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

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 »

News

Can the world economy survive without fossil fuels?

Can the world economy survive without fossil fuels?

Guardian Economics Editor, Larry Elliott, looks at how the world can move away from fossil fuels without sacrificing economic growth. Includes inputs from Nicholas Stern, Michael Jacobs, Dieter Helm and others. read more »