Standard practice in discrete choice experiments is to present information on alternatives in matrix form. However, how respondents are asked to read the matrix is at odds with learned visual routines and reading patterns, and this can impact respondents’ choices.
The Nordea Scientific award is presented to CERE member Tommy Lundgren in connection with the Annual Celebration of Umeå University. Tommy will give a lecture on his research on October 21st at 10.40 in the Social Sciences Building, Hörsal D.
A new research school at SLU, ECOS has seen the light of day. Focus is on interdisciplinary understanding in human dimensions of natural resource use and is run by two different departments at SLU, Umeå.
The research school; Ecology and Society (ECOS) is based at SLU in Umeå. It is created as a research and teaching environment through interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Forest Economics and the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Environmental Sciences at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Its focus is on offering courses and arranging workshops that foster interdisciplinary understanding in human dimensions of natural resource use.
Dimitrios Zormpas, an SLU alumnus and a third year Ph.D. student in Real Estate Appraisal and Land Economics at the University of Padova, Italy, is visiting CERE. His research focuses on Real Options, Resource and Environmental Economics.