Would you like to be part of an exciting new research project mitigating the risks of floods and droughts, improving water quality and bringing significant benefits to the economy, environment and wider society? Do you have a PhD in Environmental/Ecological Economics or Quantitative Environmental Social Science?
The Chair of Ecosystem Services at the International Institute Zittau / TU Dresden in Germany (Prof. Irene Ring) invites applications for two positions of a Research Fellow / PhD Position on governance and valuation of ecosystem services, related to the following topics:
1) Ecosystem services in economic accounting
2) Ecosystem services in intergovernmental fiscal relations
These posts entail 50% of the fulltime weekly hours, offering a contract of 3 years.
Closing date: January 9, 2017.
Ecosystem Services and Macroeconomy: Linkages, Assessment and Policy
Dates: 9-13 January 2017
The School will address key elements of the new economy transformation, exploring the cutting edge methods and policy applications in ecological economics, with a particular focus on ecosystem services and macroeconomy. With a clear sustainable development focus, it will draw on the expertise of a range of disciplines: economics, ecology, physics, environmental sciences, finance, politics, international relations, sociology, psychology, complex systems theory, etc. to address the current challenges: climate change, biodiversity loss, resource depletion, water shortages, social cohesion and achieving sustainability. » Read the full article