Senior Eonomist, Development Research Group, World Bank
Jon Strand , a Norwegian national, is a senior economist in the World Bank Development Research Group's Environment and Energy Team in Washington, D.C. He also holds (and is on leave from) a chair as professor of economics at the University of Oslo. He works in environmental and energy economics, focusing on climate-related issues. His main research topics are environmental and climate policy design, environmental valuation including the valuation of statistical life, and natural resources issues in developing countries. He has published widely in international economics journals, and has served as a consultant for the OECD, the Inter-American Development Bank, and various Norwegian government agencies. From 2005 to 2008, he was the environmental economist in the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department.
- Getting more Bank for the buck
- Fear of Flying (or Sailing)? Pricing International Aviation and Maritime Emissions
- Valuing preservation of the Amazon rainforest
- COP-19 and Forests – Why Big Progress on This Front, but Less on Others?
- Blog on “carbon footprint” from World Bank Group staff air travel
- Fuel charges in international aviation and shipping: How high; how; and why?
- What is the Bank’s principal mission on climate finance and mitigation?
- Gasoline and Other Fossil Fuel Taxes: Why Are They Not Used?