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The government role in mobilising investment and innovation in renewable energy

August 2017 - Successfully attracting investment and innovation in renewable energy requires not only core climate policies, such as pricing carbon, but also a focus on the broader investment environment. Based on new research from the OECD, this article reviews some of the main factors holding back investment and innovation in renewable energy and looks at what governments can do to take action.

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Overcoming barriers to international investment in clean energy

June 2015 - Protectionism and local content requirements are holding back investment in clean energy and thus undermining the fight against climate change. This article puts forward policy options for mobilising investment in clean energy and restoring order and confidence in international markets.

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International investment in Europe: A canary in the coal mine?

November 2014 - Global FDI flows collapsed with the global financial crisis in 2008 and remain 40% below pre-crisis levels. A major reason for this is the EU. While FDI flows in the rest of the world recovered by 2010, the EU continues to struggle due to structural factors that are undermining the quality of the EU’s investment environment. This paper analyses why and provides policy options.

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Improving Indonesia's investment climate

February 2011 - With a large internal market, a growing middle class, abundant natural resources and a strategic location within Southeast Asia, Indonesia has natural appeal to foreign investors. This article looks at Indonesia’s progress in improving its policy framework for investment and asks what more can be done to attract high quality investment into the country.

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