Yann Laurans

yann.laurans@iddri.org
+33615219322
Bio: 

Dr Yann Laurans is the director of IDDRI's Biodiversity programme. He is an economist by training, and develops Iddri’s activities in the field of the economics of biodiversity policy-making.

His most recent published works deal with forest sustainability, global value chains and the environment, land-use change in the Paris region, CBD negotiations and biodiversity economics.

His personal research is centred around the use of economics for environmental policy-making. His past career is a mix of research (at Iddri and AScA, on wetlands and economic valuation, ecological restoration, environmental negotiations), environmental consulting (AScA, Espelia, Ecowhat) and as chief economist of a public water agency.

Publications: 

 

Levrel, H., Jacob, C., Bailly, D., Charles, M., Guyader, O., Aoubid, S., Bas, A., Cujus, A., Frésard, M., Girard, S., Hay, J., Laurans, Y., Paillet, J., Pérez-Agundez, J. & Mongruel, R. (2014). The maintenance costs of marine natural capital: A case study from the initial assessment of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive in France. Marine Policy, 49, 3747. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2014.03.028

Laurans, Y., Pascal, N., Binet, T., Brander, L., Clua, E., David, G., … Seidl, A. (2013). Economic valuation of ecosystem services from coral reefs in the South Pacific: taking stock of recent experience. Journal of Environmental Management.

Laurans, Y., & Mermet, L. (2014). Ecosystem services economic valuation, decision-support system or advocacy? Ecosystem Services, 7, 98105. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2013.10.002

Laurans, Y., Rankovic, A., Billé, R., Pirard, R., & Mermet, L. (2013). Use of ecosystem services valuation for decision making: Questioning a literature blindspot. Journal of Environmental Management, (119), 208219.

Mermet, L., Dubien, I., Emerit, A., Laurans, Y., 2004. Les porteurs de projets face à leurs opposants : six critères pour évaluer la concertation en aménagement. Politique et management public, 22, 1, 1-22.

Laurans, Y. 2002. Les négociations pour la recréation de sites littoraux : quelles dimensions économiques ? Rev. Ecol. (Terre Vie) supplément 9, 19-29. http://www.ecologie.gouv.fr/IMG/pdf/negociations.pdf

Laurans, Y. 2001. L’Europe de l’eau, l’eau des Européens. L’intégration de l’évaluation économique dans le processus de décision. Responsabilité et Environnement, avril, 52-57.

Laurans, Y., Bouni, C., Courtecuisse, A., Dubien, I., Johannes, B. 2001. L’évaluation économique de la théorie à la pratique : l’exemple des SDAGE en France. Natures, Sciences, Sociétés, vol. 9, N°2, 17-28.

Laurans, Y. 2000. Economic valuation of the environment in the context of justification conflicts: development of concepts and methods through examples of water management in France. Int. J. Environment and Pollution, Vol. 15 N°1, 94-115.

Laurans, Y. (1996). Modèles économiques de la négociation internationale pour la prévention de l’effet de serre : une analyse critique. Natures, Sciences, Sociétés, 4(2), 116130.

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