Call for papers - Water Economics and Policy: Special Issue on "Economics of Aquatic Ecosystems"

Call for papers - Water Economics and Policy: Special Issue on "Economics of Aquatic Ecosystems"

Water Economics and Policy (WEP) 

Call for Papers
Special Issue on "Economics of Aquatic Ecosystems"

Special Issue Guest Editor: 
Edward B. Barbier (University of Wyoming, USA)

Aquatic ecosystems include freshwater, marine, and estuarine surface water bodies, such as lakes, rivers, streams, coastal waters, estuaries and wetlands. This special issue considers submissions that address the economics of improved management of aquatic ecosystems, including valuation of nonmarket ecosystem services. Preferences will be given to papers that contain both a theoretical and applied case study contribution, and which are relevant to regional, national or international policy issues concerning the economics of aquatic ecosystems. 

Timeline and Submissions 

Manuscript submission deadline (via Editorial Manager )15th August 2015 
Review comments provided by: December 2015 
Planned month for issue publication: June 2016

All submitted papers (including the proposals) are expected to fully comply with Water Economics and Policy journal standards and are subject to regular review procedures. Papers should not have been published previously in any other journal (print or electronic format). All submissions should follow the publisher's style and format. This information is available from the publisher's website -

About the Guest Editor

Edward B. Barbier is the John S. Bugas Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming. His main expertise is natural resource and development economics as well as the interface between economics and ecology. He has served as a consultant and policy analyst for a variety of national, international and non-governmental agencies, including many UN organizations, the World Bank and the OECD. He has authored over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, written or edited 21 books, and published in popular journals.