Gunnar S. Eskeland

Professor Gunnar S. Eskeland

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Business and Management Science
ENE NoCeT Shipping and Logistics
Environmental Economics Energy Shipping, transport and logistics Public Finance Welfare Economics Development Economics


Gunnar S. Eskeland is a Professor of Resource and Environmental Economics. Eskeland, who received his Dr. Oecon. degree in Economics from NHH in 2001, has worked in developing countries in senior research positions at the World Bank. Applications include environmental protection, transport and air quality, energy economics, shipping markets, climate policy.

Recent work on climate change has included energy sector analysis, European policy review, research on technological change and an R&D treaty. Eskeland is heavily involved in the Master’s profile in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment, with an international student body, and is directing the Energy and Climate research program.

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Selected publications

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Lindstad, Elizabeth; Ask, Tor Øyvind; Cariou, Pierre; Eskeland, Gunnar; Rialland, Agathe Isabelle Wise use of renewable energy in transport Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment Volume 119 (13 pages); 2023
Lindstad, Elizabeth; Eskeland, Gunnar; Rialland, Agathe Isabelle; Valland, Anders Decarbonizing Maritime Transport: The Importance of Engine Technology and Regulations for LNG to serve as a Transition Fuel Sustainability Volume 12 (21) (21 pages); 2020
Lindstad, Elizabeth; Borgen, Henning; Eskeland, Gunnar; Paalson, Christopher; Psaraftis, Harialos; Turan, Osman The Need to Amend IMO’s EEDI to Include a Threshold for Performance in Waves (Realistic Sea Conditions) to Achieve the Desired GHG Reductions Sustainability Volume 11 (13) (17 pages); 2019
Lindstad, Elizabeth; Eskeland, Gunnar; Sandaas, Inge; Steen, Sverre Revitalization of short sea shipping through slender, simplified and standardized designs SMC-007-2016 Transactions - Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Volume 124; page 109 - 123; 2018
Yan, Shiyu; Eskeland, Gunnar Greening the vehicle fleet: Norway's CO2-Differentiated registration tax Journal of Environmental Economics and Management Volume 91; page 247 - 262; 2018
Lindstad, Haakon Elizabeth; Eskeland, Gunnar; Rialland, Agathe Isabelle Batteries in offshore support vessels – Pollution, climate impact and economics Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment Volume 50; page 409 - 417; 2017
Lindstad, Elizabeth; Rehn, Carl Fredrik; Eskeland, Gunnar Sulphur abatement globally in maritime shipping Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment Volume 57; page 303 - 313; 2017
Ni, Yuanming; Eskeland, Gunnar; Giske, Jarl; Hansen, Jan Petter The global potential for carbon capture and storage from forestry Carbon Balance and Management Volume 11:3; 2016
Eskeland, Gunnar; Lindstad, Haakon Elizabeth Environmental Taxation in Transport The International Journal on Green Growth and Development Volume 2 (2); 2016
Lindstad, Haakon Elizabeth; Eskeland, Gunnar Environmental regulations in shipping: Policies leaning towards globalization of scrubbers deserve scrutiny Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment Volume 47; page 67 - 76; 2016
Lindstad, Haakon; Eskeland, Gunnar; Psaraftis, Harilaos; Sandaas, Inge; Strømman, Anders Hammer Maritime shipping and emissions: A three-layered, damage-based approach Ocean Engineering Volume 110 (B); page 94 - 101; 2015
Lindstad, Haakon; Eskeland, Gunnar Low carbon maritime transport: How speed, size and slenderness amounts to substantial capital energy substitution Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment Volume 41; page 244 - 256; 2015
Eskeland, Gunnar; Rive, Nathan Appleton; Mideksa, Torben Kenea Europe's climate goals and the electricity sector Energy Policy Volume 41; page 200 - 211; 2012
Linnerud, Kristin; Mideksa, Torben Kenea; Eskeland, Gunnar The Impact of Climate Change on Nuclear Power Supply Energy Journal Volume 32 (1); page 149 - 168; 2011
Patt, Anthony; Reckien, Diana; Klein, Richard J. T.; Wrobel, Markus; Bauer, Nico; van Vuuren, Detlef P.; Eskeland, Gunnar; Downing, Thomas E. What can social science tell us about meeting the challenge of climate change? Five insights from five years that might make a difference Making Climate Change Work for Us: European Perspectives on Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies; page 369 - 388; 2010
Eskeland, Gunnar; Criqui, Patrick; Jochem, E.; Neufeldt, Henry; Catenazzi, G; Eichhammer, W; Held, Alex; Jakob, M.; Linnerud, Kristin; Mideksa, Torben Kenea; Mima, S; Traber, T; Schade, W; Reiter, U; Rive, Nathan Appleton; Turton, H Transforming the European energy system Making Climate Change Work for Us: European Perspectives on Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies; page 165 - 199; 2010
Eskeland, Gunnar; Mideksa, Torben Kenea Electricity demand in a changing climate Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change Volume 15 (8); page 877 - 897; 2010
Harstad, Bård; Eskeland, Gunnar Trading for the future: Signaling in permit markets Journal of Public Economics Volume 94 (9-10); page 749 - 760; 2010
Alfsen, Knut H.; Eskeland, Gunnar; Linnerud, Kristin Technological change and the roles of government and private actors Global Climate Governance Beyond 2012. Architecture, Agency and Adaptation; page 208 - 220; 2010
Staff, Heidi Elisabeth; Eskeland, Gunnar Richer and healthier, but not Greener? Choices concerning household energy use in India Energy Policy Volume 37 (8); page 3009 - 3019; 2009
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