Environmental and resource economics
The members of the Environmental and Resource Economics (ERE) Research Group comprise Faculty staff, post-doctoral researchers and PhD Students. We regularly welcome visiting researchers from universities around the world.
- Dr. Prasenjit Banerjee - game theoretic and experimental work on conservation and management of natural resources, behavioural impacts on environmental policies.
- Dr. Ron Chan - energy markets, air pollution, climate change, trade and environment.
- Dr. Edward Manderson – applied energy economics, globalisation and the environment, impacts of climate change.
- Professor Dan Rigby - choice experiments and best-worst scaling; economics of food safety, health and environment; academic malpractice and contract cheating.
- Professor Ada Wossink - environmental economic tradeoffs, the evaluation of environmental policy, sustainability and the provision of ecosystem services.
Other related staff
- Alistair Ulph - Professorial Research Fellow at the Sustainable Consumption Institute
- David Colman - Emeritus Professor
- Mika Kortelainen - Prof of Health Economics Turku University Finland (Honorary Research Fellow)
Current PhD students
Current Research Projects
- Food Hypersensitivities: Capturing Quality of Life (QoL) Behavioural Measures and Willingness to Pay (WTP) in the UK (funded by Food Standards Agency).
- Methodological Improvements in the Economic Research Service (ERS) “Cost-of Foodborne-Illness Model” (funded by US Department of Agriculture).
Recent PhD students
- Camilla Knudsen (World Bank)
- Keila Meginnis (University of Glasgow)
- Faten Saliba (International Monetary Fund)
- Ibrahim Tajudeen (Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission)
Recent Research Projects
- Green infrastructure and Health and Wellbeing Influences on an Ageing Population (GHIA).
- Enigma: Sources, Seasonality, Transmission and Control: Campylobacter and human behaviour in a changing environment.
- MOTivational strength of ecosystem services and alternative ways to express the value of BIOdiversity (BIOMOT).
- Estimating Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALY) and Willingness to Pay (WTP) values for microbiological foodborne disease.
- CSEF Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains.