Environmental Economics Knowledge Center

 

Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center is a Knowledge Center at Nova School of Business and Economics for academic research and policy advice in environmental and natural resources economics.

Its mission is to produce high-quality multidisciplinary research by fostering cooperation between economists and environmental scientists. It focuses on applied studies, and on creating knowledge and expertise to assist decision making in the public and private sectors.
 

Whats's happening

News

New publication | A Livelihood and Farming System approach for effective conservation policies in Protected Areas of Developing Countries: The case study of the Niassa National Reserve in Mozambique
News | 23 September 2020 New publication | A Livelihood and Farming System approach for effective conservation policies in Protected Areas of Developing Countries: The case study of the Niassa National Reserve in Mozambique
Abstract:

Effective conservation requires that conservation policies and management decisions first target local actors who are dependent on natural resource use in Protected Areas (PA) of...

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News

New publication | Participation in illegal harvesting of natural resources and the perceived costs and benefits of living within a protected area
News | 10 September 2020 New publication | Participation in illegal harvesting of natural resources and the perceived costs and benefits of living within a protected area

Highlights

•Poor and less educated households were more likely involved in illegal resources harvesting.
•Illegal resources harvesting were more pronounced in the villages closer to...
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News

Survey
News | 01 July 2020 Survey

The Environmental Economics Knowledge Center is developing a survey on coastal protection. For each answer, we will donate 1 euro to face the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Please click here to...

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Whats's happening

Events

Webinar: The effects of climate change in marine spatial planning: pathways and solutions
01 Oct '20
Events | Thursday Webinar: The effects of climate change in marine spatial planning: pathways and solutions

As marine spatial planning (MSP) operates in a changing ocean, properly addressing and integrating climate effects is vital. However, few marine spatial plans properly or explicitly consider...

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Events

NOVA SCIENCE DAY 2020 | 22 SEPTEMBER
22 Sep '20
Events | Tuesday NOVA SCIENCE DAY 2020 | 22 SEPTEMBER

NOVA Science Day is back for its third edition on September 22, between 9:30 am and 6:00 pm, at the Rectorate of NOVA University Lisbon. This science meeting aims to bring...

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Events

Doctoral Thesis Defense | Jacob Lawrence Macdonald
16 Jul '20
Lectures | Thursday Doctoral Thesis Defense | Jacob Lawrence Macdonald

Jacob Lawrence Macdonald will defend his doctoral thesis "Leveraging Geospatial Statistics for Measuring and Valuing the Urban Environment”, which had Professor Sofia Franco from the...

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Creating knowledge for better-informed decisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What we are working on
Projects

What we are working on

Our minds are busy developing in-depth research for enhanced knowledge. See the projects we are working on right now and the ones we have already completed.
 

Sharing knowledge with the world
Publications

Sharing knowledge with the world

From academic publishing in international scientific journals to policy briefs, see our peer-reviewed articles and other publications.
 

Want to join our researchers’ team?


We have many ongoing projects as well as a robust pipeline of prospective projects. This means we will soon have positions available for researchers at different levels and multiple areas of expertise to join us and collaborate in the work we are doing.

If you are interested in doing applied research on topics related to environmental economics, you are welcome to send your CV and a motivation letter explaining your background and enthusiasm.


Please note that we genuinely believe in multidisciplinary research and therefore encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including but not limited to biology, environmental engineering, economics, social sciences, applied mathematics, georeferenced information systems, and IT.

We also might have openings for people at different seniority levels, from bachelor students to post-doc researchers.