Anna Nordén’s research specialization is in gender economics as well as in environmental policy and behavioral economics with a focus on aspects of policy instruments for sustainable development and their relation to human behavior and decision making. Currently, her research focuses on: (i) women empowerment in natural resource management; (ii) what motivates biodiversity conservation; (iii) preferences and social acceptance of green policy; and (iv) gender and ownership.
Anna has an active role in a capacity building program for an Inclusive Green Economy in East Africa and is a domestic associate at Environment for Development (EfD) Initiative. She is also an active member in the Focali network and the researcher lead at the foundation Ownershift.
Work in progress
Tinjić, D., & Nordén A. Crisis-driven digitalization and academic success across disciplines. (Forthcoming in PloS one)
Dujeancourt E., Boschini A., & A. Nordén. Wealth, Gender and Sexual Orientation – Evidence from Siblings. (Second revision in Socio-Economic Review)
Kahsay G., Nordén A., & J. Sauermann. Accountability Institutions and Voluntary Gender Quotas: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia. (In progress)
Correa M., Gsottbauer E., & A. Nordén. Nudging for Biodiversity: Experimental Evidence from Farmers in Sweden. (In progress)
Nordén, A., Gsottbauer E., and Correa M. Money or Social Norms, what motivates biodiversity conservation? Experimental evidence and expert forecasts. (In progress)
Harring, N., Nordén, A., & D. Slunge. Corruption Norms and Preferences for Revenue Recycling from Carbon Pricing in East Africa. (In progress)
Anna earned her PhD in economics in 2013 at University of Gothenburg and held a research position there until 2015. She also did a postdoc at Lund University between 2013-2016. In her previous research she has used stated preference methods, natural field experiments and impact evaluations applied to policy design for national parks and payment for ecosystem service in Costa Rica as well as forest management and forest certification schemes in Sweden.
Between 2017-2018 she was the project manager of the Nordic part of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) led by Jeffrey Sachs. She combined this role with her position as a senior environmental and climate advisor to Sida at the Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development.
Anna started her position at JIBS in 2019.