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Ibon Galarraga

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Ibon Galarraga


  • Position:
    Professor
  • Main Research Field:
    Public policies, policy instruments and environmental and resource economics
  • BC3 Research Line:
    4. Research Line Adaptation Lab
  • Contact information:
    Email address: ibon.galarraga@bc3research.org
    Contact phone: +34 94-401 46 90 ext. 133
  • Scopus Author ID: 6504712018
  • ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2683-9360

Short CV

Ph.D. in Economics (Environmental Economics) from the University of Bath (UK), M.A. Economics at the University of Essex (UK) and B.A. Economics (speciality of International Economics and Development) at the University of Basque Country.
He has worked as an environmental consultant for many years for both public and private clients such as the World Bank, the Department for International Development of the British Government or the Basque Government. He was co-founder of a consultancy company.
Ibon taught microeconomics and macroeconomics at the University of Bath and Economic Policy at the University of Deusto.
During July 2005 and May 2009, he was the Deputy Minister for the Environment of the Basque Government, Vicepresident of IHOBE and member of the board of the Ente Vasco de la Energía (EVE). While in this position he was in charge of the preparation of the Environmental Framework Programme 2007-2010, the Basque Plan to combat Climate Change 2008-2012 or the Contaminated Soil Plan 2007-2012 among others. Regarding the International sphere, he was the Deputy Co-Chair of the Network of Regional Governments on Sustainable Development (nrg4sd) from 2005-2008 and has actively participated in the CoP 11, CoP 12, CoP 13, CoP 14, COP 15 and COP 16.
During 2013-2015 he was the Deputy Director of BC3.

