Since August 12th of 2019, Helena Munther started her position as acting communications manager for the EfD Initiative.
Dr. Amuakwa-Mensah is the EfD Research Manager, responsible for administrating the EfD research fund and in collaboration with the Research Committee review submitted research proposals, research deliverables and submissions for EfD discussion paper series by researchers in the network.
Zihan Nie is currently a postdoc researcher at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
Elizabeth Gebreselassie the acting project administrator for the Environment for Development Initiative (EfD).
Tewodros Tesemma is an Associate Researcher at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute and a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
Marleen Poot works at the research data service team at the Gothenburg University Library, where she supports the library in developing a university-wide Data Access Unit.
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
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,
Ashokankur Datta is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Shiv Nadar University.
Eyoual Demeke is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg. His research interest is in Globalization and Environmental Economics.
Susanna Olai is the Program Manager of EfD.
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
Ms Po-Ts'an Goh is the Project Administrator for Environment for Development (EfD) at the EfD Secretariat, School of Business, Economics & Law, University of Gothenburg.
Olof Drakenberg is Senior expert advisor, Sida’s Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Change, Centre for Environment and Sustainability, GMV
Selma Oliveira is a finance assistant at the Department of Economics at University of Gothenburg.
Magnus Hennlock is a research fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
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
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.
Katarina Nordblom is an associate professor and currently the Head of Department at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
Dr. Maria Damon serves as Director of Strategic Initiatives for the EfD. Dr. Damon is widely published in the fields of environmental policy, green growth, and development economics.
Daniel Slunge, PhD, is a researcher and policy analyst at the Gothenburg Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV).
Martin Persson currently holds a Assistant Professor position at the Physical Resource Theory group, Department of Energy & Environment at Chalmers University of Technology.
Elina Lampi is an associate professor at the Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
Conny Wollbrant is interested in pro-social behavior and the processes self-control.
Yonas Alem is currently a research fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, where he received his PhD in Economics.
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
Jessica Coria is an associate professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg.
Shakeb Afsah is a Performance Monitoring & Public Disclosure Specialist at Performeks, Betsheda, Maryland.
Wisdom Akpalu was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa (
William Hyde has conducted research on forestry, benefit-cost analysis, rural development, preservation vs development, water quality, wildlife, and fuelwood.
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
Karin Jonson is the communication manager of EfD initiative.
Elizabeth Robinson is an environmental economist, specialising in the management of natural resources in low and middle income countries.
Åsa Löfgren is Associate Professor and Assistant Head of Department at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
Jesper Stage was Research Officer for the EfD initiative from January 2007 until July 2008.
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
Fredrik Carlsson is a professor of economics at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
Anders Ekbom works at the Environmental Economics Unit (EEU), Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
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
Gunnar Köhlin is the Director of Environment for Development – a global network of environmental economics’ centers. He is also an Associate Professor at the Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) have issued a Call for Papers for the Seventh GGKP Annual Conference (#GGKP7).
The EfD Annual Meeting is the largest annual conference in the Global South on the application of environmental economics to development.
The 24th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists will take place in Manchester in June 2019. The University of Manchester will be hosting this year's event. Important Deadlines
This year’s conference theme will be: Catalyzing Innovation. The Land and Poverty conference presents the latest research and innovations in policies and good practice on land governance around the world.
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.
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.
What does the climate agreement from COP21 in Paris mean? French diplomats managed to unite the world in a climate agreement. COP21 in Paris has been considered a success, but what does the agreement mean and was it a good deal? What else needs to be done?
In search of double dividends from climate change interventions: Evidence on forest conservation and household energy transitions
More and more aid is used for climate related interventions in developing countries. In the last 15 years, bilateral aid has increased from 3 to 20 billion USD annually. Globally, the ambition is to further five-fold this kind of support to at least 100 billion USD by 2020.