Geir B. Asheim

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Academic Interests

Game theory, intergenerational justice, green national accounting

Courses taught

Background

Ph.D. from University of California at Santa Barbara in 1979. Employed by the University of Oslo as Professor of Economics since 1994. Visitor at Cornell, Harvard, Northwestern, and Stanford Universities.

Awards

  • Recipient (joint with Martin Dufwenberg) of the Royal Economic Society Prize for the best paper published in the Economic Journal in 2003.

Positions held

  • Vice Dean — Research (2012 – 2015)
  • Editor for Social Choice and Welfare (2008 –)
  • Associate editor for Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2000 – 2011)

Curriculum Vitae

Personal website

Tags: Economics, Behaviour Information and Strategy, Resources Energy and Environment, Growth and Development, Income Employment and Welfare

Publications

  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2016). Sustainable growth. Social Choice and Welfare.  ISSN 0176-1714. . doi: 10.1007/s00355-016-0977-9 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Ekeland, Ivar (2016). Resource conservation across generations in a Ramsey–Chichilnisky model. Economic Theory.  ISSN 0938-2259.  61(4), s 611- 639 . doi: 10.1007/s00199-016-0965-4 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Nesje, Frikk (2016). Destructive Intergenerational Altruism. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.  ISSN 2333-5955.  3(4), s 957- 984 . doi: 10.1086/688584 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Voorneveld, Mark & Weibull, Jörgen W. (2016). Epistemically Robust Strategy Subsets. Games.  ISSN 2073-4336.  7(4) . doi: 10.3390/g7040037 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Zuber, Stéphane (2016). Evaluating intergenerational risks. Journal of Mathematical Economics.  ISSN 0304-4068.  65, s 104- 117 . doi: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2016.05.005 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Equitable intergenerational preferences and sustainability, In Giles Atkinson; Simon Dietz; Eric Neumayer & Matthew Agarwala (ed.),  Handbook of Sustainable Development.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 978 1 78254 469 2.  8.  s 125 - 139
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Zuber, Stéphane (2014). Escaping the repugnant conclusion: Rank-discounted utilitarianism with variable population. Theoretical Economics.  ISSN 1555-7561.  9(3), s 629- 650 . doi: 10.3982/TE1338 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). A Distributional Argument for Supply-Side Climate Policies. Environmental and Resource Economics.  ISSN 0924-6460.  56(2), s 239- 254 . doi: 10.1007/s10640-012-9590-2 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Hartwick's Rule, In Jason Shogren (ed.),  Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource, and Environmental Economics.  Elsevier.  ISBN 9780123750679.  Volume 2: RESOURCES.  s 314 - 320
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Zuber, Stéphane (2013). A complete and strongly anonymous leximin relation on infinite streams. Social Choice and Welfare.  ISSN 0176-1714.  41(4), s 819- 834 . doi: 10.1007/s00355-012-0705-z Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Mitra, Tapan; Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Buchholz, Wolfgang & Withagen, Cees (2013). Characterizing the sustainability problem in an exhaustible resource model. Journal of Economic Theory.  ISSN 0022-0531.  148(5), s 2164- 2182 . doi: 10.1016/j.jet.2013.04.019 Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Discounting While Treating Generations Equally, In Robert W. Hahn & Alastair Ulph (ed.),  Climate Change and Common Sense Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling.  Oxford University Press.  ISBN 978-0-19-969287-3.  Kapittel 8.  s 131 - 146 Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Mitra, Tapan & Tungodden, Bertil (2012). Sustainable recursive social welfare functions. Economic Theory.  ISSN 0938-2259.  49(2), s 267- 292 . doi: 10.1007/s00199-010-0573-7 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Dietz, Simon & Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Climate policy under sustainable discounted utilitarianism. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.  ISSN 0095-0696.  63(3), s 321- 335 . doi: 10.1016/j.jeem.2012.01.003 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Zuber, Stéphane & Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Justifying social discounting: The rank-discounted utilitarian approach. Journal of Economic Theory.  ISSN 0022-0531.  147(4), s 1572- 1601 . doi: 10.1016/j.jet.2011.08.001 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). Comparing the welfare of growing economies. Revue d' Economie politique.  ISSN 0373-2630.  121(1), s 59- 72 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Hartwick, John M. (2011). Anomalies in green national accounting. Ecological Economics.  ISSN 0921-8009.  70(12), s 2303- 2307 . doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2011.06.020 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Global welfare comparisons. Canadian Journal of Economics.  ISSN 0008-4085.  43(4), s 1412- 1432 . doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5982.2010.01619.x Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Intergenerational Equity. Annual Review of Economics.  ISSN 1941-1383.  2, s 197- 222 . doi: 10.1146/annurev.economics.102308.124440 Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Strategic Use of Environmental Information. Environmental and Resource Economics.  ISSN 0924-6460.  46(2), s 207- 216 . doi: 10.1007/s10640-010-9353-x Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). The relationship between welfare measures and indicators of sustainable development, In T Aronsson & Karl Löfgren (ed.),  Handbook of Environmental Accounting.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9781847203847.  Chapter 10.  s 237 - 256 Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Banerjee, Kuntal (2010). Fixed-step anonymous overtaking and catching-up. International Journal of Economic Theory.  ISSN 1742-7355.  6, s 147- 163 . doi: 10.1111/j.1742-7363.2009.00127.x Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Bossert, W.; Sprumont, Y. & Suzumura, Kotaro (2010). Infinite-horizon choice functions. Economic Theory.  ISSN 0938-2259.  43(1), s 1- 21 . doi: 10.1007/s00199-008-0423-z Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; d'Aspremont, C & Banerjee, Kuntal (2010). Generalized time-invariant overtaking. Journal of Mathematical Economics.  ISSN 0304-4068.  46(4), s 519- 533 . doi: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2010.03.005 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Emblem, Anne Wenche & Nilssen, Tore (2010). Health insurance: medical treatment vs. disability payment. Research in Economics.  ISSN 1090-9443.  64, s 137- 145 . doi: 10.1016/j.rie.2010.02.004 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Mitra, Tapan (2010). Sustainability and discounted utilitarianism in models of economic growth. Mathematical Social Sciences.  ISSN 0165-4896.  59(2), s 148- 169 . doi: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2009.08.003 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Holtsmark, Bjart (2009). Renegotiation-Proof Climate Agreements with Full Participation: Conditions for Pareto-Efficiency. Environmental and Resource Economics.  ISSN 0924-6460.  43(4), s 519- 533 . doi: 10.1007/s10640-008-9247-3 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Wei, Taoyuan (2009). Sectoral Income. Environmental and Resource Economics.  ISSN 0924-6460.  42(1), s 65- 87 . doi: 10.1007/s10640-008-9204-1 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary

