SERSD student 2018-2020

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Student profile

Michael Bohlin’s research interests are concentrated to the crossroads between political economics and sustainability

Profile summary

  • Marine resource trade
  • Circular economy
  • Green finance
  • International development and aid
  • SDG 10, inequalities within and among countries
  • Political ecology
  • SDG 12, responsible consumption and production

Witnessing the emergence of green finance while within the Swedish banking industry, Bohlin was enthused to learn about sustainability topics. His appreciation of the SRC´s transdisciplinary and research-oriented culture subsequently inspired him to pursue master’s studies within the same field.

Bohlin has ten years experience working with Swedish banks. He most recently worked as IT consultant at SEB, and previously as junior customer responsible for global investment banks and Nordic hedge funds within Nordea. He has experience volunterring with NGOs working with microfinance in Ghana, where he became particularly interested in the impact of climate change, international trade and marine regulations on local fishing communities.

Bohlin holds a Master of Science in Economics and Master of Political Sciences from Uppsala University. His focus on finance and development economics is complemented with exchange studies within international trade and politics at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. Beforehand, he studied undergraduate physics at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg and French language and society at Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France.

Staff details


Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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