E. HAMILTON is Team Leader, Policy
and Economics, Environment Department, The World Bank.
Dr. Hamilton is leading the Department's research
program on indicators of sustainable development and
identification of poverty-environment links using
household survey data.
is one of the principal authors of the indicator publications
of the Department, including Monitoring Environmental
Progress, Expanding the Measure of
Wealth, and Five Years after Rio: Innovations in Environmental
a senior research fellow at the Centre for Social
and Economic Research on the Global Environment, advising
the UK government on policies for sulfur emissions
reductions in the context of EU policy, Dr. Hamilton
conducted extensive research and produced a range
of publications on 'green' national accounts and indicators
of sustainable development.
has also served as manager of the environmental information
program for Statistics Canada, and was Deputy Director
of the National Accounts Division, where the responsibilities
included developing a green accounting program for
the government of Canada.
degrees include a PhD in Economics and an MSc in Resource
and Environmental Economics from University College
London, as well as a BSc (Eng.) in Mathematics and
Engineering from Queen's University at Kingston.