Atkinson, Giles

Dr Giles Atkinson  

Department

Position held

Associate Professor (Reader) in Environmental Policy

 

Experience keywords:

environmental economics; environmental policy; environmental valuation; green accounting; sustainable development

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

020 7955 6809

Publications

2014

Agarwala, Matthew and Atkinson, Giles and Baldock, Christopher and Gardiner, Barry (2014) Natural capital accounting and climate change Nature Climate Change, 4 (7). 520-522. ISSN 1758-678X

Milner-Gulland, Eleanor Jane and Mcgregor, J.A. and Agarwala, M. and Atkinson, Giles and Bevan, P. and Clements, Tom J. and Daw, T. and Homewood, Katherine and Kümpel, Noëlle F. and Lewis, J. and Mourato, Susana and Palmer Fry, Benjamin N. and Redshaw, M. and Rowcliffe, J. Marcus and Suon, S. and Wallace, G. and Washington, H. and Wilkie, D. (2014) Accounting for the impact of conservation on human well-being Conservation Biology, 28 (5). 1160-1166. ISSN 0888-8892

2013

Lázaro-Touza, Lara and Atkinson, Giles (2013) Nature, roads or hospitals? An empirical evaluation of 'sustainable development preferences' Ecological Economics, 95. 63-72. ISSN 0921-8009

2012

Metcalfe, Paul J. and Baker, William and Andrews, Kevin and Atkinson, Giles and Bateman, Ian J. and Butler, Sarah and Carson, Richard T. and East, Jo and Gueron, Yves and Sheldon, Rob and Train, Kenneth (2012) An assessment of the nonmarket benefits of the water framework directive for households in England and Wales Water Resources Research, 48 (3). W03526. ISSN 0043-1397

Atkinson, Giles and Morse-Jones, Sian and Mourato, Susana and Provins, Allan (2012) ‘When to take “no” for an answer’?: using entreaties to reduce protests in contingent valuation studies Environmental and Resource Economics, 51 (4). 497-523. ISSN 0924-6460

Atkinson, Giles and Bateman, Ian J. and Mourato, Susana (2012) Recent advances in the valuation of ecosystem services and biodiversity Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 28 (1). 22-47. ISSN 0266-903X

2011

Bateman, Ian J. and Abson, David and Beaumont, Nicola and Darnell, Amii and Fezzi, Carlo and Hanleys, Nick and Kontoleon, Andreas and Maddison, David and Morling, Paul and Morris, Joe and Mourato, Susana and Pascual, Unai and Perino, Grischa and Sen, Antara and Tinch, Dugald and Turner, Kerry and Valatin, Gregory and Andrews, Barnaby and Asara, Viviana and Askew, Tom and Aslam, Uzma and Atkinson, Giles and Beharry-Borg, Nesha and Bolt, Katherine and Cole, Matt and Collins, Murray and Comerford, Emma and Coombes, Emma and Crowe, Andrew and Dugdale, Steve and Dunn, Helen and Foden, Jo and Gibbons, Stephen and Haines, Roy and , Caroline and , Mark and , Mallika and , Andrew (2011) Economic values from ecosystems In: Uk National Ecosystem Assessment: Understanding Nature’s Value to Society: Technical Report. United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), Cambridge, UK, 1067-1152. ISBN 9789280731644

Bateman, Ian J. and Mace, Georgina M. and Fezzi, Carlo and Atkinson, Giles and Turner, Kerry (2011) Economic analysis for ecosystem service assessments Environmental and Resource Economics, 48 (2). 177-218. ISSN 0924-6460

Jones, Julia P. G. and Collen, Ben and Atkinson, Giles and Baxter, Peter W. and Bubb, Philip and Illian, Janine B. and Katzner, Todd E. and Keane, Aidan and Loh, Jonathan and McDonald-Madden, Eve and Nicholson, Emily and Pereira, Henrique M. and Possingham, Hugh P. and Pullin, Andrew S. and Rodrigues, Ana S. L. and Ruiz-Gutierrez, Viviana and Sommerville, Matthew and Milner-Gulland, E. J. (2011) The why, what, and how of global biodiversity indicators beyond the 2010 target Conservation Biology, 25 (3). 450-457. ISSN 0888-8892

2010

Dietz, Simon and Atkinson, Giles (2010) The equity-efficiency trade-off in environmental policy: evidence from stated preferences Land Economics, 86 (3). 423 -443. ISSN 0023-7639

