Nils Droste

Thematic Area Environment and Society
Department of Economics
Working Group Nature Conservation and Biodiversity

Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel.: ++49 - 341 - 235 1752
Fax: ++49 - 341 - 235 45 1752

nils.droste@ufz.de

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Nils Droste

Research Interests

Primary:

Environmental & Ecological Economics, Public Finance & Development Economics

Secondary:

Econometrics & Policy Evaluation, Ecosystem Service & Biodiversity Governance


Education

since 04/2014

PhD student, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg & Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ

2011 – 2013

M.A. Sustainability Economics and Management, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg

2008 – 2010

B.A. Political Science and Economics, University Bremen

2006 – 2008

Undergraduate Diploma in Sustainability Education, Gaia University International


 Professional Experience

06/2017

Visiting Scholar, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont, Burlington

01/2017 – current

Visiting Scholar, Department of Development, Enviroment and Territory, Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences – FLACSO Ecuador

01/2016

Visiting Scholar, Cense – Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

11 – 12/2014

Visiting Scholar, Postgraduate Center for Development, Agriculture, and Society (CPDA), Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro

04 – 09/2013

Student Research Assistant, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Natural Capital – TEEB DE Project, Leipzig, Germany

10/2011 – 09/2013

Student Research Assistant, Centos – Oldenburg Centre for Sustainability Economics, University of Oldenburg, Germany

05 – 07/2010

Student Research Assistant, Artec, Center for Sustainability Research, University Bremen, Germany


Publications

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2018 (1)
2017 (14)
2016 (6)
2015 (4)
2014 (1)

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2018 (1)

  • Droste, N., Ring, I., Santos, R., Kettunen, M., (2018):
    Ecological Fiscal Transfers in Europe – Evidence-based design options for a transnational scheme
    Ecol. Econ. 147 , 373 - 382
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2017 (14)

  • D'Amato, D., Droste, N., Allen, B., Kettunen, M., Lähtinen, K., Korhonen, J., Leskinen, P., Matthies, B.D:, Toppinen, A., (2017):
    Green, circular, bio economy: A comparative analysis of sustainability avenues
    J. Clean Prod. 168 , 716 - 734
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  • D’Amato, D., Droste, N., Chan, S., Hofer, A., (2017):
    The green economy: pragmatism or revolution? Perceptions of young researchers on social ecological transformation
    Environ. Values 26 (4), 413 - 435
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  • Droste, N., Bartkowski, B., (2017):
    Ecosystem service valuation for national accounting: a reply to Obst, Hein and Edens (2016)
    Environ. Resour. Econ.
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  • Droste, N., Becker, C., Ring, I., Santos, R., (2017):
    Decentralization effects in Ecological Fiscal Transfers - a Bayesian structural time series analysis for Portugal
    Environ. Resour. Econ.
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  • Droste, N., Becker, C., Ring, I., Santos, R., (2017):
    Decentralization effects in Ecological Fiscal Transfers – the case of Portugal
    UFZ-Diskussionspapiere 3/2017
    Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Leipzig, 33 pp.
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  • Droste, N., Lima, G.R., May, P.H., Ring, I., (2017):
    Municipal responses to ecological fiscal transfers in Brazil: a microeconometric panel data approach
    Environ. Policy Gov. 27 (4), 378 - 393
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  • Droste, N., Meya, J.N., (2017):
    Ecosystem services in infrastructure planning – a case study of the projected deepening of the Lower Weser river in Germany
    J. Environ. Plan. Manag. 60 (2), 231 - 248
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  • Droste, N., Ring, I., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Lenk, T., (2017):
    Integrating ecological indicators into federal-state fiscal relations: a policy design study for Germany
    Environ. Policy Gov. 27 (5), 484 - 499
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  • Droste, N., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Hansjürgens, B., Zimmermann, H., (2017):
    Implementing nature‐based solutions in urban areas: financing and governance aspects
    In: Kabisch, N., Korn, H., Stadler, J., Bonn, A., (eds.)
    Nature‐based solutions to climate change adaptation in urban areas. Linkages between science, policy and practice
    Theory and Practice of Urban Sustainability Transitions
    Springer International Publishing, Cham, p. 307 - 321
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  • Illes, A., Kettunen, M., ten Brink, P., Santos, R., Droste, N., Ring, I., (2017):
    Exploring the policy mix for biodiversity financing: opportunities provided by environmental fiscal instruments in the EU
    In: Weishaar, S.E., Kreiser, L., Milne, J.E., Ashiabor, H., Mehling, M., (eds.)
    The green market transition - carbon taxes, energy subsidies and smart instrument mixes
    Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, p. 261 - 275
  • Kettunen, M., Illes, A., Rayment, M., Primmer, E., Verstraeten, Y., Rekola, A., Ring, I., Tucker, G., Baldock, D., Droste, N., Santos, R., Rantala, S., Ebrahim, N., (2017):
    Integration approach to EU biodiversity financing: evaluation of results and analysis of options for the future. Final report for the European Commission (DG ENV) (Project ENV.B.3/ETU/2015/0014)
    Institute for European Policy (IEEP), Brussels/London, 166 pp.
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  • Kettunen, M., Illes, A., Rayment, M., Primmer, E., Verstraeten, Y., Rekola, A., Ring, I., Tucker, G., Baldock, D., Droste, N., Santos, R., Rantala, S., Ebrahim, N., (2017):
    Summary report - Integration approach to EU biodiversity financing: evaluation of results and analysis of options for the future. Final report for the European Commission (DG ENV) (Project ENV.B.3/ETU/2015/0014)
    Institute for European Policy (IEEP), Brussels/London, 21 pp.
  • Ring, I., Droste, N., Santos, R., (2017):
    Ecological Fiscal Transfers (EFT)
    In: Kettunen, M., Illes, A., (eds.)
    Opportunities for innovative biodiversity financing in the EU: Ecological Fiscal Transfers (EFT), tax reliefs, marketed products, and fees and charges. A compilation of cases studies developed in the context of a project for the European Commission (DG ENV) (Project ENV.B.3/ETU/2015/0014)
    Institute for European Policy (IEEP), Brussels/London, p. 8 - 43
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  • Ripple, W.J., Wolf, C., Newsome, T.M., Galetti, M., Alamgir, M., Crist, E., Mahmoud, M.I., Laurance, W.F., Auliya, M., Droste, N., Egli, L., Everaars, J., Ferreira, C., Friese, K., Henle, K., Kühn, I., Loyau, A., Pe'er, G., Priess, J.A., Schiller, J., Schmeller, D.S., Schröter, M., Spangenberg, J.H., Wiemers, M., and more, , (2017):
    World scientists’ warning to humanity: a second notice
    Bioscience 67 (12), 1026 - 1028
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2016 (6)

