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Dr Paola Ovando-Pol

Dr Paola Ovando-Pol

Dr Paola Ovando-Pol

Paola Ovando-Pol

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James Hutton Institute
Errol Road


Paola is an environmental economist whose research expertise and interest focus on  economic valuation of ecosystem services and natural capital, and their integration into ecosystem accounting and economic decision analysis frameworks, and the development of integrated economic and environmental models to better understand land use and management decisions, and the trade-offs and synergies in the provision of private and public good and services involved.

Paola is currently a Macaulay Development Trust Fellow in Natural Capital, and developing the research on the integration of  natural capital thinking into decision making, including the application of natural capital assessment frameworks to land-based business in Scotland, and the analysis of distributional issues regarding natural capital accounts.

Leading Ideas

  • Climate and the Environment

Area of Strategic Research Programme

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

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

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