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Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment (EPEE) is a quarterly peer reviewed platform focusing on energy and environmental economics and policy including the economics of public utilities. Contributions from academic researchers, utility managers and policy-makers ensure a useful exchange of knowledge and experience. This approach is very important, particularly in a period when energy markets and regulatory and institutional frameworks are undergoing rapid change, and environmental issues, both local and global, are becoming increasingly important. The journal is organized mainly into two sections. The section "Observatory" includes articles in which specialists express their views about topical issues of energy and environmental policy. The "Essays" section focuses on the scientific papers, mainly concerning the microeconomics and macroeconomics of energy and the environment, as well as comparative analyses of policies. All papers will be included in EconLit and Scopus. This will ensure that they will be read and cited by a worldwide audience. EPEE is edited by an international editorial board. The editorial board will be supported by a Scientific Committee composed of some of the leading international experts in the field of energy and environmental economics. EPEE is a fundamental publication on energy and environmental issues characterised by a multi-faceted perspective, an approach which is crucial for researchers, policy-makers and operators in the energy and environmental sector.

Editor: Luigi De Paoli, Università Bocconi (Milan, Italy)
Co-editor: Patrice Geoffron, Université Paris-Dauphin (Paris, France)
Scientific Board: Carlo Andrea Bollino, Università di Perugia (Perugia, Italy), Carlo Carraro, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia (Venice, Italy) , Alberto Clò, Rivista Energia, RIE (Bologna, Italy), Francesco Gullì, Università Bocconi (Milan, Italy), Antonio Massarutto, Università di Udine (Udine, Italy) , Jacques Percebois, Université de Montpellier (Montpellier, France) & Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris, France), Stephen Thomas, Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU), University of Greenwich (London, UK) profile, Aviel Verbrugghen, University of Antwarp (Anversa, Belgium), Giovan Battista Zorzoli, Coordinamento FREE - Association on Renewables and Energy Efficiency (Rome, Italy)
Editorial Board: Barbara Antonioli, Università della Svizzera (Lugano, Swiss), Michele Benini, Director Energy Systems Development, RSE (Milan, Italy), Vittorio Biondi, Assolombarda (Milan, Italy), Rosita Carnevalini, ARERA (Rome, Italy), Barbara Chizzolini, Università Bocconi (Milan, Italy), Edoardo Croci, Centre for Geography, Resources, Environment, Energy and Networks (GREEN), Università Bocconi (Milan, Italy), Alessandro de Carli, Centre for Geography, Resources, Environment, Energy and Networks (GREEN), Università Bocconi (Milan, Italy), Vincenzo di Giulio, Eni Corporate University (Milan, Italy), Susanna Dorigoni, Università di Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy), Fabrizio Fracchia, Dipartimento Studi Giuridici, Università Bocconi (Milan, Italy), Marco Frey, Scuola Universitaria Superiore Sant’Anna (Pisa, Italy) , Marzio Galeotti, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Università degli Studi di Milano (Milan, Italy) , Fabio Iraldo, Scuola Universitaria Superiore Sant’Anna (Pisa, Italy), Yannick Le Pen, Université Paris-Dauphin (Paris, France), Gerardo Marletto, Università di Sassari (Sassari, Italy), Massimiliano Mazzanti, Università di Ferrara (Ferrara, Italy) , Paolo Nardi, Cometa Research UNESCO-UNEVOC Centre (Como, Italy), Sabina Scarpellini, University of Zaragoza (Zaragoza, Spain) , Boris Solier, Université de Montpellier (Montpellier, France), Antonio Tencati, Università Bocconi (Milan, Italy), Marja Toivonen, University of Helsinki (Helsinki, Finland)
Editorial Assistant: Luca Bongiolatti, Università Bocconi (Milan, Italy) , Laura Di Fronzo (Milan, Italy)

