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David Stern

Professor, Director International and Development Economics


B.A. (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) M.Sc. (London School of Economics) Ph.D. (Boston University)

Contact details

Phone: 6125 0176

Room: Crawford 3.50

Journal Articles

  • Stern D. I. and J. van Dijk (in press) Economic growth and global particulate pollution concentrations, Climatic Change.
  • Stern D. I., R. Gerlagh, and P. J. Burke (in press) Modeling the emissions-income relationship using long-run growth rates, Environment and Development Economics.
  • Stern D. I. (2017) The environmental Kuznets curve after 25 years, Journal of Bioeconomics 19, 7-28.
  • Ma C. and D. I. Stern (2016) Long-run estimates of interfuel and interfactor elasticities, Resource and Energy Economics 46, 114-130.
  • Bruns S. B. and D. I. Stern (2016) Research assessment using early citation information, Scientometrics 108, 917-935.
  • Stern D. I. and D. Zha (2016) Economic growth and particulate pollution concentrations in China, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies 18, 327-338.
  • Sanchez L. F. and D. I. Stern (2016) Drivers of industrial and non-industrial greenhouse gas emissions, Ecological Economics 124, 17-24.
  • Costanza R., R. B. Howarth, I. Kubiszewski, S. Liu, C. Ma, G. Plumecocq, and D. I. Stern (2016) Influential publications in ecological economics revisited, Ecological Economics.
  • Lu Y. and D. I. Stern (2016) Substitutability and the cost of climate mitigation policy, Environmental and Resource Economics 123, 68-76.
  • Csereklyei Z., M. d. M. Rubio Varas, and D. I. Stern (2016) Energy and economic growth: The stylized facts, Energy Journal 37(2), 223-255.
  • Halkos G. E., D. I. Stern, and N. G. Tzeremes (2016) Population, economic growth and regional environmental inefficiency: Evidence from U.S. states, Journal of Cleaner Production 112(5), 4288-4295.
  • Csereklyei Z. and D. I. Stern (2015) Global energy use: Decoupling or convergence? Energy Economics 51, 633-641.
  • Burke P. J., M. Shahiduzzaman, and D. I. Stern (2015) Carbon dioxide emissions in the short run: The rate and sources of economic growth matter, Global Environmental Change 33, 109-121.
  • Stern, D. I., F. Jotzo, and L. Dobes (2015) The economics of global climate change: A historical literature review, Review of Economics 66, 281-320.
  • Gregory J. and D. I. Stern (2014) Fuel choices in rural Maharashtra, Biomass and Bioenergy 70, 302-314.
  • Stern D. I. (2014) High-ranked social science journal articles can be identified from early citation information, PLoS ONE 9(11), e112520.
  • Kander A. and D. I. Stern (2014) Economic growth and the transition from traditional to modern energy in Sweden, Energy Economics 46, 56-65.
  • Bruns S. B., C. Gross, and D. I. Stern (2014) Is there really Granger causality between energy use and output? Energy Journal 35(4), 101-134.
  • Stern D. I. and R. K. Kaufmann (2014) Anthropogenic and natural causes of climate change, Climatic Change 122, 257-269.
  • Stern D. I. and K. Enflo (2013) Causality between energy and output in the long-run, Energy Economics 39, 135-146.
  • Stern D. I. (2013) Uncertainty measures for economics journal impact factors, Journal of Economic Literature 51(1), 173-189.
  • Stern D. I. (2012) Modeling international trends in energy efficiency, Energy Economics 34, 2200–2208.
  • Stern D. I., J. C. V. Pezzey, and N. R. Lambie (2012) Where in the world is it cheapest to cut carbon emissions? Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 56(3), 315-331.
  • Jotzo F., P. J. Burke, P. J. Wood, A. Macintosh, and D. I. Stern (2012) Decomposing the 2010 global carbon dioxide emissions rebound, Nature Climate Change 2(4), 213-214.
