Marian Radetzki, Professor of Economics



  1. International Commodity Market Arrangements, C Hurst, London 1970.
  2. Den ihåliga välfärden, Wahlström & Widstrand, Stockholm 1972.
  3. Aid and Development, Praeger, New York 1973.
  4. En ny ekonomisk världsordning? Scandinavian University Books, Stockholm 1976.
  5. Financing Mining Projects in Developing Countries (with Stephen A. Zorn), Mining Journal Books Ltd, London 1979.
  6. Sverige och den tredje världen; Industrins roll i den internationella utvecklingen, SNS, Stockholm 1980.
  7. Mineral Processing in Developing Countries (with Stephen A. Zorn), UNIDO, NewYork 1980.
  8. Uranium, A Strategic Source of Energy, Croom Helm, London 1981.
  9. Sverige avskärmat, SNS, Stockholm 1981.
  10. State Mineral Enterprises: An Investigation Into Their Impact On International Mineral Markets, Resources for the Future, Washington DC 1985.
  11. A Guide to Primary Commodities in the World Economy, Blackwell, Oxford 1990.
  12. Energy and Economic Reform in the Former Soviet Union, (with Leslie Dienes and Istvan Dobozi), Macmillan, London 1994.
  13. Tjugo år efter oljekrisen, SNS, Stockholm, 1995.
  14. Polish Coal and European Energy Market Integration, Ashgate Publishers, Aldeshot, UK 1995.
  15. Klarspråk om arbetslöshet, SNS, Stockholm, 1996.
  16. Fashions in the Treatment of Package Waste: An Economic Analysis of the Swedish Producer Responsibility Legislation, Multiscience Publishing Co, UK, 2000 (also in Swedish, 1999).
  17. The Green Myth: Economic Growth and the Quality of the Environment, Multiscience Publishing Co, UK, 2001 (also in Swedish, 2001; and Arabic, 2003).
  18. Using Genetic Insights: How Much Should Insurers be Allowed to Know? (with Marcus Radetzki and Niklas Juth), Cambridge University Press 2003 (also in Swedish, 2002).
  19. The Continue Project, Global Climate Policy and Implications for the Energy Sector in a Small Open Economy, the Case of Sweden (with Lars Bergman), Multiscience Publishing Company, UK, 2003 (also in Swedish, 2003).
  20. Svensk energipolitik under tre decennier, En studie i politikermisslyckanden, SNS, Stockholm, 2004.
  21. Människorna på jorden - En studie av världens demografiska dynamik, SNS, Stockholm, 2005.
  22. Sverige, Sverige! Fosterland?, En biografisk studie i integration, Dialogos, Stockholm, 2005.
  23. A Handbook of Primary Commodities in the Global Economy, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2008 (Also in Swedish, 2007; and Spanish, 2009).
  24. Människorna, naturresurserna och biosfären, SNS, Stockholm, 2010.
  25. Domedagsklockan och myten om jordens ständiga undergång (with Svenolof Karlsson and Jacob Nordangård), Ekerlids Förlag, Stockholm, 2013.
  26. The Price of Oil (with Roberto Aguilera), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 2016.
  27. A Handbook of Primary Commodities in the Global Economy, Second expanded edition (with Linda Wårell), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 2017.


  1. New Cooperative Forms in Developing Countries, Review of International Cooperation, September 1964.
  2. Technical Assistance, a Synthesis of Aid and Trade, Review of International Cooperation, November 1964.
  3. Potentialities for the development of international cooperative trade, in The Role of Cooperation in Social and Economic Development, Asia Publishing House, Bom bay 1966.
  4. What Countries get Aid? The Swedish Answer, International Development Review, No. 2, 1970.
  5. Will the Development Debts Ever be Repaid? Skandinaviska Banken Quarterly Review, 1971:4.
  6. How best to achieve the objectives of Swedish bilateral aid? Development Dialogue (Uppsala, Sweden), No. 1, 1972.
  7. International Commodity Agreements and National Benefit, International Development Review, No. 1, 1974.
  8. Kupferpreis und Geldentwertung (Copper Prices and Inflation), Metall (Berlin), November 1974.
  9. Commodity Prices During Two Booms, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Quarterly Review, 1974:4.
  10. Metal Mineral Resource Exhaustion and the Threat to Material Progress: The Case of Copper, World Development, February 1975.
  11. The Potential for Monopolistic Commodity Pricing by Developing Countries, in G.K. Helleiner, editor, A World Divided: The Less Developed Countries in the International Economy, Cambridge University Press, London 1976.
  12. Stockholding for the Stabilization of the World Food Market, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Quarterly Review, 1975:4.
  13. Long‑term Copper Production Options of the Developing Countries, Natural Resources Forum, 1, 1977.
  14. Where Should Developing Countries' Minerals be Processed? The Country View Versus the Multinational Company View, World Development, No. 4, 1977.
