Individual Research Projects

EEPSEA provides grants to fund research projects that focus on nationally relevant issues in its various member countries.  These include its Competitive Research Grants, which are chosen from those who responded to EEPSEA’s Call for Proposals, are evaluated in time for the EEPSEA Annual Conference, and include dissertation research grants secured by Southeast Asian graduate students; and Small Research Grants, which are offered to research projects that have shorter duration or to researchers from provincial colleges and universities seeking to strengthen their environmental economics research capacity. Below is a list of ongoing EEPSEA individual research projects by country.

An Estimation of production function for fisheries in Peam Krasoab Wildlife Sanctuary in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia Kong Sopheak, Royal University of Phnom Penh
Livelihood and conservation impacts analysis of forestland tenure reform in Guizhou Province, China Zhaoyang Liu, University of Cambridge
Land use change as adaptation to changing society and climate in inner Mongolia, China Liping Gao, Auburn University
Environmental policy, environmental quality and health: Evidence from China Wei Sun, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
The economic and environmental impact of the green credit policy in China Junxiu Sun, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Farmer's risk attitudes and their farming decisions on climate change adaptation in Changfeng Country, China Jin Jianjun, Beijing Normal University
Environmental satisfaction among residents in Chinese cities Chunhua Wang, University of International Business and Economics
Protect the environment through informing customers in China Haitao Yin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Where can payment/rewards for ecosystem services tip the rubber monoculture to rainforest recovery in Xishuangbanna, China? Zhuangfang Yi, Chinese Academy of Science
Evaluating the impacts and feedbacks of payments for ecosystem services Xiaodong Chen, Xi'An Jiaotong University
Cost-benefit analysis of phasing out coal for various uses: An empirical study for “Jing-Jin-Ji” Region, China Yana Jin, Peking University
How sustainable is the solar energy? An estimation of the external cost of silicon production in Nujiang, China Zanxin Wang, Yunnan University
The supply of forest carbon sequestration from small-scale forestry: Time preference and attitude to risk Zhen Zhu, Zhejiang Agriculture & Forestry University
The role of social capital and leadership to the successfulness of the Waste Bank Program in Depok Municipality, West Java Alin Halimatussadiah, University of Indonesia
Cost-benefit analysis of sustainability standards in smallholder oil palm farming in Sumatra, Indonesia Ernah, Leibniz University
Estimating the economic value of tourism resources in Champasak Province, Lao PDR: Evidence from travel cost method Kaysone Chansina, National University of Laos
Economic costs of haze to the Malaysian economy Mohd Shahwahid Othman, Universiti of Putra Malaysia
Assessment of the local community’s willingness to pay for waste disposal in central business districts versus periphery areas of Yangon City, Myanmar Mya Lwin Lwin Aung, Yangon Institute of Economics
Regulatory and public policy challenges to reducing air pollution concentrations in the city of Baguio, Philippines Achilles Costales and Maria Angeles Catelo, University of the Philippines (UP) Baguio and UP Los Baños
Assessment and valuation of natural assets in the aquatic agricultural systems of Sogod Bay, Southern Leyte, Philippines: A baseline study Salome Bulayog, Visayas State University
Impact of and adaptation to flood: An intra-household perspective Jaimie Kim Arias, University of the Philippines Los Baños
Using feedback as a tool for household energy conservation: An experimental approach Kannika Thampanishvong, Thailand Development Research Institute
Effects of risk communication and gender on flood mitigation behavior of households in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam Phung Thanh Binh, University of Economics
Dyke heightening in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta: A cost-benefit analysis Yen Dan Tong, Can Tho University
Cost-benefit analysis of climate resilient housing in Central Vietnam Tran Tuan Anh, Hue University
The ecological services, institutions and dynamics of mangrove forests in South Viet Nam Truong Dang Thuy, University of Ho Chi Minh City
Impact of Vietgap program in vegetables production on health attributes of farmers in Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam Tran Huynh Bao Chau, Hue University
Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia