Salvatore Di Falco

Professor of Environmental Economics at University Of Geneva

Salvatore Di Falco is a Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. His research focuses on the intersection between agricultural, environmental and development economics. He has analyzed the contribution of natural resources such as biodiversity on agricultural productivity, food security, and weather risk in arid environments. His work also focuses on the role of institutional structures (common property forests) on natural resource conservation, rural development and poverty reduction. More recent work includes the impact of social capital and traditional sharing norms on consumption, saving accumulation, investment decisions and adaptation to climate change.