Björn is on parental leave until September 2016.
Mobile: +46 73 707 8565
Title: Research Fellow
Expertise: policy making, institutions and resilience
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Dr. Björn Nykvist is a Research Fellow at Stockholm Environment Institute. He holds PhD in natural resource management and has worked interdisciplinary with research on sustainability, climate change, and governance of energy, transport and natural resources since joining SEI in 2005.
Nykvist's main research interests are innovations, policy analysis, and governance of socio-technical technological systems and natural resource management. He has written and contributed to more than 20 peer-reviewed papers in a diverse set of international journals.
Recent and ongoing research projects focus on three topics: Policy analysis and innovations studies, studying transitions between different socio-technical regimes and with a focus on low-carbon technologies and sustainable mobility; Research on social learning, adaptive governance, and multilevel governance, with a focus on natural resource management; And finally, research on the policy relevance of using planetary boundaries as a framework for measuring and comparing national environmental performance.
The EV paradox – A multilevel study of why Stockholm is not a leader in electric vehicles (Journal article - 2015)
Anticipatory governance for social-ecological resilience (Journal article - 2015)
A social–ecological analysis of ecosystem services in two different farming systems (Journal article - 2015)
Styrmedel och insatser för att minska svensk konsumtions påverkan på hälsa och miljö (Working paper - 2015)
Rapidly falling costs of battery packs for electric vehicles (Journal article - 2015)
Why ecologists should care about financial markets (Journal article - 2015)