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Economics

Fearless and ground-breaking environmental economist

Runar Brännlund, one of Umeå University’s most outspoken voices is preparing to draw back.

With an ambition to influence policy

Sofia Lundberg combines research on public procurement with the task of leading USBE.

Grants from Forte and Handelsbanken

Research funding of 10.8 million has been granted from Forte and Handelsbanken.

How do Swedish industry respond to improved energy efficiency?

New thesis studies how energy efficiency and environmental regulation affect the Swedish industrial sector.

Do we have the right incentives to promote a more circular economy?

A new thesis analyzes the effects of incentives aiming to create a more circular economy.

Regulation of electricity distribution for the future: prosumers and demand uncertainty
Research area: Economics
Duration 1 February 2021 until 31 December 2023
Type of project Research project
A Simulation-Based Approach to Measuring Income Responses to Taxation with Several Behavioral Margins
Research area: Economics
Duration 1 January 2019 until 31 December 2022
Type of project Research project
Price effects of competition from parallel imports and therapeutic alternatives for patent protected pharmaceuticals
Research area: Economics
Duration 1 October 2018 until 30 September 2020
Type of project Research project
Pricing and demand flexibility in a system dominated by renewable electricity production
Research area: Economics
Duration 1 July 2017 until 30 June 2020
Type of project Research project
Cross-border and nordic transport policy
Research area: Economics, Regional studies
Duration 1 January 2017 until 30 November 2019
Type of project Research project
The Economic Policy Network
Economic policy has been a common theme for much of the research produced in Economics at Umeå University during the latest two decades. It is also...
Research area: Economics