Catarina Roseta-Palma is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. Her main research interests are in the area of water management, where she has focused on groundwater management and water pricing policies. She is interested in models that take into account behavioral effects. She has also worked on sustainable development, including growth models as well as green accounting, and decision making under uncertainty, namely stochastic and robust optimal control. She has several publications in these areas. She has worked with Regional Water Boards (ARH Alentejo and Algarve) and with INAG (Portuguese Water Authority), and she has been a consultant for the Portuguese Environment Ministry and the European Commission. She was nominated by the government to the Portuguese Commission for Green Fiscal Reform (2014).
She is a member of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, in whose conferences she regularly participates, and where she was elected EAERE Council Member for the period 2010-2013 (vice-president for 2012-2013). She is also in the Iberian Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERNA), where she was a member of the Board in 2005-2009. She has taught Environmental Economics, Public Economics, and Microeconomics at the undergraduate as well as graduate level, and she coordinated a graduate degree in Corporate Sustainability (2007-2008). She is also the coordinator of the MSc in Economics (2012-2016).