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Selected speeches

Gröna skatter Presentation at seminar ”Skattereformen 25 år – dess historia och framtid” (in Swedish). Swedish Parliament, Stockholm (2017-01-25)

Ekonomiska perspektiv på klimatfrågan Presentation and panel discussion (in Swedish) at the Swedish National Conference in Economics, University of Gothenburg (2016-09-30)

Paris 2015 and Beyond, Cooling the Climate Debate Symposium at Collége de France (2015-10-28)

The Menu of Environmental Policy Instruments Inaugural lecture at Collège de France (2015-10-22)

Selected research

Beyond IPCC, Research for Paris 2015 and Beyond

Sterner, T. 2015. Beyond IPCC, Research for Paris 2015 and Beyond. Environmental and Resource Economics, 62(2): 207-215.

Nature comment on renewables and carbon pricing

Wagner, G., Kåberger, T., Olai, S., Oppenheimer, M., Rittenhouse., and Sterner, T. Energy Policy: Push renewables to spur carbon pricing. Nature 525: 27-29.

Discounting and relative consumption

Johansson-Stenman, O., and Sterner, T. 2015. Discounting and Relative Consumption. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 71: 19-33.

Nature Climate Change article on Linking

Green, J., T Sterner and G Wagner, (2014) "A balance of 'bottom-up' and 'top-down' in linking climate policies", Nature Climate Change Vol 4, pp 1064-1067.

Nature comment on the Social Cost of Carbon 

R L Revesz, P H Howard, K Arrow, L H Goulder, R E Kopp, M A Livermore, M Oppenheimer & T Sterner “Global warming: Improve economic models of climate change”, Nature 508, 173–175 (10 April 2014).

Science article on long run discounting

Arrow,K., M L. Cropper, C Gollier, B Groom, G M. Heal, R G. Newell, W D. Nordhaus, R S. Pindyck, W A. Pizer, P Portney, T Sterner, R Tol and M,L. Weitzman “Determining Benefits and Costs for Future Generations“, Science July 26 2013.

See more at my Google Scholar profile.

Policy design

We are a group of researchers whose main research focus is on the actual design of policy instruments. Read more about our work here.

See also my EfD Webpage.









Click here to read the review of Environmental Regulation and Public Disclosure in the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies

My books and other resources can be found at the external website Routledge Sustainability Hub


The research project COMMONS - Human Cooperation to Manage Natural Resources include research teams at Indiana University, University of Gothenburg, and Resources for the Future. Read more about our four research teams here

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