Mgr. Milan Ščasný PhD.

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Position: Senior Lecturer, Research Fellow
Field of interest: Environmental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Residential demand, Health Risk Valuation, Non-market Valuation; regulatory impact assesment (TIMES, CGE, BCA, external costs)
Membership: Internal, Microeconomics and Mathematical Methods

Contact

Office: #408, EnvCntr #1617
Email: milan [DOT] scasny [AT] czp [DOT] cuni [DOT] cz
Phone: (+420) 220 199 477
Personal web pages: https://www.czp.cuni.cz/czp/index.php/cz/o-centru1/pracovnici-kontakty/101-mgr-milan-scasny-phd
Available: any time after prior consultation by email

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Syllabi

Course supervisor

JEM115 - Environmental Economics

Teacher

JEM115 - Environmental Economics

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Organisation Memberships

Association of Environmental and Natural Resource Economists (EAERE) - country representative for the Czech Republic, 2003-2013

Education

1994 Bc., Economics; 1997 Mgr., Economics; 2006 PhD., Economic Theory

Job history

2001 to date - Charles University, Environment Center (Senior Research Fellow; Head of the Environmental Economics and Sociology Unit)
2017 to date - Charles University, Institute of Economic Studies at Faculty of Social Sciences (academic, deputy coordinator of H2020 ECOCEP and GEMCLIME projects, Coordinator of GACR EXPRO, PRIMUS project)
2017-2018 - CERGE-EI (IDEA project, lecturer)
2014-2016 - Industrial Economics Ltd., Cambridge, USA (Affiliated research fellow)
2011-2016 - Charles University, Institute of Economic Studies at Faculty of Social Sciences (external lecturer)
2009-2015 - CASE Affiliate, Poland (scientific project coordinator)
2008-2009 - OECD (external collaborator in EPIC Program “Household Behaviour and Environmental Policy”)
2005-2006 - Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic (Minister Advisor)
1997-2000 - Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic (economic analyst)

Extra activities

2012: EAERE-2012 - Co-Chair of Scientific Programme Committee, Chair of Local Organisation Committee
2014-2018: Sustainable Energy Council, Governmental Council on Sustainable Development of the Czech Republic (RVUR)
2014-2018: Scientific Thematic Group of HORIZONT2020, Societal Challenge 5: "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw materials", established by Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Rep.

Research evaluations
2009-2018: European Commission, Directorate-General for Research & Innovation (Research & Development); an external evaluator of research framework programmes: 2014-2018 HORIZONT2020, 2017 COST, 2012-2013 The 7th Framework Programme, 2009 The 6th Framework Programme
2013-2016: GACR Panel 402 Economics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods in Economics (member 2013-2014, 2015 Deputy of the Head, 2016 Head of the Panel), 2015-2016: GACR OK4 Discipline Committee "Social Sciences and Humanities" (member)
2018-2019: The French National Cancer Institute (Scientific evaluation committee member of "Population Health Intervention Research")
2018: National Science Center of Poland (NCN panel HS4)
2002 to date: R&D programmes funded by agencies in the Czech Republic (Czech Science Foundation, Grant Agency of Charles University in Prague; R&D programs of Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Ministry of Health).

Scientific Advisor and High-level consultancy
OECD Expert Group for the Development of the OECD Coordinated Health Valuation Study, 2017-2019
UN World Health Organisation Europe: From Linear to Circular Economy: Health Implications of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SDG 12), a network organised by the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, Bonn -- invited in the capacity of a WHO temporary adviser; 2017-2018
OECD: The OECD CIRCLE program - Costs of Inaction and Resource scarcity: Consequences for Long-term Economic growth; an official representative of the Czech Republic (2014-2017)
OECD: Advising through workshop consultations Valuation of human health and environmental impacts of the production, use and disposal of chemicals – The OECD SACAME project, SACAME Workshop, Ottawa, August 30 – September 1, 2017.
UN World Health Organisation Europe: The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Expert consultation on Environmental Health Equity, Bonn, Germany, 23-24 May 2017.
CCAC: Invited attendance and presentation at Expert Workshop on "Metrics for Evaluating and Reporting on Methane and Black Carbon Interventions" organised by The Climate and Clean Air Coalition Scientific Advisory Panel, 16-17 March 2017 in Ottawa, Canada.
UN World Health Organisation Europe:: Temporal Adviser for World Health Organisation Environmental Health and Economics Symposium on "Health Economics and Air Pollution", November 2014

Referee for a peer-reviewed journals
Ecological Economics; Environmental and Resource Economics; JEEM; Energy Policy; Forest Policy and Economics; Journal of Agricultural Economics; Value in Health; The Environmental Health; Czech Journal of Economics and Finance;

Awards and prizes

1997 Josef Vavrousek Prize

Topics for supervision

Bachelor theses

Household behaviour and residential demand (energy demand, energy savings, fuel demand, mobility, organic food, diets); links to social-psychological behavioral theories
Non-market valuation (willingness-to-pay for environmental goods, ecosystem services, health risk and safety, new product, new business/service models); discrete choice experiments, hedonic pricing
Health benefit valuation (Value of a Statistical Life, WTP for avoiding illness, increasing fertility, or improving health, WTP versus QALY/DALY)
Regulatory Impact Assessment - energy system modelling, economic models (CGE, E3ME, microsimulation model); external cost quantification; Social Cost of Carbon
Environmental economics; energy economcis, transport economics

Master theses

Household behaviour and residential demand (energy demand, energy savings, fuel demand, mobility, organic food, diets); links to social-psychological behavioral theories
Non-market valuation (willingness-to-pay for environmental goods, ecosystem services, health risk and safety, new product, new business/service models); discrete choice experiments, hedonic pricing
Health benefit valuation (Value of a Statistical Life, WTP for avoiding illness, increasing fertility, or improving health, WTP versus QALY/DALY)
Regulatory Impact Assessment - energy system modelling, economic models (CGE, E3ME, microsimulation model); external cost quantification; Social Cost of Carbon
Environmental economics; energy economcis, transport economics

Supervised Bachelor theses

all/awarded: 11/7
Awarded: Bc. Eva Brabcová, Bc. Matěj Bajgar, Bc. Petr Kratochvíl , Bc. Petra Kolouchová, Bc. Šarlota Smutná, Bc. Stela Rubínová, Bc. Tomáš Brzobohatý

Supervised Master Theses

all/awarded: 13/3
Awarded: Mgr. Jan Bízek, Mgr. Lukáš Rečka, Mgr. Markéta Řízková

Current Ph.D. students

number: 7
Levan Bezhanishvili M.A., MSc. , Olha Khymych , Mgr. Jan Kvaček , Mgr. Lukáš Rečka , Ing. Mgr. Šarlota Smutná, MSc., PhDr. Ludmila Stakhovych , Mgr. Abeba Nigussie Turi

Partners

Deloitte
McKinsey & Company
Moneta Money Bank

Sponsors

CRIF
ČSOB