Journal Articles

  • 2019
  • Abadie L.M., Galarraga I., Markandya A., Sainz De Murieta E. 2019. Risk measures and the distribution of damage curves for 600 European coastal cities. Environmental Research Letters. 14. (6) DOI (10.1088/1748-9326/ab185c).
  • Markanday A., Galarraga I., Chiabai A., Sainz de Murieta E., Lliso B., Markandya A. 2019. Determining discount rates for the evaluation of natural assets in land-use planning: An application of the Equivalency Principle. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION. 230. 672-684. DOI (10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.05.107).
  • Markanday A., Galarraga I., Markandya A. 2019. A CRITICAL REVIEW of COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS for CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION in CITIES. Climate Change Economics (cce). DOI (10.1142/S2010007819500143).
  • Olazabal M., Galarraga I., Ford J., Sainz De Murieta E., Lesnikowski A. 2019. Are local climate adaptation policies credible? A conceptual and operational assessment framework. International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development. DOI (10.1080/19463138.2019.1583234).
  • 2018
  • De Murieta E.S., Galarraga I., Sanz M.J. 2018. COP23: Technical profile with relevant political support. Dyna. 93. (1) 22-24. DOI (10.6036/8685).
  • Galarraga, Ibon; Murieta, Elisa Sainz de; Markandya, Anil; Abadie, Luis María. 2018. Addendum to ‘Understanding risks in the light of uncertainty: low-probability, high-impact coastal events in cities’. Environmental Research Letters. 13. (2) 29401-29401. DOI (10.1088/1748-9326/aaa513).
  • Larrea I., Galarraga I., Solaun K. 2018. Las finanzas del clima. Una revisión. Ekonomiaz: Revista Vasca De Economía. 93. (1) 246-266.
  • Sainz de Murieta E., Abadie L.M., Galarraga I. 2018. Aumento del nivel del mar en la costa vasca: Una aproximación probabilística. Ekonomiaz: Revista Vasca De Economía. 94. (2) 324-344.
  • 2017
  • Abadie L.M., Galarraga I., De Murieta E.S. 2017. Understanding risks in the light of uncertainty: Low-probability, high-impact coastal events in cities. Environmental Research Letters. 12. (1) DOI (10.1088/1748-9326/aa5254).
  • Abadie L.M., Goicoechea N., Galarraga I. 2017. Adapting the shipping sector to stricter emissions regulations: Fuel switching or installing a scrubber?. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART D-TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT. 57. 237-250. DOI (10.1016/j.trd.2017.09.017).
  • Abadie L.M., Goicoechea N., Galarraga I. 2017. Carbon risk and optimal retrofitting in cement plants: An application of stochastic modelling, MonteCarlo simulation and Real Options Analysis. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION. 142. 3117-3130. DOI (10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.10.155).
  • Abadie L.M., Sainz de Murieta E., Galarraga I. 2017. Investing in adaptation: Flood risk and real option application to Bilbao. ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING & SOFTWARE. 95. 76-89. DOI (10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.03.038).
  • Foudi S., Osés-Eraso N., Galarraga I. 2017. The effect of flooding on mental health: Lessons learned for building resilience. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. 53. (7) 5831-5844. DOI (10.1002/2017WR020435).
  • Heres D.R., Kallbekken S., Galarraga I. 2017. The Role of Budgetary Information in the Preference for Externality-Correcting Subsidies over Taxes: A Lab Experiment on Public Support. ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS. 66. (1) DOI (10.1007/s10640-015-9929-6).
  • Román-De-Lara M.-V., Sanz-Sánchez M.-J., Galarraga-Gallastegui I. 2017. La COP22 de Marrakech confirma el compromiso mundial con la lucha contra el cambio climático. Dyna. 92. (2) 133-135. DOI (10.6036/8273).
  • 2016
  • Abadie L.M., de Murieta E.S., Galarraga I. 2016. Climate risk assessment under uncertainty: An application to main European coastal cities. Frontiers In Marine Science. 3 (DEC) DOI (10.3389/fmars.2016.00265).
  • Abadie L.M., Galarraga I., Milford A.B., Gustavsen G.W. 2016. Using food taxes and subsidies to achieve emission reduction targets in Norway. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION. 134. 280-297. DOI (10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.09.054).
  • De Ayala A., Galarraga I., Spadaro J.V. 2016. The price of energy efficiency in the Spanish housing market. ENERGY POLICY. 94. 16-24. DOI (10.1016/j.enpol.2016.03.032).
  • Galarraga I., Abadie L.M., Kallbekken S. 2016. Designing incentive schemes for promoting energy-efficient appliances: A new methodology and a case study for Spain. ENERGY POLICY. 90. 24-36. DOI (10.1016/j.enpol.2015.12.010).
  • Galarraga I., Gonzalez-Eguino M., Rübbelke D.T.G. 2016. Environmental Economics, Climate Change Policy and Beyond: A Tribute to Anil Markandya. ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS. 63. (2) 219-224. DOI (10.1007/s10640-015-9959-0).
  • Lucas, Josu; Escapa, Marta; Galarraga, Ibon. 2016. ADAPTECC: Un juego de Rol sobre la Adaptación al Cambio Climático. E-Pública: Revista Electrónica Sobre La Enseñanza De La Economía Pública. 19.
