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.
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 invention of a new ICT, the printing press, may have been a fundamental turning point in knowledge transition. But did Gutenberg’s printing press succeed in Europe because of, or … read more »
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 »
Title: “Green Growth and the New Industrial Revolution” Date: Thursday 26 March 2015 Venue: Royal Society of Arts, London Keynote Speakers Professor Cameron Hepburn, University of Oxford Simon Upton, Environment Director, … read more »