Ralf Martin is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School and an Associate of the Growth Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance. From September 2023, Ralf is on secondment at the International Finance Corporation (part of World Bank Group) as Principal Economist for Climate Change for three years.
Current areas of research include:
- Industrial policy and spillovers: which technology areas have the highest social value?
- Energy consumption: how to deploy and operate virtual power plants to help making clean energy cheaper?
- Pro social attitudes: how do pro social attitudes drive innovation? What drives pro social attitudes?