Professor Tarp has four decades of experience in academic and applied development economics research and teaching. His field experience covers more than two decades of in-country work in 35 countries across Africa and the developing world more...
Sustainable energy transitions involve the shift of resources between competing industrial sectors and political constituencies. Stakeholders in this process have varying degrees of political and economic power, and understanding how political economic factors influence clean energy transitions is crucial to effective policy formulation and facilitating transitions to sustainable energy systems.
This project seeks to contribute to enhanced understanding of these factors.
Video introduction to the project
Channing Arndt, Senior Research Fellow of UNU-WIDER, presents the thinking behind this project and the study of implementation of clean energy policies.