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.