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Finbarr Brereton

Lecturer/Assistant Professor


Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy


Dr Finbarr Brereton research interests are broad in scope but centre on the areas of environmental economics; economics of welfare; socio-economic analysis of flooding; environment and happiness; environmental valuation; survey design and implementation; and GIS.

Within the School’s Environmental Economics and Policy Unit, he is collaborating with colleagues on the development of a cluster of expertise on such topics as   vulnerability,   resilience and adaptation to flooding; quality of life; spatial analysis and GIS, and environmental valuation. He has published papers in international peer review journals such as Ecological Economics, European Urban and Regional Studies and the Economic and Social Review examining the influence of the environment on subjective well-being.

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