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Timothy J. Foxon

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First Name:Timothy
Middle Name:J.
Last Name:Foxon
RePEc Short-ID:pfo77


Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU)
School of Business, Management and Economics
University of Sussex

Brighton, United Kingdom

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Jubilee Building G08, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9SL
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Working papers

  1. Barton, J. & Davies, L & Foxon, T.J. & Galloway, S. & Hammond, Geoff & O'Grady, Áine & Robertson, E. & Thomson, M., 2013. "Transition pathways for a UK low carbon electricity system : Comparing scenarios and technology implications," Realising Transition Pathways 44217, Realising Transition Pathways, University of Bath.
  2. David Bonilla & Tim Foxon, 2007. "Estimating demand for new car fuel economy in the UK 1970-2004 using a two-stage error correction model," Environmental Economy and Policy Research Working Papers 23.2007, University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economics, revised 2007.
  3. Tim J. Foxon & Peter J. Pearson, 2006. "Policy Processes for Low Carbon Innovation in the UK: Successes, failures and lessons," Environmental Economy and Policy Research Working Papers 16.2006, University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economics, revised 2006.


  1. Paul E. Brockway & Harry Saunders & Matthew K. Heun & Timothy J. Foxon & Julia K. Steinberger & John R. Barrett & Steve Sorrell, 2017. "Energy Rebound as a Potential Threat to a Low-Carbon Future: Findings from a New Exergy-Based National-Level Rebound Approach," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(1), pages 1-24, January.
  2. Robertson, Elizabeth & O'Grady, Áine & Barton, John & Galloway, Stuart & Emmanuel-Yusuf, Damiete & Leach, Matthew & Hammond, Geoff & Thomson, Murray & Foxon, Tim, 2017. "Reconciling qualitative storylines and quantitative descriptions: An iterative approach," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 293-306.
  3. Ronan Bolton & Timothy J Foxon & Stephen Hall, 2016. "Energy transitions and uncertainty: Creating low carbon investment opportunities in the UK electricity sector," Environment and Planning C, , vol. 34(8), pages 1387-1403, December.
  4. Jack Miller & Timothy J. Foxon & Steve Sorrell, 2016. "Exergy Accounting: A Quantitative Comparison of Methods and Implications for Energy-Economy Analysis," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 9(11), pages 1-22, November.
  5. Bolton, Ronan & Foxon, Timothy J., 2015. "Infrastructure transformation as a socio-technical process — Implications for the governance of energy distribution networks in the UK," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 90(PB), pages 538-550.
  6. Bale, Catherine S.E. & Varga, Liz & Foxon, Timothy J., 2015. "Energy and complexity: New ways forward," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 138(C), pages 150-159.
  7. Hall, Stephen & Foxon, Timothy J., 2014. "Values in the Smart Grid: The co-evolving political economy of smart distribution," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 600-609.
  8. Edmunds, R.K. & Cockerill, T.T. & Foxon, T.J. & Ingham, D.B. & Pourkashanian, M., 2014. "Technical benefits of energy storage and electricity interconnections in future British power systems," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 70(C), pages 577-587.
  9. Foxon, Timothy J., 2013. "Transition pathways for a UK low carbon electricity future," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 10-24.
  10. Foxon, Timothy J. & Pearson, Peter J.G. & Arapostathis, Stathis & Carlsson-Hyslop, Anna & Thornton, Judith, 2013. "Branching points for transition pathways: assessing responses of actors to challenges on pathways to a low carbon future," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 146-158.
  11. Nick Jagger & Tim Foxon & Andy Gouldson, 2013. "Skills constraints and the low carbon transition," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(1), pages 43-57, January.
  12. Hannon, Matthew J. & Foxon, Timothy J. & Gale, William F., 2013. "The co-evolutionary relationship between Energy Service Companies and the UK energy system: Implications for a low-carbon transition," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 61(C), pages 1031-1045.
  13. Timothy J. Foxon & Jonathan Köhler & Jonathan Michie & Christine Oughton, 2013. "Towards a new complexity economics for sustainability," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 37(1), pages 187-208.
  14. Ronan Bolton & Timothy J Foxon, 2013. "Urban infrastructure dynamics: market regulation and the shaping of district energy in UK cities," Environment and Planning A, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 45(9), pages 2194-2211, September.
  15. Bale, Catherine S.E. & McCullen, Nicholas J. & Foxon, Timothy J. & Rucklidge, Alastair M. & Gale, William F., 2013. "Harnessing social networks for promoting adoption of energy technologies in the domestic sector," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 63(C), pages 833-844.
