Bouwe Dijkstra, PhD, was a visiting researcher at ZEW’s Research Department “Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management” from December 7 to 11, 2014. He is associate professor with the School of Economics at the University of Nottingham, UK. Furthermore he is an internal research fellow of the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP) and a CESifo Research Network Fellow. His research interests lie in the fields of political economy and environmental economics. During his stay, he held a ZEW Research Seminar on mechanisms for coordinating decisions of consumers and producers of public goods.