Federico Demaria

Federico Demaria

Senior lecturer

ORCID: 0000-0003-4939-8243
Scopus Author ID: 36542203100
Researcher ID: W-8441-2019
Knowledge area: Economia Aplicada

I am a Serra Hunter Associate Professor in Ecological Economics and Political Ecology at the University of Barcelona (UB). My main research interest is understanding interactions between society ... + info

Research group: Economic History and Development (Industry, Business, Sustainability)

Teaching Innovation Groups: Grup d'Innovació Docent en Història Econòmica, Política i Social

Contact Information
Department of Economic History, Institutions and Policy and World Economy
Edifici Principal, Torre 2 - 4a planta Diagonal, 690


Academic training

Ecological economics . Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona . 13/06/2017 . (Ph.D.)
Environmental Sciences (Political ecology and Ecological Economics) . Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona . 15/09/2009 . (Official Master)
Political economy: Economics, Markets and Institutions . University of Bologna (Italy) . 01/06/2007 . (Diploma / Degree / Activities)
International Baccalaureate Degree (Major in economics, history and environmental studies) . United World College of the Adriatic . 01/07/2003 . (Specialized Training)

Teaching imparted (last 5 years)

Global Political Ecology (University Master's Degree) - Internacionalización - Universidad de Barcelona.
Desenvolupament Sostenible: Economia, Ecologia i Societat (Bachelor's degree) - Administración y Dirección de Empresas(1) - Universidad de Barcelona.
Sustainability and Development (University Master's Degree) - Historia Económica - Universidad de Barcelona.
Organización Económica Internacional (Bachelor's degree) - Economía(1) - Universidad de Barcelona.

Research interests

Ecological economics
Ecological macroeconomics
Environmental justice
Political ecology

Participation in Projects (last 6 years)

Towards a sustainable wellbeing economy: integrated policies and transformative indicators (ToBe) . 2023 - 2026 . Ref.101094211 . Unió Europea . PI: Federico Demaria Griffone; Daniel Walton o'Neill
Measuring what matters: Improving usability and accessibility of policy frameworks and indicators for multidimensional well-being through collaboration (MERGE) . 2024 - 2026 . Ref.101132524 . Unió Europea . PI: Daniel Walton o'Neill; Federico Demaria Griffone
Circular grassroots innovations for sustainable and inclusive urban transitions . 2023 - 2026 . Ref.PCI2023-145949-2 . Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (MICINN) . PI: Federico Demaria Griffone
WASTECARE: repensar en colectivo los cuidados, dentro y fuera del hogar, relacionados conlos residuos en Barcelona . 2022 - 2024 . Ref.22S09411-001 . Ajuntament de Barcelona . PI: Federico Demaria
Why has sustainable development failed to ensure a good life for all within planetary boundaries? . 2020 - 2023 . Ref.INPhINIT-2020-03 . Fundació Caixa de Pensions 'La Caixa' . PI: Federico Demaria

Relevant publications (Journal Publications and Other publications - last 6 years)

Scheidel, A., Del Bene, D. Liu, J., Navas, G.; Mingorria, S.; Demaria, F.; Avila, S.; Roy, B.; Ertor, I.; Temper, L.; Martinez-Alier, J. (2020). Environmental conflicts and defenders: A global overview. Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions, 63, p. 102104 . Institutional Repository . ISSN: 0959-3780
Akbulut, B.; Demaria, F.; Gerber, JF; Martinez Alier, J. (2019). Who promotes sustainability? Five Theses on the Relationships Between the Degrowth and the Environmental Justice Movements. Ecological Economics, 165, p. 106418 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106418 . ISSN: 0921-8009
Kallis, G.; Paulson, S.; D'Alisa, G.; Demaria, F. (2020). The Case for Degrowth . In This book has been published by Cambridge-based publisher Polity Press, which is considered to have similar standards to Oxford University Press. For example, The Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) ranked the publisher Polity Press as A. The Research School for Socio-Economic and Natural Sciences of the Environment (SENSE) ranked Polity Press as a B-publishers (good international publishers). According to Rankings SPI, Polity Press ranks 109, and Icaria Editorial 51. This book has been translated into Korean, Japanese, Spanish, German, and Italian. Soon it will also be published into French, Slovenian and Greek. In Spain, the book has been published by Icaria Editorial, which is a top publisher in social sciences. . (pp. 140) . Polity Press . ISBN: 978-1-509-53562-0 .
Kothari, A.; Salleh, A.; Escobar, A.; Demaria, F.; Acosta, A. (eds.) (2019). Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary . (pp. 464) . Columbia University Press . ISBN: 978-81-937329-8-4 . Download PDF (http://cup.columbia.edu/book/pluriverse/9788193732984)

Conferences and Participations in Congresses (last 6 years)

Demaria, F.; Vico, D. (2022). How waste pickers in the global South are being sidelined: A network analysis. (Presentation of communication) . European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE; Pisa 2022) . Pisa . ITALY
Demaria, F. (2021). How we can manage an economy without growth?. (Invited conference) . European Commission DG Research & Innovation 'Knowledge Talks' on Ecological and Social Transition Policy . EUROPEAN UNION
Demaria, F. (2019). Thinking beyond 2030: Food for thought. (Invited conference) . Directors' meeting of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) . Córdoba . SPAIN
Demaria, F. (2018). Why economic growth is not compatible with environmental sustainability. (Invited conference) . Seminar on Well-being beyond GDP growth? . Brussels . BELGIUM

Directed Thesis, minor thesis and research reports (last 6 years)

Brototi Roy . (2021) . The political ecology of coal in India (Ph.D. Thesis) . Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
Marta Music . (2023) . Towards a Pluriverse of Systemic Alternatives: Decolonial feminist perspectives (Ph.D. Thesis) . Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
Erandi Maldonado Villalpando . (2024) . Innovación de base y coproducción de conocimientos en alternativas al desarrollo: el caso de la educación y la autonomía territorial Zapatista.
(Ph.D. Thesis) . Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).