While building a scientific team, Ben broadened his expertise and thinking by earning a Masters of Economics in Political Economy from the University of Sydney. This allowed Ben to pursue strategic thinking around energy economics, climate change and sustainability.
Some selected publications on economics include:
- Ben McNeil (2007): The Costs of Introducing Nuclear Power to Australia. Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 59. Pg 1-25.
- Ben McNeil (2009) The Clean Industrial Revolution: Growing Australian Prosperity in a Greenhouse Age, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, Australia.