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Åsa Löfgren

Senior lecturer

Åsa Löfgren
Senior lecturer
+46 31 786 1375

Postal Address: Box 640, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 Göteborg

Department of Economics (More Information)
Box 640
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

About Åsa Löfgren

Åsa Löfgren is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg. Löfgren is an expert in the area of climate economics; in particular she has focused on climate change and behavioral economics. She is particularly interested in the effect and design of policy instruments, fairness, and industrial investment behavior, such as firms' carbon-reduction investment behavior in response to climate strategies. Löfgren has published numerous articles in international peer-reviewed journals, as well as book chapters, policy papers and reports.

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Research areas

  • Environmental economics; Economics of climate change; Behavioural economics; Industrial investment behaviour.

Teaching areas

  • Environmental Economics; Applied micro economics; Behavioural economics

Selected publications

Distribution of Emissions Allowances and the Use of Auction Revenues in the European Union Emissions Trading System
Löfgren, Åsa, Burtraw, D., Wrake, M., Malinovskaya, A.
Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 12:2, s. 284-303, 2018

Policy design for the Anthropocene
Sterner, Thomas, Barbier, Edward B., Bateman, Ian, van den Bijgaart, Inge, Crépin, Anne Sophie et al.
Nature Sustainability, 2, s. 14-21, 2019

On the preconditions for large-scale collective action
Jagers, Sverker C., Harring, Niklas, Löfgren, Åsa, Sjöstedt, Martin, Alpizar, F. et al.
Ambio, 2019

The legal and economic case for an auction reserve price in the EU emissions trading system
Löfgren, Åsa, Carolyn Fischer, Leonie Reins, Dallas Burtraw, Michael Mehling et al.
CESifo Working Paper no 7903, 2019

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The Effect of EU-ETS on Swedish Industry's Investment in Carbon Mitigating Technologies
Åsa Löfgren, Markus Wråke, Tomas Hagberg, Susanna Roth
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Report 2013


Treatment Effects of Climate Change Risk on Mitigation and Adaptation Behavior in an Experimental Setting
R Hasson, Åsa Löfgren, Martine Visser
South African Journal of Economics, Journal article 2012
Journal article

What Have We Learnt from the European Union’s Emissions Trading System?
Markus Wråke, D Burtraw, Åsa Löfgren, Lars Zetterberg
Ambio, Journal article 2012
Journal article

Paying for Mitigation: A Multiple Country Study
Fredrik Carlsson, M. Kataria, A. Krupnick, Elina Lampi, Åsa Löfgren et al.
Land Economics, Journal article 2012
Journal article


Attitudes to Personal Carbon Allowances
David Andersson, Åsa Löfgren, Anna Widerberg
WORKING PAPERS IN ECONOMICS , Magazine article 2011
Magazine article

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