Special Issues
Special Issues are collections of articles that typically concentrates on a hot topical research area falling within the scope of the journal, and tends to attract quality articles on the research topic suggested by the Lead Guest Editor.
List of Special Issues
All contributed special issues are dedicated to the subject of International Journal of Agricultural Economics. The established special issues are to present the main aspects, latest developments, different viewpoints and directions being followed in related fields.

Welcome Proposals for Special Issues

We are waiting to hear from academic experts, experienced professors and receive their esteemed Special Issues to be listed here. You are warmly welcomed to join as the Lead Guest Editor and propose a special issue for this journal.
Propose a Special Issue

Published Special Issues

Determinants of Market Outlet Choices of Tef

(Lead Guest Editor: Addisu Getahun )

Submission Deadline: Aug. 20, 2020

Women, Agriculture and Sustainable Development; Experiences and Lessons

(Lead Guest Editor: Prabhakar Reddy Tada )

Submission Deadline: Jun. 10, 2020

Agricultural Economics and Its Related

(Lead Guest Editor: Alemayehu Keba )

Submission Deadline: May 25, 2020

  • Join as Lead Guest Editor

    Special issues are collections of papers on the topics of increasing interest within the discipline of International Journal of Agricultural Economics. These issues provide a venue for research on emerging areas, highlight important sub-disciplines, or describe new cross-disciplinary applications. It is an effective way to draw attention to specific topics. Experienced researchers and practitioners are welcome to join us as the lead guest editor. Working with us as the lead guest editor of your proposed special issue, you are entitled to:

    Benefits of the Lead Guest Editor

    ● Certificate of Honor (electronic version).

    ● Hard copy of the special issue (if need).

    ● Great chance to be Editor-in-Chief of the Journal.

    ● Keep up with frontiers.

    ● Cooperate with experienced researchers from all over the world.

    Responsibilities of the Lead Guest Editor

    ● Recruite an editorial team (at least 6 guest editors) to review the manuscripts submitted to the special issue.

    ● Promote your special issue and invite authors to submit manuscripts.

    ● Make decisions on the acceptance or rejection of submitted manuscripts.

    ● Cross-check the manuscripts and ensure their quality.

  • Propose a Special Issue

    There are two options as follows. You can choose one to propose your special issue.

    Option 1: Fill out the form below and submit it

    If you want to propose a special issue for this journal, please fill out the form
    below and submit it.

    First name*
    Last name*

    The affiliation of lead guest editor should include Department/Faculty, University/Institute.

    Such as: Department of Accounting, North South University

    Country/Region *
    Special Issue Title*

    Option 2: Download and fill out the Proposal Form

    If you would like to propose a special issue for this journal and be the Lead Guest Editor, please check and fill the Proposal Form and send to review_specialissue@sciencepg.com

    Download Proposal Form

    A Special Issue Proposal Should Include the Following 7 Parts:

    ● Journal Title (The journal inside which you want to publish your Special Issue).

    ● special issue title.

    ● Lead Guest Editor information.

    ● At least 6 Guest Editors information.

    ● Submission Deadline.

    ● Description: A 150-400 words introduction about your special issue.

    ● Aims and Scope of your special issue.

  • Join as Guest Editor

    Guest Editors also play a significant role in a special issue. They are responsible for maintaining the quality of published researches and enhancing the impact of special issue. If you would like to be a Guest Editor or recommend colleagues as Guest Editors in one of the journal’s special issues, please fill out the Guest Editor application here:

    Benefits of the Guest Editor

    ● Certificate of Honor (electronic version).

    ● Keep up with the frontiers.

    ● Become part of the academic community.

    ● Enhance personal academic influence and enrich your resume.

  • Article Processing Charge (APC)

    Please note that all papers accepted for Special Issues are subject to an article processing charge (APC) if the manuscript is accepted for publication. The APCs are the same with the corresponding journal in which the Special Issue is published.

    How Much Does Science Publishing Group Charge for the Journal?

    International Journal of Agricultural Economics is an Open Access journal accessible for free on the Internet. With Open Access, Science Publishing Group allows us to distribute knowledge more widely and at a lower cost than was previously possible. However, to cover the editorial services and production of an article, the journal depends on Article Processing Charges.

    The Article Processing Charge for the journal is 870 USD.

    Journal Title Article Processing Charge
    International Journal of Agricultural Economics 870 USD

    Article Processing Charge discounts or waivers are given to authors from low-income countries or lower-middle-income countries (classified by the world bank, learn more, click:
    For more details, please contact with the editor directly once the manuscript is accepted.

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