Frans de Vries is Professor of Environmental Economics in the Division of Economics of the University of Stirling Management School. His current research focuses on the design and functioning of market-based environmental policy mechanisms, including emissions trading and price controls, conservation procurement auctions, and biodiversity offset markets. Another focal point of his research relates to the interaction between environmental policy and technological innovation. He has been a consultant for the OECD Environment Directorate and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).
Kleczkowski A, Ellis C, Goulson D, de Vries F & Hanley N (2013) Ecological-economic modelling of interactions between wild and commercial bees and pesticide use. Stirling Economics Discussion Paper, 2013-10.
Nentjes A, Dijkstra BR & de Vries F (2013) A Market-Based Design for International Environmental Agreements. In: Dinar A A & Rapoport A (eds.) Analyzing Global Environmental Issues: Theoretical and Experimental Applications and their Policy Implications. Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics, 39. London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge), pp. 233-248. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415627184/.
de Vries F, Grevers W & Woerdman E (2009) Tactical Responses of Producers to Innovation Policy: Transitions in Need of Governance. In: Prinz A, Steenge AE, Isegrei N (ed.). New Technologies, Networks and Governance Structures, First ed. Wirtschaft: Forschung und Wissenschaft, 24, Lit Verlag.