Professor Charles  Palmer

Professor Charles Palmer

Professor of Environment and Development Economics

Department of Geography and Environment

020 7107 5093
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CKK 4.14
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Key Expertise
environmental & development economics

About me

Charles Palmer joined the Department of Geography and Environment in September 2009. Previously he was a Senior Researcher at the Chair of Environmental Policy and Economics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

He holds a BA in Biological Sciences from Oxford University, an MSc in Environmental and Resource Economics from University College London and a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Bonn, Germany.

He primarily works in the fields of environmental and development economics, has published widely, and has worked for a number of international organisations including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in New York, and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Indonesia.

His current research includes the continuation of work on forest management and land-use change in tropical countries, as well as work on urban land use and research on similar topics in his home country, the UK.


Participatory approaches to natural resource conservation in the Brazilian Amazon

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Expertise Details

development economics; environmental economics; environmental policy; governance; institutions; natural resource management

Countries and regions

Africa; Asia; Central America; South America

Sectors and industries


Selected publications