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Research areas: Energy policy, renewable energy, international political economy, the rise and fall of the great powers

Espen Moe (b. 1972) is Professor of political science at the Department of Sociology and Political Science at NTNU. He obtained his doctorate in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has been a JSPS Fellow at the Kwansei Gakuin University in Sanda, Japan, and visiting professor at the Institut für soziale Ökologie at the Alpen-Adria Universität in Vienna and Beijing Normal University. He is also part of NTNU Sustainability, where he is the research leader of the research area climate mitigation and adaptation.

His academic work focuses on the underlying dynamics of the political economy, structural economic change and long-term economic growth and development, with a special focus on energy systems, primarily with respect to the prospects for an energy transition away from fossil fuels. He is the author of Governance, Growth and Global Leadership (Ashgate, 2007) and Renewable Energy Transformation or Fossil Fuel Backlash (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), as well as editor of The Political Economy of Renewable Energy and Energy Security with Paul Midford (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). He has published in journals such as Energy, Energy Policy and Energy Research & Social Science.

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Bøker

  • Moe, Espen. (2015) Renewable Energy Transformation or Fossil Fuel Backlash Vested Interests in the Political Economy. Palgrave Macmillan. 2015. ISBN 9781137298799.
  • Moe, Espen; Midford, Paul. (2014) The Political Economy of Renewable Energy and Energy Security: Common Challenges and National Responses in Japan, China and Northern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. 2014. ISBN 9781137338860.
  • Moe, Espen. (2007) Governance, Growth and Global Leadership: The role of the state in technological progress, 1750-2000. Ashgate. 2007. ISBN 978-0-7546-5743-9.

Del av bok/rapport

  • Moe, Espen. (2016) Environmental Issues in Norway. Small States, Big Challenges: Norway and Slovenia in Comparative Perspective.
  • Moe, Espen. (2015) Political Science in Norway. Political Science in Europe at the Beginning of the 21st Century.
  • Guo, Jiangwen; Zusman, Eric; Moe, Espen. (2014) Enabling China's Low-Carbon Transition: The 12th Five-Year Plan and the Future Climate Regime. The Political Economy of Renewable Energy and Energy Security: Common Challenges and National Responses in Japan, China and Northern Europe.
  • Moe, Espen. (2014) Vested Interests, Energy Policy and Renewables in Japan, China, Norway and Denmark. The Political Economy of Renewable Energy and Energy Security: Common Challenges and National Responses in Japan, China and Northern Europe.
  • Moe, Espen. (2009) The Norwegian Energy-Industrial Complex: The Rise of Renewables, or All About Oil?. Political economy of energy in Europe: forces of integration and fragmentation.
  • Moe, Espen. (2008) War as Development - in the North but not the South. North and South in the World Political Economy.