Andrew Mearman

Andrew Mearman

Associate Professor of Economics, Leeds University Business School

Andrew Mearman

Finance-based transition solutions: approach with caution

Andrew presents the fundamental criticisms made by economists Clive Spash and Frédéric Hache of the influential Dasgupta Review of the economics of biodiversity. Whether or not these criticisms are persuasive, their review points to significant dangers lurking in the financialisation of Nature.



Andrew Mearman

A Guide to the Systems of Provision Approach

A review of A Guide to the Systems of Provision Approach by Kate Bayliss and Ben Fine, highlighting its relevance for greens seeking to understand consumption and demand.



Green House Think Tank

The UK government economic policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: Three possible lessons for climate emergency planning

This gas looks at government economic policy. Could there be a radically different role for the state?



Andrew Mearman

'Optimism Over Despair' and ​'Hope Without Optimism'

This green read explores hope, and considers these two books by Chomsky and Eagleton