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Ramon Arigoni Ortiz


Former BC3 researcher

Ramon Arigoni Ortiz

Main Research Field:
Economics of climate change

Was employee in BC3 from 2008-01-10 to 2011-10-20

Short CV

Ramon Ortiz holds a PhD in Environmental Economics and MSc in Economics as well as degrees in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science.

Ramon is currently also a Visiting Fellow at the University of Bath, UK, after being a Research Officer in the Department of Economics and International Development at that university for three years. As a Brazilian national, Ramon has worked with IPEA, the main research institute for applied economics in Brazil, and has also worked as an expert consultant with multilateral organisations such as the World Bank, WWF, UNEP and UNESCO.

Journal Articles

  • 2013
  • Heres, D.R., Ortiz, R.A., Markandya, A. 2013. Deforestation in private lands in Brazil and policy implications for REDD programs: An empirical assessment of land use changes within farms using an econometric model1. International Forestry Review. 15. (2) 169-181-181. DOI (10.1505/146554813806948468).
  • 2012
  • Abadie, L.M., Ortiz, R.A., Galarraga, I. 2012. Determinants of energy efficiency investments in the US. Energy Policy. 45. 551-566-566. DOI (10.1016/j.enpol.2012.03.002).
  • 2011
  • Markandya, A., Ortiz, R.A. 2011. Beyond current practices: The role of the external costs of carbon in climate decision making. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 15. (5) 666-668-668. DOI (10.1111/j.1530-9290.2011.00392.x).
  • Ortiz, R.A., Golub, A., Lugovoy, O., Markandya, A., Wang, J. 2011. DICER: A tool for analyzing climate policies. Energy Economics. 33. (SUPPL. 1) DOI (10.1016/j.eneco.2011.07.025).
  • Ortiz, R.A., Hunt, A., da Motta, R.S., MacKnight, V. 2011. Morbidity costs associated with ambient air pollution exposure in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 2 (4) 520-529-529. DOI (10.5094/APR.2011.059).
  • Trærup, S.L.M., Ortiz, R.A., Markandya, A. 2011. The costs of climate change: A study of cholera in Tanzania. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 8 (12) 4386-4405-4405. DOI (10.3390/ijerph8124386).
  • 2010
  • Ortiz Arigoni, Ramon. 2010. CONSERVATION VERSUS DEVELOPMENT AT THE IGUACU NATIONAL PARK, BRAZIL. Ambientalia. 1 141-160.
  • 2009
  • Markandya, A., Ortiz, R.A., Mudgal, S., Tinetti, B. 2009. Analysis of tax incentives for energy-efficient durables in the EU. Energy Policy. 37. (12) 5662-5674-5674. DOI (10.1016/j.enpol.2009.08.031).
  • Ortiz, R.A., Markandya, A., Hunt, A. 2009. Willingness to pay for mortality risk reduction associated with air pollution in São Paulo. Revista Brasileira de Economia. 63. (1) 3-22-22. DOI (10.1590/S0034-71402009000100001).
  • Taylor, T., Ortiz, R.A. 2009. Impacts of climate change on domestic tourism in the UK: A panel data estimation. Tourism Economics. 15. (4) 803-812-812. DOI (10.5367/000000009789955161).

Books and Specials

  • 2009
  • Ortiz, R.A. 2009 --. The Value of Reducing Mortality Risk Associated with Air Pollution: a case study in Brazil. Koln. Lambert Academinc Publishing. 280. ISBN 3838323866.

Book chapters

  • 2012
  • 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
  • A. Markandya and R.A. Ortiz. 2011 General Introduction to Valuation of Human Health Risks. In: L. Nriagu. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Health. 1st ed. London. Elsevier. 871-878. ISBN 978-0-444-52272-6.
  • 2010
  • Mota, J. A; M. Burstzyn; J. O. Candido Jr. and R.A. Ortiz. 2010 A valoração da biodiversidade: conceitos e concepções metodológicas. In: Peter H. May. In: Economia do Meio Ambiente - Teoria e prática. 2nd ed. Rio de Janeiro. Editora Campus. 22. ISBN 9788535237658.
  • Mudgal, S., B. Tinet; A. Markandya; R.A. Ortiz. 2010 Tax-Incentive Options to Promote Environmentally Friendly Products: the case of energy-efficient domestic appliances. In: Dias Soares, C.; J.E. Milne; H. Ashiabor; L. Kreiser and K. Deketelaere. In: Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation: volume VIII. Oxford University Press, USA. Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN 9780199597307.

Other Publications

  • 2010
  • Bigano, A., R.A. Ortiz; A. Markandya; E. Menichetti and R.Pierfederici . 2010. The Linkages between Energy Efficiency and Security of Energy Supply in Europe . 64-2010. 44.
  • 2009
  • Ortiz, R.A., A. Bastianin; A. Bigano; C. Cattaneo; A. Lanza, A. Markandya; M. Manera; M. Plotegher and F. Sfera. 2009. Energy Efficiency in Europe: trends, convergence and policy effectiveness. 15763. 1-34.

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