Short Bio Jeroen van den Bergh is ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) since September 2007, affiliated with the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology and the Department of Economics & Economic History. In addition, he is professor of Environmental and Resource Economics in the Faculty of Economics & Business Administration and the Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University Amsterdam.
Previously, he was professor of Environmental Economics (1997-2007) and Professor of ´Nature, Water and Space´ (2002-2007) at VU University, and Member of the Energy Council of the Netherlands (2003-2007). He obtained a Master in Econometrics from University of Tilburg (1988) and a PhD in Economics from VU University (1991). He has more than 120 publications in international journals and wrote/edited more than 15 books. He was awarded the Royal/Shell Prize 2002 for research on "Sustainable Development, Environment and Resources" and the 2011 Premi "Sant Jordi" de Medi Ambient from the Institute for Catalan Studies. He is editor-in-chief of the Elsevier journal "Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions" and editor of the Edward Elgar book series "Advances in Ecological Economics".
His research is on the intersection of economics, environmental science and innovation studies. Past work includes dematerialization and recycling, ecological-economic modelling, construction of aggregate indicators, and spatial and international aspects of environmental policy. Work in recent years involves evolutionary economics and innovation, and economics of climate change. The first covers social-technological transitions to sustainable energy, the suitable mix of environmental and innovation policies, and optimal technological diversity. The second addresses the evaluation of climate policy, behavioral economics and happiness.
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