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Miroslav Batka joined IIASA's Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM) Program in 2015 to work on the Global Biosphere Management Model (GLOBIOM). His research focuses on livestock, fisheries and aquaculture, and on related issues of nutrition, resource efficiency and scarcity, global futures and market linkages.
Mr. Batka earned his graduate degree from the Johns Hopkins University in Washington. His degree in Applied Economics centered around quantitative methods and econometrics.
Prior to joining IIASA, Mr. Batka worked at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington for eight years. During this time, Mr. Batka co-developed the fisheries and aquaculture component of the International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities (IMPACT). He also worked on issues of climate change, biofuels, deforestation and livestock, and conducted partial-equilibrium modeling and GAMS software trainings.
Last update: 13-JAN-2016
Deppermann A, Valin H , Gusti M, Sperling F, Batka M , Chang J, Frank S , Havlik P, et al. (2019). Towards sustainable food and land-use systems: Insights from integrated scenarios of the Global Biosphere Management Model (GLOBIOM). IIASA
Palazzo A , Valin H , Batka M , & Havlik P (2019). Investment needs for irrigation infrastructure along different socio-economic pathways. World Bank
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