  • Stern D. I. and A. Kander (2012) The role of energy in the industrial revolution and modern economic growth, Energy Journal 33(3), 125-152.
  • Stern D. I. (2012) Interfuel substitution: A meta-analysis, Journal of Economic Surveys 26(2), 307-331.
  • Stern, D. I., P. W. Gething, C. W. Kabaria, W. H. Temperley, A. M. Noor, E. A. Okiro, G. D. Shanks, R. W. Snow, and S. I. Hay (2011) Temperature and malaria trends in highland East Africa, PLoS ONE 6(9), e24524.
  • Stern D. I. (2011) Elasticities of substitution and complementarity, Journal of Productivity Analysis 36(1), 79-89.
  • Stern D. I. (2011) The role of energy in economic growth, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1219, 26-51.
  • Stern D. I. and F. Jotzo (2010) How ambitious are China and India’s emissions intensity targets? Energy Policy 38(11), 6776-6783.
  • Stern D. I. (2010) Between estimates of the emissions income elasticity, Ecological Economics 69, 2173-2182.
  • Stern D. I. (2010) Derivation of the Hicks, or direct, elasticity of substitution from the input distance function, Economics Letters 108, 349-351.
  • Stern D. I. (2010) Energy quality, Ecological Economics 69(7), 1471-1478.
  • Ma C. and D. I. Stern (2008) Biomass and China’s carbon emissions: A missing piece of carbon decomposition, Energy Policy 36(7), 2517-2526.
  • Ma C. and D. I. Stern (2008) China’s changing energy intensity trend: a decomposition analysis, Energy Economics 30(3), 1037-1053.
  • Stern D. I. (2007) The effect of NAFTA on energy and environmental efficiency in Mexico, Policy Studies Journal 35(2), 291-322.
  • Stern D. I. (2006) An atmosphere-ocean multicointegration model of global climate change, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 51(2), 1330-1346.
  • Ma C. and D. I. Stern (2006) Environmental and ecological economics: a citation analysis, Ecological Economics 58(3), 491-506.
  • Stern D. I. (2006) Reversal in the trend of global anthropogenic sulfur emissions, Global Environmental Change 16(2), 207-220.
  • Stern D. I. (2005) Beyond the environmental Kuznets curve: Diffusion of sulfur-emissions-abating technology, Journal of Environment and Development 14(1), 101-124.
  • Stern D. I. (2005) Global sulfur emissions from 1850 to 2000, Chemosphere 58, 163-175.
  • Costanza R., D. I. Stern, B. P. Fisher, L. He, and C. Ma (2004) Influential publications in ecological economics: a citation analysis, Ecological Economics 50, 261-292.
  • Stern D. I. (2004) The rise and fall of the environmental Kuznets curve, World Development 32(8), 1419-1439.
  • Perman R. and D. I. Stern (2003) Evidence from panel unit root and cointegration tests that the environmental Kuznets curve does not exist, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 47, 325-347.
  • Shanks G. D., S. I. Hay, D. I. Stern, K. Biomndo, and R. W. Snow (2002) Meteorological influences on Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the highland tea estates of Kericho, western Kenya, Emerging Infectious Diseases 8, 1404-1408.
  • Hay S. I., D. J. Rogers, S. E. Randolph, D. I. Stern, J. Cox, G. D. Shanks, and R. W. Snow (2002) Hot topic or hot air? Climate change and malaria resurgence in East African highlands, Trends in Parasitology 18(12), 530-534.
  • Stern D. I. (2002) Explaining changes in global sulfur emissions: an econometric decomposition approach, Ecological Economics 42, 201-220.
  • Kaufmann R. K. and D. I. Stern (2002) Cointegration analysis of hemispheric temperature relations, Journal of Geophysical Research 107(D2), Article No. 4012.
  • Hay S. I., J. Cox, D. J. Rogers, S. E. Randolph, D. I. Stern, G. D. Shanks, M. F. Myers, and R. W. Snow (2002). East African highland malaria resurgence independent of climate change, Directions in Science 1, 82-85.