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Lorenzo Bardelli, Yellow Book 2011 - I dati sul servizio di distribuzione e vendita del gas naturale in Italia (Yellow Book 2011 - Gas distribution and retail in Italy)
Stefano Verde, Il settore elettrico UK e la riforma per far coesistere generazione pulita e meccanismi di mercato (Uk electricity market reform: How to make clean generation and market mechanisms coexistent)
Giuseppe Tomassetti, Dati ufficiali, ufficiosi, prevedibili sulle biomasse ad uso energetico in Italia a fine 2010 e sulla copertura degli impegni al 2020 (Official and real data on biomass energy use in Italy in 2010 and its role in the achievement of the 2020 RES supply target)
Antonio Di Martino, Antonio Sileo, L’Italia e il nuovo nucleare: un’intricata questione di norme, regole e sentenze (Italy and the nuclear renaissance: A tangle of laws, rules and court decisions)
Marco Frey, Roberta Squillace, Wind power industry in Italy: State and competitiveness factors. An adjusted diamond model approach (L’eolico in Italia: stato del settore e competitività secondo il modello a Diamante di Porter)
Stefania Troiano, Francesco Marangon, I Payments for Ecosystem Services: opportunità di sviluppo nella tutela delle risorse paesaggistico-ambientali (Payments for Ecosystem Services: Development opportunities from landscape and environmental resources management)
Camilla Buzzacchi, Energia e ambiti materiali connessi: la lettura della Corte costituzionale (Energy and other areas of interest: The case law of the Constitutional Court)
Carlo Mari, Sui costi di generazione dell’energia elettrica da fonte nucleare (On the cost of generating electricity from nuclear power)

Issue 2/2010 

Luigi De Paoli, Francesco Gullì, Bilancio della liberalizzazione del mercato dell'elettricità e del gas in Italia: 1999-2009 (An evaluation after 10 years of power and gas market liberalization in Italy (1999- 2009))
Carlo Stagnaro, Federico Testa, Nucleare, "modello finlandese" e mercato: una strada percorribile per l’Italia? (Nuclear Power, Market and Finnish Model: is this the road that Italy can follow?)
Susanna Dorigoni, Federico Pontoni, Ownership Separation of the Gas Transportation Network: Theory and Practice
Miron Mushkat, Roda Mushkat, Environmental governance in China: taking policy instruments seriously
Valentina Iafolla, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Francesco Nicolli, Rifiuti generati, rifiuti in discarica ed efficacia delle politiche ambientali in Europa (Waste Generation, Landfill Diversion and Environmental Policy Effectiveness in the EU15)
Paolo Nardi, The Interplay between the European Commission, Member States and Utilities in the Debate on Transmission Network Unbundling
Paolo D'Ermo, Le prospettive del settore energetico mondiale secondo il World Energy Congress di Montreal 2010

Issue 1/2010 

Jean-Marie Chevalier, The French experience in the European process of liberalization of energy markets
Andrea Molocchi, Electric cars or high-efficiency transport networks?
Gerardo Montanino, Luca Benedetti, Silvia Morelli, Andros Racchetti, Lo sviluppo delle rinnovabili nel settore elettrico verso il traguardo del 2020 (The RES-E development in Italy: Towards the 2020 target)
Giovanbattista Zorzoli, Cambiamenti climatici e condizionamenti culturali (Climate change and cultural conditioning)
Corrado Clini, Prospettive del negoziato globale sui cambiamenti climatici (Prospects for global negotiations on climate change)
Fabrizio Fracchia, Climate change e diritto: alla ricerca del corretto approccio metodologico del giurista di fronte ai problemi dello sviluppo sostenibile (Climate change and law: which legal approach should be followed in dealing with the problem of sustainable development?)
Ferdinand E. Banks, Economic theory and the end of the day in Copenhagen
Tiziana Caliman, Paolo Nardi, Technical efficiency drivers for the Italian water industry
Miron Mushkat, Roda Mushkat, The economics of environmental policy implementation: Chinese insights
Gabriele Dono, Graziano Mazzapicchio, L’impatto economico dei cambiamenti climatici sulla disponibilità di acqua irrigua in un’area del Mediterraneo (The economic impact of Climate Change under uncertain water supply in an irrigated Mediterranean area)
Energia: temi e sfide per l’Europa e per l’Italia. Position Paper del Governo italiano sul piano d’azione energia-clima dell’UE (10 settembre 2007)

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