Camilla Widmark

Camilla Widmark


Camilla Widmark (Senior researcher), is mainly doing research and teaching as well as administrative issues at the Department of Forest Economics (vice head of department).

From Januari 1st, 2017, Camilla is head of office for EFINORD (The North European Office of the European Forest Institute).


In teaching, Camilla is involved in both undergraduate and graduate education, as well as supervising both bachelor, master, and PhD students. 

Camilla is mainly doing teaching in forest policy, but also in business administration and economics. 


In research the focus is mainly on land use policy, land use conflicts, especially focusing on common pool resources, governance issues, ecosystem services and forest policy, especially evaluation of forest policy. At present the Future Forests program’s project on evaluation of the Swedish Forestry Model is in its final stages, while the FP 7 ERA-NET SUMFOREST financed project POLYFORES (Decision-making Support for Forest Ecosystem Services in Europe) is starting December 2016, where Camilla is doing research as well as coordinating the project.


Camilla has also during 2016 and 2017 been appointed to the High Level Expert Panel on Food Security and Nutrition dealing with Sustainable forestry for food security and nutrition.


PhD in Economics, especially Natural Resource Economics, 2009. 


PhD candidate Mattia Ratti Luigi, planned licentiate defence 2017-05, co-supervisor.

PhD candidate Guo, planned defence PhD 2018-05, co-supervisor.

PhD candidate Brian Danley, planned defence PhD 2018-02, co-supervisor (acting main supervisor)

Master student Mikael Palm, master thesis, 2013, main supervisor.

Master student Fideli Ottosson, master thesis, 2014, main supervisor.

Master student Miguel Riviere, master thesis, 2015, main supervisor

Master student Linn Jakobsson, master thesis, 2015, main supervisor

Master student Per Wictorine, master thesis, 2017, main supervisor

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