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Jean-Francois Mercure

Dr Jean-Francois Mercure

Senior Lecturer in Global Systems    @JFMercure


I am an innovation scholar, macroeconomist and complexity scientist. My research is on modelling innovation, the macroeconomic impacts of low-carbon innovation and technological change policy, the diffusion of innovations, and modelling the global energy-economy-environment system. I also research climate policy, environmental governance and methods of policy analysis. I coordinate a £4.8M project funded by the UK's department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), with 16 institutions worldwide, developing dynamical models to informing climate policy with governments in India, China, Brazil, the UK and the EU. This involves iterative exchange between scientists/economists and policymakers.

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