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Growth and the economy

The impact of environmental policies on growth and prosperity is a key concern for policy makers.

Modern economic tools need to be applied to understand the link between environmental policies and growth. This programme explores microeconomic and macroeconomic ‘green growth’ perspectives, green jobs and economic history lessons from past structural transformations.

Policy

The climate impact of quantitative easing

The climate impact of quantitative easing

Both climate change and the low-carbon transition are likely to have deep implications for the functioning and stability of the macro financial system. The discussion of possible risks … read more »

News

A large body of academic studies suggest climate change policies have had only a very small impact on competitiveness

A large body of academic studies suggest climate change policies have had only a very small impact on competitiveness

President Trump claimed that the Paris Agreement on climate change “disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other countries". This commentary highlights a number of recent research papers which show no evidence for such claims. read more »