  • Markandya A., Galarraga I., Abadie L.M., Lucas J., Spadaro J.V. 2016. What role can taxes and subsidies play in changing diets?. FinanzArchiv. 72. (2) 175-210. DOI (10.1628/001522116X14581329755499).
  • Roman de Lara, Maria Victoria; Galarraga, Ibon. 2016. The Paris Summit: The Beginning of the End of The Carbon Economy. Dyna Energía Y Sostenibilidad. 5 (1) 41-44. DOI (10.6036/ES7954).
  • Román M.V., Galarraga I. 2016. The Paris summit: A historical result?. Dyna. 91. (2) 131. DOI (10.6036/7958).
  • 2015
  • Galarraga Gallastegui, Ibon; Delgado, Juan; Gonzalez Eguino, Mikel. 2015. IMPACTO ECONÓMICO Y AMBIENTAL DEL PLAN DE EFICIENCIA ENERGÉTICA DE LA CIUDAD DE BILBAO. Dyna Energía Y Sostenibilidad. 4 (3) 1-8. DOI (10.6036/ES7254).
  • 2014
  • Abadie L.M., Galarraga I., Rübbelke D. 2014. Evaluation of two alternative carbon capture and storage technologies: A stochastic model. ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING & SOFTWARE. 54. 182-195. DOI (10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.01.002).
  • Ansuategi, Alberto; Escapa, Marta; Galarraga, Ibon; González-Eguino, Mikel. 2014. Impacto económico de la eco-innovación en Euskadi. Una aproximación cuantitativa. Ekonomiaz. 86. (02) 246-273.
  • Galarraga I., Ramos A., Lucas J., Labandeira X. 2014. The price of energy efficiency in the Spanish car market. Transport Policy. 36. 272-282. DOI (10.1016/j.tranpol.2014.09.003).
  • 2013
  • Abadie L.M., Galarraga I., Rübbelke D. 2013. An analysis of the causes of the mitigation bias in international climate finance. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 18. (7) 943-955. DOI (10.1007/s11027-012-9401-7).
  • Chiabai A., Galarraga I., Markandya A., Pascual U. 2013. The Equivalency Principle for Discounting the Value of Natural Assets: An Application to an Investment Project in the Basque Coast. ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS. 56. (4) 535-550. DOI (10.1007/s10640-012-9589-8).
  • Galarraga I., Abadie L.M., Ansuategi A. 2013. Efficiency, effectiveness and implementation feasibility of energy efficiency rebates: The "Renove" plan in Spain. ENERGY ECONOMICS. 40. 98-107. DOI (10.1016/j.eneco.2013.09.012).
  • 2012
  • Abadie L.M., Ortiz R.A., Galarraga I. 2012. Determinants of energy efficiency investments in the US. ENERGY POLICY. 45. 551-566. DOI (10.1016/j.enpol.2012.03.002).
  • Galarraga, Ibon; Lucas, Josu; González-Eguino, Mikel. 2012. Evaluación económica del etiquetado de eficiencia energética: el caso de las lavadoras en España. Papeles De Economía Española. (134) 211-221.
  • Gallastegui M.C., González-Eguino M., Galarraga I. 2012. Cost effectiveness of a combination of instruments for global warming: A quantitative approach for Spain. Series-Journal of the Spanish Economic Association. 3 (1-2) 111-132. DOI (10.1007/s13209-011-0054-7).
  • González-Eguino M., Galarraga I., Ansuategi A. 2012. The future of old industrial regions in a carbon-constrained world. CLIMATE POLICY. 12. (2) 164-186. DOI (10.1080/14693062.2011.605707).
  • Murieta, E., Galarraga, I., Markandya, A. 2012. Klima aldaketa sozioekonomiaren ikuspegitik. Ekaia.
  • 2011
  • Abadie, Luis M., Galarraga, Ibon. 2011. The European Emission Trading Scheme: Implications For Long-Term Investment Valuation. Climate Change Economics (cce). 02. (02) 129-148. DOI (10.1142/S2010007811000243).
  • Galarraga I., Gonzalez-Eguino M., Markandya A. 2011. The role of regional governments in climate change policy. Environmental Policy and Governance. 21. (3) 164-182. DOI (10.1002/eet.572).
  • Galarraga I., González-Eguino M., Markandya A. 2011. Willingness to pay and price elasticities of demand for energy-efficient appliances: Combining the hedonic approach and demand systems. ENERGY ECONOMICS. 33. (SUPPL. 1) 66-74. DOI (10.1016/j.eneco.2011.07.028).
  • Galarraga I., Heres D.R., Gonzalez-Eguino M. 2011. Price premium for high-efficiency refrigerators and calculation of price-elasticities for close-substitutes: A methodology using hedonic pricing and demand systems. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION. 19. (17-18) 2075-2081. DOI (10.1016/j.jclepro.2011.06.025).
  • Galarraga I., Osés N., Markandya A., Chiabai A., Khatun K. 2011. Aportaciones desde la economía de la adaptación a la toma de decisiones sobre Cambio Climático: Un ejemplo para la Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco. Economía Agraria Y Recursos Naturales. 11. (1) 113-142.
  • Galarraga, Ibon; González-Eguino, Mikel; Markandya, Anil. 2011. De Cancún a Durban en un largo camino contra el cambio climático. Economistas. 29. (127) 61-64.
  • 2010
  • Galarraga, I., Markandya, A. 2010. The Road to Copenhagen-COP 15. Elhuyar Aldizkaria.
  • 2009
  • Ansuategui, Alberto; Galarraga, Ibon. 2009. Carbon Pricing as an Effective Instrument of Climate Policy:: searching for an optimal policy instrument. Rivista Di Politica Economica. 99. (3) 147-169.
  • Galarraga, I., Markandya, A. 2009. El cambio climático y su importancia socioeconómica. Ekonomiaz: Revista Vasca De Economía. 71. 14-39.
  • Galarraga, Ibon; González, Mikel. 2009. La ciencia del cambio climático: una visión general. Papeles De Economía Española. 121. 2-13.

Books and Specials

  • 2016
  • Markandya, A., Galarraga, I. and Rübbelke, D. 2016 In: Markandya, A., Galarraga, I. and Rübbelke, D. In: Climate Finance: Theory and Practice. Singapore. World Scientific Series on the Economics of Climate Change. 300. ISBN 978-981-4641-80-7.
  • 2015
  • Ansuategi, A., Delgado, J and Galarraga, I. 2015 In: Ansuategi, A., Delgado, J and Galarraga, I. (eds). In: Green Energy and Efficiency. 1st ed. Switzerland. Springer. 428. ISBN 978-3-319-03631-1.
  • 2014
  • Markandya, A., Galarraga, I and Sainz de Murieta, E. (eds). 2014 In: Markandya, A., Galarraga, I and Sainz de Murieta, E. (eds). In: Routledge Handbook on Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change. 1st ed. London. Routledge. 464. ISBN 978-0-415-63311-6.
  • 2011
  • Ebinger, J. and Vergara, W. 2011 --. Climate Impacts on Energy Systems: Key issues for energy sector adaptation. Washington. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank. 178. ISBN 10.1596/978-0-8213-8697.
  • Galarraga, I., Gonzalez-Eguino, Markandya, A. 2011 --. In: Galarraga, I., Gonzalez-Eguino, Markandya, A. In: Handbook of Sustainable Energy. 1st ed. Cheltenham. Edward Elgard. 640. ISBN 9781849801157.

Book chapters

  • 2017
  • Ibon Galarraga, Elisa Sainz de Murieta and Joan França. 2017 Climate policy at the sub-national level. In: Averchenkova, A., Fankhauser S. and Nachmany, M. In: Trends in Climate Change Legislation. London. Edward Elgar. 232. ISBN 9781786435774.
  • 2016
  • Abadie, L.M and Galarraga, I. 2016 The Use of Real Option Approach for the Evaluation of Climate Investments . In: Markandya, A., Galarraga, I and Rübbelke, D. In: Climate Finance: Theory and Practice. Singapore. World Scientific Series on the Economics of Climate Change. 600. ISBN 978-981-4641-80-7.
  • Galarraga, I., Markandya A. and Rübbelke, D. 2016 Challenges in International Climate Finance. In: Markandya A., Galarraga, I. and Rübbelke, D. In: Climate Finance: Theory and Practice. World Scientific Series on the Economics of Climate Change.
  • 2015
  • Abadie, L.M. and Galarraga, I. 2015 Managing Energy Price Risk. In: Sharma, U.C., Kumar, S. and Prasad, R. In: Compendium of Energy Science and Technology Vol 12. 1st ed. - Studium Press LLC, USA. 827. ISBN 978-1-626990-73-9.
  • Watkiss, et al. 2015 Overview of costs and benefits of adaptation at the national and regional scale . In: OECD. In: Climate Change Risks and Adaptation: Linking Policy and Economics. Paris. OECD Publishing. ISBN 9789264234604.
  • 2014
  • Lucas, J. and Galarraga, I. 2014 Green Energy Labelling. In: Ansuategi, A., Delgado, J and Galarraga, I. (eds). In: Green Energy and Efficiency: An Economic Perspective. 1st ed. Switzerland. Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-03631-1.
  • Sainz de Murieta, E., Galarraga, I. and Markandya, A. 2014 Introduction to the Economics of Adaptation. In: Markandya, A., Galarraga, I. and Sainz de Murieta, E. In: Routledge Handbook of the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation. 1st ed. London. Routledge. ISBN 978-0415633116.
  • 2012
  • Abadie, L.M. and Galarraga. 2012 European Union Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS). In: . In: Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability 9/10 : Afro-Eurasia: Assessing Sustainability. Great Barrington, MA, US. Berkshire Publishing Group. ISBN 9781933782195.
  • Abadie, L.M. and Galarraga, I. 2012 Energy Efficiency. Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability 8/10 : The Americas and Oceania: Assessing Sustainability. Great Barrington, MA, US. Berkshire Publishing Group. ISBN 978-1933782188.
  • Abadie, L.M., Ortiz, R.A.,Galarraga, I.,Markandya A. 2012 Energy Efficiency Policy in the USA: The Impact of the Industrial Assessment Centres (IAC) Programme and State and Regional Climate Policy Actions. In: Costantini V.,Mazzanti M. In: The Dynamics of Environmental and Economic Systems. Dordrecht, Netherlands. Springer Netherlands. 61-82. ISBN 978-94-007-5088-3.
  • 2011
  • J.I. Hormaeche, Galarraga, I, J.L Sáenz de Ormijana. 2011 Regional Experiences: The Past, Present and Future of the Energy Policy in the Basque Region. In: Galarraga, I, González-Eguino, M and Markandya, A. In: The Handbook of Sustainable Use of Energy. Edward Elgar. ISBN 978 1 84980 115 7.
  • Markandya A. and Galarraga I. 2011 Technologies for Adaptation: Perspectives and Practical Experiences. UNEP Riso centre. In: - In: Technologies for Adaptation: An Economic Perspective. Roskilde, Denmark. UNEP Risø Centre on Energy, Climate, and Sustainable Development. ISBN 978-87-550-3939-1.
  • 2010
  • Galarraga, I. 2010 Involving Developing Countries in Global Climate Policies (Discussion). In: Emilio Cerdá and Xavierl Labandeira. In: Climate Change Policies: Global Challenges and Future Prospects. 1st ed. UK. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84980-828-6.
  • Gallastegui, M.C. and Galarraga, I. 2010 Climate Change and Knowledge Communities. In: J. Echeverria, P. Oiarzabal and A. Alonso. In: Knowledge Communities. Reno, Nev. Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada, Reno. ISBN 9781877802973.
  • Gallastegui, M.C. and Galarraga, I. 2010 La Union Europea frente al cambio climático: el paquete de medidas sobre cambio climático y energía (20-20-20). In: Editorial Aranzadi. In: Tratado de Energías Renovables. Madrid. Iberdrola-Thompson -Aranzadi. ISBN 978-84-9903-484-3.

