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Prof. Jeroen van den Bergh

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Jeroen van den Bergh is ICREA Professor at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2007–present), and full Professor of Environmental Economics at VU University Amsterdam (1997–present). His research is on the interface of environmental economics, energy-climate studies and innovation research. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions. He received the Royal/Shell Prize 2002 for Sustainability Research, IEC’s Sant Jordi Environmental Prize 2011 and an honorary doctorate from the Open University of the Netherlands. He currently runs a large ERC Advanced Grant on the topic “Behavioural-evolutionary analysis of climate policy – bounded rationality, markets and social interactions”. His latest book is Human Evolution Beyond Biology and Culture: Evolutionary Social, Environmental and Policy Sciences (Cambridge University Press, October 2018).