Eric Nævdal

Senior Research Fellow
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  • Cand. Oecon from the University of Oslo 1994
  • Dr. Scientarium in Resource Economics, Agricultural University of Norway 2000

Research Interests

Resource Economics, Economic management of ecological systems, dynamic optimization, modeling of the risk of disasters, animal behavior

Curriculum Vitae




 Only active projects
Project ID:Title:Eksternal ref:
3100Oslo Center for Research on Environmentally friendly Energy (CREE)209698
3148Uncertainties in the European Energy Market: Modelling Approaches and policy issues228810
3149Security of supply in a green power market - The challenges and opportunities of intermittent power243626
3162Petroleum industry research in economics and economic management184739
3171SAMFUNN: Norms, green agents and environmental policy183593
3172Managing Thresholds and Uncertainty in Resource Economics196199
3173Intergenerational and intragenerational equity in climate policy204559
3182Managing Risk in Climate Change - A Dynamic Perspective193719
3194Opportunities and trade-offs in managing kelp forest in an era of blue growth280732
3195Successful Workforce Transitions in a fast-CHanging labor market300891
3641Electrification of transport: Challenges, mechanisms and solutions5578- ELECTRANS C. Hagem
4112More for less: Why is Norway special?
4116Incentives, Efficiency and Quality of Care in Long Term Care For The Elderly256570

Selected Publications


Scientific Journal

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Nævdal, EricProductivity and Management of Renewable Resources: Why More Efficient Fishing Fleets Should Fish Less2022Environmental and Resource Economics Online[PDF] [DOI]
Nævdal, EricNew Insights from the Canonical Ramsey-Cass-Koopmans Growth Model2020Macroeconomic Dynamics [DOI]
Crepin, Anne-Sophie and Eric NævdalInertia in risk; improving economic models of catastrophes2019The Scandinavian Journal of Economics 1-27[PDF] [DOI]
Nævdal, Eric and Anders SkonhoftNew Insights from the Canonical Fisheries Model - Optimal Management when Stocks are Low2018Journal of Environmental Economics and Management Vol 92, 125-133[PDF] [DOI]
Nævdal, EricCatastrophes and ex post shadow prices—How the value of the last fish in a lake is infinity and why we should not care (much)2016Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization Vol 132, 153-160[DOI]
Nævdal, EricOptimal Screening for Genetic Diseases2014Economics and Human Biology Vol 15, 129-139[PDF]
Kverndokk, S., E. Nævdal and L. NøstbakkenThe Trade-off between Intra- and Intergenerational Equity in Climate Policy2014European Economic Review vol 69, 40-58[PDF] [DOI]
Nævdal, Eric, Jon Olaf Olaussen and Anders SkonhoftA bioeconomic model of trophy hunting2012Ecological Economics Vol 73, 194-205[PDF] [DOI]
Andersen, Inger Lise, Eric Nævdal and Knut Egil BøeMaternal investment, sibling competition, and offspring survival with increasing litter size and parity in pigs (Sus scrofa)2011Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology Vol 65 (6), 1159-1167[PDF]
Diekert, F.K., Hjermann, D.Ø., Nævdal, E. og N.C. StensethSpare the Young Fish: Optimal Harvesting Policies for North-East Arctic Cod2010Environmental and Resource Economics 47(4), 455-475[PDF]
Diekert, F.K., Hjermann, D.Ø., Nævdal, E. og N.C. StensethNon-cooperative exploitation of multi-cohort fisheries - The role of gear selectivity in the North-East Arctic cod fishery2010Resource and Energy Economics 32(1), 78-92[PDF]
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Book chapter

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Nævdal, Eric and Jon VislieClimate Change, Catastrophic Risk and the Role of the Pure Rate of Time Preference2019Kap. 10 in Contributions in natural resource economics[PDF]
Nævdal, EricSafe Minimum Standard (SMS)2013Encyclopedia of Sustainability, vol 5, 352-353[PDF]
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This series is published by the Department of Economics, University of Oslo, in cooperation with the Frisch Centre. The list below only contains those memoranda written in connection with projects at the Frisch Centre. A complete list of memoranda is found at

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Nævdal, EricCatastrophes and Expected Marginal Utility – How the Value of The Last Fish in a Lake is Infinity and Why We Shouldn’t Care (Much)2015No. 8[PDF]
Nævdal, Eric and Jon VislieResource Depletion and Capital Accumulation under Catastrophic Risk: Policy Actions against Stochastic Thresholds and Stock Pollution2013No. 24[PDF]
Nævdal, Eric og Jon VislieResource Depletion and Capital Accumulation under Catastrophic Risk: The Role of Stochastic Thresholds and Stock Pollution2012No. 24[PDF]
Nævdal, E. and J. VislieClimate Change, Catastrophic Risk and the Relative Unimportance of Discounting2008No. 28[PDF]
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CREE Working Paper

CREE is the Oslo Centre for Environmentally friendly Energy. Here you will only find the publications written by authors here at the Frisch Centre. A complete list is located at

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Crépin, Anne-Sophie, Eric NævdalInertia in risk; improving economic models of catastrophes2017No. 2[PDF]
Kverndokk, Snorre, Eric Nævdal and Linda NøstbakkenThe Trade-off between Intra- and Intergenerational Equity in Climate Policy: Can Carbon Leakage be Justified?2012No. 9[PDF]
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Frisch Report

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Nævdal, Eric, Anders SkonhoftNew Insights from the Canonical Fisheries Model2018No. 3[PDF]
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Other journals

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Vågerö, Oskar, Snorre Kverndokk, Eric Nævdal,Finnes det alternativer til CCS for å redusere utslipp fra sement?2021Samfunnsøkonomen Nr 3/2021, 31-44[PDF]
Kverndokk, Snorre, Eric Nævdal og Linda NøstbakkenRettferdige klimaavtaler2014Samfunnsøkonomen 2, 56-57[PDF]
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Other publications

Author (s):Title:Year:Reference:Link:
Hagem, C., S. Kverndokk, E. Nævdal and K. E. RosendahlPolicies for electrification of the car fleet in the short and long run - subsidizing electric vehicles or subsidizing charging stations?2022CESifo WP no.9735[PDF]
Nævdal, EricEpidemics and increasing returns to scale on social distancing2020Covid Economics 39, 139-148[PDF]
Wangsness, Paal Brevik, Sverre A.C. Kittelsen, Christian Steinsland, Finn Roar Aune, Eric NævdalElektriske biler og den gjensidige påvirkningen mellom transport- og kraftsektorene2020TØI rapport 1803/2020[PDF]
Kverndokk, Snorre, Eric Nævdal, Linda NøstbakkenThe Trade-off between Intra- and Intergenerational Equity in Climate Policy2013CESifo Working Paper no. 4285[PDF]
Nævdal, EricDiskonteringsratens effekt på optimal klimapolitikk2010KLIMA 05/10, 34-35[PDF]
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Published Dec. 17, 2013 9:28 AM - Last modified July 11, 2016 4:45 PM