How to deliver the energy transition - new article feature
The 1.5°C goal requires the world to reach net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by around 2050—an extremely challenging timescale, but an essential one if the most dangerous impacts of climate change are to be averted
Award for INET working paper on climate regulation
An INET working paper was awarded a prize at the biannual German economics prize by the Joachim Herz foundation on March 25.
Climate Accelerators, Financial Accelerators, and the Implications of Putin’s War
INET Oxford’s John Muellbauer and Janine Aron have a new VoxEU column, out today, looking at the global climate accelerator and the financial accelerator.
New Yorker Magazine Profiles “Landmark” INET Oxford Climate Work
A recent paper by INET Oxford’s Rupert Way, Matthew Ives, Penny Mealy and J. Doyne Farmer, has been featured in an essay in The New Yorker by Bill McKibben.
New Feature in 'Democracy' - Is “Middle-Out” Biden’s New Deal?
In a new article in the journal Democracy, Hanauer and Beinhocker give an overview of the ideas that underpin “middle out economics” and discuss why it is much more than a political soundbite.
Fossil fuel industry can’t rely on carbon capture and bioenergy to save its assets
This paper is the first to estimate the effect of the roll-out of carbon-abatement technologies on the risk of ‘stranded assets,’ which are defined as power sources that must be decommissioned or underused in order to keep global heating below 2°C.
Taxing meat can protect the environment
Taxing meat could be an important lever for aligning Western diets with environmental goals and can be designed such that low-income households and farmers are compensated.
Marienthal Jobs Guarantee work in new documentary
The world’s first universal jobs guarantee experiment, designed by Oxford University economists and run by the Austrian Public Employment Service, has been running in the Austrian town of Marienthal.
New study finds economic progress is aided by longer supply chains and deeper networks
Nations and industries benefit from longer supply chains and deeper networks, which magnify the benefits of innovative improvements, according to research published in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
How wealth matters for social policy
INET Oxford's Prof Brian Nolan and Ive Marx of the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy have edited the new special issue from the Journal of European Social Policy on social policy and wealth.
INET Oxford work features in recent Housing Policy events
Over the last month, INET Oxford Senior Research Fellow Professor John Muellbauer has presented his work at three events.
Post COP Climate Strategy: Eric Beinhocker and Doyne Farmer Interviewed by Nick Hanauer on Pitchfork Economics Podcast
Eric Beinhocker and Doyne Farmer talk with Nick Hanauer about a new strategy for clean technology that could transform the climate fight.
A New Strategy for Climate: Make the Clean Stuff Cheap
In a piece in the US journal Democracy, INET Oxford Executive Director, Prof. Eric Beinhocker and Director of Complexity Economics, Prof. J. Doyne Farmer, argue that one thing that offers hope is the exponential decline in the costs of key clean energy technologies.