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Gunnar Köhlin

Senior lecturer

Gunnar Köhlin
Senior lecturer
gunnar.kohlin@efd.gu.se
+46 31 786 4426
0705-350508

Room number: D608
Postal Address: Box 645, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 Göteborg


Department of Economics (More Information)
Box 640
405 30 Göteborg
www.economics.handels.gu.se
nek@handels.gu.se
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

About Gunnar Köhlin

As co-founder of the Environemntal Economics Unit (EEU) I have now spent 20 years working with applications of environmental economics in developing countries. I am currently director of the Environment for Development initiative (EfD), which contributes to poverty alleviation and sustainable development through increased use of environmental economics in developing countries. My research interests focus on environmental resources, development economics and in particular the interface between the two. Methodologically I have a focus on non-market valuation techniques, household production models and broad reviews of existing literature. The applications have been focusing on evaluation of forest interventions in India and Ethiopia. This interest led to a series of papers on domestic energy demand, particularly focusing on India. Currently, my research is focusing on sustainable natural resource management in Africa, particularly adoption of soil conservation and the impacts on productivity in Ethiopia.

On other web sites

Research areas

  • management of natural resources in developing countries
  • environmental valuation
  • impact evaluation
  • energy economics
  • sustainable development

Teaching areas

  • Environmental valuation
  • Natural resource management
  • Cost Benefit Analysis

Selected publications

Woodfuels, livelihoods and policy interventions
Arnold, J.E. Michael, Köhlin, Gunnar, Arnold, M., Persson, R.
World Development, 34:3, s. 596-611, 2006

Estimating the Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture in Low-Income Countries
Di Falco, S., Yesuf, Mahmud, Köhlin, Gunnar, Ringler, C.
Environmental & Resource Economics, 52:4, s. 457-478, 2012

Adoption and disadoption of electric cookstoves in urban Ethiopia
Alem, Yonas, Hassen, Sied, Köhlin, Gunnar
Resources and Energy Economics, 38, s. 110-124, 2014

Fuelwood, Forests and Community Management - Evidence from household studies
Cooke-St. Clair, P.C., Köhlin, Gunnar, Hyde, William F.
Environment and Development Economics, 13, s. 103-135, 2008

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2013

Tenure and forest management in India: Impacts on equity and efficiency of van panchayats in Uttarakhand
A. Datta, Gunnar Köhlin
Land Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa Assessing Impacts on Poverty and Natural Resource Management / editors: Stein T. Holden, Keijiro Otsuka, Klaus Deininger, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

2012

Strategies to Adapt to Climate Change and Farm Productivity in the Nile basin of Ethiopia
Salvatore Di Falco, Gunnar Köhlin, Mahmud Yesuf
Climate Change Economics, Journal article 2012
Journal article

Urban energy transition and technology adoption: The case of Tigrai, northern Ethiopia
Zenebe Gebreegziabher, Alemu Mekonnen, Menale Kassie, Gunnar Köhlin
Energy Economics, Journal article 2012
Journal article

Capacity Building to Deal With Climate Challenges Today and in the Future
Thomas Sterner, Maria Damon, Gunnar Köhlin, Martine Visser
Journal of Environment & Development, Journal article 2012
Journal article

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