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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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Architecture of the EU Emissions Trading System in Phase 3 and the Distribution of Allowance Asset Values
Åsa Löfgren, Dallas Burtraw, Markus Wråke, Anna Malinovskaya
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Report 2015


Why the EU ETS needs reforming: an empirical analysis of the impact on company investments
Åsa Löfgren, Markus Wråke, Tomas Hagberg, Susanna Roth
Climate Policy, Journal article 2014
Journal article


Decoupling: is there a separate contribution from environmental taxation?
Adrian Muller, Åsa Löfgren, Thomas Sterner
Milne, J. and M. Skou Anderssen: Handbook of Research on Environmental Taxation, Edward Elgar, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth - A multiple country test of an oath script
Fredrik Carlsson, Mitesh Kataria, Alan Krupnick, Elina Lampi, Åsa Löfgren et al.
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal article 2013
Journal article

A fair share: Burden-sharing preferences in the United States and China
Fredrik Carlsson, Mitesh Kataria, Alan Krupnick, Elina Lampi, Åsa Löfgren et al.
Resource and Energy Economics, Journal article 2013
Journal article

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