Atkinson, Giles and Hamilton, Kirk and Ruta, Giovanni and Van Der Menbrugghe, Dominique (2010) Trade in 'virtual carbon': empirical results and implications for policy Global Environmental Change, 21 (2). 563-574. ISSN 0959-3780

Nicholson, Emily and Mace, Georgina M. and Armsworth, Paul R. and Atkinson, Giles and Buckle, Susan and Clements, Tom and Ewers, Robert M. and Fa, John E. and Gardner, Toby A. and Gibbons, James and Grenyer, Richard and Metcalfe, Robert and Mourato, Susana and Muuls, Mirabelle and Osborn, Dan and Reuman, Daniel C. and Watson, Charlene and Milner-Gulland, E. J. (2010) Priority research areas for ecosystem services in a changing world Journal of Applied Ecology, 46 (6). 1139-1144. ISSN 0021-8901

2009

Sælen, Håkon and Dietz, Simon and Hepburn, Cameron and Helgeson, Jennifer and Atkinson, Giles (2009) Siblings, not triplets: social preferences for risk, inequality and time in discounting climate change Economics - the Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 20 (3). 1-28. ISSN 1864-6042

2008

Atkinson, Giles (2008) International regulation and the environment In: Desai, Vandana and Potter, Robert B., (eds.) The Companion to Development Studies. Hodder Education, London, UK, 292-295. ISBN 9780340889145

Atkinson, Giles and Mourato, Susana and Szymanski, Stefan and Ozdemiroglu, Ece (2008) Are we willing to pay enough to ‘Back the Bid’?: valuing the intangible impacts of London’s bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympic Games Urban Studies, 45 (2). 419-444. ISSN 1360-063X

Atkinson, Giles and Mourato, Susana (2008) Environmental cost-benefit analysis Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 33 (3). 317-344. ISSN 1545-2050

Atkinson, Giles (2008) Sustainability, the capital approach and the built environment Building Research and Information, 36 (3). 241-247. ISSN 0961-3218

2007

Atkinson, Giles and Dietz, Simon (2007) Progress in the measurement of sustainable development In: Encyclopaedia of Life Support Systems. EOLSS, Oxford, UK, 195-222.

Atkinson, Giles and Dietz, Simon and Neumayer, Eric (2007) Introduction: handbook of sustainable development In: Atkinson, Giles and Dietz, Simon and Neumayer, Eric, (eds.) Handbook of Sustainable Development. Edward Elgar, Northampton, U.K., 1-27.

Atkinson, Giles and Mourato, Susana (2007) Environmental valuation: a brief overview of options In: Florio, M., (ed.) Cost-Benefit Analysis and Incentives in Evaluation: the Structural Funds of the European Union. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 188-207. ISBN 9781847202383

Atkinson, Giles and Hamilton, Kirk (2007) Progress along the path: evolving issues in the measurement of genuine saving Environmental and Resource Economics, 37 (1). 43-61. ISSN 0924-6460

Atkinson, Giles and Dietz, Simon and Neumayer, Eric, eds (2007) Handbook of sustainable development Elgar original reference. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781843765776

2006

Atkinson, Giles (2006) Sustainability indicators and forest wealth in the developing world In: Hill, Jennifer and Terry, Alan and Woodland, Wendy, (eds.) Sustainable Development: National Aspirations, Local Implementation . Ashgate, Aldershot, UK, 51-66. ISBN 9780754646051

Dietz, Simon and Atkinson, Giles (2006) The equity-efficiency trade-off in environmental policy: evidence of public preferences. In: Envecon 2006: Applied Environmental Economics Conference, 24 March 2006, Royal Society, London, U.K.

Newcombe, Jodi and Ozdemiroglu, Ece and Atkinson, Giles (2006) Towards Green Sectoral Accounts for UK Agriculture In: Pearce, David and Pearce, Corin and Palmer, Charles and Garis de, Y., (eds.) Valuing the Environment in Developing Countries. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, 409-434. ISBN 1843768496

Atkinson, Giles and Day, Brett and Mourato, Susana (2006) Underground or overground?: measuring the visual disamenity from overhead electricity transmission lines In: Pearce, David, (ed.) Environmental Valuation in Developed Countries: Case Studies. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 213-239. ISBN 1840641479

