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Bård Harstad joined Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences in 2004. His academic interests include political economics, public economics and organizational economics. In particular, his research focuses on international institutions, negotiations and agreements; currently he is analyzing international climate change agreements. Parts of this research have published in journals like the American Political Science Review, American Economic Review, and Quarterly Journal of Economics. 

Before coming to Kellogg, Harstad completed his PhD in Economics at Stockholm University and a Cand. Oecon degree from the University of Oslo, in his native Norway. For shorter periods, he has also worked in the World Bank, the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and as a freelance journalist.

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PhD, 2003, Economics, University of Stockholm
MS, 1999, Economics, University of Oslo

Academic Positions
Associate Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2008-present
Assistant Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2004-2008
Senior Researcher, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), 2003-2004

Grants and Awards
Sandmo Junior Visiting Fellowship, 2008
Arnbergska Priset, The Royal Swedish Academy of Science, 2006
Nationalgaven til Chr. Michelsen, Chr. Michelsen Institute, 2000

Print Research
Research Interests
Political economics, public economics, environmental economics, contract theory

Print Teaching
Teaching Interests
Values and Crisis Decision Making (SEEK-440-A)