Carmen Marchiori

Lecturer in Environmental Policy and Economics

Department of Geography and Environment


Tel: [+44] (0)20 7852 3767

Room: KGS 1.02|, King's Chambers, Portugal Street, LSE

Dr Carmen Marchiori – BSc. Economics (Universitá Ca' Foscari, Venice, Italy), MSc Economics (UCL), PhD in Environmental Economics (LSE) – is a lecturer in Environmental Economics and Policy at the London School of Economics. She was previously an Alcoa research fellow at the LSE Centre for Environmental Policy and Governance and a visiting research scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. She also worked as an external consultant for international organizations such as the World Bank.

Carmen is a collaborator for the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and associate of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment|. Her recent work investigates the aspect of fairness in bargaining, the role of inequality in the collective management of natural resources, the effectiveness of water rights buy-back policies, and issues concerning the strategic formation of international environmental agreements.

  • Environmental Economics and Development
  • Water Resource Management
  • Climate Change
  • Game Theory
  • Negotiation Theory

Selected recent publications:

Journal articles:
  • 'On the implementation and performance of water rights buyback schemes' (with S. Stratton Sayre, and L. K. Simon), Water Resources Management, 26 (10), pp 2799-2816, 2012
  • 'Bargaining and Devolution in the Upper Guadiana Basin' (with S. Stratton Sayre, and L. Simon), Environmental and Resource Economics, 51 (3). pp. 453-470, 2012
  • 'Concern for Fairness and Incentives in Water Negotiations',Environmental and Resource Economics, 45 (4), 2010.
  • 'Endogenous Minimum Participation in International Environmental Treaties' (with C. Carraro, and S. Oreffice), Environmental and Resource Economics, 42 (3), 2009.
  • 'Promoting Groundwater Reform in the Guadiana Basin' (with S. Stratton, and L. Simon),American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 90 (5), 2008.    
  • 'Negotiating on Water: Insights from Non-Cooperative Bargaining Theory' (with C. Carraro, and A. Sgobbi),Environment and Development Economics, 12 (2), 2007.
Book Chapters and other publications:
  • 'Advances in Negotiation Theory: Bargaining, Coalitions and Fairness' (with C. Carraro and A. Sgobbi), World Bank Policy Research WP 3642.05, 2005.
  • 'Back to Kyoto? US Participation and the Linkage between R&D and Climate Cooperation' (with B. Buchner et al.), in A. Haurie and L. Viguier (eds), Coupling Climate and Economic Dynamics, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.
  • 'Endogenous Strategic Issue Linkage in Climate Change Negotiations' (with C. Carraro) in V. Fragnelli (ed), Game Practice and the Environment, E. Elgar, Cheltenham, 2004.
  • 'Stable Coalitions', in C. Carraro (ed), The Endogenous Formation of Economic Coalitions, E. Elgar, Cheltenham, 2003.
Teaching Excellence Awards|

Geography & Environment academics take centre stage at Teaching Excellence Awards|

Four academics from the Department of Geography and Environment have been recognised for their outstanding contributions at the annual LSE Teaching Symposium. Dr Antoine Paccoud was selected ahead of over 460 nominees to win the Award for Inspirational Teaching, while Dr Richard Perkins and Dr Alice Evans were Highly Commended in their categories, and Dr Carmen Marchiori won a Major Review Award. Read more|.


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