Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief (2)

Haitao  Wu
Prof. Dr. Haitao Wu
School of Business Administration, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China
Interests: Rural Poverty and Peasants' Behavior; Poverty Reduction
Brent S. Steel
Prof. Dr. Brent S. Steel
Political Science department, Oregon State University, USA
Interests: Environmental Policy;  Comparative Environmental Policy; Science and Politics; Renewable Energy Policy; State Politics

Editorial Board Members (46)

Horațiu Felix Arion
Prof. Dr. Horațiu Felix Arion
Department of Economic Sciences, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, 3-5 Manastur Street, 400372 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: Value Chain, Agri-food Supply Chains, Agribusiness, Rural Development, Sustainable Development, Rural Tourism, Agricultural Economy, Cluster
Giulio Paolo Agnusdei
Dr. Giulio Paolo Agnusdei
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies, University of Salento, Via Monteroni snc, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: Agrifood Supply Chain Management; Logistics; Supply Chain Management; Rural Development; Precision Farming
John  Barnett
Prof. Dr. John Barnett
Department of Social Sciences, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS 66801, USA
Interests: Rural Policies; Rural Development
Claudio  Cecchi
Prof. Dr. Claudio Cecchi
Faculty of Economics, SAPIENZA University, Rome, Italy
Interests: Research Methods in the Sustainability Science: the role of Political Economy; Economics of Sustainable Tourism; Economics of Natural Resources; Environmental Economics; Rural Development in Developing Countries; Sustainability Development Strategies
Jianming  Cai
Prof. Dr. Jianming Cai
Institute of Geographic Sciences & Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China
Interests: Urban and Rural Studies; Sustainable Development; Regional Planning
Andrew  Cartwright
Prof. Dr. Andrew Cartwright
Centre for Policy Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Interests: Public Policy; Rural Development and Land Use; Development Studies; Demography
Chibo  Chen
Prof. Dr. Chibo Chen
School of Business Administration, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, 430073, China
Interests: Economic Theories and Policies Concerning Agriculture and Countryside, Countryside Revitalization
Raffaele  Cortignani
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Cortignani
Department of Agriculture, Forests, Nature and Energy (DAFNE), University of Tuscia, via S.Camillo de Lellis, Viterbo 01100, Italy
Interests: Agricultural Economics; Economic Modeling; Sustainable Agriculture; Climate Change and Agriculture; Applied Economics
Qihui  Chen
Prof. Dr. Qihui Chen
1. College of Economics and Management, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China; 2. Beijing Food Safety Policy & Strategy Research Base, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
Interests: Applies Econometric Methods; Welfare Issues in Developing Countries; Intervention Programs
Jose Manuel Diaz-Sarachaga
Dr. Jose Manuel Diaz-Sarachaga
GTDS Research Group, University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain
Interests: Sustainable Development; Smart Cities; Rural Revitalization; Urban Resilience; Circular Economy
Xin  Deng
Dr. Xin Deng
College of Economics, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu 611130, China
Interests: Agricultural Green Development and Regional Revitalization; Cropland Ecological Restoration and Farmers’ Response; Watershed Climate Change and Farmers' Adaptation; Rural Environmental Governance and Farmers’ Participation
Shijun  Ding
Prof. Dr. Shijun Ding
School of Public Administration, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China
Interests: Economics of Peasant Household; Rural Poverty
Karine  DUPRE
Prof. Dr. Karine DUPRE
School of Engineering and Built Environment, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD 4222, Australia
Interests: Rural and Regional Development; Social Design; Planning; Tourism
Jinlong  Gao
Dr. Jinlong Gao
Key Laboratory of Watershed Geographic Sciences, Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIGLAS), Nanjing, China
Interests: Urban Expansion and Renewal; Rural Development and Land Use; Urban-Rural Interaction; Spatial Inequality
