In this section you will find the main publications carried out by members of ENT. As far as possible, publications in open access journals are prioritized, so that the full content is available. If not, please send an email to info@ent.cat asking for more information.


LATEST PUBLICATIONS
The role of environmental organisations on urban transformation – The case of waste management in Esporles (Mallorca)
| Ignasi Puig Ventosa| Maria Calaf Forn
2018

The study presented in this paper explores and examines the role of grassroots environmental organisations in promoting schemes aimed at reducing the impact of waste production at a local…

Economic instruments for the management of packaging waste in Ecuador
| | Ignasi Puig Ventosa
2018

This paper aims at presenting different possible economic instruments to improve packaging waste management in Ecuador. The paper begins by presenting the current situation of solid waste…

Climate Change Adaptation of Alpine Ski Tourism in Spain
| Aina González Puig| Ignasi Puig Ventosa| Jaume Freire González| Luís Campos Rodrigues
2018

Mountain ecosystems are considered to be vulnerable to climate change, with potential detrimental effects including the reduction of the snow seasons, the gradual retreat of glaciers, and…

A Linear Programming Approach to Water Allocation during a Drought
| Jaume Freire González
2018

The economic impacts of a drought depend critically on how water is allocated to different users. Choices as to water allocation can often reflect, wider economic policy, environmental and…

Environmental Fiscal Reform and the Double Dividend: Evidence from a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model
| Jaume Freire González| Research
2018

An environmental fiscal reform (EFR) represents a transition of a taxation system toward one based in environmental taxation, rather than on taxation of capital, labor, or consumption. It…

Environmental taxation and the double dividend hypothesis in CGE modelling literature: a critical review
| Jaume Freire González| Research
2017

Computable general equilibrium (CGE) modelling is a flexible and open way to model the economic systems that allow practitioners to assess the impacts of different policies or external…

An exploration into municipal waste charges for environmental management at local level: the case of Spain
| | Ignasi Puig Ventosa| Research| Sergio Sastre Sanz
2017

Municipal waste charges (MWCh) have been widely acknowledged as a crucial tool for waste management at the local level. This is because they contribute to financing the costly provision of…

A scenario-based framework for assessing the economic impacts of potential droughts
| | Jaume Freire González| Research
2017

Estimating the potential economic impacts of drought is increasingly prominent in policy discussions on resilience to future population and climate changes. We develop a scenario-based…

Development of a municipal solid waste management decision support tool for Naples, Italy
| Research| Rosaria Chifari
2017

Naples has experienced serious waste mismanagement during the last several decades. Illegal waste trafficking, the lack of an appropriate municipal solid waste management plan, and the…

The influence of energy efficiency on other natural resources use: An input-output perspective
| | Jaume Freire González| Research
2017

Energy efficiency improvements reduce the costs of energy services, and under some circumstances, increase the available income. This generates an additional increase of consumption of…

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