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Lord Stern of Brentford Kt, FBA

Leading Global Economist and Chairman of the LSE Grantham Institute

Lord Nicholas Stern is the author of the seminal Review on the Economics of Climate Change and former Chief Economist at the World Bank. Professor Stern is the IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Head of the India Observatory at the London School of Economics. He is President of the British Academy (from July 2013), and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society (June 2014).

"Europe, without further action, will soon be surpassed by countries like China and South Korea, as they invest heavily in low-carbon technologies."

Lord Nicholas Stern of Brentford Kt, FBA

In detail

Professor Stern was Chief Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1994-1999, and Chief Economist and Senior Vice President at the World Bank, 2000-2003. He was Second Permanent Secretary to Her Majesty's Treasury from 2003-2005; Director of Policy and Research for the Prime Minister's Commission for Africa from 2004-2005; Head of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, published in 2006; and Head of the Government Economic Service from 2003-2007.

What he offers you

In his speeches Lord Stern presents in-depth analysis and his views on the current economic climate. He talks about the risks posed by global climate change and the opportunities that are available to investors, companies and countries in investing in a low carbon future. In addition he has extensive knowledge on development in Africa, India and China and helps investors understand the economic and geo-political outlook in these regions.

How he presents

In his insightful presentations Lord Nicholas Stern provides an unparalleled level of in-depth analysis into all facets of the world's current economic landscape. He clarifies complex economic issues and looks not only at the factors affecting today's global markets but also at the factors which will affect organizations and global markets in the long term.

Languages

He presents in English.

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Topics

  • The Economic Implications of Global Climate Change
  • Mid-Term Economic Growth
  • A New Industrial Revolution
  • The Consequences of Profound Changes in the International Division of Labour
  • Ethics and Economics

Publications

  • 2015
    Why Are We Waiting?
  • 2010
    Imperfections in the Economics of Public Policy, Imperfections in Markets and Climate Change. Journal of the European Economic Association.
  • Environmental Policy and the Economic Downturn. Oxford review of economic policy.
  • A Global Deal on Climate Change: a Possible Role for India. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India.
  • 2009
    Blueprint for a Safer Planet: How to Manage Climate Change and Create a New Era of Progress and Prosperity.

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