Steven Schilizzi

Associate Professor, AgrégéScSoc MSociol René Descartes (Paris), PhD EHESS (Paris)

  • The University of Western Australia (M089), 35 Stirling Highway, Room G031, Agriculture North West Wing, Perth campus

    6009 Perth


  • 537 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
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Personal profile


Born in Canada, educated in Paris, France (ENS-Ulm, EHESS, Agregation de Sciences Sociales: Paris). Lived in Canada, Egypt, Switzerland, Germany, UK, and Australia. PhD in (Energy) Economics. MSc Sociology. B.(International) Law. Worked for INRA (Montpellier, France) and CLIMA, UWA (Perth) before.

Roles and responsibilities

Former Deputy Head of School.
Former Chair of School Teaching & Learning Committee
Former Member of Faculty Research Committee
Member of "Education Futures" Faculty committee
Library Liaison Officer

Future research

- Mapping out the policy value of competitive tenders for procuring environmental services
- Modelling conflicting equity/fairness values, computing a corresponding equity metric, and evaluating trade-offs with economic efficiency or other performance criteria (Both research fields use Experimental Economics)

Funding overview

- LWA (Land & Water Australia)
- ACIAR (Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research)
- AusAID CARD (Vietnam)
- NERP (National Environmental Research Program)
- ARC-Discovery Grant & International Collaboration Award

Previous positions

Research Officer, INRA Montpellier, France (1984 - 1996)
Research Fellow, CLIMA, UWA (1994-95)

Current projects

- NERP (National Environmental Research Program): Equity and Efficiency in Environmental Policy.
- CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (Economic modelling)
- ARC-Discovery "Designing for uncertainty in conservation auctions" (with Canada & Germany)

Industrial relevance

Resource conservation

Teaching overview

Natural resource economics
Environmental economics
Business and Environment (3rd year)
Project and Risk Management (3rd year)
Climate, Energy & Water Economics (Masters)
Development Economics (Masters)


Farming and Aquaculture systems. Energy analysis. Bio-economic modelling. Experimental & Behavioural Economics. Market-based instruments: competitive conservation tenders. Equity in economic analysis and policy assessment. Economics of subjective quality. Environmental management by business.


French (fluent)
Italian (good)
German (fairly good)
Spanish (intermediate)
Russian (basic conversation)
Swedish (intermediate)
Greek (intermediate)
Arabic (simple conversation)


  • Auctions/competitive tenders for conservation programs
  • Bioeconomic modelling
  • Environmental business economics
  • Cost–benefit analysis
  • Ecological economics
  • Energy management systems
  • Environmental economics
  • Environmental policy
  • Equity in economic and policy analysis
  • Experimental and behavioural economics
  • Fisheries and aquaculture economics
  • Natural resource economics and management
  • Non-market valuation
  • Sustainable farming systems
  • Sustainable resource management

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Research Output 1997 2018

5 Citations (Scopus)
greenhouse gas emissions
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fisher participation in monitoring: Does it help reduce excessive investment in fishing capacity?

Quynh, C. N. T., Hailu, A., Schilizzi, S. & Iftekhar, S., 1 Oct 2018, In : Fisheries Research. 206, p. 138-149 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data envelopment analysis

Fishers' Preference Heterogeneity and Trade-offs Between Design Options for More Effective Monitoring of Fisheries

Quynh, C. N. T., Schilizzi, S., Hailu, A. & Iftekhar, S., 1 Sep 2018, In : Ecological Economics. 151, p. 22-33 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying the Causes of Low Participation Rates in Conservation Tenders

Rolfe, J., Schilizzi, S., Boxall, P., Latacz-Lohmann, U., Iftekhar, S., Star, M. & O'Connor, P., 2018, In : International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics. 12, 1, p. 1-45 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Projects 1997 2021