Economic growth in its current form is unsustainable, argues the bestseller Prosperity without Growth. Following publication, the book has brought a deeper understanding of the basis of prosperity to a wide range of international economic decision-makers and political leaders.
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New research into the impact of wind farms carried out by Professor Stephen Gibbons at the ESRC-funded Spatial Economics Research Centre is the first to demonstrate a link between wind farm visibility and house prices.
The ESPA-funded Mikoko Pamoja carbon credit project aims to generate £7,500 a year for villages in Kenya's Gazi Bay - by preserving mangrove swamps and selling carbon credits to business.
The ESPA project Alternative Carbon Investments in Ecosystems for Poverty Alleviation (ALTER) brings together an international multi-disciplinary team of researchers to focus on soil degradation and its impact on poverty.
Homeowners planning to renovate their kitchens, bathrooms, and living spaces are an untapped market for energy efficiency service providers, according to a new report from the ESRC-funded UK Energy Research Centre.
There is widespread public support for a cleaner, fairer and more efficient production and provision of energy in the UK, according to research from the ESRC-supported UK Energy Research Centre.
RUFopoly, a board game exploring land use management, has proved an unexpected hit with students, planning professionals, policymakers and decision-makers.
A study supported by the ESRC and the Department for International Development presents some surprising results of the controversial Zimbabwean land reform - and challenges five particular myths.
The challenges of food security, global food systems and our dependence on food imports is explored in a new report based on an ESRC Public Policy Seminar.
An evaluation of home-working showed a dramatic increase in employee performance and reduction in staff turnover, according to findings from a team including Professor Nicholas Bloom from ESRC's Centre for Economic Performance.