Executive Director, INET
Eric Beinhocker is the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, which devoted to applying leading-edge interdisciplinary approaches to economic theory and public policy practice.
Associate Professor of Global Public Policy, Director for China Engagement
Dr. Thomas Hale’s research explores how we can manage transnational problems effectively and fairly. He seeks to explain how political institutions evolve–or not–to face the challenges raised by globalization and interdependence, with a particular emphasis on environmental and economic issues. He holds a PhD in Politics from Princeton University, a masters degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics, and an AB in public policy from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School. A US national, Hale has studied and worked in Argentina, China, and Europe. His books include Beyond Gridlock (Polity 2017), Between Interests and Law: The Politics of Transnational Commercial Disputes (Cambridge 2015), Transnational Climate Change Governance (Cambridge 2014), and Gridlock: Why Global Cooperation Is Failing when We Need It Most (Polity 2013).
Professor Emeritus of Development Studies
Barbara is interested in the political economy of solar energy, the economy as a waste-producing system (agriculture and GHGs – and the informal economy of small-town waste production and disposal, India, and in applications of the concepts of restitution and restoration to nature and associated policies.