May 22, 2018 - Workshop on land use and environmental and socio-economic vulnerability

Cerdi organises a workshop on Land use and environmental and socio-economic vulnerability on May 22-23, 2018. During this workshop, researchers from Cerdi and Inra will explore the results of their investigation on the link between land use and households’ environmental and socio-economic vulnerability. The conference will be open by Dominique Bureau. Download the program

April 26, 2018 - 2 PhD positions in environmental economics

The Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Regional Council funds two theses on environmental economics. Research subjects: Mitigation banking: economic and environmental efficiency (in the framework of the BIOECO research project on Choosing economic instruments to save biodiversity with GEOLAB). Payments for environmental services: economic and environmental efficiency. Application deadline: June 8, 2018. The doctoral students will enroll the […]

December 19, 2017 - Sébastien Desbureaux (World Bank)

Drought in the City: The Economic Impact of Water Scarcity in Latin American Metropolitan Areas [PDF]Abstract: While the harmful impact of droughts in rural areas is a well-documented topic, how urban areas are impacted by water scarcity remains largely an open question. In this paper, we provide evidence that cities’ economies also significantly suffer from droughts. […]

December 12, 2017 - Thiago Santiago Morello (Federal University of ABC)

 Fire, tractors and health in the Amazon: a cost-benefit analysis of fire policy based in stated preferencesAbstract: Every year residents of the urban area of Rio Branco, a western Amazon town with 330,000 inhabitants, have their respiratory health threatened by smoke from fires set to prepare land for agriculture. This remains true even with remarkable […]