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Prof. PhD Jouni Paavola

Professor of Environmental Social Science

Jouni Paavola is Director of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) and Director of Postgraduate Research Studies in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Leeds. His research examines environmental governance institutions and their environmental, economic and social justice implications, with a focus on climate change and biodiversity. He is member of the Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency (EEA) and editorial boards of Ecological Economics and Environmental Policy and Governance.

Selected Publications

  • PAAVOLA, Jouni (2011): Climate change: the ultimate ‘Tragedy of the Commons’? In Daniel Cole & Elinor Ostrom (eds.), Property in Land and Other Resources. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, pp. 417-433.
  • PAAVOLA Jouni. (2010): Sewage pollution and emerging statutory water pollution policy in the United States, 1830-1915. Ecological Economics 69: 2517–2524.
  • PAAVOLA, Jouni (2009): From market failure paradigm to an institutional theory of environmental governance. Economia Delle Fonti Di Energia E Dell’Ambiente 87-101.
  • PAAVOLA, Jouni (2007): Institutions and environmental governance: a reconceptualization. Ecological Economics 63: 93-103.
  • PAAVOLA, Jouni and ADGER W. Neil (2005). Institutional ecological economics. Ecological Economics 53: 353-68.

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