Other Publications

  • 2018
  • Gonzalez-Eguino, M., Sampedro, J., Galarraga, I. Arto, I., Pizarro- Irizar, C., Sainz de Murieta, E., Sanz-Sanchez, M.J. BC3 contribution to the report: “2018. La transición energética del País Vasco hacia un modelo sostenible” (The energy transition of the Basque Country towards a sustainable model). Ararteko (Basque Ombudsman)
  • Foudi Sébastien, Ibon Galarrga, Elena Lopez. 2018. Are energy efficient appliances important for service providers?. Conseed project (Policy Briefing)
  • Foudi, S., Galarraga, I., Solá, M.M. 2018. Are energy efficient appliances important for households?.Conseed project (Policy Briefing)
  • Csutora,M., Harangozó,G.,Zsóka,A.(REKK),Galarraga,I., Foudi,S., López,E.(BC3), Chubyk,A., Gonchar,M. (CGS21), Magdalinski, E.(JDI), Werthschulte,M. (WWU). 2018. D4.5 |Policy paper with recommendations for ‘triple dividend’low carbon options in the field of heating and cooling. EC (Policy Briefing)
  • Ruiz de Gauna Ruiz de Loizaga, I.,Ansuategi Cobo,A.,Galarraga Gallastegui, I.,Gallastegui Zulaika, M.C.,Sainz de Murieta Zugadi, E. .2018. Crecimiento Verde gestionando la transición hacia una Economía sostenible en Bizkaia (Green Growth managing the transition towards a sustainable Economy in Bizkaia). BC3
  • 2013
  • Ibon Galarraga, Ana Ramos, Josu Lucas and Xavier Labandeira . 2013. Price Effects of Energy-efficiency Labels in Spanish Automobiles.
  • 2010
  • Galarraga I., Chiabai A., Markandya A., Oses N., Khatun K., Damm B. 2010. Insights on the economics of adaptation for decision making process in climate change policies: Inputs for K-Egokitzen Project. Adaptation to climate change.

BC3 Working Papers & Policy Briefings

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