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.

Research

Why is geoengineering so tempting?

Why is geoengineering so tempting?

Geoengineering can be defined as the technologies that aim to deliberately alter geophysical mechanisms in order to alleviate the impacts of climate change. It has received increasing attention by economists … read more »

Policy

Innovation, risk and government: perspectives and principles from the social sciences

Innovation, risk and government: perspectives and principles from the social sciences

The interplay between innovation and risk, and the social interactions between public and private sectors, are critical in fostering innovation and determining its effectiveness. read more »