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Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy


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EEEP ("Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy") is a new journal published by IAEE ("International Association for Energy Economics"). It has been launched in January 2012 and circulated more than 4 000 copies in its first year of existence.

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Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy

  1. 1. Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy Jean-Michel Glachant (Editor in Chief) 2nd Editorial Board Meeting September 12, 2012, Venice
  2. 2. OverviewEEEP Aims and Scope• EEEP has been established as a new, policy-oriented IAEE publication in 2011• Published from 2012 twice a year in March and September, each issue (approx. 125 pages)• Focuses on all policy issues in the interface between energy and environmental economics… provides a scholarly and research-based, yet easily read and accessible source of information on contemporary economic thinking and analysis of energy and environmental policy… shall nurture a dialogue between academics, business and public authorities 2
  3. 3. OverviewEditorial Team• Editor-in-Chief: Jean-Michel Glachant (European University Institute, Italy)• Co-Editors: Paul Joskow (Sloan Foundation), Michael Pollitt (Cambridge University)• Book Review Editor: Einar Hope (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration)• Managing Editor: Sophia Ruester (Florence School of Regulation) 3
  4. 4. Editorial BoardMembersNasser Al-Dossary Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia A. Iwayemi University of Ibadan, NigeriaJoseph Aldy Harvard University, USA Henry Jacoby Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyEirik Amundsen University of Bergen, Norway John Jimison Energy Future Coalition, USAToshi Arimura Waseda University, Japan G. Lundberg Vattenfall, SwedenCarlo A. Bollino University of Perugia, Italy J. –P. Montero Catholic University of Chile, ChileJ. Boucher GdF-Suez, France Karsten Neuhoff German Institute for Economic ResearchDerek Bunn London Business School, UK David Newbery Cambridge University, UKJames Bushnell Iowa State University and NBER Shonali Pachauri IIASA, AustriaClaude Crampes University of Toulouse, France Karen Palmer Resources for the Future, USAE. de Almeida Federal University Rio de Janeiro Andre Plourde Carleton University, CanadaJos Delbeke European Commission, Belgium I. Perez-Arriaga Comillas University, SpainOttmar Edenhofer PIC, Germany Juan Rosellon CIDE, MexicoPaolo Frankl International Energy Agency Fabien Roques CERA, FranceRichard Green Imperial College, UK Maria Vagliasindi The World Bank, USAN.H. von der Fehr University of Oslo, Norway C.v. Hirschhausen Technical University of Berlin, GermanyBen Hobbs Johns Hopkins University, USA Adonis Yatchew University of Toronto, Canada Mine Yucel Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, USA 4
  5. 5. Editorial BoardYour role within EEEP• Proposing papers for submission and/or books to be reviewed• Reviewing selected contributions• Possibility to propose „Symposia“ – i.e. collection of 3 to 5 outstanding papers addressing a specific topic, accompanied by an introduction to the papers, for publication in EEEP – … would, of course, also go through classical peer-review process ANY IDEAS?• Supporting EEEP‘s establishment as a core journal between academics, policy, and industry
  6. 6. Past activitiesEstablishment of this new Journal2011•Preparation of this new publication in close cooperation between IAEEheadquarters and a working group chaired by Einar Hope•Editorial team has been built up•Journal website, article submission & referee guidelines and onlinesubmission portal have been established; call for papers and flyers have beendistributed, etc.2012•Completion of three issues (inaugural issue with invited contributions + tworegular issues)•Regular issues include: – (1) symposium of papers addressing a specific topic – (2) Regular articles coming from open submission process – (3) Book reviews 6
  7. 7. EEEP Vol. 1 (1)Inaugural Issue 7
  8. 8. EEEP Vol. 1 (2)First regular issue 8
  9. 9. EEEP Vol. 1 (3)Second regularissue 9
  10. 10. Reflections after one year of publicationSubmission statistics 2011 2012 (April – December) (January – August)# of submissions 29 30Rejections (immediate) 13 21Rejections (after referee feedback) 8 3Accepted regular submissions 4 2Currently with authors for revision 4 1Currently with referees 0 3Intake of new papers continuously increased slightly… but it remains a challenge to attract the higher-quality papers, given competitionfrom other journals and the challenges that are accompanied with the establishmentof a completely new publication (e.g. no impact factors available yet) 10
  11. 11. Reflections after one year of publicationTopics covered in open submissions 04-12/2011 01-08/2012Energy sectorsOil and natural gas markets 7 2Coal markets 1 1Renewable energies and environmental economics 10 13Nuclear energy 1 1Electricity markets 5 5Energy demand 1 5Special topics in energy and environmental policyObjectives and instruments in climate policy 6 5Energy market design 1 3Infrastructure regulation and regulatory policy 1 1Competition policy (including market power issues, etc.) - 2Emission trading 3 2Policy of international negotiations and agreements on environmental issues - 2Energy, environment and developing countries 9 5Institutions for policy formation and enforcement - -Sustainability of energy systems 4 2Energy systems in city planning - 1Demand response tools 1 1Energy security 1 2Renewable energy policy 10 5Technology and innovation policy 4 -Energy efficiency policy 6 3Natural resources policy for energy extractive industries 1 -Transportation policy - -Taxation and financial policy issues - -Private-public partnership in energy industries - - 11
  12. 12. Reflections after one year of publicationEditorial statisticsTotal IAEE membership worldwide 3400EEEP copies printed per issue 5000 (7500 Inaugural Issue)Total numbers of papers published in Volume 1, 2012 26Average number of pages per EEEP issue in 2012 140 pp.Referees per submitted paper 2-4Average time submission to feedback to authors 3.2 months(if no immediate rejection)Average time submission to final acceptance 5.3 monthsAverage time submission to publication 10 months 12
  13. 13. Future activitiesSchedule until March 2013 - EEEP Vol. 2 (1)[Regular articles submitted through open call-for-papers] Submission- / review- / Preparation of Printing resubmission process final manuscripts1// Regular submissions 15.12. 10.01. March 20122// Articles to referees (min. 2 Target for last Target for last final Publicationreferee reports) final submissions manuscripts to be3// Feedback to authors targeted sent to IAEE forto be sent after 8 weeks typesetting4// Possibly resubmission goingback into referee loop5// Final decision by editors 13
  14. 14. Further points for discussionEEEP in a world where technology andcompetition change… and where we see a world-widemovement for better and faster accessto research publications 14