• Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), De Boelelaan 1087

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Roy Brouwer is professor Water Economics of the Department Environmental Economics in the Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. His main research interests are in non-market valuation, water economics and environmental risk. He combines practical water policy experience (he worked outside academic research as chief economist in the Dutch Water Ministry for 5 years) and scientific research (he was a researcher in Wageningen University, University of East Anglia, and since 2005 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). He has an appointment as visiting professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology in Zürich and is chief editor of the journal Water Resources and Economics.

Roy Brouwer is also professor and Executive Director of the Water Institute at the Department of Economics, University of Waterloo, Canada (since 2016), link to his personal page.


Environmental Economics, Water Economics, Economic Valuation, Choice Models.


2000: PhD Environmental Economics, University of East Anglia, UK.

1993: MSc Agricultural Economics, Wageningen Agricultural University.

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Research Output 2004 2018

Open Access
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Economic impacts of the Grand Ethiopean Renaissance Dam under different climate and hydrological scenarios

Kahsay, T. N., Kuik, O. J., Brouwer, R. & van der Zaag, P. 2018 The Grand Ethiopean Renaissance Dam and the Nile basin: Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation. Yihdego, Z., Rieu-Clarke, A. & Cascao, A. E. (eds.). Oxon: Earthscan/Routledge, p. 158-180 21 p. 8. (Earthscan studies in Water Resource Management)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Non-market Valuation of Motorized Emission Reductions and Air Quality Improvements in Nairobi, Kenya

Ndambiri, H. K. 10 Apr 2018 Amsterdam. 219 p.

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU

Non-market valuation
Discrete choice experiment
Air quality
Quality improvement

Public preferences for improved urban waste management: A choice experiment

Tarfasa, S. & Brouwer, R. Apr 2018 In : Environment and Development Economics. 23, 2, p. 184-197 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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