Cameron worked for the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment on the projects ‘Climate science and decision making’ and ‘Mitigation of climate change: carbon markets and technology’.

Background

Cameron has a DPhil in Economics from Oxford, along with an MPhil in Economics from Oxford, an L.L.B (Hons) and a B.Eng (Hons) from Melbourne University, Australia.

Research interests

  • Environmental economics;
  • Climate change economics;
  • Environmental policy;
  • Carbon markets and emissions trading;
  • Sustainability;
  • Behavioural economics.

Research - 2020

This paper (forthcoming in the Oxford Review of Economic Policy) assesses the economic and climate impact of taking a green route out of the COVID-19 crisis. The analysis is based on a survey 231 central bank officials, finance ministry officials, and other economic experts from G20 countries on the relative performance of 25 major fiscal recovery archetypes across four dimensions: speed of implementation, economic multiplier, climate impact potential, and overall desirability. Read more

Multilateral development institutions often use performance-based allocation (PBA), mathematical formulas based on a list of performance criteria, to inform the allocation of development assistance or environmental funding. The way the formulas are designed can have material and often unintended consequences on the allocation of funds; this paper highlights a particular problem called the ‘cardinal fallacy’. Read more

Research - 2019

The authors of this comment respond to a recent argument put forward by Lemoine and Rudik (2017), that it is efficient to delay reducing carbon emissions because there is substantial inertia in the climate system. Mattauch et al. show that there is no such inertia, which means there is no lag between carbon emissions and warming. Read more

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Policy - 2020

The first of two papers that offer an outline of strategies and policies for an innovative, sustainable and low-carbon approach to China’s development, this paper offers an approach that could spell out a new development strategy for the country as the 21st century progresses, to inform decision-making for China’s 14th Five-Year Plan. Read more

Policy - 2014

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Events - 2015

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