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Forestry Economics Review

ISSN: 2631-3030

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Information: Journal information  |  Editorial Team  |  Author Guidelines
This journal is owned by Beijing Forestry University & Renmin University of China

Aims and scope

Forestry Economics Review (FER) is a leading scientific journal that publishes peer-reviewed economics and policy research relating to forests, forest-related industries, and other forest-relevant land uses. It also welcomes contributions from other social sciences and humanities perspectives that make clear theoretical, conceptual and methodological contributions to the existing literature on forests and related land use systems.

Forestry Economics Review will publish 2 issues per annum.

The journal aims to publish high level and original articles about forest economics and management studies, to advocate standard and rigorous research method, and encourage the combination of theoretical & empirical studies. It also aims to provide an academic platform to publish high level research result of forest economy for domestic and international researchers, especially the peers who engage in forest economics research.

FER seeks to encourage and present innovative ideas, particularly those new theories, thinking, and viewpoints which are based on sufficient data and in-depth study. We advocate a rigorous, simple, fresh, lucid and lively style of writing.

The journal scope includes but not limited to:

  • Forestry economics theory and policy
  • Forest resources and environmental management
  • Forestry and sustainable development
  • Forestry and climate change
  • Forestry tenure reform
  • Forestry farmer behaviour and rural forestry organisation construction
  • Forest products market and trade
  • Forestry finance
  • Forestry human resource management and green administration
  • Biomass energy
  • Economics of forest ecosystems
  • Agroforestry
  • Forest certification
  • Theory of ecological civilization construction
  • Grassland economics and management

To submit to the journal, please visit Please follow the author guidelines before submitting.
All articles are published Open Access, so are made freely available at no charge to the author.

Peer review

Forestry Economics Review operates a double-blind peer review model. All articles undergo an initial assessment by the journal editor. If they are considered suitable for peer review, articles will then be a reviewed by a minimum of two external reviewers to assess its suitability for publication. Final responsibility for editorial decisions rest with the journal editor.

Open access

All articles published in FER are published Open Access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. For further information on licencing please see the author guidelines.

Publishing Services partnership

Forestry Economics Review is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of Beijing Forestry University and Renmin University of China. FER is owned by Beijing Forestry University and Renmin University of China. FER is published under a platinum OA arrangement, in that all charges for publishing an OA article in FER are funded by Beijing Forestry University and Renmin University of China. There is no charge to the author.

You can view the journal's tranparency statement here.

This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of theĀ Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in ourĀ Publication Ethics guidelines.