Ivar Kolstad is an Associate Professor of Business Ethics. His current research focuses on corporate social responsibility and the political economy of globalization and development. His work has been published in a diverse set of journals in the fields of international business, economics, ethics, political science and development studies. Kolstad has managed a number of major research projects, funded by the Research Council of Norway, the World Bank, DFID, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norad, the Government of Malaysia, Irish Aid, and more. He has substantial experience from research in developing countries in Africa and Asia, in particular Angola, Tanzania, and Bangladesh. He is currently an Associated Senior Researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, and deputy chair-person of the National Committee for Research Ethics in the Social Sciences and the Humanities (NESH). Kolstad got his PhD from the Norwegian School of Economics in 2003.
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|Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge||Citizens’ preferences for taxation of internationally mobile corporations: Evidence from Tanzania||Review of Development Economics Volume 25 (2); page 548 - 562; 2021|
|Lujala, Päivi; Bezu, Sosina; Kolstad, Ivar; Mahmud, Minhaj; Wiig, Arne||How do host–migrant proximities shape attitudes toward internal climate migrants?||Global Environmental Change Volume 65 (15 pages); 2020|
|Kolstad, Ivar||What happens to growth when a long-term political leader leaves office?||Governance. An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions (0 pages); 2020|
|Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge||Does an Economics Education Produce Technocratic Paternalists? Experimental Evidence from Tanzania||Journal of Development Studies; 2020|