Zenghelis, Dimitri

Mr Dimitri Zenghelis  

Department

Position held

Non LSE positions held

New Climate Economy

Chief Economist

 

Experience keywords:

climate change; competitiveness; economic forecasting; economic growth; economics; government; public policy

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Banking; Energy; Environment; Financial Services; Information Technology; Public Administration

Languages:

French [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Greek [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7107 5429

Alt phone number:

07786691162

Publications

2017

Zenghelis, Dimitri and Van Der Menbrugghe, Dominique and Ward, John and Golub, Alexander Alexandrovich and Rogers, John Allen and Mukhi, Neha and Schopp, Anne Caroline (2017) Stranded wealth of nations? Diversifying assets of carbon-intensive countries under uncertainty World Bank Publications. ISBN 9781464807824 (In Press)

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2017) ‘Hurricane Brexit’ – or why economists should admit they can’t always get it right LSE Brexit (2 Mar 2017) Blog entry

2016

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2016) It’s too early to say Britain has had a Brexit boost Newsweek. ISSN 0028-9604

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2016) A breakthrough in Paris Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment blog (4 Feb 2016) Blog entry

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2016) Decarbonisation, innovation and the economics of climate change In: Jacobs, Michael and Mazzucato, Mariana, (eds.) Redefining capitalism: economics and policy for sustainable and inclusive growth. Wiley Blackwell, Chichester, UK, 172-190. ISBN 9781119120957

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2016) The role of HM Treasury in relation to sustainable development and environmental protection Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

McDowall, Will and Zenghelis, Dimitri and Drummond, Paul (2016) Climate policy confidence indicator: final report to CCCEP Working Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2016) Climate policy: equity and national mitigation Nature Climate Change, 7. 9-10. ISSN 1758-678X

Zenghelis, Dimitri and Stern, Nicholas (2016) This is humankind's 'great urbanisation' era. We must do it right, or the planet will pay Guardian (8 Nov 2016) Website

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2016) Fog in the Channel: reports of a Brexit boost are at best premature LSE Brexit (7 Sep 2016) Blog entry

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2016) Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 2): institutional reform. Policy Brief, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2016) Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 1): time to invest Policy Brief, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Zenghelis, Dimitri and Stern, Nicholas (2016) The importance of looking forward to manage risks: submission to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Policy paper, The London School of Economics and Political Science, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Grover, David and Shreedhar, Ganga and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2016) The competitiveness impact of a UK carbon price: what do the data say? Policy Paper, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

2015

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2015) The greatest threat to the COP21 negotiations Weforum (27 Nov 2015) opinion

Stern, Nicholas and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2015) Climate change and cities: a prime source of problems, yet key to a solution Guardian (19 Nov 2015) Website

Zenghelis, Dimitri and Morgan, Julian (2015) Is green growth an oxymoron? Green Alliance

Bowen, Alex and Ward, Bob and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2015) A cost-effective balance between taxes on fossil fuel pollution and support for cleaner alternatives Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment blog (29 Jul 2015) Blog entry

Bassi, Samuela and Duffy, Chris and Gambhir, Ajay and Ward, Bob and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2015) Climate change priorities for the next UK Government Policy Brief, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Bassi, Samuela and Duffy, Chris and Fankhauser, Samuel and Ward, Bob and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2015) Consultation response: ‘reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape’ Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Chiesa, Giulietto and Calzolaio, Valerio and Dubee, Frederick and Dunlop, Ian T. and Faiella, Ivan and Francescato, Grazia and Jenkins, Tim and Kostakos, Georgios and Lees, Martin and Likhotal, Alexander and Leggett, Jeremy and Lotti, Flavio and Malik, Khalid and Martone, Francesco and Messner, Dirk and Ribera, Teresa and Ritter, Bill and Rutelli, Francesco and Savio, Roberto and Schiano, Angelo and Silvestrini, Gianni and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2015) From Rome to Paris: a Call for Strong and Urgent Climate Action. In: International Symposium on Climate Change and World Development, 27th-29th May 2015, Rome, Italy

2014

Combes, Ben and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) Tough love MacroPlus, Llewellyn Consulting.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) Innovating for a sustainable economy Statkraft Climate Roundtable. 6-9.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) Too soon to declare that Europe has ‘made the wrong bet’ Financial Times (1 Dec 2014) Website

Zenghelis, Dimitri and Rode, Philipp (2014) Thinking aloud tackling climate change can the cities lead? Center for Urban Green Spaces, 1 (4).

