- IA Topic : economy
Excerpt:The European Commission has set a new target to increase the share of manufacturing in the EU's GDP to 20% by 2020. This objective was published in a commission communication on industrial policy on Wednesday 11 October. ...
Excerpt:The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) is looking for an economist to fill a two-year post doctoral position in the framework of a European project, based in Paris. The post doc will undertake research on market-based instruments in the field of ecosystem services and biodiversity.
Excerpt:The European Environment Agency (EEA) has published a new framework for ecosystem capital accounting in Europe which responds to an increasing demand to assess the whole interaction between ecosystems and the economy. The initiative aims to supplement the UN System of National Accounts with information on the environment and natural capital.
Excerpt:The Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University will host a conference on 'Climate and the Economy'. The goal of the conference is to discuss current frontier research on the two-way interaction between climate and the socio-economy. ...
Excerpt:The Sustainable Markets and Climate Change Groups at the Institute for Environment and Development in London are looking for a Climate Change Economist to work on the Economics of Climate Change Objective to support climate change policy and action in developing countries. ...
14th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis "Governing Global Challenges: Climate Change, Trade, Finance and Development"
Excerpt:The goal of the Conference is to promote the exchange of ideas among economists conducting quantitative analysis of global economic issues. Particular emphasis will be placed on applied general equilibrium methods, data, and application. Related theoretical and applied work is also welcome.
Excerpt:In its most recent State-of-the-Environment Report 2010, the European Environment Agency flags Europe's continuing depletion of natural resources and ecosystem services. Though there has been an encouraging partial decoupling of resource use and economic output, the overall trend is likely to undermine Europe’s economy if left unchecked.