LEEPin2019: The LEEP Institute's Meeting of International Excellence in Environmental and Resource Economics

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Overview

LEEP’s inaugural conference, held on Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th June 2019 at the University of Exeter, showcased the very best research at the cutting edge of environmental and resource economics, spread over two days in the run-up to the EAERE annual conference in Manchester. The conference featured plenary sessions from a range of high profile speakers, as well as contributed talks and posters, on a range of topics, using a broad suite of methods.

This conference was organised with the support of EAERE, the Royal Economic Society, University of Exeter Business School and Professor Janice Kay CBE (Provost, University of Exeter).

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Keynote speakers included:

  • Stephen Polasky, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Catherine Kling, Iowa State University, USA
  • Paul Ferraro, Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • Georgina Mace, University College London, UK
  • Ian Bateman, University of Exeter, UK
  • Graham Loomes, University of Warwick, UK
  • Brett Day, University of Exeter, UK
  • Christian Vossler, University of Tennessee, USA
  • Nicholas Hanley, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Roger Von Haefen, North Carolina State University, USA 
  • Richard Carson, University of California, USA

 

Papers covered a range of topics, including:

  • Mechanism design and Payments for Ecosystem Services
  • Resource management
  • Applied behavioural economics
  • Non-market valuation
  • Spatial and temporal issues, and integrated modelling approaches
  • Economic insights to improve Government policy
  • Applications of a range of methods – including field and laboratory experiments, RCTs and applied econometrics – are encouraged

 

Through generous sponsorship from EAERE, The Royal Economic Society, University of Exeter Business School and Professor Janice Kay CBE (Provost, University of Exeter), we were able to ensure that there was no conference fee.

 

Contact us - LEEP@exeter.ac.uk 

Twitter - @LEEPin2019