Martin Persson

Associate Professor, Department of Space, Earth and Environment, Physical Resource Theory.

Martin Persson carries out multidisciplinary research on sustainable land use, with special focus on issue relating to climate policy, tropical deforestation, and biofuels. The overall aim of the research is to understand how to formulate efficient policies to reduce negative environmental impacts of agricultural expansion in the tropics, assessing, e.g., payments for environmental services (PES) and Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) as well as processes that erodes the effectiveness of these policies such as leakage and indirect land use change (ILUC).
​"Climate and Ecosystem Change", PhD course, Economics, University of Gothenburg.
To see which research projects Martin participates in, please visit the database Chalmers research.​

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2012. Modified: Wed 17 May 2017