  • Hay S. I., J. Cox, D. J. Rogers, S. E. Randolph, D. I. Stern, G. D. Shanks, M. F. Myers, and R W. Snow (2002) Climate change and the resurgence of malaria in the East African highlands, Nature 415(6874), 905-909.
  • Stern D. I. and M. S. Common (2001) Is there an environmental Kuznets curve for sulfur? Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 41, 162-178.
  • Stern D. I. and R. K. Kaufmann (2000) Detecting a global warming signal in hemispheric temperature series: a structural time series analysis, Climatic Change 47, 411-438.
  • Perrings C. A. and D. I. Stern (2000) Modelling loss of resilience in agroecosystems: rangelands in Botswana, Environmental and Resource Economics 16, 185-210.
  • Stern D. I. (2000) A multivariate cointegration analysis of the role of energy in the U.S. macroeconomy, Energy Economics 22, 267-283.
  • Cleveland C. J., R. K. Kaufmann, and D. I. Stern (2000) Aggregation and the role of energy in the economy, Ecological Economics 32, 301-318.
  • Stern D. I. (2000) Applying recent developments in time series econometrics to the spatial domain, Professional Geographer 52, 37-49.
  • Stern D. I. (1999) Is energy cost an accurate indicator of natural resource quality? Ecological Economics 31, 381-394.
  • Stern D. I. (1999) Use value, exchange value, and resource scarcity, Energy Policy 27, 469-476.
  • Stern D. I. and R. K. Kaufmann (1999) Econometric analysis of global climate change, Environmental Modelling and Software 14, 597-605.
  • Stern D. I. (1998) Progress on the environmental Kuznets curve? Environment and Development Economics 3, 173-196.
  • Stern D. I. (1997) Limits to substitution and irreversibility in production and consumption: a neoclassical interpretation of ecological economics, Ecological Economics 21, 197-215.
  • Kaufmann R. K. and D. I. Stern (1997) Evidence for human influence on climate from hemispheric temperature relations, Nature 388, 39-44.
  • Stern D. I., M. S. Common, and E. B. Barbier (1996) Economic growth and environmental degradation: the environmental Kuznets curve and sustainable development, World Development 24, 1151-1160.
  • Stern D. I. and R. K. Kaufmann (1996) Estimates of global anthropogenic methane emissions 1860-1993, Chemosphere 33, 159-176.
  • Stern D. I. (1995) Measurement unit invariant coefficients in multiplicative-logarithmic functions, Applied Economics 27, 451-454.
  • Stern D. I. (1995) The contribution of the mining sector to sustainability in developing countries, Ecological Economics 13, 53-63.
  • Stern D. I. (1994) Accuracy of the translog function, Applied Economics Letters 1, 172-174.
  • Stern D. I. (1994) Historical path-dependence of the urban population density gradient, Annals of Regional Science 28, 197-223 and 27 (1993), 259-285.
  • Cleveland C. J. and D. I. Stern (1993) Productive and exchange scarcity: an empirical analysis of the U.S. forest products industry, Canadian Journal of Forest Research 23, 1537-1549.
  • Stern D. I. (1993) Energy use and economic growth in the USA: a multivariate approach, Energy Economics 15, 137-150.
  • Stern D. I. (1992) Explaining UK house price inflation 1971-1989, Applied Economics 24, 1327-1333.
  • Stern D. I. (1992) Do regions exist? Implications of synergetics for regional geography, Environment and Planning A 24, 1431-1448.
  • Stern D. I. (1992) Population distribution in an ethno-ideologically divided city: the case of Jerusalem, Urban Geography 13, 164-186.
  • Stern D. I. (1990) Ethno-ideological segregation and metropolitan development, Geoforum 21, 397-407.

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