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Prof Dr. Sonia Quiroga | Producción científica en cambio climático award | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Sonia Quiroga , Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain 

Sonia Quiroga is a dedicated scholar and researcher with a multifaceted background in economics and environmental studies. Her expertise lies in evaluating the socio-economic implications of climate change, particularly in the domains of agriculture, water resources, and development. Throughout her distinguished career, she has contributed significantly to the advancement of climate economics through her research, teaching, and extensive consultancy engagements with international organizations and public bodies. Dr. Quiroga’s work not only encompasses theoretical analysis but also practical application, as evidenced by her involvement in numerous R&D projects funded by prestigious EU and national programs. She continues to be at the forefront of efforts to understand and mitigate the impacts of climate change, striving towards a more sustainable and resilient future for communities worldwide. 🌱📊🌐

Professional Profiles:


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Current Position:

  • Professor, Department of Economic Analysis and Quantitative Economics, Complutense University of Madrid (since 2021)
  • Member, Panel for Socioeconomic Benefits, World Meteorological Organization (since July 2022)

Past Professional Positions:

  • Professor, Department of Economics, Universidad de Alcalá (2006-2021)
  • Visiting Professor, Dept. of International Relationships, Université Lumière 2, Lyon (2011)
  • Associate Professor, Universidad Europea de Madrid (2001-2006)

Research Interests:

  • Socio-economic evaluation of climate impacts on agriculture, water, and development
  • Cost-Benefit analysis of water-climate-environment projects
  • Micro-econometric behavioral models for decision-making analysis
  • Promotion of hydro-met services and projects monitoring and evaluation

Academic Degrees:

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2006)
  • Educational Ability Certificate, Education Sciences Institute, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (2000)
  • Bachelor in Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1998)

Training Courses:


R&D Experience:

  • Extensive consultancy contracts with international agencies and public bodies such as the World Bank, EU Commission, WMO, COSUDE Swiss agency for development and cooperation, among others.

R&D Projects Funded by EU and National Programs:

  • Engaged in numerous projects focusing on climate change adaptation, economic impacts, and policy assessment funded by various EU programs and national agencies.

Selected Projects:

  • PATTERN (Horizon 2020)
  • FutureMed (COST Action)
  • SMILES (COST Action)
  • DAMOCLES (COST Action)
  • INHERIT (Horizon 2020)
  • FACESMAP (Cost Action)
  • DEWFORA (European Commission, 7th Framework Programme)
  • CLIMATECOST (European Commission, 7th Framework Programme)
Prof Dr. Sonia Quiroga | Producción científica en cambio climático award | Best Researcher Award

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