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Maria Isabel Mendes

Personal Data

Name: Isabel Mendes (Maria Isabel de Deus Mendes)
Phone: +351 213925976

Academic Degrees

High Degree in Economics by ISEG, School of Economics and Management, University of Lisbon. Master in Economics with a Specialization in Environmental Economy by ISEG, School of Economics and Management, University of Lisbon. PhD in Economics - area of Environmental Economy at ISEG, School the Economics and Management, University of Lisbon.

Current Professional Activity

University Teacher since 1983. Has been responsible, co-responsible and teaches several subjects of the three cycles of the Bologna process. In the 1st cycle has taught subjects in the area of Applied Economy, Economic Analysis and Microeconomics, in practical, theoretical and theoretical-practical classes. In the 2nd cycle, has been responsible and co-responsible and teaches subjects in the area of Environmental Economics and Natural Resources, Sustainable Development and Microeconomics (Master's Degrees and Post-graduation Courses), in the areas of Economics, Natural Sciences, Agronomy and Biology. In the 3rd cycle has been responsible for Microeconomics in Advanced Studies Course (DFA) for Working Professionals and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Course, both in Sustainable Energy Systems, transdisciplinary courses involved the MIT, the University of Lisbon, the University of Porto and the University of Coimbra.
Is currently Assistant Professor and Researcher at SOCIUS.

Domains of Research

JEL Code: Valuation of External Effects (Q51); Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth (Q56); Recreational Aspects of Natural Resources (Q26); Renewable Resources and Conservation (Q230); Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - General (Q00); Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology (Z1).

Relevant Publications

Mendes, I. 2013. The Social Costs of Forest fire’s risk: an assessment methodology (O custo social do risco dos incêndios florestais: uma metodologia de avaliação). In Santos, J., St'Aubyn, M., Lopes, J., Santos, S. (Eds) 2013. Essays in Honour of João Ferreira do Amaral, Edições Almedina: Coimbra, Portugal.

Mendes, I., Dias Sardinha, I., Milheiras, S. 2013. Methodological Issues for Estimating the Total Value of the Rehabilitation of Mining Fields: The Case of S. Domingos’s  Mine. International Journal of Latest Trends in Financial and Economic Sciences, Vol 3 (4): pp 593 - 609. 

Mendes, I. 2012. Economic Valuation as a Framework Incentive to Enforce Conservation. In  Sladonja, B. (ed) 2012. Protected Area Management, InTech, ISBN 980-953-307-448-6 DOI: 10.5772/50063.

Mendes, I. and Proença, I. (2011). Measuring the Average Per-Day Net Benefit of Non-Consumptive Wildlife – Associated Recreation for a National Park: A Count-Data Travel Cost Approach. Environmental Management 48: pp 920-932.

Mendes, I. 2010. Economic Tools to Design Efficient Integrated Wildfire Fighting Management Strategies.  Forest Policy Economics 12 (5): 323-329.

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