Torfinn Harding

Research on Natural Resources and Economic Development

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Professor of Economics, University of Stavanger Business School

Adjunct Professor in Economics, NHH Norwegian School of Economics

External Research Associate, Oxcarre, Department of Economics, University of Oxford

Affiliate, CESifo Research Network

Research fields

Economic development, natural resources, FDI

Projects and initiatives

Tropical deforestation and economic development, young research talent project from the Research Council of Norway

Macroeconomics and natural resources, emerging field at NHH

Policy interest

In 2010-2012, I led a Norwegian aid project providing support on macroeconomic analysis and policy to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in South Sudan. I have also worked with countries such as Ghana, Malawi, Norway and Uganda.