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External engagements

Thomas Sterner is active in a number of boards and has received several award/honours for instance:

  • Doctor of Science Honoris Causa, University Collage Dublin 2019
  • Nominating Committee for the 2019 EAERE Fellows
  • Pro Studio et Scientia Award, University of Gothenburg, October 2019.
  • EAERE Fellow 2019
  • Mottagare av Diplom som ”Mötesambassadör” av Göteborgs Stads 2018 (Honorary award by the City of Gothenburg)
  • President of the Local Organizing Committee for the World Conference of Environmental and Resource Economics, held in Gothenburg June 2018.
  • Elected Guest Professor at the Collège de France 2015-16
  • Member of the Swedish governments council for Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Fiscal Reformer of the Year Award 2014, Green Budget Europe
  • Elected Guest Professor at the Collège de France 2015-16
  • Honorary Guest professor University of Cape Town
  • Member of the Steering committee of the “Collaborative Innovation Center for Regional Environmental Quality” at Tsinghua University, Peking University, Nanjing University and Tongji University.
  • Member of the local organizing committee for the EEA ESEM conference in Gothenburg, 
  • Member of the High-Level Advisory Panel for the Mid-Term Evaluation of the UK International Climate Fund - 2013.
  • Member of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg (Kungl. Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-Samhället i Göteborg (KVVS) ) 2013-
  • Visiting Chief Economist at EDF 2012-13.
  • President of European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 2008-2009, Past President 2010-2011.
  • Member of the External Advisory Board of SESYNC (National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Cente" http://sesync.org/
  • Associate Editor of the Journal Environmental and Resource Economics, 2012-
  • University of Gothenburg Collaboration Prize 2011 for the Unit for Environmental Economics, Received together with Anders Ekbom and Gunnar Köhlin.
  • Member of the High Level Climate Reference group to the Environment minister in Sweden, 2011-
  • Advisory Board: Cluster of Excellence "Future Ocean" at the University of Kiel 2011-
  • Member of the External High-Level Review Panel for the report “Climate Change and the World Bank Group”
  • Board of MISTRA 2010-
  • Lead Author for the IPCC AR5
  • Member of the Informal Expert Advisory Panel on Climate Change to the Department of the Taoiseach, Government of Ireland, 2008-9.
  • Member of the Board of Academic advisors to the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, CCAP of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  • Member of the High-Level network of leading economists (organized by DG Environment and the EEA in Copenhagen).
  • Pedagogical prize of Göteborg University, 2003, Environmental Economics.
  • University Fellow at the Resources for the Future since 2001
  • Board member of the Local Investment Programs (LIP) of the Ministry of the environment, 2002-5
  • Research Advisory Committee for SANDEE, the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics, 1999- .
  • External Examiner for environmental economics in the AERC, African Economic Research Consortium, 2000- 
  • Myrdal Prize 2008 has been awarded to Thomas Sterner and Martin Persson for their article "Konsensus i förändring - Klimatekonomi efter Stern", in Ekonomisk Debatt nr 4, 2008. This article is based on the following article: Thomas Sterner and Martin Persson, (2008),"An Even Sterner Report": Introducing Relative Prices into the Discounting Debate, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy,  vol 2, issue 1.



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