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.
Paper seeks to investigate how industrialised economies managed to achieve the transition from low to high levels of human capital, and goes on to identify lessons for green growth. read more »
- Why did the knowledge transition occur in the West and not in the East? ICT and the role of governments in Europe, East Asia and the Muslim world
- The price vs quantity debate: climate policy and the role of business cycles
- Post-2020 climate agreements in the major economies assessed in the light of global models
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 »
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 »