June 20, 2017


What the Paris Development Finance Summit Missed. Project Syndicate, 10 July 2023, with Justin Yifu Lin and Alan Gelb. Pdf

Development Banks Must Embrace Nuclear Energy. Project Syndicate, 28 February 2023, with Jessica Lovering. Pdf

Norway’s sovereign fund still behind on climate. OMFIF, 9 January 2023, with Marcin Kacperczyk. Pdf. Norwegian version in Morgenbladet.

Vindkraft i naturområder er ikkje europeisk solidaritet. Morgenbladet, 6. november 2022. Pdf

Russia’s Nuclear Power Hegemony: The West is Dependent on Moscow for More Than Just Gas and Oil. Foreign Affairs, 8 June 2022, with Jessica Lovering. Pdf

Links between energy and food must be weakened. Financial Times, 27 May, 2022, with Rüya Perincek and Jan Rieländer. Pdf 

How Norway can fulfil its CP26 sovereign fund promise. OMFIF, 4 May 2022, with Patrick Bolton. Marcin Kacperczyk, and Knut Anton Mork. Pdf. Norwegian version in Aftenposten.

Med nullutslepp bør Oljefondet ut av Norges Bank. Dagens Næringsliv, 24. november 2020. Med Knut Anton Mork. Pdf

Norway’s Sovereign Duty. Project Syndicate, 17 September 2021. With Christiana Figueres and Knut Anton Mork. Pdf. Norwegian version in Agenda Magasin, Norges Klimaforpliktelser.

Where are the Green Sovereign Funds? Project Syndicate, 9 August 2021. With Günther Thallinger. Pdf.

Call to action: Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global should join Net Zero. Economists and expert’s statement, 21 July 2021. OMFIF Global Public Investor 2021.

New Zealand sets climate benchmark for Norway. OMFIF, 10 March 2021, with Diego López. Pdf. Norwegian version in Dagens Næringsliv, Feb. 17, 2021: Oljefondet kan bli klimasinke

Oil and gas contracts should drive climate gains. Financial Times, 14 January 2021, with Tony Zhang. Pdf

Landbasert vindkraft kan bli utdatert. Dagens Næringsliv (Norway), 14 September 2020.

EU Climate Tax Could Benefit Oil Exporters. Translated from original French Version published in Le Monde, 11 July 2020. Pdf French version.

How Covid-19 Could Help Eliminate Fossil Fuel Subsidies. Prospect Magazine, 4 June 2020, with Mario Pezzini.

Norway’s Green Sovereign Wealth Push, OMFIF, Feb. 2020. Norwegian version in Dagens Næringsliv, with reply from Secretary of State at the Ministry of Finance, Kari Olrud Moen, and my reply to Olrud Moen.

Disrupting Multilateral Climate Finance. Project Syndicate, Jan. 2019, with Justin Lin. Pdf

How to Mobilize Private Capital for Climate Action. Project Syndicate, Oct. 2018, with Justin Lin. Pdf

A New Approach to Infrastructure Finance. Project Syndicate, March 2018, with Justin Lin and Yan Wang. Pdf

Infrastructure Financing Options: Bankable Projects for Private InvestorsGlobal Public Investor 2017, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF)

Will Sovereign Wealth Funds Go Green? Capital Finance International, May 2017, with Michel Noël and Silvana Tordo

Development Finance Frontline – Strategic Investment Funds. Capital Finance International, Aug. 2016, with Michel Noël

Are Stars Aligning for Clean-Energy Financing? Capital Finance International, Jan. 2016, with Michel Noël and Silvana Tordo

Should Oil Exporters Shift Capital Stock to Renewables? Capital Finance International, May 2015, with Alan Gelb and Silvana Tordo

Sovereign Wealth Funds Investing at Home – Opportunity Fraught with Risk. Capital Finance International, Feb. 2015, with Alan Gelb and Silvana Tordo

Can Resource Financed Infrastructure Fix the Natural Resource Curse? Capital Finance International, Oct. 2014, with J. J. Beardsworth, B. Land, and J. Schmidt

Should Sovereign Wealth Funds Finance Domestic Investment? GREAT Insights Magazine, Sept. 2014, with Alan Gelb and Silvana Tordo