The goal of the special issue is to rigorously analyse and assess the Dasgupta Review and provide some first extensions. We want to help make the topic of biodiversity a mainstream issue for environmental economists and we believe that our special issue will play a fundamental role there. The special issue will consist of two parts – the first part is by invitation only and is a transdisciplinary one where researchers from both the environmental sciences, as well as economists, analyse, discuss and assess the Dasgupta Review. The second part provides extensions of the Dasgupta Review and further develops some of the ideas and problems that are brought to light in the review itself.
The Special Issue seeks to publish novel research and reflect the most recent advances on the latest contributions on the above areas, covering new modeling techniques and formulations, as well as innovative case studies. Contributions will be selected through a refereeing process consistent with the standard reviewing process of the Environmental and Resource Economics journal. Only original contributions of the highest quality will be included. This Special Issue should be of benefit to policy-makers and researchers worldwide, wherever there is a need to overcome challenges, design policy options, strive for new technological breakthroughs and seek investment opportunities towards a new era of energy transition.
The European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) is an international scientific association which aims are:- to contribute to the development and application of environmental and resource economics as a science in Europe;- to encourage and improve communication between teachers, researchers and students in environmental and resource economics in different European countries;- to develop and encourage the cooperation between university level teaching institutions and research institutions in Europe.Founded in 1990, EAERE has over 1000 members in 60 countries, from Europe and beyond, from academic institutions, the public sector, and the private industry. Interests span from traditional economics, agricultural economics, forestry, and natural resource economics.