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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.

Research

Tales from the tails: Sector-level carbon intensity distribution

Tales from the tails: Sector-level carbon intensity distribution

This study of 39 countries shows that business sectors that have low levels of carbon dioxide emissions per output are outpacing the general economy in terms of productivity growth, while increasing the number of jobs and skill levels. read more »