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 JON STRAND is Senior Economist in the Development Research Group, Environment and Energy Team, in the World Bank. His work area is environmental and energy economics, focusing on climate-related issues. He also holds (and is currently on leave from) a chair as professor of economics at the University of Oslo. Within the fields of environmental, resource and energy economics, his main topics for research have been environmental valuation using both nonmarket and market methods, including the valuation of statistical life; natural resource extraction issues focusing on developing countries; and environmental policy design issues including environmental tax policy and climate policy. He has published widely, with about 60 published articles in international economics journals. He has served as consultant for the OECD, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank in environmental policy matters. During 2005-2008, he worked in the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF, as the Fund’s environmental economist.

The list below is of World Bank working papers and publications.  

World Bank working papers and publications

1 .Modeling the marginal value of rainforest losses : a dynamic value function approach
2 .Value of improved information about forest protection values, with application to rainforest valuation
3 .A "Delphi exercise" as a tool in Amazon rainforest valuation
4 .Dynamic climate policy with both strategic and non-strategic agents : taxes versus quantities
5 .How much is the Amazon worth ? the state of knowledge concerning the value of preserving amazon rainforests
6 .Valuing global public goods : a European Delphi stated preference survey of population willingness to pay for Amazon rainforest preservation
7 .Calculating the carbon footprint from different classes of air travel
8 .Political determinants of fossil fuel pricing
9 .Water hauling and girls' school attendance : some new evidence from Ghana
10 .Energy intensive infrastructure investments with retrofits in continuous time : effects of uncertainty on energy use and carbon emissions
11 .Political economy aspects of fuel subsidies : a conceptual framework
12 .Emissions trading with offset markets and free quota allocations
13 .Allocative inefficiencies resulting from subsidies to agricultural electricity use : an illustrative model
14 .Fiscal implications of climate change
15 .Market-based instruments for international aviation and shipping as a source of climate finance
16 .Implications of a lowered damage trajectory for mitigation in a continuous-time stochastic model
17 .Low-level versus high-level equilibrium in public utility service
18 .Strategic climate policy with offsets and incomplete abatement : carbon taxes versus cap-and-trade
19 .Infrastructure investments under uncertainty with the possibility of retrofit : theory and simulations
20 .The full economic cost of groundwater extraction
21 .Carbon offsets with endogenous environmental policy
22 .Inertia in infrastructure development : some analytical aspects, and reasons for inefficient infrastructure choices
23 .Climate cost uncertainty, retrofit cost uncertainty, and infrastructure closedown : a framework for analysis
24 ."green stimulus," economic recovery, and long-term sustainable development
25 .Taxes and caps as climate policy instruments with domestic and imported fuels
26 ."Revenue management" effects related to financial flows generated by climate policy
27 .Simple model frameworks for explaining inefficiency of the clean development mechanism

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