Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Arild Vatn is professor at the Department of International Environment and Development Studies at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). His main expertise is in insti¬tut¬ional and ecological economics. Specific fields of experi¬ence are: a) Environ¬mental governance and policy processes; b) Environ¬mental valuation; and c) Policy evaluations in forestry and agriculture. Vatn has been presi¬dent and vice president of the European Society of Ecological Economics. He has organized a large number of PhD summer schools. He was awarded the NMBU research prize in 2002 and the joint EAEPE and AFEE Veblen 150 prize in 2007 for his book ‘Institutions and the Environment’. He was also awarded the Kenneth Boulding Award by ISEE in 2016 for his engagement in synthesizing ecological and institutional economics.
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