Growth and Innovation
The Growth and Innovation research group explores the potential for green growth and its many benefits in terms of cleaner, more efficient economies.
Clean growth is the only realistic pathway to meeting the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, with bold and transformative steps needed to move the global economy onto a sustainable path.
Researchers from this group explore the role of green innovation and the dynamic cycle of investment and growth it could unleash in the context of cities, energy technologies and integrated assessment models. They look back in history to see what we can learn from previous energy transitions and economic transformations.
The link between foreign ownership and environmental performance remains a controversial issue. This paper contributes to our understanding of this subject by analyzing the impact of foreign acquisitions on plant-level … read more »
- Do environmental and economic performance go together? A review of micro-level empirical evidence from the past decade or so
- Strategic implications of counter-geoengineering: clash or cooperation?
- A review of the empirical literature combining economic and environmental performance data at the micro-level
Initial report by the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge for the Wealth Economy Project on how to improve economic measurement in order to guide effective economic policymaking. read more »
The authors of this article argue that foreign direct investment can serve as a channel for the international transfer of environmentally friendly technologies and practices, thus directly contributing not only to economic growth but also to environmental progress. read more »