  16. Bale, Catherine S.E. & Foxon, Timothy J. & Hannon, Matthew J. & Gale, William F., 2012. "Strategic energy planning within local authorities in the UK: A study of the city of Leeds," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 242-251.
  17. Teschner, Na'ama & McDonald, Adrian & Foxon, Timothy J. & Paavola, Jouni, 2012. "Integrated transitions toward sustainability: The case of water and energy policies in Israel," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 79(3), pages 457-468.
  18. Pearson, Peter J.G. & Foxon, Timothy J., 2012. "A low carbon industrial revolution? Insights and challenges from past technological and economic transformations," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 50(C), pages 117-127.
  19. Foxon, Timothy J., 2011. "A coevolutionary framework for analysing a transition to a sustainable low carbon economy," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(12), pages 2258-2267.
  20. R. Bolton & T.J. Foxon, 2011. "Governing Infrastructure Networks For A Low Carbon Economy: Co-Evolution Of Technologies And Institutions In Uk Electricity Distribution Networks," Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, Intersentia, vol. 12(1), pages 2-27, March.
  21. Michael Nye & Lorraine Whitmarsh & Timothy Foxon, 2010. "Sociopsychological perspectives on the active roles of domestic actors in transition to a lower carbon electricity economy," Environment and Planning A, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 42(3), pages 697-714, March.
  22. David Bonilla & Timothy Foxon, 2009. "Demand for New Car Fuel Economy in the UK, 1970-2005," Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, University of Bath, vol. 43(1), pages 55-83, January.
  23. Neil Strachan & Tim Foxon & Junichi Fujino, 2008. "Low-Carbon Society (LCS) modelling," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(sup1), pages 3-4, December.
  24. Neil Strachan & Tim Foxon & Junichi Fujino, 2008. "Policy implications from the Low-Carbon Society (LCS) modelling project," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(sup1), pages 17-29, December.
  25. Terry Barker & S. Serban Scrieciu & Tim Foxon, 2008. "Achieving the G8 50% target: modelling induced and accelerated technological change using the macro-econometric model E3MG," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(sup1), pages 30-45, December.
  26. Barker, Terry & Ekins, Paul & Foxon, Tim, 2007. "Macroeconomic effects of efficiency policies for energy-intensive industries: The case of the UK Climate Change Agreements, 2000-2010," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(4), pages 760-778, July.
  27. Jonathan Köhler & Terry Barker & Haoran Pan & Paolo Agnolucci & Paul Ekins & Tim Foxon & Dennis Anderson & Sarah Winne & Paul Dewick & Marcela Miozzo & Ken Green, 2007. "New lessons for technology policy and climate change: investment for innovation," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 7(2), pages 156-161, March.
  28. Barker, Terry & Ekins, Paul & Foxon, Tim, 2007. "The macro-economic rebound effect and the UK economy," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 35(10), pages 4935-4946, October.
  29. Foxon, T.J. & Pearson, P.J.G., 2007. "Towards improved policy processes for promoting innovation in renewable electricity technologies in the UK," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 1539-1550, March.
  30. Foxon, T. J. & Gross, R. & Chase, A. & Howes, J. & Arnall, A. & Anderson, D., 2005. "UK innovation systems for new and renewable energy technologies: drivers, barriers and systems failures," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 33(16), pages 2123-2137, November.
  31. Robert Gross, Tim Foxon, 2003. "Policy support for innovation to secure improvements in resource productivity," International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 3(2), pages 118-130.
  32. T. J. Foxon & G. Mcilkenny & D. Gilmour & C. Oltean-Dumbrava & N. Souter & R. Ashley & D. Butler & P. Pearson & P. Jowitt & J. Moir, 2002. "Sustainability Criteria for Decision Support in the UK Water Industry," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(2), pages 285-301.
  33. Timothy J. Foxon, 2000. "Resource Efficiency and Service Provision," Energy & Environment, , vol. 11(5), pages 587-595, September.


  1. Timothy J. Foxon, 2014. "Technological lock-in and the role of innovation," Chapters,in: Handbook of Sustainable Development, chapter 20, pages 304-316 Edward Elgar Publishing.


  1. Timothy J. Foxon & Jonathan Köhler & Christine Oughton (ed.), 2008. "Innovation for a Low Carbon Economy," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12790.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 3 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (3) 2006-03-11 2007-04-21 2015-06-13
  2. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (3) 2006-03-11 2007-04-21 2015-06-13
  3. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2006-03-11
  4. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2015-06-13
  5. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2015-06-13


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