Writing

Working papers

“Hybrid climate policy instruments can substantially reduce national carbon pollution” (with Matto Mildenberger).

“Illicit financial flows from trade mis-invoicing in developing countries” (with William Davis and Gamal Ibrahim). Code. DOI

“Risk measures for illicit financial flows. A new international data set” (with Alex Cobham). Code. DOI

Publications

Peer-reviewed

“Europe Beyond Aid: Assessing European countries’ individual and collective commitment to development” (with Owen Barder, Julia Clark, David Roodman, and Liza Reynolds), Journal of International Development, 25:6, 832-853, 2013. Paper.

Other papers

“Vulnerability and Exposure to Illicit Financial Flows risk in Africa” (with Charles Abugre, Alex Cobham, Rachel Etter-Phoya, Markus Meinzer, Nara Monkam, and Alvin Mosioma), Tax Justice Network, 2019. Paper. Code.

“Technical Background Note for Chapter 5: Cheaper, Cooler, Faster: Reducing Tropical Deforestation for a More Cost-Effective Global Response to Climate Change” in Why Forests? Why Now? (with Jonah Busch and Jens Engelmann), CGD Background Paper, 2016. Paper.

“SkyShares: Modelling the Economic Implications of a Future Global Emissions Budget” (with Owen Barder and Alex Evans), CGD Policy Paper Series, Policy Paper 067, 2015. Paper. Media coverage.

“Modelling SkyShares. Technical background” (with Owen Barder and Alex Evans), 2015. Paper.

“A global emissions budget” in Climate 2020 - Facing the future (with Owen Barder and Alex Evans), Report by the United Nations Association - UK, 2015. Paper.

Annex IV of “Track it! Stop it! Get it!” (with Alex Cobham), Report of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa, Commissioned by the AU/ECA Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, 2015. Paper. Media coverage. Code.

“Europe Beyond Aid: Assessing Europe’s Commitment to Development” (with Owen Barder, Julia Clark, David Roodman, and Liza Reynolds), CGD Working Paper Series, Working Paper 313, 2012. Paper.

“SkyShares: An Idea to Stop Climate Change Effectively, Efficiently, and Equitably” (with Arthur Baker), Center for Global Development, December 2019. Link.

“Workable Policies to Fight Climate Change and Bridge the Interests of Developing and Industrialized Countries”, SSN Key Findings Brief, May 2018. Link.

“Global goals can deliver on 2°C and new development finance - here’s how” (with Owen Barder and Alex Evans), The Guardian, September 2015. Link.

“A Global Carbon Tax or Cap-and-Trade? Part 1: The Economic Arguments” (with Owen Barder), Center for Global Development, September 2014. Link.

“Setting a Price on Carbon Immediately Is Necessary to Avoid Dangerous Climate Change” (with Owen Barder), Center for Global Development, April 2014. Link.

“Nineteenth Time Lucky?” (with Owen Barder), Center for Global Development, November 2013. Link.

“Open Ownership: UK Leads” (with Alex Cobham), Center for Global Development, October 2013. Link.

“Europe’s Policy Footprint on Development” (with Owen Barder and Liza Reynolds), Center for Global Development, December 2012. Link.