ICRE8 May 2017 Newsletter




The International Centre for Research on the Environment and the Economy (ICRE8) is a non-for-profit, private, Research Centre dedicated to interdisciplinary research on the Environment, Energy, Economy, Eco-inCentral to ICRE8's mission is the pursuit of excellence in conducting and presenting research and a commitment to explore relevant environmental, natural resources and energy issues, for a variety of circumstances and stakeholders and across different temporal and spatial scales. The Centre’s research expertise includes financial analysis, socio-economic and econometric analysis, environmental valuation, political and institutional analysis, integrated environmental-economic modeling, cost-benefits analysis, multi-criteria analysis, life cycle analysis, risk analysis, geographical information systems, multi-stakeholder mediations techniques, game theory, information technologies and decision making tools development.

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Forthcoming Events


ICRE8 Participation in the EAERE 2017 Annual Conference

The 23rd Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) will be held in Athens, Greece, between the 28th of June and the 1stof July, 2017. The conference is organised by the International Centre of Research on the Environment and the Economy (ICRE8), in collaboration with Athens University of Economics and Business, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and ATHENA Research and Innovation Center.

Prof. Koundouri will chair one thematic session titled “What are US Households willing to pay to avoid injuries from the deepwater horizon oil spill?” and along with Prof. Loïc Berger, she will organise another thematic session titled : “Deep uncertainty and climate change economics”. The latter session includes a peer-reviewed paper titled “Alternative types of ambiguity and their effects on the probabilistic properties and tail risks of environmental-policy variables” co-authored by Prof. Phoebe KoundouriProf. Nikitas PittisDr. Panagiotis SamartzisDr. Nikolaos Englozos, and Prof. Andreas Papandreou.

In addition to the aforementioned publications, ICRE8 founder and scientific director, Prof. Phoebe Koundouri will organise and chair a policy session titled The New SDG Index and Dashboards and SDGs Implementation in Greece and neighbouring regions, which will include discussions regarding the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), SDSN’s main goals and activities, projects and relevant initiatives within Greece and the potential for collaboration with appropriate Mediterranean and Central-Asian Initiatives. Panelists for this policy session will include former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, as well as Prof. Koundouri.

To read more about ICRE8's participation in EAERE, click here.

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