The IX AERNA Conference will take place at the University of Lleida on 3-4 September, 2020.


Conferences, seminars, courses and congresses… organized by AERNA to divulge the advances in the field of Natural and Environmental Resources Economics.


Teams composed by AERNA members with scientific affinity that conduct studies highlighting for both its expertise and its continuity.

Welcome to the Spanish-Portuguese Association of Natural and Environmental Resource Economics Home Page.

The Spanish-Portuguese Association of Natural and Environmental Resource Economics (AERNA) is an international scientific organization, with membership open to all persons involved in this field of economics. The main aims of AERNA are:

  • To contribute to the development and application of environmental, climate and resource economics;
  • To encourage and improve collaboration and communication between scholars, researchers, policymakers, students in environmental, climate and resource economics on Portugal and Spain.
  • To develop and encourage the cooperation across universities and research institutions in Portugal and Spain.


Because of the COVID-19 health crisis, the IX AERNA Conference has been postponed to September 2021. The venue will be the same, the University of Lleida, and there will be a new call for papers at the end of this year. Nevertheless, all the submissions that have been already accepted for this year will be automatically accepted for the presentation in September 2021.