Center for the Economics of Sustainability

Center for the Economics of Sustainability
Forces of Nature.
Courses of Action.
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In Focus
Meet CEOS: Amy Ando

Dr. Amy Ando, Co-Director of CEOS and professor of environmental economics, tells you about her research and why it matters in two minutes.  

See the video below. 

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In Focus
U.S. Bird Decline from Neonicotinoid Pesticide Use

Republished from the University of Illinois press release, August 10, 2020

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Reduce Deforestation and Wildlife Trade to Thwart Pandemics

A new peer-reviewed study in published in Science on July 24 explores how investments to prevent tropical deforestation and wildlife trade could significantly reduce overall costs associated with widespread zoonotic diseases that have rampaged thr

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In Focus
Is Choosing Nature a Choice?

How childhood nature experiences affect adults’ conservation choices.

If you visited a meadow frequently as a child, would you want more to live near a natural area as an adult?

Why it Matters.

The Center for the Economics of Sustainability harnesses economics to promote prosperity and human well-being now and in the future with a balance of reliable food, water and energy systems, environmental quality, and community development. Our research helps inform environmental policy and resource management decisions in Illinois — and around the world.

Research Output

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Hope Michelson Receives Award
May 27, 2020
11:42 AM

Hope Michelson received the Campus Distinguished Promotion Award from the Office of the Provost, which makes her one of five faculty on campus being promoted to associate professor.

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What does Madhu do & why does it matter?
September 16, 2020
10:19 AM

Agricultural technologies, tech adoption, and bioenergy production and use. Madhu describes what her research does and why it matters in two minutes.


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Madhu Khanna: President Elect of AAEA
May 29, 2020
10:19 AM

The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s (AAEA) elected CEOS researcher Madhu Khanna as President-Elect of their leadership committee this May. 

New center employs economic tools for sustainability solutions
September 14, 2020
4:12 PM

Our first press release! Cross-posted on ACES News:

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