Simon Dietz is an environmental economist with particular interests in climate change and sustainable development. He has published dozens of research articles on a wide range of issues, and he also works with governments, businesses and NGOs on topics of shared interest, such as carbon pricing, insurance and institutional investment. Simon is based at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), where he is the Director of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, and Professor of Environmental Policy in the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and the Department of Geography and Environment. He is also a Principal consultant at Vivid Economics, and is co-editor of the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
“Economic growth and agricultural land conversion under uncertain productivity improvements in agriculture” (with Bruno Lanz and Tim Swanson), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, DOI: 10.1093/ajae/aax078 (link to journal)
“The climate beta” (with Christian Gollier and Louise Kessler), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 87, 258-274, 2018 (download)
“The expansion of modern agriculture and global biodiversity decline: an integrated assessment” (with Bruno Lanz and Tim Swanson), Ecological Economics, 144, 260-277, 2018 (link to journal) (download accepted version)
“Global population growth, technology, and Malthusian constraints: a quantitative growth theoretic perspective” (with Bruno Lanz and Tim Swanson), International Economic Review, 58(3), 973-1006, 2017 (link to journal) (download accepted version)
“The risk of climate ruin” (with Oliver Bettis and Nick Silver), Climatic Change, 140(2), 109-118, 2017 (download)
“Domestic politics and the formation of international environmental agreements” (with Carmen Marchiori and Alessandro Tavoni), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 81, 115-131, 2017 (download)
“Spaces for agreement: a theory of Time-Stochastic Dominance and an application to climate change” (with Nicoleta Anca Matei), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 3(1), 85-130, 2016 (link to journal) (download published manuscript)