Research Staff

Ivar Kolstad

Associated Research Professor

Current projects

Nov 2020 - Dec 2024

Effects of Externalisation

Completed projects

Jan 2015 - Dec 2017

Inequality in Angola

Jan 2011 - Dec 2014

Poverty and entrepreneurship

Jun 2011 - Dec 2012

Democracy and corruption

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Book Chapters

CMI Working Papers

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Economist whose current research focuses on the political economy of development, poverty dynamics, and corporate social responsibility

Senior Researcher whose current research focuses on three topics: i) the ethics and economics of corruption, human rights, tax havens, corporate social responsibility, and responsible investment; ii) the political economy of globalization and development; and iii) poverty dynamics including diversification, job creation and entrepreneurship. Kolstad has managed a number of major research projects, funded by the Research Council of Norway, the World Bank, DFID, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norad, the Government of Malaysia, Irish Aid, and more. He has substantial experience from research in developing countries in Africa and Asia, in particular Angola, Tanzania, and Bangladesh. Kolstad has a PhD from the Norwegian School of Economics, where he currently teaches business ethics.


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