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JON STRAND

E T Consultant

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




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