If you are interested in my research, you might also find some of the resources useful that I have been using. Below is a short compilation. Any comments or suggestions regarding this list? Reach out to me via Contact.


Climate Adaptation Research Symposium 2020: Measuring and Addressing Societal Impacts, September 21, 2020. virtual event with free registration.

Virtual Seminar on Climate Economics, current online seminar series hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

AERE summer conference 2021. June 2-4, 2021.

26th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, June 24-26, 2021. Berlin.


A great tutorial with many tips on using econometric methods to analyse weather and social data:

Tutorial on using Python for the analysis of weather and environmental data.


Data portal for socioeconomic data: Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)

Overviews over alternative global weather and climate data: List of Reanalysis and Observational Datasets by NOAA and the NCAR ClimateDataGuide

Climate reanalysis data by the ECMWF: ERA5

Global weather station data provided by NOAA: Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN)

On differences between weather renalysis and station data see e.g. Parker 2016: Reanalyses and Observations: What’s the Difference?

Global gridded population data: Gridded Population of the World (GPW)

On differences between alternative population data see e.g. Leyk et al. 2019: The spatial allocation of population: a review of large-scale gridded population data products and their fitness for use

Global gridded GDP data: Kummu et al. 2020 and G-ECON of Nordhaus 2006

Global nightlights data either from satellites of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) covering the years 1992-2013 of from satellites of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) currently covering the years 2015-2016

Global data on administrative boundaries GADM