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Dr. Eric Strobl

Professor of Economics, Aix-Marseille University

Eric's bio and track record

Eric Strobl holds a BA in Economics from Pennsylvania State University, a MA in economics from Georgetown University, and a PhD from Trinity College Dublin. He is currently Professor in Economics at Aix-Marseille University, as well as external professorial research fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies.  Previously he has held positions at the University of the West Indies, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, Université Catholique de Louvain, Paris 10-Nanterre University and Ecole Polytechnique. In the past Eric’s research has covered several areas, including foreign direct investment, labour economics, applied econometrics, and economic geography.  Over the last years he has become increasingly specialized in topics that are at the interaction between environment and economic development, with a particular focus on the role of climate.   He has published in a large number of economic and non-economic journals, including Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Development Economics, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, and Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology.  

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