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Energy Transitions Research at the University of Cambridge

 
Date: 
Monday, 21 September, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
Event location: 
Online

Speaker: Professor Michael Pollitt

Theme: Social sciences

 

There is much talk about how green investments could be a way to promote a post-COVID-19 economic recovery at the same time as achieving our climate policy goals. Professor Pollitt will explore exactly what the evidence is that green investments actually promote economic productivity and growth, and what the potential consequences of skewing the recovery towards green investments might be.

 

Michael Pollitt is Professor of Business Economics at the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He is an Assistant Director of the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) and a joint academic director of the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE). Michael is a Fellow in Economics and Management at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. Michael was an external economic advisor to Ofgem from 2007 to 2011. He has published 12 books and over 90 refereed journal articles on efficiency analysis, energy policy and business ethics. He is currently a Vice President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).

 

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This event is a part of the Cambridge Alumni Festival.

 

 

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