Ten years have passed since Professors Bengt Kriström and Runar Brännlund started a Centre bridging Umeå University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences to study the economics of environmental and natural resource management. A number of activities are planned to celebrate during the fall and winter.

September 18th, 2019 (2.45-4.00 pm) James Boyd visits CERE and have a sit down with high-school students at Minerva School in Umeå to talk about valuing ecosystem services.

September 19th, 2019 (1.15 pm) James Boyd holds a seminar at the SLU library. Title: The Future of Ecosystem Services Analysis: Barriers, Progress, and Priorities. In cooperation with ECOS

jub logoOctober 4th, 2019 the new Honorary Doctor at SLU (nominated by the Department of Forest Economics and CERE), Professor Jason Shogren holds a lecture in connection with the award ceremony in Uppsala.

October 7th, 2019 (2pm): Deputy Research Director Francisco X. Aguilar meets up Minerva students on campus.

October 8th, 2019 (1 PM): Jason Shogren gives a lecture at SLU Umeå library. 

October 23rd, 2019 (12.00): Francisco X. Aguilar gives a lecture in the Worth Knowing series (SLU Umeå): M&M: Can money and management reduce tropical forest degradation?

November 28th, 2019: The official 10 year celebration
Morning: open lectures by mainly young researchers.
13.30 and 16.30, talks by invited speakers. The session will be initiated by Professor Sofia Lundberg, Chairman of the Board of CERE, and Professor Bengt Kriström, SLU, one of the founders of CERE.

Invited speakers:
Mårten Larsson, The Forest Industries Association
Svante Mandell, Head of the Environmental Economics Unit, National Institute of Economic Research
Eva Samakovlis, Head of the Research Department at the Swedish Tax Agency and former head of the National Institute of Economic Research's Environmental Economics Unit.
Jurate Jaraite, Vilnius University. Jurate is a CERE alumni
Ulf Perbo, Transportföretagen (Transport companies Association), and previous student at the economics department in Umeå.
Peter Högberg. Former dean of the Faculty of Forest Sciences, SLU and former head of SLU

The information will continuously be updated.

December 9-13, 2019: researchers Rolf Färe and Shawna Grosskopf (Oregon State)visits and gives a couple of lectures on shadow pricing the environment as part of the course "Production and the environment" at the Environmental economics master program.

December 12th, 2019: researcher Lammertjan Dam (Groningen U.) holds a seminari. Lammertjan is a long time friend of CERE and been in Umeå as a post doc in the fall of 2010 and visited on a number of occasions since. He will be present during the week.

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CERE Working Papers

Zhou, W., Bostian, M., Färe, R., Grosskopf, S. & Lundgren, T. Efficient and Sustainable Bioenergy Production in Swedish Forests – a Network DEA Approach. Läs
Grosskopf, S. & Lundgren, T. Prevention or Cure? Abatement Efficiency in a Network Technology. Läs
Puzon, K. On Extreme Perception Bias. Read
Puzon, K. & Willinger, M. Can Common Ownership Prevent the Tragedy of the Commons? An Experimental Investigation. Read