Summer Schools
1 September 2013 - 7 September 2013

Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental and Resource Economics "Frontiers in Economics of Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction, Financing Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Adaptation"


Where: Belpasso
Location:

Belpasso, Italy

How to reach: Google map
Event's Timetable:


Sunday, 1st September 2013 - Saturday, 7th Semptember 2013

Information:


c/o prof. Giovanni Signorello
DiGeSA
via Santa Sofia 100
95123 Catania
Italy
Ph.: +39 095 7580320
Fax: +39 095 7580345
E-mail: g.signorello@unict.it
Url: www.digesa.unict.it/
Website: www.belpassosummerschool.it/biss2013/

Abstract

The School will bring together researchers and policy experts from the disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) fields, to learn about and discuss the advantages and pitfalls of economic and financial policy instruments that serve both purposes, and to share experience and lessons learned.
Deadline for applications: May 15th, 2013. Acceptance notifications will be sent out from May 30th, 2013.


FACULTY
Dr. Swenja Surminski, Grantham Research Institute and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, London School of Economics
The role of insurance in reducing climate and disaster risks

Prof. Jeroen Aerts, Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Amsterdam
Trends and adaptation options in Flood risk management

Dr. Laurens Bouwer, DELTARES
Projections of future risks from weather-related extreme event

Dr. Reinhard Mechler, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and University of Vienna
Economics and economic instruments for building resilience

Dr. Carlos Mario Gomez, University of Alcala' de Henares, Spain
Water markets and other market-based policy instruments for addressing water scarcity and droughts

Dr. Gonzalo Delacàmara, University of Alcala' de Henares, Spain
Water markets and other market-based policy instruments for addressing water scarcity and droughts

Dr. Jaroslav Mysiak, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Euro Mediterranean Center for Climate Change
Economic policy instruments for flood risk management

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