Valuing Natural Capital’s Contribution to Economic Well-Being Government budgets are allocated according to the strength of political and economic arguments. Economic arguments to support public policy and investment in natural capital and ecosystem services are often weak due to the complexities involved in valuing these life support systems, especially in the terms that … [Read more...] about Developing Tools for Valuing Natural Capital’s Contribution to Economic Well-Being: OPEN IEEM
Dr. Martin Cicowiez is a researcher at the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies, based at UNLP in Argentina, and Professor of International Economics and Computational Economics at UNLP. Martin is a core IEEM Team member since its beginning in 2014. Martin also teaches courses on the use of computational methods to assess public policy options in various countries. He has worked as a consultant for international organizations such as the World Bank, IDB, and agencies of the United Nations. Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Universidad Nacional de La Plata.