  15. Mineral Commodity Stabilization, the Producers' View, Resources Policy, June 1977.
  16. Fluctuations in Invisible Stocks: A Problem for Copper Market Forecasting, World Bank Commodity Paper No. 27, October 1977.
  17. Market Structure and Bargaining Power: A Study of Three International Mineral Markets, Resources Policy, June 1978.
  18. Can Scrap Save Us From Depletion? (with Lars E.O. Svensson), Natural Resources Forum, July 1979.
  19. The Rising Production Costs of Base Materials: The Case of Copper, Mining Magazine, April 1979.
  20. How Will the Third World be Affected by the OCED's Energy Strategies? (with Lars Bergman), Journal of Energy and Development, Autumn 1979.
  21. Will the Long-run Global Supply of Industrial Minerals be Adequate? A Case Study of Iron, Aluminium and Copper, in Christopher Bliss and Mogens Boserup, editors, Economic Growth and Resources, Vol. 3, Natural Resources, Macmillan, London 1980.
  22. Changing Structures in Financing Minerals Industry in LDCs, Development and Change, January 1980.
  23. LDC Policies Towards Foreign Mineral Investors, in S. Sideri and S. Johns, editors, Mining for Development in the Third World, Pergamon, New York 1980.
  24. Falling Oil Prices in the 80's, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Quarterly Review, 1981:1.
  25. Has Political Risk Scared Mineral Investments Away from the Deposits in Developing Countries?, World Development, No. 1, 1982.
  26. Regional Development Benefits of Mineral Projects, Resources Policy, September 1982.
  27. Long‑run Price Prospects for Aluminum and Copper, Natural Resources Forum, January 1983.
  28. The Response of Mining Investment to a Decline in Economic Growth: The Case of Copper in the 1970's (with Carl Van Duyne), Journal of Development Economics, May 1984.
  29. Strategic Metal Markets: Prospects for Producer Cartels, Resources Policy, December 1984.
  30. The Demand for Scrap and Primary Metal Ores After a Decline in Secular Growth (with Carl Van Duyne), Canadian Journal of Economics, May 1985.
  31. Structural Change in World Copper Supply, Natural Resources Forum, July 1986.
  32. China's Foreign Trade in Metal Minerals ‑ Performance and Prospects, Resources Policy, September 1986.
  33. Outlook for Oil and Coal Prices in International Trade, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Quarterly Review, 1986:4.
  34. State Ownership and the Price Sensitivity of Supply: The Case of the Copper Mining Industry (with Aleksander Markowski), Resources Policy, March 1987.
  35. Alternative Fiscal Regimes for Mining in Developing Countries (with Raj Kumar), World Development, May 1987.
  36. The Role of State Owned Enterprises in the International Metal Mining Industry, Resources Policy, March 1989.
  37. Capacity Growth and Capacity Utilization in Non‑Ferrous Metal Mineral Industries: Some Conceptual Issues, in Surplus Capacity in the International Metals Industry, Society of Mining Engineers, Littleton, USA 1988.
  38. Growth Patterns in Copper Consumption in Industrializing Countries (with K Takeuchi), World Bank Staff Commodity Working Paper No 21, August 1989.
  39. Plausible Shocks in World Energy in the 1990s, Energy Policy, August 1989.
  40. Precious Metals: The Fundamental Determinants of Their Price Behavior, Resources Policy, September 1989.
  41. Long Run Factors in Oil Price Formation, in L A Winters and D Sapsford, editors, Primary Commodity Prices: Economic Models and Policy, Cambridge University Press, London 1990.
  42. Developing Countries: The New Growth Markets, in J Tilton, editor, World Metal Demand, Resources for the Future, Washington DC 1990.
  43. Major Actors in the West European Gas Market, Opec Review, Summer 1990.
  44. USSR Energy Exports Post Perestroika: Survey of Prospects and Issues, Energy Policy, May 1991.
  45. Does Devaluation Make Sense in the Least Developed Countries? (with Thorvaldur Gylfason), Economic Development and Cultural Change, Oct 1991.
  46. Price Prospects in Western Europe for Internationally Traded Fossil Fuels Until 2000, Natural Resources Forum, Nov 1991.
  47. Swedish Aid to Kenya and Tanzania: Its impact on Rural Development, in Uma Lele, editor, Aid to African Agriculture, Johns Hopkins, London 1991.
  48. Economic Development and the Timing of Mineral Exploitation: A Critical Review of Some Conventional Wisdoms, in J Tilton, editor, Mineral Wealth and Economic Development, Resources for the Future, 1992.
  49. The Decline and Rise of the Multinational Corporation in the Metal Mineral Industry, Resources Policy, March 1992.
  50. Invisible Inventories: The Case of Copper (with John Tilton), Resources Policy, March 1992.
  51. Economic Growth and Environment, in P Low, editor, International Trade and the Environment, World Bank, Discussion Papers 159. 1992.
