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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge


Dr Shaun Larcom

Dr Shaun Larcom

University Reader in Law, Economics and Institutions

Director of Studies in Land Economy and Fellow of Selwyn College

Director for the MPhil in Environmental Policy

Chair of Part IB and II Examiners

Office Phone: (01223) 337131

Research Interests

Environmental Economics
Law and Economics
Legal Pluralism and Interacting Institutions
Learning from Shocks
Water Energy Food Nexus


Climate Change ; Public Policy ; Economics ; Sustainability

Key Publications

Working Papers 


Journal Articles


Review by Bruce Ottley in Asia Pacific Law Review

Water-Energy-Food Nexus Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Time-Consistency and Dictator Punishment: Discretion Rather Than Rules?” (with M.Sarr and T. Willems), 2016, in T. Besley (ed) Contemporary Issues in Development Economics, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Economics of Green Economies: Investment in Green Growth and How it Works  (with T. Swanson), in P.-M. Dupuy, J. E. Viñuales (eds.), Harnessing Foreign Investment to Promote Environmental Protection (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
  • International experiences in air pollution management (with H. Vennemo) in T Lin and T. Swanson (eds.), Economic Growth and Environmental  Regulation: The People's Republic of China's Path to a Brighter Future (ADB and Routledge, 2009) 


Selected Media Coverage

London Underground Paper

Dictators walking the Mogadishu Line

  • Wall Street Journal

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