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  • Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), De Boelelaan 1111

    1081 HV Amsterdam

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Marije Schaafsma is an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Economics department of the IVM. She is specialised in analysing the well-being and welfare effects of ecosystem services changes, using monetary and non-monetary valuation methods. She also works on the integration of environmental factors into poverty statistics. She strongly engages in interdisciplinary research to foster sustainable development.

Marije is a Lead Author on the IPBES values assessment. She leads a work package on social impacts of international trade in agricultural commodities and wildlife in the TRADE Hub project under her 20% position at the University of Southampton. Marije did her PhD at VU Amsterdam, then moved to the UK (Universities of East Anglia, Cambridge, Southampton), and joined VU Amsterdam again in November 2019. She is a Research Fellow at CSERGE, University of East Anglia.


Monetary valuation, non-monetary valuation, ecosystem services, poverty.


2011: PhD (Environmental Economics) Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
2005: MSc (Environment and Resource Management) Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
2004: MSc (Economics) Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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  • environmental economics
  • ecological economics
  • poverty
  • multidimensional wellbeing
  • trade-offs
  • ecosystem services
  • Environment


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