Eric Neumayer

Associate

An economist by training, Eric is Professor of Environment and Development and Head of the Department of Geography and Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). His teaching focuses on neoclassical environmental and ecological economics.

Background

Eric joined the Department of Geography and Environment in 1998. Before this, he was an academic assistant at the Centre for Law and Economics at the University of Saarbrücken, Germany.

Research interests

  • Evidence-based public policy-making;
  • Economic and human development;
  • Conflict and violence;
  • Globalisation;
  • Migration;
  • Sustainable development;
  • Environmental commitment and performance;
  • Quantitative methods.
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Book  8 October, 2014

Handbook of Sustainable Development

This Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be measured and achieved. read more »

2012

Working paper  1 February, 2012

Environmental regulation and the cross-border diffusion of new technology: evidence from automobile patents

This article examines the impact of environmental regulation within countries, as well as regulatory distance between countries on international technology transfer. read more »

2011

Working paper  25 November, 2011

Normalizing economic loss from natural disasters: a global analysis

Climate change is likely to lead to an increase in the frequency and/or intensity of certain types of natural hazards, if not globally, then at least … read more »

2010

Working paper  1 November, 2010

A trend analysis of normalized insured damage from natural disasters

As the world becomes wealthier over time, inflation-adjusted insured damages from natural disasters go up as well. This working paper analyses whether there is still a … read more »

2009

Working paper  1 September, 2009

How do domestic attributes affect international spillovers of CO2-efficiency?

Although there is evidence that CO2-efficiency enhancing innovations in one country diffuse into other countries to contribute to the goals of climate change mitigation, very little … read more »

Research article  1 January, 2009

Economics and the governance of sustainable development. Governing Sustainability: essays in honour of Tim O'Riordan

In this chapter we assess the role of economics in governance for sustainable development. Firstly, we ask how has the‘mainstream’ environmental and resource economics paradigm helped us understand the … read more »

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2012

Research Seminar Series 24 Oct 2012

Eric Neumayer - The Political Economy of Natural Disaster Damage

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2010

Public Lectures 4 Feb 2010

Jonathon Porritt - Climate Crunch: making the economics fit

LSE Sustainability in Practice lecture, co-hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Chair: Professor Eric Neumayer, professor of environment and development and head of the … read more »

2008

Public Lectures 15 Oct 2008

Penny Wong - Towards a New Response to Climate change: perspectives from Australia

Chair: Professor Eric Neumayer, professor of environment and development and head of the department of geography and environment Speaker: Penny Wong, former Australian Climate Minister Further information: Climate change Australia … read more »

Public Lectures 14 Oct 2008

Thomas L Friedman - Hot, Flat and Crowded

Chair: Professor Eric Neumayer, professor of environment and development and head of the department of geography and environment Speaker: Thomas L Friedman, foreign affairs columnist for The New York Times … read more »

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Book  8 October, 2014

Handbook of Sustainable Development

This Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be measured and achieved. read more »

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