Ph.D. Environmental Sciences; MSc Environmental Management; MA Environmental Politics; MPhil Ecological Economics. He is an ecological economist with expertise in the field of economic development and evolution of human systems from a biophysical point of view, by applying concepts from energy analysis, thermodynamics and complex systems theory. He also has expertise in ecotourism, societal metabolism, integrated environmental assessment, and social multi-criteria evaluation. Currently he is assistant professor at the Department of Applied Economics and researcher at the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His research has strong links with Latin America, where he has been lecturer of Ecological Economics at FLACSO (Ecuador), he organizes the Biannual Iberoamerican Congress on Development and Environment, and he is member of the Editorial Board of the Iberoamerican Journal of Ecological Economics [http://www.redibec.org/revibec.html].
Email UAB: Jesus.Ramos@uab.cat