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On November, 1–2, 2010 the Charles University Environment Center organized the workshop "Environmental Valuation & Macro-structural Models" in the historical buildings of Charles University in Prague in Carolinum (Ovocný trh 3-5, Prague 1). The workshop was held in English.

 Acknowledgement

The workshop was supported by the European Commission within the project EXIOPOL „A new environmental accounting framework using externality data and input-output tools for policy analysis“ (FP 6) and PASHMINA „Paradigm shift modeling and innovative approaches“ (FP 7) and by the Ministry of Environment within the project SPII4I1/52/07 Modelling of Environmental Tax Reform Impacts: Second Phase of the ETR. This support is gratefully acknowledged.

 The programme of the workshop including the presentations for downloading can be found below.

Programme

1st November 2010

 8:45     Invitation Coffee

 

Part I: Valuation of Health Benefits

 9:00     Introductory Word and the Basic Principles of the ExternE Methodology

Milan Ščasný (Charles University Environment Center)

 

9:30     Valuation of Morbidity Effects (pdf, 1,29 MB)

Vojtěch Máca (Charles University Environment Center)

 

10:00   Valuing Reduced Mortality Risks (pdf, 3,81 MB)

Milan Ščasný (Charles University Environment Center)

 

10:30   Discussion

 

10:45   Coffee Break

 

Part II: Environmental Macro Modeling Incorporating Climate Change and Air Pollution

11:15   The DICER model and environmental valuation (pdf, 926 kB)

Ramon Ortiz (Basque Centre for Climate Change)

 

12:15   Lunch

 

13:15   Computable General Equilibrium Model for the Czech Economy (pdf, 318 kB)

Olga Kiulia (Center for Energy Policy and Economics)

 

14:15   Contributed Presentation: Incorporating Health Benefits into CGE Model (pdf, 122 kB)

Fusako Tsuchimoto (Charles University Environment Center)

 

14:30   Discussion

 

14:45   Coffee Break

 

 

Part III: Monetary Valuation of Ecosystems and Land Use Changes

 15:15   Valuation of Environmental Changes Due to Land Use Change (pdf, 1,01 MB)

Jan Melichar (Charles University Environment Center)

 

15:45   A Meta-analysis of Forest Recreation Values in Europe (pdf, 138, kB)

Marek Giergiczny (Warsaw Ecological Economics Center)

 

16:15   Polish Forestry and Ecosystem Valuation Studies (pdf, 1,12 MB)

Mikołaj Czajkowski (Warsaw Ecological Economics Center)

 

16:45   Discussion

 

17:00   End of the 1st day

2nd November 2010

 

8:45     Coffee

 

Part IV: Macro Modeling Incorporating Land Use Change and Agriculture

 9:00     Modelling Land Use Change in CGE Models (pdf, 560 kB)

Renato Nunes Rosa (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei)

 

10:00   The DART Model – Accounting for Land Use and Biofuels (pdf, 572 kB)

Alvaro Calzadilla (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)

 

11:00   Coffee Break

 

11:30   Contributed Presentation: Incorporating Environmental Benefits into DART Model

Milan Ščasný, Jan Melichar (Charles University Environment Center)

 

11:45   Discussion

 

12:00   Modeling the Efficiency of the Agri-environmental Payments to Czech Agriculture in a CGE Framework Incorporating Public Goods Approach (pdf, 147 kB)

Zuzana Křístková (CZU, UZEI), Tomáš Ratinger, Jana Majerová (UZEI Prague)

 

12:30   Economic Effects of Biofuel Promotion. An Assessment with a World Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Model (pdf, 533 kB)

Vítězslav Píša (Faculty of Humanities Charles University Prague)

 

13:00   Final discussion

 

13:15   Lunch

 

14:00   End of the 2nd day

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