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Research Scholar Integrated Biosphere Futures Research Group - Biodiversity and Natural Resources Program
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Miroslav Batka joined IIASA in 2015. He is currently a research scholar in the Integrated Biosphere Futures Research Group of the IIASA Biodiversity and Natural Resources Program where he works on the Global Biosphere Management Model (GLOBIOM). His research focuses on climate, sustainable diets, fisheries, aquaculture, and EU and global policies, as well as on related issues of resource scarcity and efficiency, global futures, and market linkages.
Prior to joining IIASA, Batka worked at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington DC. During this time, he co-developed the fisheries and aquaculture component of the International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities (IMPACT). He also worked on issues of climate change, biofuels, deforestation, and infrastructure investment, and conducted partial-equilibrium modeling and GAMS software training and capacity development activities.
Batka holds a graduate degree in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University and an undergraduate degree in economics from Roanoke College.
Last update: 30 JUN 2021
Miosio, M., van Soest, H., Forsell, N., Nascimento, L., de Vivero, G., Gonzales-Zuñiga, S., Hans, F., Lui, S., et al. (2020). Overview of recently adopted mitigation policies and climate-relevant policy responses to COVID-19 – 2020 Update. NewClimate Institute, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Deppermann, A., Valin, H. , Gusti, M., Sperling, F., Batka, M. , Chang, J. , Frank, S. , Havlik, P. , et al. (2019). Towards sustainable food and land-use systems: Insights from integrated scenarios of the Global Biosphere Management Model (GLOBIOM). IIASA
Palazzo, A. , Valin, H. , Batka, M. , & Havlik, P. (2019). What level of public investments in irrigation is needed to make the SDGs achievable? In: Scenarios Forum 2019, 11-13 March 2019, Denver, Colorado.
COACCH, (2019). The Economic Cost of Climate Change in Europe: Synthesis Report on COACCH Interim Results. Policy brief by the COACCH project. COACCH: CO-designing the Assessment of Climate CHange costs.
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