Leyla A. Gamidullaeva
Prof. Dr. Leyla A. Gamidullaeva
Institute of Economics and Management, Penza State University, Penza 440039, Russia
Interests: Innovation Ecosystem Development; Sustainable Development; Regional Economy
Roberto  Gallardo
Prof. Dr. Roberto Gallardo
Director, Purdue Center for Regional Development, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 47906, USA
Interests: Rural Trends; Socioeconomic Analysis; Industrial Clusters; Local & Regional Community Economic Development; Digital Inclusion
Marioara  Ilea
Prof. Dr. Marioara Ilea
Department of Economic Sciences, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca 400372, Romania
Interests: Economic and Financial Analysis; Business Management; Analysis of Rural Development Strategies; Control & Financial Auditing
Anthea  Innes
Prof. Dr. Anthea Innes
Department Health, Aging and Society, Faculty of Social Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Interests: Dementia; Technology; Rurality; Creative Approaches
Yuansheng  Jiang
Prof. Dr. Yuansheng Jiang
College of Economics, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu, China
Interests: Regional Economy; Rural Finance and Inclusive Finance; Rural Economic Policy; Land Economy and Policy; Risk Management and Insurance
Fedor  Lisetskii
Prof. Dr. Fedor Lisetskii
Institute of Earth Sciences, Department of Nature Management and Land Cadastre, Belgorod State National Research University, Belgorod, Russia
Interests: Landscape Farming; Territorial Planning; Soil Protection Arrangement of Agricultural Landscapes
Yurui  Li
Prof. Dr. Yurui Li
Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: Urban-rural Relationships; Rural Development; Land Use Policy; Land Consolidation; Rural Settlements
Antonio  Lopolito
Prof. Dr. Antonio Lopolito
Department of Economics, Management and Territory (DEMeT), University of Foggia, 71121 Foggia, Italy
Interests: Rural Development; Social Capital; Collective Behaviour; Agent-Based Modeling
Xiaofeng  Luo
Prof. Dr. Xiaofeng Luo
1. College of Economics and Management, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China; 2. Hubei Rural Development Research Center, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
Interests: Agricultural Economic Theory and Policy; Agricultural Resources and Environmental Economy
Gucheng  Li
Prof. Dr. Gucheng Li
The College of Economics and Management, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 430070, China
Interests: Agricultural Economic Theory and Policy; International Trade in Agricultural Products
Tao  Liu
Prof. Dr. Tao Liu
1. College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China; 2. Center for Urban Future Research, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: Migration; Urbanization; Urban Land Development; Rural Transformation; Spatial Planning; Water Governance
Joanne  Millar
Dr. Joanne Millar
Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, PO Box 789, Albury, 2640, Australia
Interests: Livelihood and Environmental Impacts of International Development Projects; Action Research for Rural Development; Property Rights and Conservation; Cultural Management of Natural Resources
Mangirdas  Morkūnas
Dr. Mangirdas Morkūnas
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Vilnius University, Vilnius 10222, Lithuania
Interests: Common Agricultural Policy; Sustainability and Resilience of Rural Regions; Consumer Behavior (especially in agri-food products); Business Development in Rural Regions; Performance Management; Climate-smart Agriculture
Beniamino  Murgante
Prof. Dr. Beniamino Murgante
School of Engineering, University of Basilicata, 85100 Potenza, Italy
Interests: Regional Planning; Geocomputation and Urban Planning; Technologies Used in Supporting Spatial Decision
Pier Paolo Miglietta
Prof. Dr. Pier Paolo Miglietta
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies - University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: Agricultural Economics, Commodity Sciences, Environmental Economics, Life Cycle Approaches, Water Footprint
Gioacchino  Pappalardo
Prof. Dr. Gioacchino Pappalardo
Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: Rural Development Policies; Competitiveness and International Trade; Consumer Behavior; Cost-benefit Analysis
Piotr  Prus
Prof. Dr. Piotr Prus
Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Bydgoszcz University of Science and Technology, Al. prof. S. Kaliskiego 7, 85-796 Bydgoszcz, Poland
Interests: Sustainable Development of Rural Areas and Agriculture; Rural Advisory Services; Multifunctional Development of Rural Areas; Non-agricultural Entrepreneurship in Rural Areas
Marko D. Petrović
Dr. Marko D. Petrović
Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: Tourism; Human Geography; Rural Studies; Agritourism; Hospitality
Anthony  Rezitis
Prof. Dr. Anthony Rezitis
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Agricultural University of Athens, 118 55 Athens, Greece
Interests: Rural Economy; Price Transmission and Volatility; Price Analysis and Market Structure; Efficiency, Technological Changes and Productivity Analysis; Convergence, Supply and Demand Analysis
J Matthew  Shumway
Prof. Dr. J Matthew Shumway
Department of Geography, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
Interests: Population Geography; Spatial Demography; Rural; Migration
Rosanna  Salvia
Prof. Dr. Rosanna Salvia
Department of Mathematics, Informatics and Economics, University of Basilicata, Via dell’Ateneo Lucano, Potenza, I-85100, Italy
Interests: Rural Resilience; Urban/Rural linkages; Land Degradation; Sustainable Land Management; Rural Policies; Stakeholder Involvement
Redmond Ramin Shamshiri
Dr. Redmond Ramin Shamshiri
Department of Engineering for Crop Production, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and 13 Bioeconomy, 14469 Potsdam, Germany
Interests: Digital Agriculture; Automation; Simulation and modeling; IoT sensors and wireless communication
Stephan  Weiler
Prof. Dr. Stephan Weiler
Department of Economics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1771, USA
Interests: Regional Economic Growth and Development; Entrepreneurship; Innovation
Guanghua  Wan
Prof. Dr. Guanghua Wan
Institute of World Economy, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Interests: Pro-Poor Growth; Poverty Reduction; Income; New Economic Geography; International/Regional Development
Barbara  Wieliczko
Prof. Dr. Barbara Wieliczko
Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development, Polish Academy of Sciences, Nowy Swiat 72, 00-330 Warszawa, Poland
Interests: Agricultural Policy; Rural Development Policy; Policy Evaluation; Regional Development; Sustainable Economics; Future Studies; Environmental Economics
Cheng  Wang
Prof. Dr. Cheng Wang
Laboratory of Rural Human Settlement Research, School of Geographical Sciences, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China
Interests: Rural Human Settlement Environment; Land Use and Rural Development ; Rural Geography; Rural Sustainable Development; Natural Resources and Spatial Planning
Dingde  Xu
Dr. Dingde Xu
College of Management, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu 611130, China
Interests: Rural Sustainable Development; Rural Revitalization; Environmental Policy
Ren  Yang
Prof. Dr. Ren Yang
1. School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 510275, China; 2. Land Research Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 510275, China
Interests: Rural Geography; Urban- Rural Development and Land Use; Rural Sustainability and Spatial Governance; Global Climate Change and Agricultural Geographical Patterns; Territorial Spatial Planning and Management
Jiaxi  Zheng
Prof. Dr. Jiaxi Zheng
School of Business Administration, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China
Interests: Theories and Policies of Agricultural Economy; Agricultural Investment and Project Management
Junbiao  Zhang
Prof. Dr. Junbiao Zhang
College of Economics and Management, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: Agricultural Economic Theory and Policy; Environmental Economy; Economic Theory and Policy in Agricultural Technology
Lucy  Zheng
Prof. Dr. Lucy Zheng
Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield S11WB, UK
Interests: Foreign Direct Investment; Emerging Markets; Rural Studies; Regional Development; Business and Environment Sustainability
Jiazhen  Zhang
Dr. Jiazhen Zhang
University of Mons, Rue d'Havré 88, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Interests: Industrial Heritage Protection; High-density Cities; Spatial Distribution; Bibliometric Analysis