Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Umeåa, Sweden, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Resource Economics, Swedish University Agricultural Science, Umeå, 1997. Associate professor, Swedish University Agricultural Science, Umeå, 2003.
Assistant lecturer University Umeå, Umeå, 1990—1991. Assistant professor Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, 1997—2003, associate professor, since 2003. Researcher Government Commission on Resource Efficiency, Stockholm, since 2001, Government Commission on State-Owned Forests, Stockholm, 2002.
Member of Umeå Aviation Club.
Married Gunilla Åsberg. Children: Odd Åsberg, Isak.