Dr. Vincent is the Clarence F. Korstian Professor of Forest Economics and Management in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University (USA) and a Fellow at the Beijer
Institute of Ecological Economics in Stockholm, Sweden. His expertise lies in the economics of natural resource management and policy in developing countries, with a primary emphasis on forests in Asia. His current research focuses on the economics of forest restoration. It builds on his prior research on the valuation of tropical forest ecosystem services. His publications have appeared in a range of economic, forestry, and general science journals and have won awards from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA and Harvard Business Review. In addition to his research and teaching, since the early 1990s he has actively participated in environmental economics capacity-building initiatives in developing countries (in particular, with the South Asian Network of Development and Environmental Economists, or SANDEE) and consulted regularly with the World Bank, UN FAO, and other international organizations. He also has experience directing aid-funded policy advising projects in low- and middle-income countries.
Integrating Biophysical and Socioeconomic Data to Inform Forest Landscape Restoration Decisions: Proof-of-Concept of a Prototype Decision Support Tool in Uganda