Asbjorn Moseidjord


School of Economics and Business Administration » Economics
School of Science » Environmental and Earth Science
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  • Ph.D. Economics, UC Santa Barbara, 1981
  • M.A. Economics, UC Santa Barbara, 1978
  • Cand. Mag. ("B.A.") University of Bergen, Norway, 1976

Professional Experience

Research Experience:

  • Visiting Professor - University of Agder, Norway ( - June 2007)

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (2003 - Present)
  • Associate Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (1992 - 2003)
  • Visiting Associate Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (1991 - 1992)

Courses Taught

Recently Taught:

  • Macroeconomic Theory, Investments, Mathematical Economics, Econometrics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics.



  • JanuaryTerm Committee
    (2012 - 2014)
  • Undergraduate Educational Policies Committee
    (2010 - 2012)
  • Steering Committee, Environmental and Earth Science Programs
    (2007 - Present)


Selected Presentations

  • Can the Cause Also Be the Cure? Income and Climate Policy With Application to the United States. Moseidjord, Asbjorn
    the International Conference on Technology and Innovation: Energy and Sustainability, Stavanger, Norway
    (June 2007)


  • Workshop for Integrating Sustainability Into Education. Moseidjord, Asbjorn
    , hosted by the University of San Diego,
    (June 2012)
  • The Current Economic Crisis: How Do We Explain It To Our Macroeconomics Students?. Moseidjord, Asbjorn
    Proceedings of the Annual West Coast Teaching Conference
    Reno, Nevada
    (April 16, 2009)


  • The Role of Economics in Climate Policy. Moseidjord, Asbjorn
    the American Economic Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL
    (January 2007)


  • Moseidjord, Asbjorn. 2008. The Role of Economics in Climate Policy, Human Ecology Economics
  • Moseidjord, Asbjorn. 2007. Chapter: “The Role of Economics in Climate Policy” in Human Ecology Economics: A New Framework for Sustainability, Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy, ed. Allen, Roy