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The Spring School event on “Environmental Economics and Consumer Choices” was organized in Novém Šaldorfě as part of the project H2020 GEMCLIME and PRIMUS REGEC. The event, which took place on May 29-31, 2020, was attended by twenty students, junior and senior research fellows, who came to present and discuss their research.

Researchers from the Charles University Environment Center, Iva Zvěřinová (literature review) and Martin Kryl (using GIT for academic work), presented scientific work tools at the beginning of seminar sessions. Students Alicia Berrios (NMBU, Norway), Lydia Chikumbi (UCT, South Africa), Klára Hanusová (IES) and Nick Tyack (IHEID, Switzerland) were focused on consumer choices in the consumption of environmental goods. Joselyne Aikowe (CZU) and Michaela Preclíková (IES) aimed at resource economics and transport mode use, while Levan Bezhanishvili (IES) addressed in his presentation the impacts of climate change on tourism, and Mehrab Ghanbari and Josef Švec (IES) talked about energy-saving modelling. Finally, Jean-Francois Auger (IES) concluded by how to prepare effective presentations of research results. In the practical part, seminar participants spent time to learn more about the technology of organic wine production. 

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Our recent publications

Dlouhý, J., Dlouhá, J., (2019). Scientific Evidences on Climate Change – Objective Facts, or Arguments for Societal Transformation. Životné prostredie,53/4, 2019, Permanent link 

Braun Kohlová, M., Urban, J.. (2020). Buy green, gain prestige and social status. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 69, June 2020, Temporary linkPermanent link  

Harris, S., Weinzettel, J., Bigano, A., Källmén, A. (2020). Low carbon cities in 2050? GHG emissions of European cities using production-based and consumption-based emission accounting methodsJournal of Cleaner Production, 248, 1 March 2020, 119206, Permanent link 

Kiuila, O., Markandya, A., Ščasny, M. (2019), Taxing Air Pollutants and Carbon Individually or Jointly: Results from a CGE Model Enriched by an Emission Abatement Sector. Economic System Research, 31:1, 21-43. Permanent link

Alberini, A., Khymych, O., Ščasný, M. (2019), Response to Extreme Energy Price Changes: Evidence from UkraineThe Energy Journal, Vol. 40, No. 1: 189-212. Permanent link.

Kyselá, E., Ščasný, M., Zvěřinová, I. (2019), Analysing attitudes to climate change mitigation policies. Climate Policy, 19:7, 878-892 Permanent link.

Alberini, A., Ščasný, M. (2018), The Benefits of Avoiding Cancer (or Dying from Cancer): Evidence from a Four-country Study. Journal of Health Economics 57: 249-262 Permanent link.

Alberini, A., Ščasný, M., Bigano, A. (2018), Policy- v. Individual Heterogeneity in the Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation: Evidence from a Stated-Preference Survey. Energy Policy 121: 565-575. Permanent link.