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) How much will it cost to cut global greenhouse gas emissions? Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at London School of Economics and Political Science (27 Oct 2014) Blog entry

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) Richard Tol's flawed claims about the Stern Review Business Spectator.

Bassi, Samuela and Duffy, Chris and Fankhauser, Samuel and Ward, Bob and Zenghelis, Dimitri and Gambhir, Ajay (2014) Submission to the inquiry by the House of Commons Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change on ‘ Fuelling the debate: Committee successes and future challenges’ Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Ekins, Paul and McDowall, Will and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) Greening the recovery: the report of the UCL Green EconomyPolicy Commission University College London, London, UK.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) In praise of a green stimulus Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 5 (1). 7-14. ISSN 1757-7780

Bassi, Samuela and Duffy, Chris and Fankhauser, Samuel and Ward, Bob and Zenghelis, Dimitri and Hirst, Neil (2014) Submission to inquiry on ‘Environmental risks of fracking’ by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Averchenkova, Alina and Stern, Nicholas and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) Taming the beasts of ‘burden-sharing’: an analysis of equitable mitigation actions and approaches to 2030 mitigation pledges Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Floater, Graham and Rode, Philipp and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) Copenhagen: green economy leader report Economics of Green Cities Programme, LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Zenghelis, Dimitri and Bassi, Samuela (2014) Burden or opportunity? How UK emissions reductions policies affect the competitiveness of businesses Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Aghion, Philippe and Hepburn, Cameron and Teytelboym, Alexander and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2014) Path dependence, innovation and the economics of climate change New Climate Economy, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2013

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) Focus on: Dimitri Zenghelis Journal of Environmental Investing, 4 (1).

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) Driving growth through green innovation In: Brack, Duncan and Burall, Paul and Stockley, Neil and Tuffrey, Mike, (eds.) The Green Book: New Directions for Liberals in Government. Biteback Publishing, London, UK. ISBN 9781849544092

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) There are good climate economists and bad climate economists Business Green (23 Dec 2013) opinion

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) The politics and economics of change Business Green (11 Jul 2013) opinion

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) A credible strategy to stimulate growth The Ends Report (26 Feb 2013) opinion

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) How innovation could deliver a virtuous green growth spiral Business Green (8 May 2013) opinion

Wolf, Martin and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) EU energy: decarbonisation and economic competitivenessOral and written evidence. Martin Wolf and Dimitri Zenghelis—Oral evidence (QQ 203-215). In: EU energy: decarbonisation and economic competitiveness Oral and written evidence, 16th January 2013, House of Lords

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) Why economic models tell us so little about the future Business Green (18 Sep 2013) opinion

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) The economics of resource efficient cities Inside Track, 32 (Spring). 4-5.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) Why now is the best possible time to invest in green growth Business Green (18 Mar 2013) opinion

Floater, Graham and Rode, Philipp and Zenghelis, Dimitri and Travers, Tony (2013) Going green: how cities are leading the next economy, public lecture. In: Going Green: How cities are leading the next economy. Public lecture hosted by Grantham Institute for Research on Climate Change and LSE Cities, 4th November 2013, London, UK

Bassi, Samuela and Ward, Bob and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) The climate change act: briefing note Briefing note, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Floater, Graham and Rode, Philipp and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2013) Stockholm: green economy leader report Economics of Green Cities Programme, LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2012

