Cameron Hepburn is an economist with expertise in energy, resources and the environment. He is Professor of environmental economics at the University of Oxford, based at the Smith School and the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, and is also Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics and a Fellow at New College, Oxford.
Cameron has degrees in law and engineering, a doctorate in economics, and peer-reviewed publications in economics, public policy, law, engineering, biology and philosophy. His work has been referred to in publications such as the Economist and the Financial Times, and he has been interviewed on television and radio in various countries.
He has provided advice on energy and environmental policy to governments and international institutions around the world. He has also had an entrepreneurial career, co-founding three successful businesses and investing in several other start-ups. Cameron serves as a judge for the New Energy & Cleantech Awards, the Sustainable Investing Challenge, the Shell LiveWIRE Awards and the Circulars Awards.
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“Our atmosphere is one of the great global commons, and we use it collectively as a […]
The new Christopher Nolan sci-fi epic Interstellar that depicts the earth on the verge of […]
- Intermediate inputs and economic productivity
- Emissions trading with profit-neutral permit allocations
- Optimal harvesting of fish stocks under a time-varying discount rate
- Behavioural Economics, Hyperbolic Discounting and Environmental Policy
- Social discounting under uncertainty: a cross country comparison
- Gamma discounting and expected net future value
- Regret theory and the tyranny of choice
- Regulating by prices, quantities or both: a review of instrument choice
- Fri 9 Oct 2015Wealth and Beyond Conference9:00 amBerlin, Germany
- Tue 20 Oct 2015Climate Change Lecture1:30 pmRoyal College of Defence Studies, London
- Thu 12 Nov 2015Bristol Festival of Economics7:30 pmAt-Bristol
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- My seven minute "masterclass" on 5 disruptive energy technologies at the Advance awards: https://t.co/7QlKbtA8oS 2 weeks ago →
- RT @FinancialTimes: Companies accelerate carbon pricing http://t.co/SdeVNSMlTJ 2 weeks ago →
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