Dr. Charlie Palmer

Country of current residence

United Kingdom

Current position

Associate Professor

Current institute employer

London School of Economics (LSE)

Since

2009

Office address

Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics (LSE) London WC2A 2AE UK

Office phone

+41 44 632 32 25

Previous positions

2005 - 2009 Institut f. Mensch-Umwelt-Systeme, ETH, Zürich

Profession

Resource Economist

Degrees / expertise

1999 - 2000 - MSc in Environmental and Resource Economics, University College London, London, UK

 

1998 - 1999 - Postgraduate Certificate in Economics (PCE), Birkbeck College, London, UK

 

1994 - 1997 - BA (Hons) in Biological Sciences, Oxford University (Merton College), UK

Professional experience

2002 - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED): project economist (Indonesia)

 

2002 - Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR): forest policy consultant (Indonesia)

 

2001 - Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK Government: environmental accounts consultant (London)

 

2001 - National Grid Company Plc. (NGC): project coordinator (London)

 

2001 - Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE), Economics Department, University College London: Research Fellow (London)

2007

Palmer, C..  2007.  The Role of Leadership in the Collective Enforcement of Community Property Rights in Indonesia.  Society and Natural Resources, 20 (5)   : 397-413   .
Palmer, C., and S. Engel.  2007.  For better or for worse? Local impacts from the decentralization of Indonesia’s forest sector.  World Development, 35 (12)   : 2131-49   .

2006

Engel, S. and C. Palmer.  2006.  Who owns the right? The determinants of community benefits from logging in Indonesia.  Forest Policy and Economics 8(4), : pp.434-446   .
Engel, S., R. López and C. Palmer.  2006.  Community-industry contracting over natural resource use in a context of weak property rights: The case of Indonesia.  Environmental and Resource Economics 33(1), : pp.73-93   .
Palmer, C..  2006.  The Outcomes and Their Determinants from Community-Company Contracting over Forest Use in Post-Decentralization Indonesia.  Development Economics and Policy Vol. 52, Peter Lang, Frankfurt.

2005

Palmer, C.  2005.  The Outcomes and their Determinants from Negotiations for Logging Agreements between Communities and Companies in Indonesia.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt, ISBN: 3-631-55196-7  
Palmer, C..  2005.  The nature of corruption in forest management.  World Economics, Vol. 6 No. 2   : 1-10   .

2004

Atkinson, G., B. Day, S. Mourato and C. Palmer.  2004.  'Amenity' or ‘eyesore’? Negative willingness to pay for options to replace electricity transmission towers.  Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 11, Number 4/15, : pp.203-208   . Further Information
Palmer, C.  2004.  The role of collective action in determining the benefits from IPPK logging concessions: a case study from Sekatak, East Kalimantan.  Working Paper No. 28, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia Download [PDF | 756.13KB]
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Further Information

2003

Palmer, C.  2003.  The physical and economic accounts for UK fisheries.  Report prepared for the Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK Government, London Further Information
Palmer, C., and Obidzinski, K..  2003.  The effects of the timber trade on forest governance in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.  Case study prepared for the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London
Richards, M., C. Palmer, C. Young and K. Obidzinski.  2003.  Higher International Standards or Rent-Seeking Race to the Bottom? The Impacts of Forest Trade Liberalisation on Forest Governance.  Prepared for IIED and FAO (Indonesia case study only) Download [DOC | 136.50KB]
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2002

Obidzinski, K. and C. Palmer.  2002.  How much do you wanna buy? A methodology for estimating the level of illegal logging in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.  Research Report for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia
Pearce, D.W., C. Pearce and C. Palmer.  2002.  Valuing Environmental Benefits. Volume I: Case Studies from the Developing World.  Edward Elgar publishing. Cheltenham, UK.

2001

Pearce, D.W. and C. Palmer.  2001.  Public Spending and Environmental Protection: a Cross-country Policy Analysis.  Journal for Fiscal Studies, Vol. 22 (4), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), London, : pp.403-456   .

Forthcoming

Palmer, C..  Integrating quantitative and qualitative approaches to social-economic research in developing countries.  In: Mollinga, P., and Wall, C. (eds.): Discussing the Divergence between Theory and Practice in Field Research Methodology. Lit Verlag.  

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Global development and trade
Research countries
  • Indonesia
Research projects
Payments for Environmental Services (PES): Center for Development Research, University of Bonn
Working groups

Determinants and Effects of Alternative Institutions for Natural Resource Management in Developing Countries - DevCom

Professional experience
2002 - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED): project economist (Indonesia) 2002 - Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR): forest policy consultant (Indonesia) 2001 - Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK Government: environmental accounts consultant (London) 2001 - National Grid Company Plc. (NGC): project coordinator (London) 2001 - Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE), Economics Department, University College London: Research Fellow (London)
Degrees

1999 - 2000 - MSc in Environmental and Resource Economics, University College London, London, UK

 

1998 - 1999 - Postgraduate Certificate in Economics (PCE), Birkbeck College, London, UK

 

1994 - 1997 - BA (Hons) in Biological Sciences, Oxford University (Merton College), UK

Contacts

Professor Ramon López (University of Maryland)

Emeritus Professor David Pearce OBE (University College London).

Research affiliation

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Doctoral research funded by

The Robert Bosch Foundation

Cooperation partners

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Charlie Palmer

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change

Office E-Mail:
C.Palmer1(at)lse.ac.uk