Dr Marie Briguglio

Dr Marie Briguglio

Dr Marie Briguglio

 B.Com.(Melit.),B.A.(Hons)(Econ.)(Melit.),M.Sc.(Env.&Res.Econ.)(Lond.),Ph.D.(Stirling)

Lecturer

Room 302
Humanities B (FEMA)
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 3481
Dr. Marie Briguglio is a resident academic at the University of Malta (Department of Economics), lecturing in Environmental Economics, Behavioural Economics and Social Marketing. She holds a PhD in Economics (Stirling), a MSc in Environmental and Resource Economics (London, Distinction), and a BA Honours in Economics (Malta, 1st Class). Her main research interests include market failure and the economics of altruistic behaviour, voluntary environmental cooperation, wellbeing and cultural participation, on which topics she has published extensively.

Marie is currently the University of Malta's Principal Investigator on a number of research projects including the R2pi project on the Circular Economy (funded by Horizon 2020), and in various collaborative research projects with public sector organisations. She also represents the Department of Economics on FEMA's Doctoral Committee and Research Committee. She sits on the University of Malta's Research Ethics Committee and the Committee for Sustainability.

Having been a Senior Visiting Lecturer for a number of years, Marie accepted a full-time post at the Economics Department of the University of Malta in 2011. Prior to returning to academia Marie dedicated several years to working in the public sector, having served inter alia as Deputy Director at the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (Environment) and the National Focal point to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Marie is also an award winning screen-writer and producer with an extensive body of work focusing on socio-political and environmental issues. She has won the World Intellectual Property Organsiation's award for creativity. She is highly active in community outreach activities including in her role as the Chairperson of the Forum for Active Community Engagement within the President of Malta's Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society.
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Cultural Economics

BRIGUGLIO, M. and SPITERI, J., 2018. Behavioural economics and small states: A focus on social preferences. In: L. BRIGUGLIO, ed, Handbook of small states: Economics social and environmental issues. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 363-385.

CARAMMIA, M. and BRIGUGLIO, M., 2018. The Impact of Valletta 2018 on the European identity of the Maltese Population. In: VALLETTA 2018 FOUNDATION, ed, The impact of Valletta 2018: 2017 Research. Valletta, Malta.: Valletta 2018 Foundation, pp. 45-46.

MONCADA, S., SPITERI, J. and BRIGUGLIO, M., 2018. Environmental economics: special considerations for small states. In: L. BRIGUGLIO, ed, Handbook of small states: Economics social and environmental issues. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 493-516.

SPITERI, J. and BRIGUGLIO, M., 2018. Does Good Governance Foster Trust in Government? An empirical analysis. In: P.&.G. MARANO S., ed, Governance and regulations´ contemporary Issues. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 121-137.

BRIGUGLIO, M. and FORMOSA, G., 2017. When households go solar: Determinants of uptake of a Photovoltaic Scheme and policy insights. Energy Policy, 108, pp. 154-162.

BRIGUGLIO, M. and SULTANA, A., 2017. Man cannot live on bread alone: cultural participation and life satisfaction in Malta. Malta and the European Capital of Culture, Valletta Capitalising on Culture?, 1(1), pp. 1-21.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2017. Cultural Participation: Small population - Big variation. In: ARTS COUNCIL MALTA, ed, Perspectives of Cultural Participation in Malta. Birkirkara, Malta.: Arts Council Malta, pp. 11-30.

BRIGUGLIO, M. and DEBATTISTA, A., 2017. Mapping the outcomes of a school-based cultural programme. City, Culture and Society, (11), pp. 39-49.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2016. Household cooperation in waste management: initial conditions and intervention. Journal of Economic Surveys, 30(3), pp. 497-525.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2016. Household Cooperation in Waste Management: Initial Conditions and Intervention. Journal of Economic Surveys, 30(3), pp. 497-525.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2016. Household cooperation in waste management: initial conditions and intervention. Journal of Economic Surveys, 30(3), pp. 497-525.

BRIGUGLIO, M., DELANEY, L. and WOOD, A., 2016. Voluntary recycling despite disincentives. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 59(10), pp. 1751-1774.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2016. Cultural participation in MALTA: the who, the how and the why. On culture: Mapping Valletta. Valletta: Midsea, pp. 1-17.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2016. SDG 17: Partnership for the goals in the President´s Foundation fo rthe Wellbeing of Society. In: PRESIDENT´S FOUNDATION FOR THE WELLBEING OF SOCIETY, ed, The Global goals, snapshots from Malta. The President´s Palace, San Anton, Attard, Malta.: The President´s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society, pp. 78-82.

CORTIS, D. and BRIGUGLIO, M., 2016. A public (mis) interpretation of Brazil's World Cup performance. The International Journal of Sport and Society, 7, pp. 25-33.

