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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 international 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

A fair share: Burden-sharing preferences in the United States and China
Carlsson, Fredrik, Kataria, Mitesh, Krupnick, Alan, Lampi, Elina, Löfgren, Åsa et al.
Resource and Energy Economics, 35:1, s. 1-17, 2013

The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth - A multiple country test of an oath script
Carlsson, Fredrik, Kataria, Mitesh, Krupnick, Alan, Lampi, Elina, Löfgren, Åsa et al.
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 89, s. 105-121, 2013

Discrimination in scientific review - A natural field experiment on blind versus non-blind review
Carlsson, Fredrik, Löfgren, Åsa, Sterner, Thomas
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 114:2, s. 500-519, 2012

Are experienced people affected by a pre-set default option: Results from a field experiment
Löfgren, Åsa, Martinsson, Peter, Hennlock, Magnus, Sterner, Thomas
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 63:1, s. 66-72, 2012

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Policy design for the Anthropocene
Thomas Sterner, Edward B. Barbier, Ian Bateman, Inge van den Bijgaart, Anne Sophie Crépin et al.
Nature Sustainability, Journal article 2019
Journal article


Political, geographic, and economic factors in setting accountable climate targets
Frida Boräng, Simon Felgendreher, Niklas Harring, Åsa Löfgren
The Quality of Government Institute (QoG) conference in Smögen, August 20-22, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Distribution of Emissions Allowances and the Use of Auction Revenues in the European Union Emissions Trading System
Åsa Löfgren, D. Burtraw, M. Wrake, A. Malinovskaya
Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Journal article 2018
Journal article

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