Jon Atkins is Professor of Economics and has previously held posts at the University of Manchester and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
He specialises in estuarine, marine and terrestrial environmental economics - especially the economics of ecosystem services, environmental valuation and management.
He also has long standing interests in development economics and agricultural economics.
Jon has contributed to the delivery of numerous multidisciplinary projects funded by the European Union, Natural Environment Research Council, Engineering and Physical Science Research Council, the Commonwealth Secretariat, Joint Nature Conservation Committee, the wildlife trusts, and others.
Integrating methods for ecosystem service assessment and valuation: mixed methods or mixed messages"
Hattam, C., Böhnke-Henrichs, A., Börger, T., Burdon, D., Hadjimichael, M., Delaney, A., …Austen, M. C. (2015). Integrating methods for ecosystem service assessment and valuation: mixed methods or mixed messages?. Ecological economics : the journal of the International Society for Ecological Economics, 120, 126-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.10.011
Assessing costs and benefits of measures to achieve good environmental status in European regional seas: challenges, opportunities, and lessons learnt
Börger, T., Broszeit, S., Ahtiainen, H., Atkins, J. P., Burdon, D., Luisetti, T., …Austen, M. C. (2016). Assessing costs and benefits of measures to achieve good environmental status in European regional seas: challenges, opportunities, and lessons learnt. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3(OCT), https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2016.00192
Renewables-to-reefs: Response to Fowler et al.
Smyth, K., Burdon, D., Atkins, J., Barnes, R., & Elliott, M. (2015). Renewables-to-reefs: Response to Fowler et al. Marine pollution bulletin, 98(1-2), 372-374. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.07.065