Marta Escapa (Ph.D. in Economics, 1996, UPV/EHU) is Associate Professor at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Her research and teaching activity has developed in the area of Economic Analysis and, specifically, in Environmental and Resource Economics. She has over 20 years of research and teaching experience that covers both undergraduate and graduate courses on Natural Resource Economics and Environmental Economics and her research has focused on issues like: International Environmental Agreements on Climate Change; Intergenerational Dimension of Climate Change, Economic Analysis of Fisheries Management; Environmental Fiscal Reform and Unemployment; Solid Waste Management using System Dynamics. The main results from this research have been published in peer review journals with impact factor (JCR) like: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Environmental and Resource Economics, Energy Economics or Ecological Economics.
She has participated in several competitive projects at regional and national level and in two competitive projects at European level: ELME (“European Lifestyles and the Marine Environment” 2004-2007); MARNET (“Marine Atlantic Regions Network” (2012-2015). Besides, she has been member of different Organizing and Scientific Committees of International Conferences organized by EAERE (European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists) and AERNA (Spanish-Portuguese Association of Resource and Environmental Economics).
She has been involved in the organization of previous editions of this Summer School and has participated in the development of the two Role-Play Games used during the Summer School: “The International Climate Negotiation Game” and “ADAPTECC: A Role-Play Game about Adaptation to Climate Change”.