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On November, 1–2, 2010 the Charles University Environment Center organized the workshop "Environmental Valuation & Macro-structural Models" in the historical buildings of Charles University in Prague in Carolinum (Ovocný trh 3-5, Prague 1). The workshop was held in English.


The workshop was supported by the European Commission within the project EXIOPOL „A new environmental accounting framework using externality data and input-output tools for policy analysis“ (FP 6) and PASHMINA „Paradigm shift modeling and innovative approaches“ (FP 7) and by the Ministry of Environment within the project SPII4I1/52/07 Modelling of Environmental Tax Reform Impacts: Second Phase of the ETR. This support is gratefully acknowledged.

 The programme of the workshop including the presentations for downloading can be found below.


1st November 2010

 8:45     Invitation Coffee


Part I: Valuation of Health Benefits

 9:00     Introductory Word and the Basic Principles of the ExternE Methodology

Milan Ščasný (Charles University Environment Center)


9:30     Valuation of Morbidity Effects (pdf, 1,29 MB)

Vojtěch Máca (Charles University Environment Center)


10:00   Valuing Reduced Mortality Risks (pdf, 3,81 MB)

Milan Ščasný (Charles University Environment Center)


10:30   Discussion


10:45   Coffee Break


Part II: Environmental Macro Modeling Incorporating Climate Change and Air Pollution

11:15   The DICER model and environmental valuation (pdf, 926 kB)

Ramon Ortiz (Basque Centre for Climate Change)


12:15   Lunch


13:15   Computable General Equilibrium Model for the Czech Economy (pdf, 318 kB)

Olga Kiulia (Center for Energy Policy and Economics)


14:15   Contributed Presentation: Incorporating Health Benefits into CGE Model (pdf, 122 kB)

Fusako Tsuchimoto (Charles University Environment Center)


14:30   Discussion


14:45   Coffee Break



Part III: Monetary Valuation of Ecosystems and Land Use Changes

 15:15   Valuation of Environmental Changes Due to Land Use Change (pdf, 1,01 MB)

Jan Melichar (Charles University Environment Center)


15:45   A Meta-analysis of Forest Recreation Values in Europe (pdf, 138, kB)

Marek Giergiczny (Warsaw Ecological Economics Center)


16:15   Polish Forestry and Ecosystem Valuation Studies (pdf, 1,12 MB)

Mikołaj Czajkowski (Warsaw Ecological Economics Center)


16:45   Discussion


17:00   End of the 1st day

2nd November 2010


8:45     Coffee


Part IV: Macro Modeling Incorporating Land Use Change and Agriculture

 9:00     Modelling Land Use Change in CGE Models (pdf, 560 kB)

Renato Nunes Rosa (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei)


10:00   The DART Model – Accounting for Land Use and Biofuels (pdf, 572 kB)

Alvaro Calzadilla (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)


11:00   Coffee Break


11:30   Contributed Presentation: Incorporating Environmental Benefits into DART Model

Milan Ščasný, Jan Melichar (Charles University Environment Center)


11:45   Discussion


12:00   Modeling the Efficiency of the Agri-environmental Payments to Czech Agriculture in a CGE Framework Incorporating Public Goods Approach (pdf, 147 kB)

Zuzana Křístková (CZU, UZEI), Tomáš Ratinger, Jana Majerová (UZEI Prague)


12:30   Economic Effects of Biofuel Promotion. An Assessment with a World Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Model (pdf, 533 kB)

Vítězslav Píša (Faculty of Humanities Charles University Prague)


13:00   Final discussion


13:15   Lunch


14:00   End of the 2nd day