SANDEE - ACD Research and Writing Workshop in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics | Dhaka, Bangladesh | May 24 - 28, 2015

Eligibility

  • A background in economics, natural resources and environmental management, business and environment, etc. with a Master's Degree and two years of experience is essential.
  • Some background and understanding of economics is necessary given the focus of the workshop.
  • Women and mid-career applicants are encouraged to apply. Candidates with a Ph.D. or working towards or with future plans for a Ph.D. degree are encouraged.
  • Quantitative skills and previous research experience would be helpful.
  • Multi-disciplinary teams of two are eligible and encouraged.

Application

Apply with a cover letter, short CV and a research concept note. Please refer to the attached guidelines for submitting the research concept note. We will consider research concept notes in one of these research areas:

a. Economics of Renewable energy: Access and distributional issues related to renewable energy resources;

b. Policies and Instruments for Greener Development: a) compliance to environmental regulations by firms; b) the development of cities as sustainable engines of growth.

c. Economics of Climate Change: a) the efficacy of alternate adaptation strategies and their local co-benefits; b) programs, institutions and policies that support low carbon growth and long-term adjustment to climate change

d. Economics of Ecosystem Services: a) contributions of services to livelihoods, particularly of vulnerable groups in coastal areas; (b) policies for conserving services such as biodiversity that are not substitutable.

A total of 12-14 participants will be invited to the workshop. Selection of the participants will be based on the quality of the Research Concept Notes.

Apply directly to Prof. A. K. Enamul Haque at application@acdonline.org with a copy to application@sandeeonline.org by May 3, 2015. For further queries or clarifications, the candidates are advised to contact the given email addresses and also visit www.sandeeonline.org

Logistics
The workshop will be held at the BCDM, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The workshop will be fully residential and organizers will provide accommodation and meals for the duration of the workshop, necessary course materials and reasonable travel claims on the basis of actual expenses to the participants.

 

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