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Ruslana Rachel Palatnik

Created: 9/4/2007
Updated: 1/15/2016
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Dr. Ruslana Rachel Palatnik
Scenior Lecturer (US Associate Professor)

Afula 19300
972- 4-8249328 (ph)

Ruslana Rachel Palatnik Ph.D. in economics, the joint program of the University of Haifa and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, (Israel, 2008) and a Master degree in economics, the joint program of the University of Haifa and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. She joined Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei in 2007 in the Climate Change Modelling and Policy programme, where she was developing new integrated assessment modelling for climate-change impact and climate-change mitigation and adaptation policy evaluation focusing on agriculture, and land and water managing. Dr. Palatnik is a Senior Lecturer of economics at the academic college of Emek Yezreel, Israel, and the Deputy Director of the Natural Resources and Environmental Research Center (NRERC), University of Haifa, Israel. Currently she is visiting in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California at Berkeley. She developed a Computable General Equilibrium model of the Israeli economy and has been conducting climate change adaptation and mitigation policy analyses. Her recent publication evaluates the impact of water scarcity on the Israeli economy when water adaptation technologies include water recycling and various levels of desalination capacity. In addition, she carried out econometric researches on external costs and economic incentives in solid waste management. Her research interests are climate change economics, environmental policy evaluation, energy economics, water management, and agriculture.

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