All pages with keywords: innovation

The impacts of environmental regulations on competitiveness

a research article by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato 15 August, 2017

This article reviews the empirical literature on the impacts of environmental regulations on firms’ competitiveness as measured by trade, industry location, employment, productivity, and innovation. read more »


Financing low-carbon growth and innovation in the UK Industrial Strategy

a policy report by Sini Matikainen 24 April, 2017

This policy brief outlines how the public sector can crowd in private finance to support low-carbon growth and innovation in the UK government’s Industrial Strategy. read more »


Sustaining investment in climate innovation

Sustaining investment in climate innovation

a policy report by Antoine Dechezleprêtre 15 March, 2017

Part of a series of Climate Innovation Insights published by Climate-KIC. Key messages Limiting global warming to 1.5°C, the target under the Paris Agreement, will require massive investments in low-carbon … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Salvatore di Falco ‘Necessity is the Mother of Invention: the Emergence of the Reluctant Entrepreneur in Rural Ethiopia’

Grantham Workshop | Salvatore di Falco ‘Necessity is the Mother of Invention: the Emergence of the Reluctant Entrepreneur in Rural Ethiopia’

Grantham Workshop Salvatore di Falco 15 Feb 2017

Salvatore di Falco, a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar. Abstract We … read more »


How to reverse the dangerous decline in low-carbon innovation

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre 24 October, 2016

Greater public funding for low-carbon R&D and higher and stable carbon pricing mechanisms are essential to achieve Paris climate goals says Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the Institute. read more »


Public lecture | Growth and Sustainability: 10 years on from the Stern Review

Public lecture | Growth and Sustainability: 10 years on from the Stern Review

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern, Simon Dietz 27 Oct 2016

Nicholas Stern considers what we know about innovation, investment, cities and the global agenda, a decade after publication of The Stern Review. read more »


‘Decarbonisation, innovation and the economics of climate change’

‘Decarbonisation, innovation and the economics of climate change’

a book by Dimitri Zenghelis 6 August, 2016

Zenghelis, D., Chapter 12 in ‘Redefining Capitalism’ August 2016. Michael Jacobs (Editor) and Mariana Mazzucato (Editor), 2016, Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-119-12095-7. External link to publisher


Carbon Taxes, Path Dependency, and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry

a research article by Philippe Aghion, Antoine Dechezleprêtre, David Hémous, Ralf Martin, John Van Reenen 1 February, 2016

Can directed technical change be used to combat climate change? We construct new firm-level panel data on auto industry innovation distinguishing between “dirty” (internal combustion engine) and “clean” (e.g., electric, … read more »


Climate change policy, innovation and growth

a policy report by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin, Samuela Bassi 18 January, 2016

New clean technologies are urgently required to meet long-term global climate goals. Simulating the development of these technologies has become worldwide policy priority. This policy brief uses the … read more »


Lord Stern welcomes announcement that 20 major economies will double clean energy R&D investment

Press release 30 November, 2015

Lord Stern responds to a pledge made by 20 countries to double government investment in clean energy innovation to US$20 billion over five years. read more »


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