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.
This paper investigates very long run pre-industrial economic development. New annual GDP per capita data for six European countries over the last seven hundred years paint a clearer picture of the history of European economic development. read more »
This paper explores the potential impact of a uniform £20 per tonne carbon price on fuels and production costs across all 106 industries that comprise the UK economy. read more »