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Alistair McVittie

Alistair McVittie

Alistair McVittie

 0131 535 4064

Scotland’s Rural College
W Mains Rd


Alistair is an environmental economist with research interests in the evaluation of agricultural and environmental policy, particularly through the application of cost benefit analysis and non-market valuation. Recent work has included the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) Quantitative Assessment and inputs into ‘TEEB for Business’ chapter 2; refining and updating the environmental accounts for agriculture; and the development of marginal abatement cost curves for agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.

Leading Ideas

  • Biodiversity and Ecosystems
  • Natural Asset Management

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 1: Natural Assets
  • 1.4 - Integrated and Sustainable Management of Natural Assets
  • 1.4.1 Natural asset inventory and natural capital accounts
  • 1.4.2 Identifying and understanding multiple benefits and trade-offs