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Rick van der Ploeg is Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford and Research Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies (OxCarre). Formerly, he was Professor of Economics at the European University Institute, Florence and he is affiliated with the VU University of Amsterdam, and the Tinbergen Institute.

He is a research fellow in international macroeconomics at the Centre for Economic Policy Research.  He directs the public sector economics programme, and is Chair of the Scientific Council of CESifo.

He is former Chief Financial Spokesperson in the Dutch Parliament, State Secretary of Education, Science and Culture of the Netherlands and Elected Member of the Unesco World Heritage Committee, and has been on the board of various commercial and non-profit organisations. Previous academic experience includes Cambridge, LSE, Tilburg and Amsterdam.

Research

He has published extensively on macroeconomics, public finance, political economy and resource economics, and also has an interest in the economics of culture.

Publications include Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics with B.J. Heijdra (OUP, 2002), the edited Handbook of International Macroeconomics, and several other books.

Grants

The Advanced Investigator Grant of the European Research Council on 'Combating Climate Change: The Political Economy of Green Paradoxes' with Cees Withagen (2010-16) allowed him to research the economics of climate change.

Ancillary activities

  • Universiteit van Oxford | Oxford, U.K. | Hoogleraar Economie | 2011-05-01

Ancillary activities are updated daily

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Research Output 1997 2018

Climate policies under climate model uncertainty: Max-min and min-max regret

Rezai, A. & van der Ploeg, F., 2018, In : Energy Economics. 68, October, p. 4-16

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Climate models
Global warming
Temperature
Carbon
Uncertainty

Macro policy responses to natural resource windfalls and the crash in commodity prices

van der Ploeg, F., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of International Money and Finance.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Crash
Windfall
Commodity prices
Policy responses
Natural resources

Non-cooperative and cooperative climate policies with anticipated breakthrough technology

Jaakkola, N. & van der Ploeg, F., 3 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

environmental policy
carbon
international cooperation
carbon emission
fossil fuel

Political economy of dynamic resource wars

van der Ploeg, F., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

political economy
resource
returns to scale
political conflict
political instability

Pricing Carbon and Adjusting Capital to Fend Off Climate Catastrophes

van der Ploeg, F. & de Zeeuw, A., 26 Feb 2018, In : Environmental and Resource Economics. 2018, p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Taxation
Productivity
Curbs
pollution tax
Carbon

Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Editorial work

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (Journal)

van der Ploeg, F. (Member of editorial board)
2015

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Prizes

ERC avanced grant

C.A.A.M. Withagen (Recipient) & F. van der Ploeg (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize / AwardAcademic