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  • Countries can move faster towards a carbon tax

    [14 Nov 2017] On 13 November, Thomas Sterner and his American colleagues published the article "Policy sequencing toward decarburization", in the prestigious journal Nature Energy.

  • Swedish Research Council funds three projects in Economics

    [7 Nov 2017] No less than three research projects at the Department of Economics have recently been awarded research grants from the Swedish Research Council.

  • Andreea Mitrut will investigate teachers' role in student learning

    [26 Oct 2017] How important is the teachers' effort in affecting students' outcomes? Do teachers teach differently across different students? Do they direct more effort towards the most able or more disruptive students? Economist Andreea Mitrut is about to make a unique study in Romania on how can we affect the quality of education and, in particular, how teachers' behaviour may affect child learning.

  • Informal groundwater markets in India

    [20 Oct 2017] Missing or imperfect markets in several economic sectors explain the reality of the economic problems in developing countries. A market failure in any sector can lead to inefficient allocation of resources and these failures are often resulted in an unequal distribution of income or wealth. Yashodha Yashodha, a doctoral candidate in economics at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, has studied the informal groundwater market in rural areas of India and how exploitation of poor water buyers can be reduced.

  • Nudging makes us eat more vegetarian food

    [16 Oct 2017] The way we eat has a big impact on the environment. New research by the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg shows how simple methods can influence restaurant diners to reduce their meat consumption in favour of vegetarian food, resulting in reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

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