David Stern an energy and environmental economist, whose research has focused on understanding the relationship between resource use and economic growth and development. He is a lead author for the chapter on Drivers, Trends, and Mitigation in the IPCC 5th Assessment Report and an associate editor of the journal Ecological Economics.


  • 2009–present
    Fellow/Associate Professor/Professor, Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University


  • 1994 
    Boston University, Ph.D. Geography

Research Areas

  • Environment And Resource Economics (140205)