Prof. Dr. Richard S.J. Tol
Previously, he was a Research Professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, the Michael Otto Professor of Sustainability and Global Change at Hamburg University, and an Adjunct Professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. He has had visiting appointments at the Canadian Centre for Climate Research, University of Victoria, British Colombia, at the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, University College London, and at the Princeton Environmental Institute and the Department of Economics, Princeton University.
Richard received an M.Sc. in econometrics (1992) and a Ph.D. in economics (1997) from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is ranked among the top 150 economists in the world and has over 200 publications in learned journals (with 100+ co-authors), one book, three edited volumes, and many minor publications.
He regularly participates in studies of the Energy Modeling Forum, is an Editor-in-Chief of Energy Economics (Elsevier), associate editor of Environmental and Resource Economics (Springer), and a member of the editorial board of Environmental Science and Policy, and Integrated Assessment (Elsevier). He specialises in the economics of energy, environment, and climate, and is interested in tourism and scientometrics.