» Eric A. Strobl

Eric A. Strobl

Affiliate Research Fellow


2012: Habilitation à Diriger des Recherche, Universite Cergy-Pontoise.
1997: Ph.D. in Economies, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland.
1993: M.A. in Economies, Georgetown University, USA
1990: B.A. in Economies, The Pennsylvania State University, USA.

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Email: eastrobl13@gmail.com
Phone: +33 1 5363 3600
Campus: Paris

Eric is a Professor in Environmental and Climate Economics, University of Bern (Switzerland) and Affiliate Research Fellow at IPAG Business School. His main research is in the area of applied development economics but he has also published in the areas of international, environmental and labor economics. He is currently working on the economics of natural disasters linking economics with techniques from the natural sciences. Eric has published over 100 papers including in the Review of Economics and Statistics, European Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and the Canadian Journal of Economics.

Cole, M., Elliott, R., and Strobl, E. “Natural Disasters and Plant Survival: The Impact of the Kobe Earthquake”, Journal of Economic Geography, forthcoming.

Heinen, A., Khadan, J., and Strobl, E. (2018). “The Price Impact of Extreme Weather in Developing Countries”, The Economic Journal, forthcoming.

E. Strobl, P. Moyan, « Decomposing the Macroeconomic Effects of Natural Disasters: A National Income Accounting Perspective », Ecological Economics, vol. 146, pp. 1-9, 2018.

Badaoui, E., Strobl, E., and Walsh, F. (2017). “The Impact of Internal Migration on Labour Market Outcomes of Native Males in Thailand”, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 66, pp. 147-177.

Brei, M., Perez, A. and Strobl, E. (2016). “Environmental Pollution and Biodiversity: Light Pollution and Sea Turtles in the Caribbean”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 77, pp. 95-116.

E. Strobl and M. Valfort (2015). “The Effect of Weather-Induced Migration on Local Labour Markets. Evidence from Uganda”, World Bank Economic Review, 29, pp. 385-412.

E. Strobl, R. Elliott, P. Sun, « The Local Impact of Typhoons on Economic Activity in China: A View from Outer Space », Journal of Urban Economics, vol. 88, pp. 50-66, 2015.

E. Blanc and E. Strobl (2014). “Is Small Better? A Comparison of the Effect of Large and Small Dams on Cropland Productivity in South Africa”, World Bank Economic Review, 28, pp. 545-576.

E. Strobl (2012). “The Macroeconomic Impact of Natural Disasters in Developing Countries: Evidence from Hurricane Strikes in the Central American and Caribbean Region”, Journal of Development Economics, 97, pp. 130-141.

E. Strobl and R. Strobl (2011). “The Distributional Impact of Dams: Evidence from Cropland Productivity in Africa”, Journal of Development Economics, 96, pp. 432-450.

E. Strobl (2011). “The Growth Impact of Hurricane Activity: Evidence from US Coastal Counties”, Review of Economics and Statistics, 93, pp. 575-589.

S. Barrios, L. Bertinelli, and E. Strobl (2010). “Trends in Rainfall and Economic Growth in Africa: A Neglected Cause of the Growth Tragedy”, Review of Economics and Statistics, 92, pp. 350-366.

H. Görg, M. Henry, and E. Strobl (2008). “Export Perfomance and Government Support”, Review of Economics and Statistics, 90, pp. 168-174.

S. Girma, H. Goerg, and E. Strobl (2007). “The effects of government grants on plant survival: A micro-econometric analysis”, International Journal of Industrial Organisation, 25, pp. 701-720.

2015-2017: Professor (Exceptionnelle), Universite Aix-Marseille
2008-2015: Associate Professor (tenured), Ecole Polytechnique, France
2005-2008: Professor (tenured), Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, France
2006: Senior Research Fellow, SALISES, University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
2004-2005: Professor, THEMA, Université de Paris X-Nanterre, Nanterre-Cedex, France
2002-2004: Marie Curie Fellow, CORE, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
2000-2002: Research Fellow, Dept. of Economies, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
1999-2000: Lecturer, Dept. of Economies, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; Supervision of two M.S.c. Thesis
1997-1999: Lecturer, Dept. of Economies, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
1996-1997: Lecturer, Dept. of Economies, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
1992: Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant, Dept. of Economies, The Pennsylvania State University, USA