Ivar Kolstad

Professor Ivar Kolstad

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Business Ethics Political Economy Development Economics

Ivar Kolstad is a Professor of Business Ethics. His current research focuses on corporate social responsibility and the political economy of globalization and development. His work has been published in a diverse set of journals in the fields of international business, economics, ethics, political science and development studies. Kolstad has managed a number of major research projects, funded by the Research Council of Norway, the World Bank, DFID, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norad, the Government of Malaysia, Irish Aid, and more. He has substantial experience from research in developing countries in Africa and Asia, in particular Angola, Tanzania, and Bangladesh. He is currently an Associated Senior Researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, and deputy chair-person of the National Committee for Research Ethics in the Social Sciences and the Humanities (NESH). Kolstad got his PhD from the Norwegian School of Economics in 2003.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Kolstad, Ivar; Bezu, Sosina; Lujala, Päivi; Mahmud, Minhaj; Wiig, Arne Does Changing the Narrative Improve Host Community Attitudes Toward Climate Migrants? Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh International Migration Review (0 pages); 2022
Bezabih, Mintewab; Bezu, Sosina; Getahun, Tigabu Degu; Kolstad, Ivar; Lujala, Päivi; Wiig, Arne Inter-group interaction and attitudes to migrants Working Paper - Chr. Michelsen Institute Volume 2021 (2); page 1 - 34; 2021
Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge Citizens’ preferences for taxation of internationally mobile corporations: Evidence from Tanzania Review of Development Economics Volume 25 (2); page 548 - 562; 2021
Lujala, Päivi; Bezu, Sosina; Kolstad, Ivar; Mahmud, Minhaj; Wiig, Arne How do host–migrant proximities shape attitudes toward internal climate migrants? Global Environmental Change Volume 65 (15 pages); 2020
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