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

    1081 HV Amsterdam

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Peter Robinson is an assistant professor within the department of Environmental Economics at the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM).

His research focuses on understanding individual preparedness decisions against low-probability/high-impact natural disaster risks. In 2020 Peter obtained his PhD degree for his thesis which compiled several behavioural economic studies of flood insurance demand. Another more recent focus of his research is economic valuation through stated preference methods.

At the IVM Peter is involved in teaching environmental economics and statistics within the MSc programme Earth Sciences specialization Global Environmental Change and Policy, as well as the MSc programme Hydrology. He also supervises students writing their thesis within the MSc programme Environment and Resource Management.


2020: PhD Environmental Economics, VU University Amsterdam.

2014: MSc Economics, with a specialization in Development Economics, University of Amsterdam.

2013: BA Economics, University of Aberdeen.


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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