Prof. Robert Costanza is a leading ecological economist, Chair of Public Policy at Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, former Distinguished University Professor of Sustainability at Portland State University, and founding director of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont.
Robert’s research integrates the study of humans and the rest of nature to address research, policy and management issues. Named as one of ISI’s Highly Cited Researchers since 2004, he has authored or co-authored over 500 scientific papers and 23 books.
Laureate of numerous international awards, he is senior fellow and and associate fellow of several Institute such as the National Council on Science and the Environment, Washington, DC. He is also co-founder and past-president of the International Society for Ecological Economics, founding co-editor (with Karin Limburg and Ida Kubiszewski) of Reviews in Ecological Economics and founding editor in chief of Solutions a unique hybrid academic/popular journal.
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