Simon Dietz joined LSE in 2006. Previously he worked at the UK Treasury, as a policy analyst on the 'Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change'. Simon holds a starred first class honours degree in Environmental Science from the University of East Anglia, and Masters and PhD degrees from LSE, specialising in environmental policy and economics. He is co-editor of the Handbook of Sustainable Development (2007, with Giles Atkinson and Eric Neumayer) and The Political Economy of the Environment: an Interdisciplinary Approach (2011, with Jonathan Michie and Christine Oughton).
Simon is Co-Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy.
Selected recent publications:
Dietz, Simon and Stern, Nicholas (2014) Endogenous growth, convexity of damages and climate risk: how Nordhaus' framework supports deep cuts in carbon emissions. Economic Journal
Dietz, Simon and Millner, Antony (2014) Adaptation to climate change and economic growth in developing countries. Environment and Development Economics