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Alistair McVittie

Alistair McVittie

Alistair McVittie

 0131 535 4064

Scotland’s Rural College
West Mains Road


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