Consultancy to International Organizations

Projects funded by: European Commission, DG Environment

AQUALIBRIUM: European Water Management between Regulation and Competition

The impact of REACH on the environment and human health

Projects funded by: Governments or Private Sector

2015: Economic Valuation of Groundwater in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Phoebe Koundouri is acting as an official Reviewer. (Environmental Agency of Abu Dhabi, Division: Environmental Analysis and Economics)

2014-2015: Development of a National Stratery to Improve the Municipal Solid Waste Management Sector in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan)

2013-2014: Water and Green Growth Program – Phase 2. The concept of Green Growth has emerged as a new growth paradigm in 2010 to ensure environmental sustainability and simultaneously promote economic development. Adopting Green Growth policy can be the cornerstone of the solutions to current water and energy challenges.
Duration:  20 December 2013 – 30 April 2014
Project Funding: World Water Council
Project Coordinator: World Water Council
Project Website:

2013-2014: Economic Instruments to Protect Freshwater Resources in the Republic of Buryatia, Lake Baikal BasinThe Republic of Buryatia is facing severe constraints to economic and social development that derive from the administrative ban and restrictions on economic activities in the Lake Baikal protected area.
Project Funding: OECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development.
Duration: 31 December 2013 to 25 November 2014.
Project Coordinator: Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development

2012-2013: Master Plan for Amiantos Mines (Forestry Department, Cypriot Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment)

2012: The Economic Value of Groundwater (The UK Environment Agency)

2010-2012: Social Cost Benefit Analysis for the Mining-Metallurgical Installation of the Hellas Gold SA at Kassandra, Chalkidiki (Hellas Gold)

2010: Integrated Management for the ASOPOS River Basin (Greece): Economic Efficiency, Social Equity and Environmental Sustainability (Andreas Papandreou Foundation and National Bank of Greece)

2009-2011: Bank of Greece Report on Climate Change (Bank of Greece) 
Climate Change Impacts Study Committee 
Study Results (in Greek) 
Bank of Greece: Other Studies 
Hellenic Parliament: Parliamentary Committees 
My Report

2009-2010: The Implementation of the Economic Aspects of Article 11 of the Water Framework Directive in Cyprus(Government of Cyprus)

Creating Incentives for Environmental Friendly Practices when Farmers are Risk Averse and Production Stochastic: Recommendations for EU Agricultural Policies Revision (Finnish Ministry of Agriculture)

2008: A Methodology for Integrated Watershed Management (International Institute for Environment and Development)

2007-2008: The Implementation of the Economic Aspects of Article 5 of the Water Framework Directive in Greece(Greek Government)

2006: The Importance of the Groundwater Economy to Indian Development: Investing in management for sustainability (World Bank Mission)

2003-2004: Water Pricing and Management in Urban China: Welfare Implications (World Bank)

2003-2004: World Bank Desk Work: A Report on the Economics of Arsenic Mitigation: Valuing Cost and Benefits Under Uncertainty and Health Risk (World Bank)

2003: Bangladesh Arsenic Mitigation Water Supply Project: Water Tariffication Re-structuring in Rural Bangladesh(World Bank)

2003: The significance of subsidized electric energy tariffs on the behavior of groundwater users for agriculture in India in general and in Rajasthan in particular (World Bank)

2002-2003: Setting up incentives for Leaded Gasoline in South AFRICA (US Environmental Protection Agency)

2002-2003: The Social Cost of Chemicals: An Economic Evaluation of the EU Chemicals Directive (UK World Wild Fund)

2002-2003: A Social Time Preference Rate for Use in Long-Tem Discounting (UK Treasury and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

2002-2003: STAMP DUTY: Its Impact on the UK Housing Market and Proposals for Reform (Council of Mortgage Lenders)

2001-2003: PUMP PRIMING AWARD (R104211): Measuring Risk Attitudes in Agriculture (University of Reading)

2002: WRM (Water Resource Management) Group on Economic Incentives (World Bank)

2002: Sustainable Management of the South East Kalahari Aquifer System (Government of the Republic of Namibia)

2001: A Methodology for Valuing the Total Economic Value of Water for Industry and Tourism (Greek Government)

2000-2001: Assessing the Fairness of the Greek Health System Financing (World Health Organization)