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Umi Muawanah

Researcher at Research and Human Resource Development Agency of Indonesian Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Jakarta, Indonesia

Umi graduated from different science and technological backgrounds. However, during her last two degrees, she focuses on the area of resource economics with specialty in marine and fisheries sector. Her professional experience was mainly within the area of economic-related marine and fisheries conservation. During her postgraduate study, she was appointed as a research assistant and would teach in the area of environment and resource economics at her universities (University of Rhode Islands in 2008 and University of Connecticut in 2009 – 2012). Her main expertise are economic modeling tools, bioeconomics, econometrics (including descrete choice models), impact evaluation, and software such as MATLAB, SAS and STATA. Her research interests are economics of fishery management, co-management, and science to policy communication.

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William Jaeger

Professor, Oregon State University, Oregon

William Jaeger is a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at Oregon State University. His research and interests include environmental and natural resource economics, public economics and development economics. He has worked on a range of policy-related issues including water allocation, land use, energy economics, economic growth and development, agriculture in Africa, environmental taxation, and sustainability. Professor Jaeger got his PhD at Stanford University and was a research economist and consultant for five years at the World Bank. He then taught for twelve years at Williams College, MA before coming to Oregon State University in 2001. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari, Italy in 2007, has taught at the University of Washington, the University of Oregon, and published Environmental Economics for Tree Huggers and Other Skeptics, Island Press in 2005.

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Wilson Cabral de Sousa Júnior

Associate Professor, Aeronautical Technological Institute, São Paulo, Brazil

Wilson Cabral holds a Bachelor in Oceanology from the Federal University of Rio Grande, a Master in Remote Sensing from the National Institute of Space Research and a PhD in Economics from the State University of Campinas, and completed his PhD at the University of London. He conducted postdoctoral research with the Institute of Energy and Environment of the University of São Paulo and the Sustainability Research Center of the University of Sunshine Coast, in Australia. He currently is an Associate Professor at the Aeronautical Technological Institute, located in the city of São José dos Campos, in São Paulo state.He has experience in Water Resources Management and Environmental and Ecological Economics, working mainly with the following topics: hydrologic modeling, environmental and ecological modeling, economic tools for environmental management, environmental impact studies and economic and environmental analysis of infrastructure projects. He is the author of the book "Water Management in Brazil: Reflections, Diagnostics and Challenges", among others.