New report series highlights policy advice for waste, fishery, biodiversity, social cost of carbon and hazardous chemicals


The need for evidence-based policy advice is larger than ever before and looking ahead, the demand will most likely continue to increase. In order to strengthen the role of environmental economics in Swedish policy, SDSN Northern Europe and partners (listed below) arranged a pre-conference, preceding the 6th World Congress in Environmental and Resource Economics, WCERE 2018, in Gothenburg Sweden. The pre-conference brought together academics and experts at agencies and organisations involved in policy work in five parallel workshops. The workshops aimed to provide participants with new insights by addressing practical problems faced in policymaking and to strengthen networks of environmental economists.

We now release a series of printed reports from these workshops, freely available to be downloaded!

Thematic reports

Full report


The WCERE 2018 pre-conference on 25 June 2018 was organised by SDSN Northern Europe, in collaboration with the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg, the FRAM Centre for Future Chemical Risk Assessment and Management Strategies, the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management and the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. SDSN Northern Europe is hosted by Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The event was arranged with the support of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.

By: Nina Silow

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