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  • Project administrator

Aguayo Akesson, Esteban

Esteban works as project administrator for the EfD secretariat.  His main tasks are to work on with the EfD indicators and prepare for the next project evaluation. 

  • Project administrator

Gebresilassie, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Gebreselassie the acting project administrator for the Environment for Development Initiative (EfD).

  • PhD candidate

Tesemma, Tewodros Assefa

Tewodros Tesemma is an Associate Researcher at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute and a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.

  • Institutional Development Manager

Kjellgren, Annika

Annika Kjellgren is the Institutional Development manager of EfD.

  • Research Officer

Poot, Marleen

Marleen Poot is a research officer of EfD.

  • Research Associate

Orland, Andreas

Andreas Orland is postdoctoral researcher at University of Potsdam and manager of PLEx (Potsdam Laboratory for Economic Experiments). He earned his undergraduate degree at Friedrich-Wilhelms-U

  • Research Fellow

Ruhinduka, Remidius

Remidius Denis Ruhinduka is a EfD research fellow and a lecturer at the department of Economics, University of Dar es Salaam. His research work focuses on various aspects of development economics with special focus on the adoption and impact of Environmental friendly technology in developing countries.  With special interest on behavioral and experimental economics,

  • Research Associate

Datta, Ashokankur

Ashokankur Datta is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Shiv Nadar University.

  • PhD candidate

Demeke, Eyoual Tamrat

 Eyoual Demeke is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg. His research interest is in Globalization and Environmental Economics.

  • Program Manager

Olai, Susanna

Susanna Olai is the Program Manager of EfD.   

  • Research Associate

Dasgupta, Partha

Sir Partha Dasgupta is Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge, Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge, and Professorial Research Fellow, University of Manchester

  • Project Administrator

Goh, Po-Tsan

Po-Ts'an Goh is the Project Administrator for the Environment for Development Initiative (EfD). On 80% study leave until January 2019. Works 20%

  • Research Associate

Drakenberg, Olof

Olof Drakenberg is Senior expert advisor, Sida’s Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Change, Centre for Environment and Sustainability, GMV

  • Financial Assistant

Oliveira, Selma

Selma Oliveira is a finance assistant at the Department of Economics at University of Gothenburg.

  • Research Associate

Hennlock, Magnus

Magnus Hennlock is a research fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.

  • Research Associate

Kyriakopoulou, Efthymia

Efthymia Kyriakopoulou is a Research Fellow at the Environmental Economics Unit, University of Gothenburg and Visiting Researcher at the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, Roy

  • Research Associate

Dannenberg, Astrid

Astrid is now working at Earth Institute, Columbia University in New York but is still affiliated to EfD and Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.

  • Research Associate

Nordblom, Katarina

Katarina Nordblom is an associate professor and currently the Head of Department at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.

  • Research Associate

Damon, Maria

Maria Damon is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at New York University.

  • Research Associate

Slunge, Daniel

Daniel Slunge, PhD, is a researcher and policy analyst at the Gothenburg Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV).

  • Research Associate

Persson, Martin

Martin Persson currently holds a Assistant Professor position at the Physical Resource Theory group, Department of Energy & Environment at Chalmers University of Technology.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Lampi, Elina

Elina Lampi is an associate professor at the Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.

  • Research Associate

Wollbrant, Conny

Conny Wollbrant is interested in pro-social behavior and the processes self-control.

  • Senior Research Fellow and EfD Research Director

Alem, Yonas

Yonas Alem is currently a research fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, where he received his PhD in Economics.

  • Research Associate

Johansson, Daniel

Daniel Johansson completed his PhD at the Division of Physical Resource Theory, Department of Energy and Environment, Chalmers University of Technology. He has held a post-doc at the

  • Center Deputy Director & Senior Research fellow

Qin, Ping

Ping Qin is Deputy Director of EEPC.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Coria, Jessica

Jessica Coria is an associate professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg.

  • Research associate

Afsah, Shakeb

Shakeb Afsah is a Performance Monitoring & Public Disclosure Specialist at Performeks, Betsheda, Maryland.

  • Research Associate

Akpalu, Wisdom

Wisdom Akpalu was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa (CEEPA) in University of Pretoria but has recently moved to the USA.

  • Research Associate

Hyde, William

William Hyde has conducted research on forestry, benefit-cost analysis, rural development, preservation vs development, water quality, wildlife, and fuelwood.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Johansson-Stenman, Olof

Olof Johansson-Stenman's current research interest is largely about behavioral, environmental and public economics, and about exploring deviations from the purely selfish, rational and atomist

  • Communication manager

Jonson, Karin

Karin Jonson is the communication manager of EfD initiative.

  • Research Associate

Robinson, Elizabeth J Z

Elizabeth Robinson is Professor of Environmental Economics at the School of Agriculture, Policy, and Development, University of Reading, UK; and holds a non-resident associate position in Environme

  • Senior Research Fellow

Löfgren, Åsa

Åsa Löfgren is Associate Professor and Assistant Head of Department at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.

  • Senior Research Fellow and International Research Associate

Martinsson, Peter

Peter Martinsson is a professor in behavioural economics at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.

  • Research Associate

Stage, Jesper

Jesper Stage was Research Officer for the EfD initiative from January 2007 until July 2008.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Eggert, Håkan

Håkan Eggert is Associate professor at the Department of Economics and Chairman of the undergraduate environmental social science program and of the masters program in environmental management and

  • Senior Research Fellow and International Research Associate

Carlsson, Fredrik

Fredrik Carlsson is a professor of economics at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.

  • Senior Research Fellow, Sida Advisor, Project leader

Ekbom, Anders

Anders Ekbom works at the Environmental Economics Unit (EEU), Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Senior Research Fellow

Sterner, Thomas

Thomas Sterner is a professor of environmental economics in Gothenburg and a university fellow at RFF, in 2012-2013 he was on sabbatical leave from Gothenburg and worked as Chief Economist at

  • EfD Director and Senior Research Fellow

Köhlin, Gunnar

Gunnar Köhlin is an associate professor at the Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg. As co-founder of the EEU he has now spent 20 years working with applications of environmental economics in developing countries. He is currently director of the Environment for Development initiative.

Call for Papers for the Conference “Green transformation and competitive advantage: Evidence from developing countries”

Call for Papers for the Conference “Green transformation and competitive advantage: Evidence from developing countries” German Development Institute - Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Bonn, Germany, 18-19 June 2018 For full information click here.

WCERE Pre-conference Workshop for women in Environmental Economics

EfD is arranging a pre-conference workshop for women in Environmental Economics, ahead of the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (WCERE) 2018 in Gothenburg.  The purpose is to support and encourage early career women pursuing careers in the domain of EfD, which is environmental economics applied to policy questions in developing countries, especially in countries with EfD centers. 

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