Dr. Ronaldo Seroa da Motta

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Santa Úrsula University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Ronaldo Seroa da Motta is currently the Environmental Studies Coordinator for IPEA (Institute of Applied Economic Research), a federal research institute, and a Professor of Environmental Economics at Santa Úrsula University, Rio de Janeiro. He has conducted diverse projects relating to environmental policy, market mechanisms, economic valuation, social accounting of natural resources, and distributional effects and economics of environmental regulation. Additionally, he has conducted research for World Bank projects, has been the regional coordinator for Latin America for a UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) project, and has been the Brazilian coordinator for Environmental Accounting of Forests project of FAO/United Nations.