Dr Phoebe Koundouri

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Visiting Senior Fellow

Phoebe is a visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute.

She has been Associate Professor at the Department of International and European Economic Studies, Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece), since 2012, and Director of the Research Team on Socio-Economic and Environmental Sustainability (RESEES)| since 2010.

Phoebe Koundouri is Council Member of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)|, and currently the EAERE Newsletter Editor. She is also Core Member of the Scientific Committee of the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation|.

Background

Phoebe has most recently been College Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, lecturer at the Economics Department of the University College London, lecturer at the Economics Department of the University of Reading, and Assistant Professor and tenured Assistant Professor at the Department of International and European Economic Studies, Athens University of Economics and Business. 

Phoebe is a highly cited author in her scientific field and associate editor and editorial board member in 12 academic journals. Over the last two decades, she has received numerous scholarships and prizes for academic excellence.

Phoebe has acted as a consultant, as well as coordinated and/or participated in more than 40 research projects on natural resources management issues, funded by the European Commission (mainly DG Research and DG Environment), the World Bank, OECD, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, UN, NATO, WHO, as well as many other international and national organisations and governments of developed and developing countries. Moreover, she has organised a number of international conferences, mainly in the field of water resource economics and management.

Phoebe holds a PhD (2000), MSc (1996) and MPhil (1995) in Economics from the University of Cambridge (UK) and a BA (1994) in Economics from the University of Leicester (UK).

Research programmes

Research interests

  • Environmental and natural resources economics and econometrics;
  • Economic sustainability, long-run cost-benefit analysis and discounting;
  • Agricultural economics and finance;
  • Interdisciplinary approaches to natural resources management and policy;
  • Econometric methods;
  • Time series, cross-section, panel, parammetric/non-parametric;
  • Philosophy of science applied to economics (general), econometrics and environmental and resource economics.

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