Editors

Professor Popescu Gabriel PhD

Professor Istudor Nicolae PhD

Professor Boboc Dan PhD

PhD Andrei Jean-Vasile

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Professor Popescu Gabriel PhD is the Director of the Department of Agro-Food and Environmental Economics, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania, and PhD mentor. He has a wide experience as a trainer, project manager, research team leader in national/international programs, as: Project manager for “Support Services in Agriculture” with World Bank/Academy of Economic Studies; Assistance for the SME during 2002-2003, with the World Bank and County Agency for Employment Giurgiu; Research team leader within “Creating Support Cooperation between the University Business Incubator Giurgiu and University Business Incubator Ruse,” 2004-2005, Ministry of European Integration; Research team leader within “Promote Regional Convergence: The Enhancement of Scientific Networks in Rural Development,” Ministry of Education and Research/Agricultural Economics Research Institute of the Romanian Academy, partner – Centre for Research, Analysis, and Regional Policy, Academy of Economic Studies, 2006-2008; and Project Manager for National Partner I within “Programs Postdoctoral Research at the Forefront of Excellence in the IST and Developing Products and Processes,” 2007-2013, with National Research Institute – Development for Textile and Leather. During March-May 2012, he was Advisor of State in the Prime Minister working staff for Economic Affairs, Government of Romania, and from 2010-present is Director, Postdoctoral School “Knowledge Transfer Economy in Environment and Sustainable Development.” Gabriel Popescu is the Associate Editor, International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management (USA), 2008-present; he is Expert ARACIS, quality assessment in higher education, teaching and research in higher education, and since 2009, is national expert in the panel of world experts of the highest level, nominated by HLPE/CFS, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. He has earned few awards: Nicholas Georgescu Roegen Diploma for scientific research activities in national or international projects, Academy of Economic Studies, April 2005; Diploma for substantial personal contribution to the establishment of BRIE, as a unique format of cross-border cooperation in South-Eastern Europe, from the University Anghel Kanchev Ruse, Bulgaria, May 9, 2003; Diploma of excellence for professional and scientific activity and prodigious contributions to the affirmation of the economic school from the Academy of Economic Studies, March 2003; Diploma of Honor, Academy of Economic Studies, March 2003; Awards for outstanding work in the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies 1977, 1978. His scientific activity includes 51 research projects, 120 studies and articles, and 17 books, treatises, and manuals.

Professor Istudor Nicolae PhD is Rector of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies and professor at Faculty of Agro-food and Environmental Economics. He holds bachelor degree and PhD in agricultural economics. He is member of two International Editorial Committe of scientific magazines from Serbia and one Editorial Committee from Romania.  His main area of expertise refers to rural and regional development, agricultural economics, agro-food chains, logistics of agro-food enterprisis etc. He published several of books and articles on different topics: rural and regional development, logistics of agro-food enterprises, marketing, and traceability of agro-food chains.

Professor Boboc Dan PhD is Dean of The Faculty of Agro-food and Environmental Economics, of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies and professor of processing of agricultural products and management of agro-food products quality to the Department of Agro-Food and Environmental Economics. He holds one PhD in Agronomy and one PhD in Economics. He is Chief Executive of the Association of Certified Tasters Romania. He is PhD supervisor in the field of economics, he published over 50 articles on different topics: wine chain, agro-food chains, processing agricultural products, rural development, food retail, agricultural marketing, quality management, food chain traceability. He attended 20 conferences and he conducted 4 research contracts.

PhD Andrei Jean-Vasile is Lecturer at Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Department of Business Administration. He holds a PhD in Economics from the National Institute of Economics Research – Romanian Academy of Sciences. He has earned a BA degree in Administrative Sciences (2005) and in Banks and Finances (2007) from the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti. He has an MA degree in Economics, Administrative and Business Management (2007) earned at the same university.

Jean Andrei is Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management (USA), Associate Editor of Economics of Agriculture (Ekonomika poljoprivrede) published by Institute of Agricultural Economics (Serbia), scientific reviewer for International Business Information Management Association Conferences – IBIMA. He is also member of scientific organizations: The Balkan Scientific Association of Agrarian Economists, Serbia (December 2008). Issues like business investments process, economic efficiency, agricultural and resources economics, business administration, and valuing economic and human potential are among his research and scientific interests, where he has published articles (over 20), scientific books (4), and numerous conferences presentations.