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Ing. Jan Brabec, Ph.D.

brabec (at) ireas.cz

Jan Brabec graduated from University of Economics in Prague in Economic Analysis and continued his studies at Charles University, where he received his doctoral degree in Environmental economics. He applies economic approach in the field of protection of the environment. His specialization is energy economics, impacts of regulation and water protection/management. He works mainly for IREAS institute and also at Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem.

 

Position
  

Project assistant, Analyst

Education

2017-2022

Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague
Environmental Studies, Ph.D. studies 

2014–2017

Faculty of Economics, University of Economics in Prague
Major: Economic Analysis
Minor: Monetary Economics and Banking

2011–2014

Faculty of Economics, University of Economics in Prague
Major: Economics and Economic Administration

Internships

 

2/2022

University of Hull, Energy and Environment Institute, Hull, HU6 7RX, United Kingdom

Short Term Scientific Mission within the SMART CITY – SMART PEOPLE – SMART COMMUNITY project

9/2021

Corvinus University of Budapest, Regional centre for energy policy research, 1465 Budapest, Hungary

Short Term Scientific Mission within the LAND4FLOOD COST Action

1–5/2015

The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Exchange at McCombs School of Business

Professional Experience

since 2017

Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem – researcher

since 2014

IREAS, Institute for Structural Policy, o. p. s. - project assistant, analyst

Projects

 

2018-2022

Smart City – Smart Region – Smart Community

Provider: Operational Program Research, Development and Education

Contractor: University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně in Ústí and Labem

Position: Analyst

2017-2019

BIDELIN: Ecosystem services, biodiversity and green and blue infrastructure values in cities on the example of Dresden, Liberec and Decin

Provider: Cooperation Program Free State of Saxony – Czech Republic 2014-2020

Contractor: University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně in Ústí and Labem, Institute for Economic and Environmental Policy, (IEEP)

Position: Choice-experiment designer

2017

Extension of the methodology for granting exemptions from the application of emission levels associated with the best available techniques for installations in Category 1.1 combusting fuels in plants with a total rated power of 50 MW or more

Provider: Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic

Contractor: IREAS Energy s. r. o.

Position: Analyst

2016–2019

Project CE622: CE-HEAT – Comprehensive model of waste heat utilization in CE regions

Provider: Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE

Contractor: University of Jan Evangelista in Ústí nad Labem, Institute for Economic and Environmental Policy, (IEEP) and National Centre for Energy Saving

Position: Analyst

Publication

 

2022

VOJÁČEK, O.; BRABEC, J.; MACHÁČ, J. (2022). Costs of achieving emission limits in coal-burning power plants under the recent best available techniques regulation amendment: Evidence from national microeconomic data. Journal of Cleaner Production (352), (IF: 9.297). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.131600

2021

BRABEC, J.; MACHÁČ, J. (2021) EU taxonomy and the principle of proportionality: Will increased costs of borrowing lead to more derogations from emission limits? WASTE FORUM 2021(4), pp. 217-226.

 

MACHÁČ, J.; BRABEC, J.; HEKRLE, M.; VACKOVÁ, A. (2021). What Nature-Based Flood Protection Solutions Are Best Perceived by People? Lessons from Field Research in Czechia. In The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Springer, Berlín, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/698_2021_763

 

SYRBE, R-U.; NEUMANN, I.; GRUNEWALD, K.; BRZOSKA, P.; LOUDA, J.; KOCHAN, B.; MACHÁČ, J.; DUBOVÁ, L.; MEYER, P.; BRABEC, J.; BASTIAN, O. (2021) The Value of Urban Nature in Terms of Providing Ecosystem Services Related to Health and Well-Being: An Empirical Comparative Pilot Study of Cities in Germany and the Czech Republic. Land (10), pp. 341. (IF: 2.429) https://doi.org/10.3390/land10040341

2020

MACHÁČ, J.; BRABEC, J.; VOJÁČEK, O. (2020). Development and Implementation of the Concept of Disproportionate Costs in Water Management in Central Europe in the Light of the EU WFD. Water Alternatives 13(3), pp. 618-633. (IF: 1.98)

2019

BRABEC, J.; MACHÁČ, J.; JÍLKOVÁ, J. (2019). Using Bayesian Networks to Assess Effectiveness of Phosphorus Abatement Measures under the Water Framework Directive. Water 11(9), pp. 1791. https://doi.org/10.3390/w11091791 (IF: 2.524)

2018

MACHÁČ, J.; BRABEC, J. (2018). Assessment of Disproportionate Costs According to the WFD: Comparison of Applications of two Approaches in the Catchment of the Stanovice Reservoir (Czech Republic). Water Resour Manage. 32(4), pp. 1453-1466. ISSN: 0920-4741 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-017-1879-z (IF: 2.848)

2016

MACHÁČ, J.; SIGEL, K.; BRABEC, J.; KLAUER, B.; SLAVÍKOVÁ, L. Assessing disproportionate costs according to the EU Water Framework Directive: Application of the "new Leipzig approach" in the Czech Republic. In Programmkomitee des Magdeburger Gewässerschutzseminars 2016 (ed.) Magdeburger Gewässerschutzseminar 2016 Die Elbe und ihre urban beeinflussten Gewässer-Tagungsband. October 6.–7., 2016. Dresden.

2016

SIGEL, K.; MACHAC, J.; KLAUER, B.; BRABEC, J. Begründung „weniger strenger Umweltziele“ nach EG-WRRL: Anwendung des Verfahrens „neuer Leipziger Ansatz“ auf eine Fallstudie in der Tschechischen Republik (Odůvodnění „méně přísného environmentálního cíle“ podle Rámcové směrnice o vodě: Praktické použití metody „neuer Leipziger Ansatz“ na případové studii v České republice). In WERNECKE, G.; EBNER von ESCHENBACH, A. D.; STRUNCK, Y.; KIRSCHBAUER, L.; MÜLLER, A. (ed.) Proceedings of the Conference Tag der Hydrologie (Forum für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung Heft 37-16), March 17–18, 2016. Koblenz, s. 393–398, ISBN: 978-3-88721-342-8, DOI: 10.14617/for.hydrol.wasbew.37.16.