Claire Settre

Claire Settre
Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Centre for Global Food and Resources
Faculty of the Professions

Claire Settre is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Global Food Studies at the University of Adelaide. Her thesis explores the use of water markets to achieve positive environmental outcomes. Claire has a diverse academic background combining engineering, politics and economics. She has experience in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, including integrated hydro-economic modelling, ecosystem service valuation and stakeholder engagement. Claire was a 2016 Endeavour Fellow.

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Claire Settre

Claire Settre is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Global Food Studies at the University of Adelaide. Her thesis explores the use of water markets to achieve positive environmental outcomes. Claire has a diverse academic background combining engineering, politics and economics. She has experience in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, including integrated hydro-economic modelling, ecosystem service valuation and stakeholder engagement. Claire was a 2016 Endeavour Fellow.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2015 Research Assistant The University of Adelaide

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2016 Fellowship Endeavour Research Fellowship The University of California, Riverside

Language Competencies

Language Competency
English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
French Can read and understand spoken

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Arts (Major International Politics)

Postgraduate Training

Date Title Institution Country
Intermediate Structural Equations Modelling The University of South Australia Australia
Global Sustainability Australian Network of Technical Universities Australia
Introduction to Water Diplomacy The United Nations Institute of Research and Training Australia

Research Interests

Environment and Resource Economics, Environment Policy, Environmental Engineering

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Settre, C. & Wheeler, S. (2017). A century of intervention in a Ramsar wetland - the case of the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 24, 2, 163-183.
10.1080/14486563.2017.1300952
2017 Settre, C., Connor, J. & Wheeler, S. A. (2017). Reviewing the Treatment of Uncertainty in Hydro-economic Modeling of the Murray–Darling Basin, Australia. Water Economics and Policy, 03, 03, 1650042-1650042.
10.1142/S2382624X16500429

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2016 Settre, C. & Wheeler, S. (2016). Environmental water governance in the Murray-Darling Basin of Australia: the movement from regulation and engineering to economic-based instruments. In V. Ramiah & G. Gregoriou (Eds.), Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance (pp. 67-91). United Kingdom: Elsevier.
10.1016/B978-0-12-803615-0.00004-2
2016 Palomo-Hierro, S., Settre, C., Loch, A. & Wheeler, S. (2016). Mercados de agua en Australia y California. Qué podemos aprender de ellos?. In J. Gomez-Limon & J. Calatrava (Eds.), Los mercados de agua en Espana: presente y perspectivas (pp. 315-342). Spain: Cajamar.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2016 Settre, C. M., Connor, J. & Wheeler, S. (2016). Ecosystem Service Dynamics in the Murrumbidgee Catchment, Australia. Natural Resource Management Science Conference, 13th -15th April 2016, Adelaide, Australia.. Natural Resource Management Science Conference.
2016 Settre, C. M., Connor, J. & Wheeler, S. (2016). Improving Ecosystem Services through Trade in the Murrumbidgee Catchment, Australia, 60th National Australian and Agricultural Resource Economics Society Conference, 2nd-5th February, 2016. Canberra, Australia.. 60th National Australian and Agricultural Resource Economics Society Conference.
2016 Settre, C. M. (2016). Ecosystem Service Dynamics in the Murray-Darling Basin: Managing Water for Improved Carbon Stocks. NCCARF and CSIRO Climate Adaptation Conference, 5th – 7th of July 2016, Adelaide, Australia. NCCARF and CSIRO Climate Adaptation Conference.
2015 Settre, C. M. & Wheeler, S. (2015). A Century of Water Resource Management in a Ramsar Wetland – a Case Study of the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth, Australia, 59th National Australian Agricultural Resource Economics Society Conference, 10th-13th February 2015, Rotorua, New Zealand.. 59th National Australian Agricultural Resource Economics Society Conference.
2014 Settre, C. M. (2014). Australia’s Environmental Water Governance: from State to Market?, Global Conference on Managing in Recovering Markets, 8th-9th November 2014, Adelaide, Australia.. Global Conference on Managing in Recovering Markets.

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2015 - ongoing Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2017 - ongoing Chair GFAR PhD Group

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