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 Simon Dietz

  Co-Director, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

  Director, ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

  Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography and Environment

Address:

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment,

London School of Economics and Political Science,

Houghton Street,

London WC2A 2AE,

UK

E-mail:

s.dietz@lse.ac.uk

Phone:

+44 (0) 207 955 7589
Fax:

+44 (0) 207 107 5441

I am an environmental economist, though I am also interested in environmental science and philosophy. I work on climate change and sustainable development, and have recently rekindled an old interest in biodiversity. My research looks at decision-making under uncertainty, questions of equity/social justice within and between generations, the links between economic growth and the environment, and international environmental agreements.

What's new?

 

Second edition of the Handbook of Sustainable Development now with the publisher

 

"Non-economic losses in the context of the UNFCCC work programme on loss and damage" (with Sam Fankhauser and Philip Gradwell, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, Policy Paper, February 2014 (download)

 

"Spaces for agreement: a theory of time-stochastic dominance" (with Anca Matei), Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper 153 and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 137, 2013 (download)

 

"Is there space for agreement on climate change? A non-parametric approach to policy evaluation" (with Anca Matei), Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper 152 and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 136, 2013 (download)

 

"Tall tales and fat tails: the science and economics of extreme warming" (with Raphael Calel and David Stainforth), Climatic Change, available online (link to journal) (download paper) (download SI)

 

"Benefit-cost analysis of non-marginal climate and energy projects" (with Cameron Hepburn), Energy Economics, 40, 61-71, 2013 (link to journal) (download)

 

appeared previously as "On non-marginal cost-benefit analysis" (with Cameron Hepburn), Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper 20 and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 18, 2010 (download)

 

"Scientific ambiguity and climate policy" (with Antony Millner and Geoffrey Heal), Environmental and Resource Economics, 55(1), 21-46, 2013 (link to journal)

 

"Vulnerability to weather disasters: the choice of coping strategies in rural Uganda" (with Jennifer Helgeson and Stefan Hochrainer-Stigler), Ecology and Society, 18(2), 2, 2013 (download)

 

reprinted in William P. Butz, Wolfgang Lutz and Jan Sendzimir (eds.) Education and Differential Vulnerability to Natural Disasters, Laxenburg: IIASA, 2014 (download)