Welcome to my website
My passion is bridging research and policy – finding ways in which ideas can be used in a transformative way to reduce poverty. This is where you will find links to current projects and an archive of past work, as well as my blog.
Addendum: age-specific carbon budgets
Panning for gold: what’s to like in the new UK strategy for international development?
Gambling on Development: Why Some Countries Win and Others Lose
How to avoid a climate disaster: The solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need
Beyond a Fringe: Tales from a reformed Establishment lackey
By Andrew Mitchell
Degrowth or Decoupling?
Can we live within environmental limits and still reduce poverty?
Fairness and opportunity: A people-powered plan for the green transition
The final report of the IPPRInstitute for Public Policy Research (London) Environmental Justice Commission
Seven Ways to Change the World: How to Fix the Most Pressing Problems We Face
Resilience and relevance: the role of reserves in managing think-tanks
UK comparative advantage: the missing chapter in the UK’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy
Do Not Disturb: a challenge to development actors on human rights and authoritarian development
Four lessons from the UK-Bangladesh Climate Partnership Forum – and four actions needed by policy-makers
Think-tanks in times of crisis. Prepare. Prod. Promote. Pitch. Produce.
Counting carbon in global trade: why imported emissions challenge the climate regime and what might be done about it
The conversation we need to have about the recovery from COVID: what’s easy, quick and cheap?
Climate action: why developed countries should track imported emissions, and how to make certification and labelling work for developing countries
A DFIDDepartment for International Development response to the ‘climate cataclysm’
People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent
Time to give the carbon footprint a higher profile in climate change policy
Strengthening research impact: the LIFT model for leaders and managers
The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics, and the Future of Work
By Richard Baldwin
Policy relevant research and influence: a climate change teaching case
The EUEuropean Union to the rescue: priorities for a positive multilateralism
Prosperity and Justice: A Plan for the New Economy
Final report of the IPPRInstitute for Public Policy Research (London) Commission on Economic Justice
‘Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice’ by Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis and Emma Samman
Does ICAI need a broader remit? Lessons from the Review of the Conflict, Security and Stability Fund
A World for the Many Not the Few: The Labour Party’s Vision for International Development
Roadmap to Remain: An Open Letter to Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron
Working together after Brexit: why and how Germany, the EUEuropean Union and the UK can continue to collaborate on international development
Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System
By Alexander Betts and Paul Collier
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think like a twenty-First Century Economist
The proposed New European Consensus on Development: Has the Commission got it right?
‘Why Europe?’ and ‘What Europe?’. Issues for the new EUEuropean Union Global Strategy