CERE’s Bengt Kriström and Per-Olov Johansson points out the waste of stopping Vattenfalls’ German power production due to the EU-ETS in SvD on April 21st 2016. They also hope that the owners of Vattenfall act with the tax payers best interest in mind and sell the German activity.
The aim of the ceremony is to draw attention to foreign students and their significance as Swedish ambassadors. To encourage and engage these students to, upon completing their studies, maintain their relationship to Sweden and their University.
Philip was nominated by SLU with the following text: Philip Kofi Adom from Ghana finished his PhD thesis in record time, 1.5 years. Philip’s research combine methods and study areas in an innovative way, focusing on how to secure energy systems while balancing environmental quality and economic development. Contrary to common belief, Philip’s research show that goals of economic development and environmental quality are not mutually exclusive, and his findings about how important regulatory framework, institutions and infrastructure are to avoid countries being caught in an energy inefficient trap might affect political development worldwide. With his impressive focus, reflectiveness and dedicated work, Philip is a role model for all students, and an outstanding representative for SLU and Sweden.
Philip Kofi Adom is the first one to defend his thesis this year, a thesis he wrote in record time, 1.5 years. Philip’s research bridges energy and environmental economics to the development economics. Central to his research is to promote a secured energy system while balancing environmental quality and economic development. He is defending his thesis on the 18th of March.