Focus and Scope

Aestimum is a peer-reviewed Journal dedicated to the methodological study of appraisal and land economics. Established in 1976 by the Italian Association of Appraisers and Land Economists, which was legally recognized by Ministerial Decree, March 1993.
Topics of interests comprise rural, urban and environmental appraisal, evaluation of public investments and land use planning. All the areas under discussion are addressed to the International scene. The interdisciplinary approach is one of the mainstays of this editorial project and all of the above mentioned topics are developed taking into consideration the economic, legal and urban planning aspects.
Aestimum is biannual Journal and publishes articles both in Italian and English. Articles submitted are subjected to a double blind peer review process.

Contributions in Aestimum are welcome. Journal secures:

Peer Review Process

Submissions are first evaluated by the Editors / Board of Directors and by the members of the Editorial Boards. If the manuscript is considered suitable for publication, it is sent to at least two reviewers. The peer review process is double-blind, whereby both referees and authors are kept anonymous. If the reviews are positive, but the manuscript requires to be revised and resubmitted, the author is expected to submit the revised version

Publication decisions by the Editors / Board of Directors are final.

Publication Frequency

Semiannual, published in June and December

Article Processing Charges (APC)

Aestimum does not ask for articles and submissions processing charges APC

Indexing and abstracting

Aestimum is indexed in:

  • ABI/INFORM Complete
  • ABI/INFORM Global
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  • ESCI - Emerging Sources Citation Index Thomson & Reuters
  • EZB – Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek – Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
  • GOOGLE Scholar
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  • JURN
  • Natural Science Journals PQ
  • NewJour – Electronic Journals & Newsletters, University of Georgetown
  • PLEIADI – Portale per la Letteratura scientifica Elettronica Italiana su Archivi aperti e Depositi Istituzionali
  • Professional ABI/INFORM Complete
  • Professional ProQuest Central
  • ProQuest Central
  • SCOPUS ELSEVIER
  • SCIRUS ELSEVIER
  • SciTech Journals PQ
  • Searchteam
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
  • WEB OF SCIENCE (WoS) ESCII
  • WorldCat
  • World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts