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Ignacio Cazcarro


Former BC3 researcher . Current BC3 Associate Researcher

Ignacio Cazcarro

Main Research Field:
Economics, Input-output economics, Water, Impact Analysis, Environmental science

Was employee in BC3 from 2014-10-06 to 2018-02-25

Short CV

Ignacio Cazcarro has BA, MA and PhD ("Summa cum laude", Quality and European Doctorate and Doctorate Extraordinary Prize 2011/2012) in Economics from the University of Zaragoza (Spain), where he has been a member of the research group “Growth, Demand and Natural Resources” and involved in several projects funded by the Ministry of Education and Science and the Government of Aragon. He worked for more than 2 years as post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy (New York, USA) participating in a National Science Foundation (USA) grant project on Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems.

His research focuses mainly on national and environmental accounts and resources (especially on water), the agri-food economy, and makes extensive use of water models, input-output models and world trade models. He has contributed to several book chapters and articles in international journals such as Environmental Science and Technology, Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Industrial Ecology, Economic Systems Research, Ecological Economics, Tourism Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy Policy, Applied Economics, Sustainability and the Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research.

Journal Articles

  • 2020
  • Das I., Lauria V., Kay S., Cazcarro I., Arto I., Fernandes J.A., Hazra S. 2020. Effects of climate change and management policies on marine fisheries productivity in the north-east coast of India. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. 724. DOI (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138082).
  • van de Ven, D-J and Cazcarro, I. 2020. Efectos en el medio rural de la energía solar y bioenergética en los escenarios de descarbonización de España para 2050. Papeles de Energía. 9 (April 2020) 85.
  • 2019
  • Arto I., García-Muros X., Cazcarro I., González M., Markandya A., Hazra S. 2019. The socioeconomic future of deltas in a changing environment. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. 648. 1284-1296. DOI (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.139).
  • Cazcarro I., López-Morales C.A., Duchin F. 2019. The global economic costs of substituting dietary protein from fish with meat, grains and legumes, and dairy. JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY. 23. (5) 1159-1171. DOI (10.1111/jiec.12856).
  • Cazcarro I., Martín-Retortillo M., Serrano A. 2019. Reallocating regional water apparent productivity in the long term: methodological contributions and application for Spain. Regional Environmental Change. 19. (5) 1455-1468. DOI (10.1007/s10113-019-01485-9).
  • Dilekli N., Cazcarro I. 2019. Testing the SDG targets on water and sanitation using the world trade model with a waste, wastewater, and recycling framework. ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS. 165. DOI (10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106376).
  • Osei-Wusu Adjei, Prince; Cazcarro, Ignacio; ARTO OLAIZOLA, IÑAKI; K. Ofori-Danson, Patrick; K. Asenso, Joseph; Ekow Asmah, Emmanuel; Nii Codjoe, Samuel; Appeaning Addo, Kwasi; K. Amponsah, Samuel. 2019. Comparative analysis of the socio-economic characteristics of Delta and Non-Delta spaces of Ghana: An input-output approach. African Review of Economics and Finance. 11. 53-75.
  • 2018
  • Cazcarro I., Arto I., Hazra S., Bhattacharya R.N., Adjei P.O.-W., Ofori-Danson P.K., Asenso J.K., Amponsah S.K., Khondker B., Raihan S., Hossen Z. 2018. Biophysical and socioeconomic state and links of deltaic areas vulnerable to climate change: Volta (Ghana), Mahanadi (India) and Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (India and Bangladesh). Sustainability (switzerland). 10. (3) DOI (10.3390/su10030893).
  • Dilekli N., Duchin F., Cazcarro I. 2018. Restricting water withdrawals of the thermal power sector: An input-output analysis for the northeast of the United States. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION. 198. 258-268. DOI (10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.06.218).
  • Kebede A.S., Nicholls R.J., Allan A., Arto I., Cazcarro I., Fernandes J.A., Hill C.T., Hutton C.W., Kay S., Lázár A.N., Macadam I., Palmer M., Suckall N., Tompkins E.L., Vincent K., Whitehead P.W. 2018. Applying the global RCP–SSP–SPA scenario framework at sub-national scale: A multi-scale and participatory scenario approach. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. 635. 659-672. DOI (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.03.368).
  • Lauria V., Das I., Hazra S., Cazcarro I., Arto I., Kay S., Ofori-Danson P., Ahmed M., Hossain M.A.R., Barange M., Fernandes J.A. 2018. Importance of fisheries for food security across three climate change vulnerable deltas. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. 640-641. 1566-1577. DOI (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.011).
  • Piñero P., Cazcarro I., Arto I., Mäenpää I., Juutinen A., Pongrácz E. 2018. Accounting for Raw Material Embodied in Imports by Multi-regional Input-Output Modelling and Life Cycle Assessment, Using Finland as a Study Case. ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS. 152. 40-50. DOI (10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.02.021).
  • Tobarra M.A., López L.A., Cadarso M.A., Gómez N., Cazcarro I. 2018. Is Seasonal Households' Consumption Good for the Nexus Carbon/Water Footprint? the Spanish Fruits and Vegetables Case. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. 52. (21) 12066-12077. DOI (10.1021/acs.est.8b00221).
  • 2017
  • Böhringer C., Garcia-Muros X., Cazcarro I., Arto I. 2017. The efficiency cost of protective measures in climate policy. ENERGY POLICY. 104. 446-454. DOI (10.1016/j.enpol.2017.01.007).
  • 2016
  • Cazcarro I., Duarte R., Sánchez Chóliz J. 2016. Tracking Water Footprints at the Micro and Meso Scale: An Application to Spanish Tourism by Regions and Municipalities. JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY. 20. (3) 446-461. DOI (10.1111/jiec.12414).
  • Cazcarro I., Duarte R., Sánchez Chóliz J., Sarasa C., Serrano A. 2016. Modelling regional policy scenarios in the agri-food sector: a case study of a Spanish region. APPLIED ECONOMICS. 48. (16) 1463-1480. DOI (10.1080/00036846.2015.1102842).
  • Cazcarro I., Duarte R., Sánchez-Chóliz J. 2016. Downscaling the grey water footprints of production and consumption. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION. 132. 171-183. DOI (10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.07.113).
  • Cazcarro I., López-Morales C.A., Duchin F. 2016. The global economic costs of the need to treat polluted water. Economic Systems Research. 28. (3) 295-314. DOI (10.1080/09535314.2016.1161600).
  • 2015
  • Bielsa J., Cazcarro I. 2015. Implementing integrated water resources management in the Ebro River Basin: From theory to facts. Sustainability (switzerland). 7 (1) 441-464. DOI (10.3390/su7010441).
  • Cazcarro I., Duarte R., Martín-Retortillo M., Pinilla V., Serrano A. 2015. How sustainable is the increase in the water footprint of the Spanish agricultural sector? A provincial analysis between 1955 and 2005-2010. Sustainability (switzerland). 7 (5) 5094-5119. DOI (10.3390/su7055094).
  • Cazcarro I., Duarte R., Sánchez-Chóliz J., Sarasa C., Serrano A. 2015. Environmental Footprints and Scenario Analysis for Assessing the Impacts of the Agri-Food Industry on a Regional Economy: A Case Study in Spain. JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY. 19. (4) 618-627. DOI (10.1111/jiec.12209).
  • Cazcarro, Ignacio; Albizua, Amaia. 2015. La situación de los deltas ante al cambio climático: visión general y reflexión sobre España y el Delta del Ebro. Naturaleza Aragonesa- Sampuz - Sociedad De Amigos Del Museo Paleontológico De La Universidad De Zaragoza. 32. 31-37.

