Hasselt University, faculty of Business Economics, research group Environmental Economics, is looking for a PhD student in Environmental Economics for the Valuation of Ecosystem Services. Within an interdisciplinary research project, the task will be to assess how biochar, a soil conditioner produced by pyrolysis of biomass, has an impact on ecosystem services (such as biodiversity, crop productivity, carbon sequestration, water treatment), more specifically on marginal soils, and to change these value services in monetary terms. For more info see the pdf and feel free to contact prof. dr. Robert Malina (Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications are accepted until May 31st via https://www.uhasselt.be/vacancies
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The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Food Policy (Prof. Dr. Insa Theesfeld) at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, is announcing a vacancy of a Research Associate (50%) in Agri-environmental Policy and Resource Governance, with the expected date of start 1 July 2019 for duration of 3 years, with a possible prolongation. They are looking for a candidate with a Master’s degree in agricultural economics, resource management, institutional economics or related fields. Tasks include research on current challenges at the intersection of agriculture and the environment. Policy and governance questions are in the focus, such as how to deal with common goods, linked resources (e.g. land-water nexus) or the role of agriculture in rural development. Institutional and behavioral economics, property-rights theory or commons theory are possible perspectives to approach a research topic. The position involves teaching (2 SWS). This is a qualification position, which aims at completing a PhD. Deadline for applications is 10 May 2019. For further information, please refer to http://www.landw.uni-halle.de/prof/agrarpolitik/ and http://www.verwaltung.uni-halle.de/dezern3/Ausschr/19_510.pdf
You are invited to register to attend the 13th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE): ‘Co-creation – Making ecological economics matter’, June 18 to 21, 2019 in Turku, Finland.
The deadline for discounted ‘early bird’ registrations has been extended to 24 March 2019.
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