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Richard Tol

  • Dr.
  • Professor of Economics
  • University of Sussex, Brighton
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Economist with an interest in climate, energy & environment

Research interests


Energy Economics


2003 - Present

Recent publications

  • Impact of natural disasters on income inequality in Sri Lanka

    • Keerthiratne S
    • Tol R
  • Leaving an emissions trading scheme: Implications for the United Kingdom and the European Union

    • Tol R

Professional experience

Professor of Economics

University of Sussex, Brighton

January 2012 - Present

Professor of the Economics of Climate Chagne

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

September 1992 - Present

Research Professor

Economic and Social Research Institute

August 2006 - January 2012(5 years)

Adjunct Professor of Economics

Trinity College, Dublin

July 2010 - December 2011(a year)

Michael Otto Professor of Sustainability and Global Change

Universität Hamburg - University of Hamburg

April 2000 - September 2006(6 years)

Visiting Faculty

Princeton University

September 2005 - February 2006(5 months)

Visiting Faculty

Carnegie Mellon University

March 1999 - September 1999(6 months)


PhD (economics)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

September 1992 - January 1997(4 years)

MSc (econometrics)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

September 1988 - August 1992(4 years)


Co-authors (290)