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About Cameron J Hepburn

Cameron Hepburn is Senior Research Fellow of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford, and Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change at the London School of Economics. After undergraduate degrees in Law and Chemical Engineering at the University of Melbourne, he received his Ph.D (D.Phil) from the University of Oxford in 2005, supported by a Rhodes Scholarship. He held College Lectureships from 2001 to 2004, a Junior Research Fellowship from 2004 to 2007, a James Martin Fellowhip (2005 to 2007), and served as Deputy Director of the Smith School. He also holds a Research Fellowship in Economics at New College, Oxford.
In addition to his teaching and research fellowships at Oxford, he is actively involved in public policy as a member of the DEFRA Academic Panel. He contributed two background research papers to the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change. His work has been highlighted in the media in the United Kingdom and abroad.


Present Research Fellow, New College, University of Oxford
Present Senior Research Fellow, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford


Research Interests

Climate change economics and Environmental and resource economics

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Honors and Awards

  • Rhodes Scholarship
  • George Webb Medley Prize (MPhil Thesis)

Contact Information

New College
Holywell Street, Oxford
OX1 3BN, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 1865 271972

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