Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Edited by CIRIEC (Italian Research and Information Centre on Social, Cooperative and Public Economics). CIRIEC was founded by Alberto Mortara. Economia Pubblica is dedicated to public intervention in economics.

It focuses on historic and current debates on public intervention, either direct intervention, through public ownership of companies, or indirect intervention, through regulation.
Each issue is composed of two parts: The first part features articles on the law, economics, and sociology, and institutional papers on various aspects of public economics. The second part includes a section of articles of continuous update for the managerial field of utilities.


Section Policies


  • Antonio Massarutto
  • Annalisa Rossano
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Agenda delle Utility

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Peer Review Process

The manuscripts submitted to Economia PubblicaThe Italian Journal of Public Economics will be sent anynomously by the Editorial board  to two referees who are expert in the field. The referees will return an evaluation of the work. In case referees disagree with the quality of the work, the Editorial board may solicit one more additional review.

The role of the referees is advisory and the Editor is under no obligation to accept their opinions.

Referees have to draw up their evaluation accoording to the attached frame within the term of 45 days.


ISSN: 1972-5566