BAMBRICK, H., MONCADA, S. and BRIGUGLIO, M., 2015. Climate change and health vulnerability in informal urban settlements in the Ethiopian Rift Valley. Environmental Research Letters, 10(5), pp. 054014.

BAMBRICK, H., MONCADA, S. and BRIGUGLIO, M., 2015. Climate change and health vulnerability in informal urban settlements in the Ethiopian Rift Valley. Environmental Research Letters, 10(5), pp. 054014.

BRIGUGLIO, M. and MONCADA, S., 2015. Environmental Challenges in Malta. In: M.S. GALE DE OLIVEIRA, M. KENNET, S. AMARAL, E. TEZZA, M. BRIGUGLIO and D. SALMAN, eds, The Greening of the Mediterranean. The Green Economics Institute, pp. 52-57.

BRIGUGLIO, M. and CARAMMIA, M., 2015. The impact of Valletta 2018 on the European identity of the Maltese population. In: VALLETTA 2018 FOUNDATION, ed, Theme 1: Cultural & Territorial Vibrancy. Valletta, Malta: Valletta 2018 Foundation, pp. 42-46.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2015. Towards research on wellbeing in Malta. In: PRESIDENT`S FOUNDATION FOR THE WELLBEING OF SOCIETY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY OF MALTA, ed, The Determinants of Wellbeing, Insights from Research and Implications for Malta. President´s Palace, San Anton, Attard, Malta.: The President´s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society, Dept. Of Economics of the University of Malta, pp. 52-61.

BRIGUGLIO, M. and SULTANA, A., 2015. The effect of the Maltese festa on well-being: an economic analysis, with a focus on youth participation. In: A. AZZOPARDI, ed, Young People and the "Festa" in MALTA. Qrendi, Malta: Best Print, pp. 51-73.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2014. Household Cooperation in Waste Management: Preferences, Incentives and Promotion. Phd (Economics) edn. University of Stirling.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2014. Decizjonijiet Finanzjarji Sostenibbli. Sustainable Financial Decisions]. In: J. MIZZI, ed, Kors ta' Kana: Manwal għall-Koppji Mexxejja, [Kana courses. A manual for lead couples]. Zabbar, Malta: Cana Movement, pp. 61-68.

MIZZI, J. and BRIGUGLIO, M., 2014. Decizjonijiet Finanzjarji Sostenibbli [Sustainable Financial Decisions]. In: J. MIZZI, ed, Kors ta' Kana, Manwal Ghall-Koppji Mexxejja [Kana Courses, A Manual for Lead Couples]. Malta: Muviment ta' Kana, Gutenberg Press, Malta, pp. 61-68.

BRIGUGLIO, L. and BRIGUGLIO, M., 2002. Sustainable tourism in small islands: The case of Malta. In: DI CASTRO, F. & BALAJI,V., ed, Tourism, biodiversity and information. Leiden, The Netherlands: Backhuys Publishers, pp. 169-184.

MALLIA, A., BRIGUGLIO, M., ELLUL, A.E. and FORMOSA, S., 2002. Physical background, Demography, Tourism, Mineral Resources and Land-use. In: V. AXIAK, V. GAUCI, A. MALLIA, E.A. MALLIA, P.J. SCHEMBRI, A.J. VELLA and L. VELLA, eds, State of the Environment Report for Malta. Malta: Ministry for Home Affairs and the Environment, pp. 43-169.

MALLIA, A., BRIGUGLIO, M. and GAUCI, V., 2002. Environmental Planning,  Environmental Management and Sustainability  In: V. AXIAK, V. GAUCI, A. MALLIA, E. MALLIA, P.J. SCHEMBRI, A.J. VELLA and L. VELLA, eds, State of the Environment Report for Malta. Ministry for Home Affairs and the Environment, pp. 4-37.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2001. Environmental implications. In: UHM and EUROPADVISE, eds, Malta EU relations: Exploring the options. Valletta, Malta.: UHM, pp. Chapter 6.

BRIGUGLIO, M. and GAUCI, J., 2001. Public attitude survey topic paper. Floriana, Malta: Malta Planning Authority.

BRINKWORTH, M., VASSALLO, M., PACE ASCIAK, R., FORMOSA, S., BRIGUGLIO, M., CORDINA, G. and BHOWMICK, B., 2001. Demography Topic Paper. Malta: Planning Authority.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 2000. European Union environmental legislation: Impact on Maltese society with particular reference to workers and their families. In: GENERAL WORKERS UNION, ed, Bid to join the EU. Valletta, Malta: General Workers Union, .

MALLIA, A., BRIGUGLIO, M., ELLUL, A.E. and FORMOSA, S., 1998. Population, tourism, land-use and non-renewable resources. In: V. AXIAK, V. GAUCI, A. MALLIA, E.A. MALLIA, P.J. SCHEMBRI and A.J. VELLA, eds, State of the Environment Report for Malta. Malta: Ministry for Home Affairs and the Environment, pp. 11-108.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 1997. Environmental economics and the role of economic instruments in marine and coastal environmental management. In: V. AXIAK, ed, Marine pollution in Malta: The problem and its management. Valletta, Malta: Malta Council for Science and Technology, pp. 150-160.

