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International Associates

  • EfD Director and Senior Research Fellow

Köhlin, Gunnar

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.

  • 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 the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). His main areas of work at the EDF were on instrument design for climate policy, catch shares in fisheries and other areas.

  • 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. He is responsible for a Sida financed Helpdesk for Environmental Economics at EEU. In 2007 he completed his PhD thesis on soil capital, land use and agricultural production in Kenya.

  • Senior International Research Associate

Di Falco, Salvatore

Salvatore Di Falco is Professor in Environmental Economics, Economics Department at the University of Geneva and Research Associate at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment in London School of Economics (LSE).

  • Research Associate

Yesuf, Mahmud

Mahmud Yesuf is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics in American University. He has worked as Senior Research Fellow at the Environmental Economics Policy Forum for Ethiopia (EEPFE) and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of Addis Ababa University.

  • Professor

Cook , Joseph

Prof. Joseph Cook is a faculty member at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington since 2007. His research focus is primarily on water and sanitation policy in low-income countries, water resources management, stated preference methods, and vaccine policy.

  • PhD Candidate

Fuente, David

David Fuente is PhD candidate in the Department of City and Regional Planning and Program Coordinator at the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina’s (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health.

  • Research Associate

Stage, Jesper

Jesper Stage was Research Officer for the EfD initiative from January 2007 until July 2008. His research has mainly been on agricultural issues and towards nature tourism, in both cases mostly oriented towards developing countries. He gained his PhD from Umeå University in 2003 and and is now professor of economics at the Luleå University of Technology.