My research interests include catastrophic risk, policy decision making, environmental economics, and wicked problems.
Title: “The optimal management of catastrophic risk”. My work explores methodological challenges, policy decision making and welfare consequences of catastrophic risk. Supervisor Eirik Romstad.
Peer-reviewed journal articles
“Too green to be good – The Norwegian electric vehicle policy”
Aurland-Bredesen, K.J., (2017)
Journal of Environemntal Economics and Policy. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21606544.2017.1325408
Work in progress
- The benefit-cost ratio as a decision criteria when managing catastrophes (Revise and resubmit, EARE)
- Expected utility, non-expected utility and extreme risk
- The welfare cost of consumption uncertainty: Cross-country evidence (Under review)
- Adaptation and mitigation: Catastrophic climate change and other disasters
- “Koronapandemien: Hva kan vi lære fra krisene som har rammet oss tidligere?” Op-ed. Forskning.no (2020)
- “Vi maa tenke nytt i mote med klimaendringer og terrorisme” Op-ed. Forskning.no (2017)
- “Elbilpolitikken: Hva koster den samfunnet?” Op-ed. Aftenposten (2017)
Presentations in conferences and workshops
- 2020: 42nd Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists (Forskermøtet), EA Oslo (30.04.2020)
- 2019: 2nd Oxford Workshop on Global Priorities (invited), Oxford Talks, 3rd Oxford Workshop on Global Priorities, Havnefest for klima (invited)
- 2018: EAERE-ETH European Winter School. World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists.
- 2017: Centre for Environmental Radioactivity (CERAD) – PHD/POST DOC seminar Nordic Annual Environmental and Resource Economics Conference (NAERE), Bergen Economics of Energy and Environment Research Conference (BEEER) and 39th Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists (Forskermotet)
- 2016: Centre for Environmental Radioactivity (CERAD) – PHD/POST DOC seminar