The Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School is delighted to announce the appointment of Linus Mattauch as the Deputy Director of its Economics of Sustainability (EOS) Programme. Linus will provide leadership for the programme alongside its Director, Professor Cameron Hepburn.

Linus was appointed Departmental Research Lecturer in the Economics of Environmental Change in Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute in the School of Geography and the Environment in 2016. He also held a postdoctoral grant from the German Academic Exchange Service with INET Oxford. Linus received an MMathPhil in mathematics and philosophy from Oxford and a PhD in economics from the Technical University of Berlin and the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change. Linus' recent research has included work on carbon pricing, economic growth, demand-side solutions to climate change, wealth inequality and low-carbon transport

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Linus has been doing outstanding work on the economics of climate change policy and we are delighted that he will be taking on this leadership role at INET Oxford. Professor Eric Beinhocker, INET Oxford’s Executive Director
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Linus has already made significant contributions to intellectual life at INET EOS and we are delighted to recognise his leadership with this position. He will build upon the excellent work of outgoing Deputy Director Professor Alex Teytelboym Professor Cameron Hepburn, Economics of Sustainability Programme Director

The new appointment will build upon strong links with the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (where Professor Hepburn is Director) in economics, business and finance, and strengthen existing links with the outstanding physical science at the Environmental Change Institute. Jointly, the three institutions are working to provide scientifically-sound and politically and economically feasible economic solutions to global environmental change.

An overview of the work of the Economics of Sustainability Programme is available here.