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) Green investments can overcome the paradox of thrift New Statesman (7 Jun 2012) Website

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) ‘Green’ growth begins with ‘green’ shoots Environmental Scientist, 21 (4). 24-28. ISSN 0966-8411

Rode, Philipp and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) Das Kommunale ist global: Der weltweite klimawandel lässt sich nur durch grüne städte stoppen Internationale Politik, 67 (4). 58-64. ISSN 1430-175X

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) Making sustainability pay The Globalist.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) A strategy for restoring confidence and economic growth through green investment and innovation Policy Brief, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Rode, Philipp and Stern, Nick and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) Global problems: city solutions In: Burdett, Richard and Rode, Philipp, (eds.) The Electric City Newspaper: Urban Age Electric City Conference (Shoreditch Electric Light Station, London 6-7 December 2012). The London School of Economics and Political Science, Alfred Herrhausen Society, London, UK, 5-6.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) Restoring growth and confidence through resource-efficient innovation British Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Jun 2012) Blog entry

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2012) Restoring growth and confidence through green innovation E!Sharp.

2011

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2011) The economics of network-powered growth Cisco IBSG.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2011) Enough already? Nature Climate Change, 1. 85-86. ISSN 1758-678X

Stern, Nicholas and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2011) Fostering a new era of low-carbon progress and prosperity Climate Change the New Economy, COP16. 22-25.

Zenghelis, Dimitri and Stern, Nicholas and Rode, Philipp (2011) City solutions to global problems In: Burdett, Ricky and Sudjic, Deyan, (eds.) Living in the endless city. Phaidon Press Ltd, London, UK, 342-349. ISBN 9780714848204

Romani, Mattia and Stern, Nicholas and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2011) The basic economics of low-carbon growth in the UK Policy Brief, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2011) Trade, finance and the green economy The Road to Rio +20: for a development-led green economy, 1. 52-59.

Stern, Nicholas and Zenghelis, Dimitri and Rode, Philipp (2011) Global challenges: city solutions In: Burdett, Ricky and Sudjic, D., (eds.) Living in the Endless City: The Urban Age Project. LSE Cities. London School of Economics and Deutsche Bank’s Alfred Herrhausen Society, London, UK.

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2011) A macroeconomic plan for a green recovery Policy Paper, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2010

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2010) Science fact, climate fiction - clarifying the debate. American Scientist. ISSN 0003-0996

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2010) Copenhagen discord: bottom-up investing in a globallandscape Journal of Environmental Investing, 1 (1).

Bowen, Alex and Dietz, Simon and Zenghelis, Dimitri and Ward, Bob (2010) Still wary of Bjørn Lomborg's pronouncements on climate change Guardian (2 Sep 2010) other

2009

Zenghelis, Dimitri (2009) The economics of the climate change challenge In: Calvello, Angelo, (ed.) Environmental alpha: institutional investors and climate change. Wiley Finance, Hoboken, USA, 33-54. ISBN 9780470290620

Zenghelis, Dimitri and Stern, Nicholas (2009) Principles for a global deal for limiting the risks from climate change Environmental and Resource Economics, 43 (3). 307-311. ISSN 0924-6460

Bowen, Alex and Fankhauser, Samuel and Stern, Nicholas and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2009) An outline of the case for a ‘green’ stimulus Policy Brief, February 2009. The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Romani, Mattia and Bowen, Alex and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2009) Meeting the climate challenge: using public funds to leverage private investment in developing countries The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Dietz, Simon and Stern, Nicholas and Hope, Chris and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2007) Reflections on the Stern review (1): a robust case for strong action to reduce the risks of climate change World Economics, 8 (1). 121-168. ISSN 1468-1838

Dietz, Simon and Stern, Nicholas and Anderson, Dennis and Taylor, Chris and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2007) Right for the right reasons: a final rejoinder on the Stern review World Economics, 8 (2). 229-258. ISSN 1468-1838

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