Sebastiano Bacca

Adaptation and Social Learning

tel +49 30-2060738-23

Global Climate Forum e.V.
Neue Promenade 6
10178 Berlin, Germany

Short Profile:

Sebastiano Bacca is a Ph.D. student and research assistant in the adaptation and social learning process.
Sebastiano holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Bergamo and a MS in Environmental economics from the University of Ferrara. Sebastiano has been studying as an exchange student at the University of Minho during the second year of his Master’s Degree. His master thesis was on the estimation of the impact of a carbon tax applied on the agricultural sector in Italy. After his Master’s graduation, Sebastiano worked as a researcher for the CLICTOUR project on sustainable tourism and climate change adaptation in Northern Portugal at the Centre for Research in Economics and Management of the University of Minho. He helped in building the CGE model on Portuguese economics for the assessment of the climate change impact on Portuguese economics and tourism. His main occupation was the ecosystem services valuation of the Esposende coastal and marine area in Norther Portugal using stated preference techniques. His research interests pertain to the economic valuation of natural amenities and ecosystems, the risk and economic impact of climate change and nature-based adaptation strategies.