Mourato, Susana and Atkinson, Giles and Ozdemiroglu, Ece and Newcombe, Jodi (2006) Value of a tidier Thames: willingness to pay to reduce sewage overflows In: Pearce, David and Pearce, Corin and Palmer, Charles and Garis de, Y., (eds.) Valuing the Environment in Developing Countries. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, 293-316. ISBN 1843768496

Pearce, David and Atkinson, Giles and Mourato, Susana (2006) Cost-benefit analysis and the environment: recent developments Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France. ISBN 9264010041

Hamilton, Kirk and Atkinson, Giles (2006) Wealth, welfare and sustainability: advances in measuring sustainable development Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781843765769

Atkinson, Giles and Gundimeda, Haripriya (2006) Accounting for India's forest wealth Ecological Economics, 59 (4). 462-476. ISSN 0921-8009

2005

Dietz, Simon and Atkinson, Giles (2005) Public perceptions of equity in environmental policy: traffic emissions policy in an English urban area Local Environment, 10 (4). 445-459. ISSN 1354-9839

Atkinson, Giles and Healey, Andrew and Mourato, Susana (2005) Valuing the costs of violent crime: a stated preference approach Oxford Economic Papers, 57 (4). 559-585. ISSN 0030-7653

Mourato, Susana and Atkinson, Giles and Ozdemiroglu, Ece and Newcombe, Jodi and De Garis, Yvette (2005) Does a cleaner thames pass an economic appraisal?: the value of reducing sewage overflows in the River Thames Water International, 30 (2). 174-183. ISSN 0250-8060

2004

Mourato, Susana and Atkinson, Giles (2004) Special issue on applied environmental economics: editors’ introduction Portuguese Economic Journal, 3. 81-84. ISSN 1617-982X

Mourato, Susana and Ozdemiroglu, Ece and Hett, T. and Atkinson, Giles (2004) Pricing cultural heritage: a new approach to managing ancient resources World Economics, 5 (3). 95-113. ISSN 1468-1838

Atkinson, Giles and Day, Brett and Mourato, Susana and Palmer, Charles (2004) 'Amenity' or 'eyesore'?: negative willingness to pay for options to replace electricity transmission towers Applied Economics Letters, 11 (4). 203-208. ISSN 1350-4851

2003

Hanley, N. D. and Atkinson, Giles (2003) Models of sustainable economic development In: Berkhout, Franz and Leach, Melissa and Scoones, Ian, (eds.) Negotiating Environmental Change: New Perspectives From Social Science. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 77-108. ISBN 9781840646733

Atkinson, Giles and Hamilton, Kirk (2003) Savings, growth and the resource curse hypothesis World Development, 31 (11). 1793-1807. ISSN 0305-750X

Cavatassi, Romina and Atkinson, Giles (2003) ‘Social’ and ‘private’ determinants of opposition to landfill siting in Italy Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 5 (1). 27. ISSN 1464-3332

Atkinson, Giles and Mourato, Susana and Healey, Andrew (2003) The costs of violent crime World Economics, 4 (4). 79-94. ISSN 1468-1838

2002

Atkinson, Giles and Hamilton, Kirk (2002) International trade and the 'ecological balance of payments' Resources Policy, 28 (1-2). 27-37. ISSN 0301-4207

2001

Atkinson, Giles and Pearce, David and Hamilton, Kirk (2001) Valuing nature In: van Ierland, Ekko and van der Straaten, Jan and Vollebergh, Herman. R. J., (eds.) Economic Growth and Valuation of the Environment: a Debate. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 211-224. ISBN 9781840644326

2000

Atkinson, Giles (2000) Reply to Professor Zimmerman World Economics, 1 (3). 149-152. ISSN 1468-1838

Atkinson, Giles (2000) Technology and sustainable development In: Frameworks to Measure Sustainable Development: an OECD Expert Workshop. OECD Proceedings . Sustainable Development. OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), Paris, 97-104. ISBN 9789264180635

Atkinson, Giles (2000) Sustainable development and policy In: Helm, Dieter, (ed.) Environmental Policy: Objectives, Instruments, and Implementation. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 29-47. ISBN 9780199241361

Atkinson, Giles (2000) Measuring corporate sustainability Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 43 (2). 235-252. ISSN 0964-0568

Atkinson, Giles (2000) Re-thinking economic progress World Economics, 1 (1). 153-166. ISSN 1468-1838

