Dr. Giovanni Baiocchi is an applied environmental economist. Giovanni’s main research looks at the global and local impact of economic activity, including trade, urbanization, and lifestyles. He has published a wide range of interdisciplinary research in international multidisciplinary journals such as Environmental Science & Technology, Ecological Economics, Journal of Industrial Ecology, Nature Climate Change, and Computational Economics. Giovanni is a lead author for the IPCC 5th Assessment for Working Group III, focusing on the drivers, trends, and mitigation of climate change. He was also selected as a qualified independent expert for environmental themes by the European Commission.

Areas of Interest

  • Environmental and Ecological Economics
  • Computational Economics


  • Degree Type
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
GEOG306 Introduction to Quantitative Methods for the Geographic Environmental Sciences Fall 2014 Syllabus
GEOG788Z Topics in Data Visualization with Processing and Applications in R Fall 2017 Syllabus

Related Students (Listed by Student on Student's Profile)

  • Shuyu Jin
  • Wen Qi
 Giovanni Baiocchi
LeFrak 1133
Department of Geographical Sciences
baiocchi [at] umd.edu
Office Hours
Fridays 14:00 - 16:00 and by appointment (email: baiocchi(at)umd.edu)