Some studies carried out by members of the research team focus on the economic and institutional aspects of the relationship between agriculture and environment, particularly in relation to the design and performance of agri-environmental policies.
Other works tackle the economic valuation of natural resources, namely through techniques of multicriteria analysis.
Reig, E., Aznar, J. and Estruch, V. (2010) A comparative analysis of the sustainability of rice cultivation technologies using the analytic network process. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2: 273-284.
Hodge, I. and Ortiz, D. (2004) Institutional arrangements for the agri-environment: objectives, local conditions and institutional choices. In Lünger, A. et al. (Ed.) Land use systems in grassland-dominated regions. VDF, Zurich. Pág. 27-37.
Ortiz, D. and Estruch, V. (2004) The role of agri-environmental measures in the definition of property rights. In van Huylenbroeck, G., Verbeke, W. and Lauwers, L. (Eds.) Role of Institutions in Rural Policies and Agricultural Markets. Elsevier, Amsterdam. pp. 335-348.