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Hoboken, NJ, United States, 2019/09/03 - John Wiley and Sons, Inc. announced a new partnership with the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) - AAEA.org / Wiley.com. NYSE: JWa, JWb
Beginning in January 2020, Wiley will assume publishing responsibility for the two prestigious journals of the AAEA; the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (AJAE) provides a global forum for creative and scholarly work on the economics of agriculture and food, natural resources and the environment, and rural and community development. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (AEPP) addresses contemporary and emerging policy issues within an economic framework that informs the decision-making and policy-making community. The journals are the #3 and #7 ranked journals in Agricultural Economics & Policy and recently announced increases in their 2018 Impact Factor scores of 2.532 and 1.938, respectively.
The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (aaea.org) is a leading professional organization with a mission to enhance the skills, knowledge, and professional contributions of economists who help society solve agricultural, development, environmental, food and consumer, natural resource, regional, rural, and associated applied economics and business problems.
The new partnership will provide the AAEA with expanded innovative tools and services to improve the author experience throughout the publishing process. It will also help to drive the accessibility, discoverability and impact of the two journals through new digital and platform capabilities. AAEA President, Keith Coble at Mississippi State University stated: “AAEA is excited about the quality research produced by our members and look forward to partnering with Wiley. This is a great opportunity for our association.”
“Wiley is delighted that the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association has elected to rejoin Wiley’s industry-leading economics program for a new phase in our publishing partnership,” said Judy Verses, executive vice president, Wiley Research. “AAEA is the leading voice in agricultural economics, and we are confident that our innovative and high-quality publishing services will support AAEA in their mission to advance scholarship and address policy issues in agricultural and applied economics.”
About the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA)
Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (aaea.org) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes two journals, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices and the online open access publication series Applied Economics Teaching Resources.
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