Research

Publications

Climate economics support for the UN climate targets (with M.C. Hänsel, M.A. Drupp, D.J.H. Johansson, C. Azar, M.C. Freeman, B. Groom and T. Sterner), Nature Climate Change. (*)

Intergenerational altruism: A solution to the climate problem? (with G.B. Asheim), Handbook on the Economics of Climate Change (G. Chichilnisky and A. Rezai, eds.), Edward Elgar. [Preprint.]

Discounting disentangled (with M.A. Drupp, M.C. Freeman and B. Groom), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 10(4), 109-34. [Preprint.] (*)

  • Accounted for in the Dutch, German and UK guidelines for cost-benefit analysis.

Risikojustering av kalkulasjonsrenta i samfunnsøkonomiske analysar (with D. Lund), Samfunnsøkonomen 132(4), 34-42. [Translated: Risk adjustment of the discount rate in cost-benefit analyses.]

  • Accounted for in the Norwegian guidelines for cost-benefit analysis.

Destructive intergenerational altruism (with G.B. Asheim), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 3(4), 957-98. [Preprint.] (*)


Working papers

Cross-dynastic intergenerational altruism (solo-authored). (*)


Selected work in progress

The future, now: A review of social discounting (with M.A. Drupp, M.C. Freeman and B. Groom), commissioned, Annual Review of Resource Economics.

Early warning signals (with F.K. Diekert, D. Heyen and S. Shayegh).

Sustainability and observability (solo-authored).

Pricing carbon (with M.A. Drupp and R.C. Schmidt).

Rumble in the jungle: Economists versus philosophers on social discounting (with M.A. Drupp, M.C. Freeman and B. Groom).

Durable public goods (with C. Becker, C. König-Kersting and R.-J. Schaap).

Combining expert advice on social discounting (with M.A. Drupp, M.C. Freeman and B. Groom).



Papers marked with (*) are part of my PhD thesis.