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Dr. Eszter Kovács

Personnel data:
associate professor
Szent István University, MKK TTI, KTI Building 26.
Department of Organic Agriculture & Agri-environmental Planning 
Tel.: +36-28-522-000/2261
Fax: +36-28-410-801
Email: kovacs.eszter(at)mkk.szie.hu

Qualifications
PhD in Management and Business Adminsitration Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration (2001)
Master of Environmental Management, University of Amsterdam - Leiden University - Free University of Amsterdam - Wageningen Agricultural University (1997)
MSc in economics, Budapest University of Economic Sciences (1994)

Activities
After many years of teaching and doing research at the predessor of the Corvinus University of Budapest I gained 10 years of experience at the Hungarian nature conservation administration as an economic advisor. During these years I was also a member of the OECD Working Group on Economic Aspects of Biodiversity. Since September 2009 I have been working at Szent István University as an associate professor.

Teaching
in Hungarian

  • economics of protected areas (BSc),
  • environmental conflict resolution (BSc, MSc),
  • social aspects of nature and wildlife conservation (MSc)
  • socio-economic aspects of nature conservation (PhD),
  • qualitative research for natural scientists (PhD)

Research topics

  • valuation of ecosystem services
  • socio-economic aspects of nature conservation and biodiversity policies
  • participatory methods in nature conservation
  • conservation conflicts, participatory nature conservation

Selected publications

Barbara Mihók , Eszter Kovács , Bálint Balázs , György Pataki , András Ambrus , Dénes Bartha , Zoltán Czirák , Sándor Csányi , Péter Csépányi , Mónika Csőszi , György Dudás , Csaba Egri , Tibor Erős , Szilvia Gőri , Gergő Halmos , Annamária Kopek , Katalin Margóczi , Gábor Miklay , László Milon , László Podmaniczky , János Sárvári , András Schmidt , Katalin Sipos , Viktória Siposs , Tibor Standovár , Csaba Szigetvári , László Szemethy , Balázs Tóth , László Tóth , Péter Tóth , Katalin Török , Péter Török , Csaba Vadász , Ildikó Varga , William J Sutherland , András Báldi:Bridging the research-practice gap: conservation research priorities in a Central and Eastern European country. JOURNAL FOR NATURE CONSERVATION 28: pp. 133-148. (2015)

Kovács Eszter , Kelemen Eszter , Kalóczkai Ágnes , Margóczi Katalin , Pataki György , Gébert Judit, Málovics György , Balázs Bálint , Roboz Ágnes , Krasznai Kovács Eszter , Mihók Barbara : Understanding the links between ecosystem service trade-offs and conflicts in protected areas. ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: SCIENCE, POLICY AND PRACTICE 12: pp. 117-127. (2015)

Eszter Kelemen , Genevieve Nguyen , Tiziano Gomiero , Eszter Kovács , Jean-Philippe Choisis , Norma Choisis , Maurizio G Paoletti , László Podmaniczky , Julie Ryschawy , Jean-Pierre Sarthou , Felix Herzog , Peter Dennis , Katalin Balázs: Farmers’ perceptions of biodiversity: Lessons from a discourse-based deliberative valuation study. LAND USE POLICY 35: pp. 318-328. (2013)

Philip Bagnoli , Timo Goeschl , Eszter Kovács: People and Biodiversity Policies: Impacts, Issues and Strategies for Policy Action. Paris: OECD Publishing, 2008. 249 p.

Marjainé Zsuzsanna Szerényi, Eszter Kovács, Sándor Kerekes, Mónika Kék: Loss of Value of the Szigetköz Wetland Due to the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Barrage System Development: Application of Benefit Transfer in Hungary: Case Study: Hungary, Paris: OECD, 2001. 26 p.

Scientific IDs

Publication list in the Hungarian Scientific Works Database

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