Bio-based and Applied Economics (BAE) is an open access journal promoted by the Italian Association of Agricultural and Applied Economics (AIEAA). Bio-based and Applied Economics (BAE) publishes contributions on the economics of bio-based industries, such as agriculture, forestry, fishery and food, dealing with any related disciplines, such as resource and environmental economics, consumer studies, regional economics, innovation and development economics. The journal aims to promote their mutual enrichment by publishing articles and book reviews in all areas linking these subjects.

ISSN: 2280-6172 (online) Contact the editorial team at

Editors: Meri Raggi, University of Bologna, Italy;  Fabio Gaetano Santeramo, University of Foggia, Italy

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Call for Papers: New pathways for an improved delivery of public goods from agriculture and forestry

In this special issue, we invite contributions addressing improved solutions towards a more effective delivery of Agri-Environmental-Climate Public Goods (AECPG) from agriculture and forestry. That may include – but is not limited to - solutions that fit to the design of the CAP agro-environmental and climate schemes, the development of value chains, and land tenure contracts.

Guest Editors: Lena Schaller (BOKU, Austria); Stefano Targetti (University of Bologna, Italy); Andreas Niedermayr (BOKU, Austria); Kati Häfner (ZALF, Germany)

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2022

Please click here for further details or download the PDF of the Call 

Current Issue

Vol 11, No 3 (2022)