tidbitsSince the newsletter will come out only four times a year, we'll collect some information here so you won't miss the exciting things that happen here on CERE. This time you can amongst other things learn more and register for the conferences "From generation to generation - the use of commons in a changing society" and the "21st Ulvön Conference on Environmental Economics"

Upcoming Events | Working Papers | Popular News 

Upcoming Events

Conferences | CERE seminars | Visitors | Dissertations

Conferences

'From Generation to Generation – the use of commons in a changing society', is the third European IASC meeting. The conference is hosted by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Umeå, Sweden, 16-19 September, 2014. Keynote speakers are Ole Henrik Magga, Professor in Sami linguistics at Sámi allaskuvla (The Saami University College) in Guovdageaidnu (Kautokeino), Norway, Leticia Merino, Professor at the National University of Mexico (UNAM) and President of IASC and Annika E. Nilsson is Senior Reseracher Fellow at Stockholm Environmental Institute.
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The 21st Ulvön Conference on Environmental Economics is coming up soon. It is hosted by CERE in Ulvön, Sweden, June 17-19. Speakers this year include Professor Emeritus Karl-Göran Mäler, from the Beijer Institue of Ecological Economics, Stockholm, Sweden and Associate Professor Eirik Romstad from NMBU School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway.
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CERE Seminars

MAY
Unfold the Political Decision toward Chinese Carbon Intensity Abatement with Chu Wei from the Center for Energy Economics and School of Economics, Renmin University of China, and TITLE?
Jorge E. Araña from TIDES – University Institute of Tourism and Sustainable Development, University of Las Palmas. 
JUNE
Derek Lemoine from Department of Economics, University of Arizona
Oliwia Kurtyka from Grenoble Applied Economic Laboratory. 

Go to the CERE calender for more information

Visitors

Böhringer returns this spring (read about his last visit)
CERE member Shawna Grosskopf and CERE active Rolf Färe visits two weeks in May 
Governmental visit (se article "CERE an important player in this context") 

Dissertations

Brand new doctors:
Erik Geijer (Goal Conflicts and Spillover Effects in Swedish Environmental Policy)
Catia Cialani (Biased numbers from the World Bank)
Lei Shi (Men buy renewable energy)

And this fall, Erik Brockwell will defend his thesis.

Working Papers

Three  CERE working papers have  been published so far this year:
  1. The very popular: Where was the Wealth of the Nation? Measuring Swedish Capital for the 19th and 20th Centuries. By Magnus Lindmark and Lars Fredrik Andersson, Department of Geography and Economic History, Umeå University.
  2. Did the EU ETS Make a Difference? An Empirical Assessment Using Lithuanian Firm-level Data. By Jurate Jaraite, CERE, Umeå University and Corrado di Maria, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, UK.
  3. About the model used for the UN report "Africa Adaptation Gap Report": Calibration of the AD-RICE 2012 Model. By Kelly Chloe de Bruin, CERE, Departments of Economics, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. The UN report was in different medias all over the world when it was released. 

Popular News

"CERE an important player in this context"
The Committee on Transport and Communications is studying cost-benefit analysis in the transport sector with a particular focus on sustainable development. They therefore turned, inter alia, to CERE's Runar Brännlund and Bengt Kriström who've written plenty about the methods and because "CERE is an important player in this context" says Anna Wagman Kåring.

"It is not credible"
CERE's Runar Brännlund ruling on the IPCC's estimates of climate work costs in Miljöaktuellt April 17th, 2014.

"Unreasonable demands on fossil independent vehicle fleet"
CERE's Runar Brännlund writes together with Eva Samakovlis on Miljöaktuellt debate. (My, ed, translation throughout article)