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  • EU has a lot to learn from US carbon emissions trading systems

    [13 Sep 2017] Trading systems are increasingly being used by countries and regions to reduce the amount of carbon emissions in the atmosphere. Dallas Burtraw at the Resources for the Future in Washington DC is one of the leading experts in this field. In May 2017 he shared his experiences with Swedish policy makers, firms, and academics at the School of Business, Economics and Law.

  • Bo Södersten has passed away

    [6 Sep 2017] Bo Södersten passed away at the age of 86 on September 5. He was a professor at our department 1971-1977.

  • The alumnus who is making Ethiopia greener

    [28 Aug 2017] The eyes of the environmental world are looking towards Ethiopia right now. The country has taken a decision that is unique in the world. They intend to boost the economy without increasing environmental pollution. Haileselassie Medhin, an alumnus of the School of Business, Economics and Law, is in charge of the research centre that will be supporting and observing the new green growth strategy at close quarters.

  • Rich less cooperative than poor

    [21 Aug 2017] Things like ethnicity, wealth and profession define who we are and our position in society. In his thesis, behavioural economist Andrea Martinangeli explored cooperation among different groups. By using experimental methods he found that especially rich individuals tend to cooperate among each other.

  • Thomas Sterner and American colleagues challange Trump's claims on social cost of carbon

    [21 Aug 2017] A new publication by prominent economists and lawyers argues that the current value is the "best estimate" of climate change¿s costs.

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