Short Bio He is a professor at the Department of Economics and Economic History and deputy director of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. He made his Ph.D. studies with the Free University of Amsterdam, where he got the Ph.D. in Economics and Econometrics (1993). He is a member of various international scientific committees. He has been a visiting professor in various universities (such as Université Panthèon-Sorbonne, University of Naples Federico II, Centre d`Economie et d' Ethique pour l' Environnement et le Dèveloppement (C3ED) located at the Universitè de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, University of Pisa, Politecnico di Bari, Politecnico di Torino, University of Buenos Aires, FLACSO, Quito site). From 2004 till 2008 he has been a senior visiting researcher at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre. He has also been consultant for the Inter-American development Bank, OECD, the European Commission and for the European Environment Agency. He has participated in various European and national research projects. He has published more than 60 articles and book chapters in International Journals (17 in JCR quartiles 1 and 2) and specialised books. He has also written 2 books with Springer.