Finance and the Macroeconomics of Environmental Policies

Thursday 10 April 2014
St Catharine's College, Cambridge, UK
(all sessions in the Ramsden Room)



09.00 Registration and coffee

09.30


Session 1:
Chair: Prof Terry Barker, Founder of the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics, Chairman of Cambridge Econometrics, and Departmental Senior Fellow in the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

Prof Philip Arestis, University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Dr Ana Rosa Gonzalez Martinez, Senior Economist, Cambridge Econometrics
The Absence of Environmental Issues in the New Consensus Macroeconomics is only One of Numerous Criticisms
(Presentation, Powerpoint 345kb)
(Presentation, PDF 173kb)

Prof Giuseppe Fontana, Professor of Monetary Economics and Head of Economics at the University of Leeds and Associate Professor at the University of Sannio, Italy
Prof Malcolm Sawyer, Professor of Economics, University of Leeds
The Macroeconomics of an Environmentally Sustainable Growth Path
(Presentation, Powerpoint 123kb)
(Presentation, PDF 99kb)


11.00

Coffee

11.30


Session 2:
Chair: Prof Malcolm Sawyer, (please see above)

Prof Alessandro Vercelli, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Siena, Italy
Financialisation, sustainable development and the Great Recession
(Presentation, Powerpoint 607kb)
(Presentation, PDF 577kb)

Prof Michelle Baddeley, Professor in the Economics and Finance of the Built Environment, UCL Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management
Financing Energy Infrastructure
(Presentation, PDF 765kb)



13.00

Lunch

14.00


Session 3:

Chair: Prof Giuseppe Fontana, (please see above)

Dr Annela Anger-Kraavi, Lecturer in Macroeconomics and Director of MSc in Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia
Prof Terry Barker, (please see above)
The Effects of the Financial System and Financial Crises on Global Growth and the Environment
(Presentation, Powerpoint 403kb)
(Presentation, PDF 479kb)

Dr Şerban Scrieciu, Reader in the Economics of Sustainability with the Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
Dualisms in the Finance, Real Economy and Environment Nexus: An Exploratory Essay
(Presentation, PDF 14.5Mb)


15.30

Coffee

16.00


Session 4:

Chair: Prof Philip Arestis, (please see above)

Prof Michael Grubb, Editor-in-Chief of the Climate Policy journal, Senior Advisor on Sustainable Energy Policy to the UK Energy Regulator Ofgem, and Senior Research Associate and Chair of the Energy and Climate Policy panel at University of Cambridge
Prof Jean-Charles Hourcade, Research Director at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
Finance and Investment in the Energy Sector: The Paradoxical Role of Climate Confidence
(Presentation, Powerpoint 455kb)
(Presentation, PDF 1.4Mb)

Prof Ikerne del Valle, Professor of Microeconomics at the Department of Applied Economics V of the University of the Basque Country
Prof Kepa Astorkiza, Associated Professor of Macroeconomics and Regulation at the Department of Applied Economics V of the University of the Basque Country
Climate Change and Institutions
(Presentation, Powerpoint 487kb)
(Presentation, PDF 175kb)


17.30

 


end of conference

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