Comment by Nicholas Stern on the winners of the Nobel Prize for economics

Commenting on announcement today (Monday 8 October) of the winners of The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018, Nicholas Stern, I.G. Patel Professor of Economics and Government, Chair of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science, said:

“Congratulations to Bill Nordhaus and Paul Romer on the award of the Nobel Prize for economics. They have made important contributions to our understanding of the influence of the environment and technological change on the processes of growth.”

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NOTES FOR EDITORS

  1. The ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (http://www.cccep.ac.uk/) is hosted by the University of Leeds and the London School of Economics and Political Science. It is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (http://www.esrc.ac.uk/). The Centre’s mission is to advance public and private action on climate change through rigorous, innovative research.
  2. The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (http://www.lse.ac.uk/grantham) was launched at the London School of Economics and Political Science in October 2008. It is funded by The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment (http://www.granthamfoundation.org/).