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  • Professor of Environmental Economics University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Thomas Sterner´s main research interests lie in the design of policy instruments. He has studied a number of different applications ranging from energy and climate, through natural resource management such as fisheries to issues relating to industrial and transport pollution.

As professor of environmental economics in Gothenburg, Thomas Sterner has during the last 18 years built up a unit for environmental economics with three professors, a dozen PhDs and about two dozen graduate students. The unit gives a unique PhD program in environmental economics, funded by Sida, a master program and runs a large number of other research and teaching activities.

Thomas Sterner teaches PhD and undergraduate courses in environmental and resource economics. He is also teaching in Environmental Policy Instruments at Chalmers.

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