  52. Pricing of Natural Gas in the West European Market, Energy Studies Review, No 2, 1992.
  53. Hard Coal in Europe: Perspectives on a Global Market Distortion, OPEC Review, summer 1994.
  54. World Demand for Natural Gas: History and Prospects, Energy Journal, Vol. 15, 1994.
  55. Elimination of West European Coal Subsidies: Implications for Coal Production and Coal Imports, Energy Policy, June 1995. PDF
  56. A Scrutiny of the Motives for Hard Coal Subsidies in Western Europe, Resources Policy, No 2, 1995. PDF
  57. The Integration of Scandinavia with the European Natural Gas Market, Energy Studies Review, Vol 7, No 2, 1995.
  58. The Economics of Biomass in Industrialized Countries, Energy Policy, Vol 25, No 6, 1997. PDF
  59. Fossil Fuels Will Not Run Out, Journal of Mineral Policy, Business and Environment, Vol. 12, No 2, 1997.
  60. The Liability of Nuclear and Other Industrial Corporations for Large- Scale Industrial Damages, (with Marcus Radetzki), Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law, Vol. 15, No 4, 1997.
  61. European Natural Gas: Market Forces will Bring About Competition in Any Case, Energy Policy, Vol. 25 No 1, 1999. PDF
  62. Why Kyoto Will Not Be Implemented, International Journal of Global Energy Issues, Vol. 12 No 7-8, 1999.
  63. An Economic Analysis of Climate Policy, in T R Gerholm, editor, Climate Policy after Kyoto, Multi-Science Publishing Co, UK, 1999.
  64. Coal or Nuclear in New Power Stations – The Political Economy of an Undesirable but Necessary Choice, Energy Journal, Vol 21 No 1, January 2000. PDF
  65. Private Arrangements to Cover Large-Scale Liabilities Caused by Nuclear and Other Industrial Catastrophes (with Marcus Radetzki), Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, Vol 25 No 2, April 2000. PDF
  66. What will Happen to the Producer Prices for Fossil Fuels if Kyoto is Implemented?, Energy Policy, Vol 30, April 2002, p 357-369. PDF
  67. The Expanding Global Income Gap: How Reliable is the Evidence? (with Bo Jonsson), European Journal of Development Research, Vol 14, No 1, June 2002, pp 243-262. PDF
  68. Is Resource Depletion a Threat to Human Progress? Oil and Other Critical Exhaustible Materials, Energy Sustainable Development - A Challenge for the New Century (Energex2002), Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, 2002. PDF
  69. The Future of Natural Gas in the Energy Market, in The Future of Oil as a Source of Energy, Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, 2003.
  70. How to Determine the Reach of a Socially Optimal Energy Policy?, Minerals & Energy no 3, 2004, p 15-24. PDF
  71. The Anatomy of Three Commodity Booms, Resources Policy, Vol 31, Sept 2006. PDF
  72. The Boom in Mineral Markets: How Long Might it Last? (lead author, with R Eggert, G Lagos, M Lima and J Tilton), Resources Policy, Vol 33, Sept 2008. PDF
  73. Seven Thousand Years in the Service of Humanity: The History of Copper, the Red Metal, Resources Policy, Vol 34, 2009, p 176-184. PDF
  74. The Fallacies of Concurrent Climate Policy Efforts, Ambio, Vol 39, 2010, p 211-222. PDF
  75. “Peak Oil and Other Threatening Peaks – Chimeras Without Substance”, Energy Policy, Vol 38, 2010, p 6566-6569. PDF
  76. “Investor demand and spot commodity prices” (with David Humphreys and John Tilton), Resources Policy, Vol 36, 2011, p 187-195. PDF
  77. “Primary Commodities: Historical Perspectives and Prospects”, in R Arezki, T Gylfason and A Sy, editors, Natural Resources, Finance, and Development, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, 2011.
  78. “Politics - not OPEC interventions - explain oil’s extraordinary price history”, Energy Policy, Vol 46, 2012, p 382–385. PDF
  79. “The perseverance of the ongoing metal and mineral boom”, Mineral Economics, Vol 25 No 2, 2013, p 83-88. PDF
  80. “The relentless progress of commodity exchanges in the establishment of primary commodity prices”, Resources Policy, Vol 38, 2013, p 266-277. PDF
  81. “The Shale revolution: Global gas and oil markets under transformation” (with Roberto F Aguilera), Mineral Economics, Vol 26, No 3, Jan 2014, pp 75-84, PDF.
  82. “The synchronized and exceptional price performance of oil and gold: Explanations and prospects” (with Roberto F Aguilera) Resources Policy, Vol 54 (2017), p 81-87, PDF.

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