policy journal and the 20th most highly cited journal among all economics titles
- 41% of citations to journals in the field of agricultural economics and policy were to AJAE
- Among an expanded set of journals that also include key environmental and resource titles, AJAE held a 14% market share of 2012 citations
- >10.0 cited half life indicates the longevity and relevance of articles published in AJAE
AJAE (ISSN 0002-9092) will be published five times each year and is printed by Oxford University Press. From 2014 there will be no page charges for publishing in AJAE. For more information on how to submit a paper visit the AJAE Website on Oxford University Press:
AJAE Award Winning Papers:
- The 2015 AAEA Outstanding American Journal of Agricultural Economics Article Award:
Crop Supply Dynamics and the Illusion of Partial Adjustment
Nathan Hendricks, Aaron Smith, and Daniel Sumner
- The 2014 AAEA Outstanding American Journal of Agricultural Economics Article Award:
Are Food Choices Really Habitual? Integrating Habits, Variety-seeking, and Compensatory Choice in a Utility-maximizing Framework
Wikor L. Adamowicz and Joffre D. Swait
- The 2013 AAEA Quality of Research Discovery Award:
Estimating Market Power of U.S. Dairy Cooperatives in the Fluid Milk Market
Metin Cakir and Joseph V. Balagtas
- The 2012 European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Quality of Research Discovery Award:
Honey Bee Pollination Markets and the Internalization of Reciprocal Benefits
Randal R. Rucker, Walter N. Thurman, and Michael Burgett
- The 2012 European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Quality of Policy Contribution Award:
Agricultural Trade and the GATT/WTO: Does Membership Make a Difference?
Jason H. Grant and Kathryn A. Boys
Electronic Access to AJAE
AAEA members receive free electronic access to AJAE through the My Account section. Non-members can learn more about the journal including how to subscribe to it through the Oxford University Press website. Electronic access through Oxford University Press includes archives of the journal through 1919.
Virtual Issues are available for everyone to read. Some recent issues are:
Timothy Beatty (2016-2020)
University of California, Davis
Travis Lybbert (2016-2020)
University of California, Davis
Timothy Richards (2018-2022)
Arizona State University
Terrance Hurley (2018-2022)
University of Minnesota
Book & Media Review Editor
F. Bailey Norwood (2016-2018)
Oklahoma State University