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  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2016). Book review of "Green Capital — A New Perspective on Growth", by Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-Andre Jouvet. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2015). Pp. vii, 274. ISBN 978-0-231-17140-3.. Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy.  ISSN 2160-5882.  5, s 142- 143
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2016). Destructive intergenerational altruism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2016). Destructive intergenerational altruism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2016). Sustainable growth.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2016). Sustainable growth.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2016). The necessity of time inconsistency for intergenerational equity.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2015). Competitive intergenerational altruism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2015). Evaluating intergenerational risks: Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2015). Evaluating intergenerational risks: Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2015). Intergenerational equity: The necessity of time inconsistency.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2015). Intergenerational risks, social context, and sustainability.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2015). Intergenerational risks, social context, and sustainability.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2015). Resource conservation across generations in a Ramsey-Chichilnisky model.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2015). Resource conservation across generations in a Ramsey-Chichilnisky model.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability. By Marc Fleurbaey and Didier Blanchet. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 306. ISBN 978–0–19–976719–9.. Journal of Economic Literature.  ISSN 0022-0515.  52(4), s 1168- 1170 . doi: 10.1257/jel.52.4.1160
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Evaluating intergenerational risks: Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Forming coalitions against climate change.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Generations playing a Chichilnisky game.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Generations playing a Chichilnisky game.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Two questions on sustainability.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Competitive intergenerational altruism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Competitive intergenerational altruism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Normative analysis of climate change.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Rank-discounted utilitarianism with variable population and uncertainty.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). A distributional argument for supply-side climate policies.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). A distributional argument for supply-side climate policies.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Aging and sustainability.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Characterizing the sustainability problem in an exhaustible resource model.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Characterizing the sustainability problem in an exhaustible resource model.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Characterizing the sustainability problem in an exhaustible resource model.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Discounting and intergenerational equity.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Epistemic stability.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Epistemic stability.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Extending analysis of intergenerational equity to variable population and uncertainty.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Probability adjusted rank-discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Rank-discounted utilitarianism with variable population.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Rank-discounted utilitarianism with variable population.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Rank-discounted utilitarianism with variable population.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). The case for combining absolute and relative priority.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Three questions on sustainability.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). A Complete and Strongly Anonymous Leximin Relation on Infinite Streams.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). A Complete and Strongly Anonymous Leximin Relation on Infinite Streams.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). A distributional argument for supply-side climate policies.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). Can generations be treated equally?.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). Climate policy under sustainable discounted utilitarianism.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). Combining sensitivity to the interests of the present with respect for the interests of the future.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). Discounting While Treating Generations Equally.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). Discounting while treating generations equally.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2011). Justifying social discounting: the rank-discounted utilitarian approach.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Algorithms for cautious reasoning in games.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Algorithms for cautious reasoning in games.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Climate change and intergenerational equity.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Climate change and intergenerational equity.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Epistemically stable strategy sets.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Global welfare comparisons.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2010). Strategic use of environmental information.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2009). Algorithms for cautious reasoning in games.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2009). Generalized time-invariant overtaking.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2009). Intergenerational Equity - Combining sensitivity for the interests of the present with respect for the interests of the future.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2009). Procrastination, partial naivete, and behavioral welfare analysis.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2009). Strategic use of environmental information.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2009). Strategic use of environmental information.
  • Wei, Taoyuan; Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Brekke, Kjell Arne (2009). Accounting for the income of non-renewable resources - Four essays on new theoretical approaches. Dissertation. Series of Dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo. 182.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2008). Discounting the future under sustainable preferences and productivity risk.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2008). Generalized time-invariant overtaking.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2008). Generalized time-invariant overtaking.

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