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Marine Economics and Management

ISSN: 2516-158X


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Information: Journal information  |  Editorial Team  |  Author Guidelines
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Marine Economics and Management
(MAEM) is an international, transdisciplinary journal focusing on marine economics and management research and practice. Through published articles, the journal aims to help societies become more sustainable and harmonious.

Aims & scope

MAEM covers research in integrated marine systems, marine modeling and prediction, marine planning and marine management, presenting theoretical insights and developments, as well as real-world case studies. Major articles are contributed by specialists in marine affairs, including marine economists and marine resource managers, and marine scientists. Articles from all relevant disciplines are invited, but all contributions must make clear the link between fundamental concepts and the central improvement of marine economics and management.


  • Management and planning of marine economy and industry (e.g. fishery, transportation, tourism, oceaneering, etc.)
  • Marine economic security and monitoring & warning (e.g. traditional security, non-traditional security, industrial security, etc.)
  • Marine economic policy analysis and evaluation (industrial policy, economic policy, development planning, development strategy, etc.)
  • Land-sea economic coordination (land-sea economic synergy, land-sea economic structure, port economy, green economy, sharing economy, etc.)
  • Marine resources and rights management (fishery resources; ecological and biological resources; deep sea, ocean, polar, and exclusive economic zone, etc.)
  • Marine disasters with the development of economic society (typhoon, storm, sea wave, sea ice, red tide, etc.)
  • Marine environment and sustainable development (ecology, coastline, coastal region, sea reclamation, wetland, etc.)

Theoretical fields

  • Econometrics
  • Graph Model for Conflict analysis
  • Grey theory
  • System optimization and simulation theory
  • Decision-making and prediction theory
  • Machine learning theory (e.g. data mining)

MAEM will publish at least 2 issues per annum.

Papers in MAEM are double-blind peer-reviewed. For more details about Emerald's approach to publication ethics, please refer to the company guidelines.

Peer review

MAEM operates a double blind peer review model. All articles undergo an initial assessment by the journal editor. If they are considered suitable for peer review, articles will then be reviewed by a minimum of two external reviewers to assess its suitability for publication. Final responsibility for editorial decisions rest with the journal editor.

Open access

All articles published in MAEM are published Open Access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. For further information on licencing please see the author guidelines.

Publishing Services partnership

MAEM is published by Emerald Group Publishing on behalf of Ocean University of China. MAEM is owned by Ocean University of China. MAEM is published under a platinum OA arrangement, in that all charges for publishing an OA article in MAEM are funded by Ocean University of China. There is no charge to the author.

You can view the journal's tranparency statement here.

This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of theĀ Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in ourĀ Publication Ethics guidelines.