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 of New College, Oxford.
Cameron has degrees in law and engineering, a doctorate in economics (as a Rhodes Scholar), 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, environmental and climate change 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.
News and press
Energy companies can keep building new coal and gas power stations for only one more year […]
The natural gas industry has been advised to prepare for a “gloves-off” fight against coal […]
- The ‘2°C capital stock’ for electricity generation: Committed cumulative carbon emissions from the electricity generation sector and the transition to a green economy
- Global warming: Shareholders must vote for climate-change mitigation
- 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
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