Books and Specials

  • 2018
  • Arto, I., Rueda-Cantuche, J.M., Cazcarro, I., Amores, A.F., Dietzenbacher, E. Román, M. V. and Kutlina-Dimitrova, Z. 2018 In: Arto, I., Rueda-Cantuche, J.M., Cazcarro, I., Amores, A.F., Dietzenbacher, E. Román, M. V. and Kutlina-Dimitrova, Z. In: EU exports to the World: Effects on Income. Luxembourg. Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-79-93280-9.
  • Arto, I., Rueda-Cantuche, J.M., Cazcarro, I., Amores, A.F., Dietzenbacher, E. Román, M. V. and Kutlina-Dimitrova, Z. 2018 In: Arto, I., Rueda-Cantuche, J.M., Cazcarro, I., Amores, A.F., Dietzenbacher, E. Román, M. V. and Kutlina-Dimitrova, Z. In: EU exports to the World: Effects on Employment. Luxembourg. Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-79-93284-7.

Book chapters

  • 2019
  • Arto, I., Cazcarro, I., Markandya, A., Hazra, S., Bhattacharya, R.N., Osei-Wusu Adjei, P. 2019 Delta Economics and Sustainability. In: Nicholls, R.N., Adger, W.N., Hutton, CW., Hanson, S.E. In: Deltas in the Anthropocene. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-3-030-23516-1.
  • Cazcarro I., Arto I. 2019 Water Footprint and Consumer Products. In: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu . In: Environmental Water Footprints. Singapore. Springer. 55-84. ISBN 978-981-13-2507-6.
  • 2015
  • Cazcarro, I., Duarte, R. and Sánchez Chóliz, J. 2015 Chapter 21: Social, economic, and environmental analysis of the agri-food system with a Social Accounting Matrix (SAM). In: Darian McBain, Joy Murray. In: The Sustainability Practitioner's Guide to Social Analysis, Assessment and Reporting. Champaign, IL. Common Ground Publishing. 264. ISBN 978-1612298122.
  • Cazcarro, I., Duarte, R. Martín-Retortillo, M., Pinilla, V. and Serrano, A. 2015 Water scarcity and agricultural growth: from curse to blessing? A case study of Spain. In: M. Badía-Miró, V. Pinilla y H. Willebald . In: Natural Resources and Economic Growth: Learning from history. Abingdon, Oxon and New York, NY. Routledge, Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-138-78218-1.
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