Water: the world's most valuable asset

    Research output: Book/ReportInaugural speech


    The lecture starts with an historic overview of recognising water as an economic good and trends that affect water availability and water consumption. Then it is discussed what makes water so special and what the implications are for economics. Finally , future research directions for the chair are presented.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationWageningen
    PublisherWageningen UR
    Number of pages27
    ISBN (Print)9789461731647
    Publication statusPublished - 2011


    • water use
    • water availability
    • water management
    • water resources
    • water allocation
    • economics
    • water policy
    • climatic change


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