Geir B. Asheim

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Visiting address Sognsveien 77 0855 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1095 Blindern 0317 Oslo

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, Montreal, Northwestern, and Stanford Universities. Resident at institutes of advanced study in Marseille and Paris.

Awards

  • Fellow of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2020.
  • The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters (Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi), elected member, 2014.
  • 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

  • Zuber, Stéphane; Venkatesh, Nikhil; Tännsjö, Torbjörn; Tarsney, Christian; Stefánsson, H. Orri & Steele, Katie [Show all 29 contributors for this article] (2021). What Should We Agree on about the Repugnant Conclusion? Utilitas. ISSN 0953-8208. p. 1–5. doi: 10.1017/S095382082100011X.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Mitra, Tapan (2020). Characterizing sustainability in discrete time. Economic Theory. ISSN 0938-2259. doi: 10.1007/s00199-020-01250-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nesje, Frikk & Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2020). Intergenerational altruism: A solution to the climate problem? In Chichilnisky, Graciela & Rezai, Armon (Ed.), Handbook on the Economics of Climate Change. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 9780857939067. p. 310–325. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.4337/9780857939067.00023.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Hartwick, John M. & Mitra, Tapan (2020). Investment rules and time invariance under population growth. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. ISSN 0165-1889. 123. doi: 10.1016/j.jedc.2020.104048. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Bossert, Walter; D’Ambrosio, Conchita & Vögele, Claus (2020). The measurement of resilience. Journal of Economic Theory. ISSN 0022-0531. 189. doi: 10.1016/j.jet.2020.105104. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Banerjee, Kuntal & Mitra, Tapan (2020). How stationarity contradicts intergenerational equity. Economic Theory. ISSN 0938-2259. doi: 10.1007/s00199-020-01296-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Perea, Andres (2019). Algorithms for cautious reasoning in games. International Journal of Game Theory. ISSN 0020-7276. 48, p. 1241–1275. doi: 10.1007/s00182-019-00680-6. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Fæhn, Taran; Nyborg, Karine; Greaker, Mads; Hagem, Cathrine & Harstad, Bård Gjul [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2019). The case for a supply-side climate treaty. Science. ISSN 0036-8075. 365(6451), p. 325–327. doi: 10.1126/science.aax5011.
  • Fæhn, Taran; Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Greaker, Mads; Hagem, Cathrine; Harstad, Bård Gjul & hoel, michael [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2018). Parisavtalen og oljeeksporten. Samfunnsøkonomen. ISSN 1890-5250. 3, p. 39–50. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2016). Sustainable growth. Social Choice and Welfare. ISSN 0176-1714. 49, p. 825–848. 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), p. 611–639. doi: 10.1007/s00199-016-0965-4. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Zuber, Stéphane (2016). Evaluating intergenerational risks. Journal of Mathematical Economics. ISSN 0304-4068. 65, p. 104–117. doi: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2016.05.005. 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 & Nesje, Frikk (2016). Destructive Intergenerational Altruism. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. ISSN 2333-5955. 3(4), p. 957–984. doi: 10.1086/688584. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2014). Equitable intergenerational preferences and sustainability. In Atkinson, Giles; Dietz, Simon; Neumayer, Eric & Agarwala, Matthew (Ed.), Handbook of Sustainable Development. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 978 1 78254 469 2. p. 125–139. doi: 10.4337/9781782544708.00017.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne & Zuber, Stéphane (2014). Escaping the repugnant conclusion: Rank-discounted utilitarianism with variable population. Theoretical Economics. ISSN 1933-6837. 9(3), p. 629–650. doi: 10.3982/TE1338. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). Hartwick's Rule. In Shogren, Jason (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource, and Environmental Economics. Elsevier. ISSN 9780123750679. p. 314–320. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-375067-9.00149-2.
  • 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), p. 819–834. doi: 10.1007/s00355-012-0705-z. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2013). A Distributional Argument for Supply-Side Climate Policies. Environmental and Resource Economics. ISSN 0924-6460. 56(2), p. 239–254. doi: 10.1007/s10640-012-9590-2. Full text in Research Archive
  • 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), p. 2164–2182. doi: 10.1016/j.jet.2013.04.019.
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Discounting While Treating Generations Equally. In Hahn, Robert W. & Ulph, Alastair (Ed.), Climate Change and Common Sense Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling. Oxford University Press. ISSN 978-0-19-969287-3. p. 131–146. doi: 10.1093/acprof%3Aoso/9780199692873.003.0008.
  • Zuber, Stéphane & Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Justifying social discounting: The rank-discounted utilitarian approach. Journal of Economic Theory. ISSN 0022-0531. 147(4), p. 1572–1601. doi: 10.1016/j.jet.2011.08.001. Full text in Research Archive
  • Dietz, Simon & Asheim, Geir Bjarne (2012). Climate policy under sustainable discounted utilitarianism. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. ISSN 0095-0696. 63(3), p. 321–335. doi: 10.1016/j.jeem.2012.01.003. Full text in Research Archive
  • Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Mitra, Tapan & Tungodden, Bertil (2012). Sustainable recursive social welfare functions. Economic Theory. ISSN 0938-2259. 49(2), p. 267–292. doi: 10.1007/s00199-010-0573-7. Full text in Research Archive

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