Marta Rodríguez

Research assistant


Drivers affecting the industrial structure of water and sanitation services

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IMDEA Water. Avenida Punto Com, 2. Parque Científico Tecnológico de la Universidad de Alcalá. Alcalá de Henares. 28805 MADRID


Marta holds a BSc in Environmental Sciences (Autonomous University of Madrid, UAM) with a final dissertation on Environmental Accounting and an Emergy model (Ecological Economics) applied to Spain. MSc in Hydrology and Water Resources Management (University of Alcalá, UAH, 2011). Since she joined the Department of Economic and Institutional Analysis at IMDEA, she has been focusing on economic policy instruments for sustainable and integrated water management, regulation of the urban water cycle and water governance. She has been involved in a number of European research projects: EPI-Water (FP7, 2011-2013) on economic policy Instruments for sustainable water management in Europe, AQUACROSS (H2020, 2015-2018) on the assessment and management of aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem services, and additional research works on related topics (natural water retention measures, water reuse, assessment of 2nd River Basin Management Plans –WFD…). Marta has also provided support in a series of projects on water resources management for the 2030 WRG (World Bank) in Peru and Mongolia and also in some OECD Policy Dialogues on Water Governance (Brazil, Argentina and Peru).