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Nicholas Stern

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IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government and Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate and the Enviroment, LSE

Lord Stern is IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics, where he is also head of the India Observatory within the LSE's Asia Research Centre, and Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. Previously, having held academic posts at the Universities of Oxford and Warwick and the LSE, he was then Chief Economist for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and subsequently Chief Economist and Senior VP of the World Bank. In 2005, he was appointed by the UK government to conduct the influential Stern Review, which analysed the economic costs of climate change.