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Estelle Midler


Former BC3 researcher

Estelle Midler

Main Research Field:
biodiversity economics, payment for ecosystem services, public economics, games and experiments

Was employee in BC3 from 2012-03-05 to 2014-02-10

Short CV

Estelle Midler received her MSc in Environmental and Agricultural Economics in 2008, together with an Engineering Degree in Agricultural Sciences, and her PhD in Economics (Incentive Mechanisms and negative environmental externality: the case of tropical deforestation) in 2012 from Supagro Montpellier (France) where she joined the research unit LAMETA (Theoretical and Applied Economics Research Unit of Montpellier).
She was a teaching assistant at the University of Montpellier (2008-2012) for undergraduate students (Statistics and Mathematics).
Her research fields concern environmental economics, public economics and experimental economics (and incidentally game theory). She is specializing in the biodiversity and forest economics.
Her work focuses on how to design incentive instruments to protect biodiversity efficiently and provide ecosystem services (such as climate mitigation and adaptation).

Journal Articles

  • 2015
  • Midler, E., Figuières, C., Willinger, M. 2015. Choice overload, coordination and inequality: three hurdles to the effectiveness of the compensation mechanism?. Social Choice and Welfare. 45. (3) 513-535-535. DOI (10.1007/s00355-014-0840-9).
  • Midler, E., Pascual, U., Drucker, A.G., Narloch, U., Soto, J.L. 2015. Unraveling the effects of payments for ecosystem services on motivations for collective action. Ecological Economics. 120. 394-405-405. DOI (10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.04.006).
  • 2012
  • Figuières, Charles; Leplay, Solenn; Midler, Estelle; Thoyer, Sophie. 2012. The REDD Scheme to Curb Deforestation: A Well-designed System of Incentives?. Strategic Behavior And The Environment. 2 (3) 239-257. DOI (10.1561/102.00000017).

Other Publications

  • 2014
  • Midler, E., Pascual, U., Simonit, S. 2014. Forest ecosystems in national economies and contribution of REDD+ in a green economy transformation: the case of Panama. UNEP.
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