Organization profile

We have a rich portfolio of research in public and environmental economics. We are interested, for example, in: climate change; corruption; health; international environmental treaties; social disorder; social norms; wage discrimination; waste disposal and recycling.

Members of the group publish in leading economics journals, such as the Journal of Public Economics, the Economic Journal, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Some of our recent working papers and publications are listed in the sections below.

We contribute to numerous externally-funded international research projects, in collaboration with scholars across Europe.

Our professional activities also include: editorial membership, policy reports and consultancy work for major public sector organisations.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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