His work has also covered political economy and how shifts occur in prevailing economic ideas and policies, the role and power of digital platforms, and mobility transitions.
Areas of expertise:
- Climate and environmental breakdown
- Political economy
- Digital platforms
- Transport and the mobility transition
Previously, Laurie was Director of the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change and Co-Chair of Trustees of Rethinking Economics. He has also worked for Lord Skidelsky in the House of Lords, where he focussed on post-crash macroeconomic policy, and at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at Oxford University and as a strategist for Purpose.
Laurie holds an MPhil in Economics from Oxford University and a BSc in Physics from Exeter University.
Outside of IPPR, he is co-authoring a book on how to build a politics capable of responding to environmental breakdown.