Atkinson, Giles and Machado, Fernando and Mourato, Susana (2000) Balancing competing principles of environmental equity Environment and Planning A, 32 (10). 1791-1806. ISSN 0308-518X

1999

Proops, John L. R. and Atkinson, Giles and Schlottheim, Burkhard Frhr.v. and Simon, Sandrine (1999) International trade and the sustainability footprint: a practical criterion for its assessment Ecological Economics, 28 (1). 78-97. ISSN 0921-8009

1998

Pearce, David and Atkinson, Giles (1998) The concept of sustainable development: an evaluation of its usefulness ten years after Brundtland Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 134 (3). 251-269. ISSN 0303-9692

Atkinson, Giles (1998) Discussion at the meeting on 'Alternatives to economic statistics as indicators of national well-being' Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 161 (3). 307. ISSN 0964-1998

Pearce, David and Atkinson, Giles and Hamilton, Kirk (1998) The measurement of sustainable development In: Bergh, Jeroen C. J. M. van den and Hofkes, Marjan W., (eds.) Theory and Implementation of Economic Models for Sustainable Development. Economy & environment (15). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 175-194. ISBN 9780792349983

Proops, J. L. R. and Atkinson, Giles (1998) A practical sustainability criterion when there is international trade In: Faucheux, Sylvie and O'Connor, Martin and van der Straaten, Jan, (eds.) Sustainable Development: Concepts, Rationalities and Strategies. Economy & environment (13). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 169-194. ISBN 9780792348849

1997

Atkinson, Giles (1997) Green accounting In: O'Riordan, Timothy, (ed.) Ecotaxation. Earthscan, London, UK, 60-77. ISBN 9781853832635

Atkinson, Giles and Dubourg, Richard and Hamilton, Kirk and Munasinghe, Mohan (1997) Measuring sustainable development: macroeconomics and the environment Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781858985725

Atkinson, Giles (1997) Crops In: ApSimon, Helen and Pearce, David and Ozdemiroglu, Ece, (eds.) Acid Rain in Europe: Counting the Cost. Earthscan, London, UK, 139-142. ISBN 9781844079858

Atkinson, Giles (1997) Visibility In: ApSimon, Helen and Pearce, David and Ozdemiroglu, Ece, (eds.) Acid Rain in Europe: Counting the Cost. Earthscan, London, UK, 131-138. ISBN 9781844079858

Atkinson, Giles (1997) Global warming and acid rain In: ApSimon, Helen and Pearce, David and Ozdemiroglu, Ece, (eds.) Acid Rain in Europe: Counting the Cost. Earthscan, London, UK, 139-142. ISBN 9781844079858

1996

Atkinson, Giles (1996) Sustainable development In: Mackintosh, M. and Thompson, G. and Costello, N. and Brown, V. and Trigg, A., (eds.) Economics and Changing Economies. International Thomson, London, UK, 927-959. ISBN 9780412628405

Atkinson, Giles and Hamilton, Kirk (1996) Accounting for progress: indicators for sustainable development Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 38 (7). 16-44. ISSN 0013-9157

Hamilton, Kirk and Atkinson, Giles (1996) Air pollution and green accounts Energy Policy, 24 (7). 675-684. ISSN 0301-4215

Pearce, David and Hamilton, Kirk and Atkinson, Giles (1996) Measuring sustainable development: progress on indicators Environment and Development Economics, 1 (1). 85-101. ISSN 1355-770X

1995

Atkinson, Giles and Pearce, David (1995) Measuring sustainable development In: Bromley, D. W., (ed.) Handbook of Environmental Economics. Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 166-182. ISBN 9781557865069

1994

Pearce, David and Atkinson, Giles and Dubourg, W. R. (1994) The economics of sustainable development Annual Review of Energy and the Environment, 19 (1). 457-474. ISSN 1056-3466

1993

Atkinson, Giles (1993) Green measures of economic progress In: Pearce, David, (ed.) Blueprint 3: Measuring Sustainable Development. Earthscan, London, UK, 28-47. ISBN 9781853831836

Pearce, David and Turner, R. K. and Atkinson, Giles (1993) Defining sustainable development In: Pearce, David, (ed.) Blueprint 3: Measuring Sustainable Development. Earthscan, London, UK, 15-27. ISBN 9781853831836

Pearce, David and Atkinson, Giles (1993) Capital theory and the measurement of sustainable development: an indicator of “weak” sustainability Ecological Economics, 8 (2). 103-108. ISSN 0921-8009

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