  • Droste, N., Hansjürgens, B., Kuikman, P., Otter, N., Antikainen, R., Leskinen, P., Pitkänen, K., Saikku, L., Loiseau, E., Thomsen, M., (2016):
    Steering innovations towards a green economy: Understanding government intervention
    J. Clean Prod. 135 , 426 - 434
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  • Droste, N., Ring, I., Santos, R., Kettunen, M., (2016):
    Ecological Fiscal Transfers in Europe – evidence-based design options of a transnational scheme
    UFZ-Diskussionspapiere 10/2016
    Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Leipzig, 28 pp.
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  • Hansjürgens, B., Droste, N., Tockner, K., (2016):
    Neglected values of major water engineering projects: ecosystem services, social impacts, and economic valuation
    In: Hüttl, R.F., Bens, O., Bismuth, C., Hoechstetter, S., (eds.)
    Society - Water - Technology : a critical appraisal of major water engineering projects
    Water Resources Development and Management
    Springer, Cham [u.a.], p. 65 - 79
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  • Loiseau, E., Saikku, L., Antikainen, R., Droste, N., Hansjürgens, B., Pitkänen, K., Leskinen, P., Kuikman, P., Thomsen, M., (2016):
    Green economy and related concepts: An overview
    J. Clean Prod. 139 , 361 - 371
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  • Meya, J., Droste, N., Klauer, B., (2016):
    Methodische Defizite der Umweltbewertung im Bundesverkehrswegeplan 2030. Methodological Deficits of Environmental Assessment in the Plan for Federal Traffic Routes 2030
    Wasserwirtschaft 106 (10), 59 - 60
  • Pitkänen, K., Antikainen, R., Droste, N., Loiseau, E., Saikku, L., Aissani, L., Hansjürgens, B., Kuikman, P.J., Leskinen, P., Thomsen, M., (2016):
    What can be learned from practical cases of green economy? –studies from five European countries
    J. Clean Prod. 139 , 666 - 676
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2015 (4)

  • Droste, N., Lima, G.R., May, P.H., Ring, I., (2015):
    Ecological fiscal transfers in Brazil – incentivizing or compensating conservation?
    Paper presented at the 11th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE), Leeds, 30 June–3 July 2015
    p. 4
  • Droste, N., Meya, J.N., (2015):
    Ecosystem services in German infrastructure planning – a case study of the projected Lower Weser deepening
    UFZ-Diskussionspapiere 8/2015
    Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Leipzig, 23 S.
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  • Ring, I., Wüstemann, H., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Bonn, A., Droste, N., Hansjürgens, B., (2015):
    Naturkapital und Klimapolitik: Einleitung
    In: Hartje, V., Wüstemann, H., Bonn, A., (Hrsg.)
    Naturkapital und Klimapolitik: Synergien und Konflikte
    Technische Universität Berlin ; Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung – UFZ, Berlin, Leipzig, S. 12 - 19
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  • Saikku, L., Antikainen, R., Droste, N., Pitkänen, K., Loiseau, E., Hansjürgens, B., Kuikman, P., Leskinen, P., Thomsen, M., (2015):
    Implementing the green economy in a European context lessons learned from theories, concepts and case studies
    PEER Report
    Partnership for European Environmental Research, Helsinki, 33 pp.
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2014 (1)

  • Barton, D.N., Rusch, G.M., Ring, I., Emerton, L., Droste, N., (2014):
    Environmental and conservation policies – The POLICYMIX project and final conference
    Environmental Policy and Law 44 (4), 368 - 371
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