Special Issue: Economics of Water Resources Management in China has been approved by Water Resource and Economics

Special Issue Guest editors:
Roy Brouwer, Professor in Economics and University Research Chair in Water Resource Economics at the University of Waterloo
Alec Zuo, Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow, School of Economics and Public Policy, University of Adelaide
The special issue aims to publish an overview of state-of-the-art and beyond water resources economics research in China. The special issue is open to a wide variety of water-related issues and case studies, including (but not restricted to) the economics of water stress and water security, circular water economy, blue (marine) economy, water resource reuse and recovery, climate and water, WEF nexus, stream flow restoration, stormwater management, sustainable groundwater management, urban water management, water pollution, water and health, water storage and diversion, source water protection, transboundary river and watershed management.

Special interest have economic papers focusing on water reallocation, water policy impact assessment, water quantity or quality markets, water valuation, and water pricing reforms. Articles published in the special issue will address key challenges in advancing economic and econometric theory and methodologies in support of more sustainable water resources management across China.

The special issue is linked to the 5th International Conference on Water Resources, Environmental Protection & Sustainable Development (WRESD 2024), held in Shanghai 6-8 December, 2024, but open for all submissions starting April 1st, 2024. The deadline for submissions is February 1st, 2025. The special issue will be published in the summer of 2025.

Please find the detailed information of the Special Issue at: https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/water-resources-and-economics/about/call-for-papers