BRIGUGLIO, M. and BRIGUGLIO, L., 1997. Economic aspects of waste management in small island states. Bank of Valletta Review, Spring, pp. 13-46.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 1996. The role of economic instruments in marine and coastal environmental management. In: V. AXIAK, ed, Marine pollution in Malta: The problem and its management: Proceedings of a conference on the management of marine contamination hazards. Malta: Malta Council for Science and Technology, pp. 150-160.

BRIGUGLIO, L. and BRIGUGLIO, M., 1996. Sustainable tourism in the Maltese islands. In: BRIGUGLIO, L. BUTLER, R. HARRISON, D. FILHO,W.L., ed, Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies. London: Pinter, pp. 162-179.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 1995. Planning for Women or Women for Planning. In: PLANNING AUTHORITY, ed, Annual Report of the Planning Authority. Floriana, Malta: Planning Authority, pp. 43-47.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 1995. Bil-flus tagħmel triq fil-bahar Money Talks]. In: DIPARTIMENT TAT-TAGĦRIF PARTIT LABURISTA, ed, Konversazzjonijiet fuq l-Antiporta tal-millennju l-ġdid [Conversations at the threshold of the new millennium]. Tarxien, Malta: Sensiela Kotba Socjalisti, pp. 36.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 1994. Pricing for water scarcity in the Maltese Islands . Master of Science (Environmental and Resource Economics) edn. University College London.

BRIGUGLIO, M., 1992. A Consumption Function for the Maltese Economy  – Alternative Specifications and Tests. Bachelor of Honours (Economics) edn. University of Malta.

BRIGUGLIO, M. and MERCIECA, K., 1988. Solid waste management policy in the EU and the Euromed process: some reflections on the way forward for Malta. In: P.S. XUEREB, ed, Malta, the European Union and the Mediterranean: Closer relations in the wider context. Malta: University of Malta, European Documentation and Research Centre, pp. 275-304.

  • CLS1209 - Gender and Economics
  • ECN2141 - Economics of Environmental Policy
  • ECN2214 - Behavioural Economics and Policy
  • ECN4205 - Applied Economic Research
  • ECN5215 - Experimental Economics and Surveys for Economists
  • ECN5217 - Environmental and Resource Economics
  • IOT5004 - Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
  • MRK5816 - Social Marketing: Theory and Practice
  • SWB1001 - Foundations of Social Wellbeing
SELECTION OF AWARDS RECEIVED
-- Paul Harris Fellow (Rotary Foundation) for furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world, June 2015

-- Stirling Management School Award (1st) for Applied Research Impact, Dec 2014

-- Student Paper Award at the IAREP/ICAP Joint International Conference July 2014

-- World Intellectual Property Organisation Award for Creativity, 2013

-- Malta Innovation Award 2013, First Prize for Creative Innovation, Ministry for Economy, Investment and Small Enterprises

-- Golden Star award for Active Citizenship for the project culminating in the production of the video titled “New European Citizens”, 2005;

-- Green Media Personality of the year awarded by WWF Malta (Nature Trust), 2003

-- Special Commendation for the programme “Viva Malta Familji” for its gender balance, 2001

-- Broadcasting Award in the Current Affairs Programme Category with the entry of a programme entitled Viva Malta 2000;

-- Broadcasting Award in the Culture and Education Programme Category with the entry of a programme entitled Caravaggio 1999;

-- Broadcasting Award in the Current Affairs Programme Category with the entry of a programme entitled Bir-Rispett Kollu, 1994

SELECTION OF GRANTS RECEIVED

-- European Commission Horizon 2020, Research and Innovation Framework Programme (H2020-CIRC-2016 OneStage), Proposal number: 730378 “Transition from linear 2 circular: policy and innovation”, 20-026. Role: Principal Investigator, University of Malta

-- Ministry for Tourism, Culture and the Arts, Research grant to assess the Impact of the Kreattiv programme, 2014

-- Valletta 2018 Foundation, research grant to map cultural participation in Malta in the run up to Valletta as the European Capital of Culture, 2013

-- University of Malta and Scotland (SIRE) Bursary to conduct research on the determinants of voluntary waste participation in Malta, 2013;

-- Malta Film Fund award for a feature film script dealing with the theme of environmental protection, 2012

-- Kreattiv award for the production of a short film with children on their vision of the future, 2011;

-- Community Chest Fund grant for the Project titled “Sustainable Lifestyles” for research and public outreach on the theme of financial literacy and decision making.

-- PhD Bursary awarded by the Scholarship and Bursaries Fund of the University of Malta, 2010

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