“Not dead yet” - experts identify interventions that could rescue 1.5°C
oday, a new paper from climate economists at the University of Oxford says that the 1.5 degrees goal could still be within our reach
How our novel model resolves the key pandemic policy debates
From a policy perspective, the results in our paper show the importance of targeted policies.
Epidemic-economic model provides answers to key pandemic policy questions
A ground-breaking economic-pandemic model, created by an international team of researchers, addresses some of the key policy debates of the Covid-19 pandemic
Alliances critical to ensure supply chain security
In 2021, disruptions to the supply chain were estimated to have cost the global economy $1.9 trillion. So, how can this be minimised? A team of researchers have set out to answer this question.
Doyne Farmer speaks to Big Issue about PM’s Net Zero policy overhaul
An early transition to net zero would save the global economy trillions of dollars - so is Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s recent overhaul of key green policies just a political ploy?
International recognition for solar power work
Dr Sugandha Srivastav, a Senior Research Fellow at INET Oxford, wins an award from the global, independent research network CESifo for her work on how to incentivise investment in solar power technologies.
Fossil fuel producers on course to badly overshoot climate targets
More than half of the world’s top fossil fuel producers will badly overshoot climate targets unless they ramp up their decarbonisation actions, according to a new tracking tool.
Job guarantees – moving from experiment to reality?
The world’s first universal job guarantee experiment, led by INET Oxford economists Lukas Lehner and Maximilian Kasy, has produced strong evidence on the economic and social benefits of this policy tool, and fed into a surge of policymaker interest.
Steven Fries appointed to UK Climate Change Committee
Steven Fries, Senior Associate Fellow at INET Oxford, has been appointed to the UK’s Climate Change Committee (the ‘CCC') - an independent statutory body established under the 2008 Climate Change Act to advise U.K. policy makers.
Why is Latin American inequality so high?
Dr Rafael Carranza studies Latin American wealth distributions for an ambitious new review of the region’s inequality, and shows why better data is urgently needed to understand the true depth of the problem.
Doubly disadvantaged: Unemployment, young age, and electoral participation in the UK
Dr. Leo Azzollini, INET Oxford’s Postdoctoral Research Officer, sets out his new research showing young people’s double disadvantage when it comes to unemployment and electoral participation.
Unemployment could undermine social trust in Europe
Dr Leo Azzollini, Postdoctoral Research Officer at INET Oxford, explains how unemployment can corrode social trust. The World Bank recently listed Leo’s work on this topic as one of its essential readings...
Shifting the narrative on the clean energy transition
A recent INET Oxford study on the economics of the clean energy transition has been covered by hundreds of news outlets, cited in multiple high-profile policy papers, and inspired a short documentary...
New economic models of energy innovation and transition
A new report from INET Oxford researchers and colleagues shows how new economic models can give policymakers the right tools to speed our transition to clean energy...