Agricultural Economics (AGRICECON)

ISSN 0139-570X (Print)
ISSN 1805-9295 (On-line)

  • Open Access Journal
  • An international peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences and financed by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic. Published since 1954 (by 1999 under the title Zemědělská ekonomika)
  • The journal is administered by an international Editorial Board
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Ing. Vladimír Jeníček, DrSc.
  • Executive Editor: Ing. Vendula Pospíšilová Ph.D.
  • The journal is published monthly


New Executive Editor of the journal since June 1, 2018 is Ing. Vendula Pospíšilová, Ph.D.


Mgr. Alena Rottova the former Executive Editor of the journals retired as of May 31, 2018. We thank for her dedicated years of perfect collaboration and service to the global knowledge dissemination and wish her long and quiet years.


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Thematic scope

original scientific papers dealing with agricultural subjects from the sphere of economics, management, informatics, ecology, social economy and sociology. Since 1993 the papers continually treat problems which were published in the journal Sociologie venkova a zemědělství until now. An extensive scope of subjects in fact covers the whole of agribusiness, that means economic relations of suppliers and producers of inputs for agriculture and food industry, problems from the aspects of social economy and rural sociology and finally the economics of the population nutrition. Papers are published in English.

Current issue

Original Paper

Evaluation of the efficiency of European Union farms: a risk-adjusted return approach

Vilija Alekneviciene, Birute Stareviciute, Egle Alekneviciute
Agric. Econ. – Czech, 64 (2018): 241-255abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

A global meat tax: from big data to a double dividend

Jarka Chloupkova, Gert Tinggaard Svendsen, Tomas Zdechovsky
Agric. Econ. – Czech, 64 (2018): 256-264abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

A nexus between air pollution, energy consumption and growth of economy: A comparative study between the USA and China-based on the ARDL bound testing approach

Mansoor Ahmed Koondhar, Lingling Qiu, Houjian Li, Weiwei Liu, Ge He
Agric. Econ. – Czech, 64 (2018): 265-276abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Barriers to exit encountered by small farms in light of the theory of new institutional economics

Lukasz Satola, Tomasz Wojewodzic, Wojciech Sroka
Agric. Econ. – Czech, 64 (2018): 277-290abstractdownload PDF

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