Rob is a senior scientist at SEI-US, based in Somerville, MA. His research focuses on the relationships between energy, social welfare, and environmental change in developing countries.
Pam Jagger is an Associate Professor in the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan and WinEED
Tshering Thinley is the Dean of Academic Affairs at Yonphula Centenary College. He is a lecturer in Physics at Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan.
Ipsita Das is a Research Scientist at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.
Shaun McRae is an Assistant Professor in the Centro de Investigación Económica and Department of Economics at ITAM in Mexico City.
Darby Jack, PhD, studies environmental health risks in developing countries, the health impacts of climate change, and the role of the urban environment in shaping health.
Yating Li is a fifth-year PhD student in environmental economics at Duke University, and an
Hannah Girardeau is the Program Coordinator for the Energy Access Project at Duke University. She is committed to promoting solutions to energy poverty in developing nations.
Ther Aung is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill affiliated with Dr. Jagger's Forest Use, Energy, and Livelihoods (FUEL) Lab.
Erin Litzow is a PhD student at the University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics.
Andy Grieshop is an environmental engineer in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at NC State University, where he directs the
Montserrat Serrano-Medrano is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre of Research in Environmental Geography (CIGA) at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Michael A Toman (Mike) is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank, and Manager of the Environment and Energy and Agricultural and Rural Development Teams. In the l
Maximiliane Sievert has several years of experience in the evaluation of development interventions in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Luciane Lenz is PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Passau and a researcher in the “Climate Change in Developing Countries” research unit at RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Researc
Dr. Omar Masera has a bachelor in Physics from the National University of Mexico and a Master and PhD in Energy and Resources from UC, Berkeley.
Rob Fetter is a senior policy associate at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. He is helping to develop the Energy Access Project.
Marc Jeuland is an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the Sanford School of Public Policy and the Duke Global Health Institute at Duke University.
Dr. Katherine (Katie) Dickinson is an Assistant Professor in the Colorado School of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the University of Colorado.
Dalia Patiño-Echeverri is the Gendell Associate Professor of Energy Systems and Public Policy at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University where she explores, assesses, and proposes
Robyn Meeks is an Assistant Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and a faculty affiliate of the Duke University Energy Initiative and the Duke Center for Internationa
Faraz Usmani is a PhD candidate in environmental economics at Duke University, with research interests at the intersection of environmental, energy, and development economics. Faraz holds a B.A.
P.P. Krishnapriya is a Research Scientist at the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University.
Rohini Somanathan is a professor of Economics at the Delhi School of Economics and a WinEED co-founder. She received her PhD in 1996 from Boston University and held faculty positions at Emory University, the University of Michigan and the Indian Statistical Institute before joining the Delhi School of Economics in 2005. Her research focuses on how social institutions interact with public policies to shape patterns of economic and social inequality. She is particularly interested in exploring the intellectual and ideological environment within which state policy is created and justified. Within the broad area of development economics, she has worked on group identity and public goods, access to microfinance, child nutrition programs and environmental health. As part of her professional and other activities, she is on the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association, on the governing body of the Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research and a trustee of the NGO SRIJAN. She has also been part of the annual consultations on the Budget in the Ministry of Finance in India. Webpage: Click here
Helena Cardenas is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. program at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with specialization on Economic Development.
Jörg has been studying the economics of energy poverty for several years and has extensively worked on the impacts and adoption of improved cookstoves and electricity access.
Assistant Professor in Economics at the School of Economics, Renmin University.
Subhrendu K. Pattanayak is a Professor of Public Policy, Environmental Economics and Global Health at Duke University.
Erin is a professor of forest economics and coordinator of international programs in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University, research associa
Remidius Denis Ruhinduka is a EfD research fellow and a lecturer at the department of Economics, University of Dar es Salaam. His research work focuses on various aspects of development economics with special focus on the adoption and impact of Environmental friendly technology in developing countries. With special interest on behavioral and experimental economics,
Eswaran Somanathan is a professor in the Economics and Planning unit, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Delhi and the Program Director of the Centre for research on the Economics of Climate, Food, Energy and Environment (CECFEE). His research is in the economics of environment and development and microeconomic theory. He is the Editor of the journal Environment and Development Economics published by Cambridge University press and was a Co-ordinating Lead Author for Working Group III of the Fifth Assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He has recently joined as an Expert in the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) led National Task Force. He received his PhD in economics from Harvard in 1995, and has taught at Princeton, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Emory University. Webpage: Click here
Tensay Hadush is a Research Fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) based at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI).
Carlos Chávez is a Professor (Profesor Titular) in the Facultad de Economía y Negocios at Universidad de Talca, Chile.
Sied Hassen is post-doctoral researcher at Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC), the Ethiopian Development Research Institute from September 1, 2015.
Zenebe Gebreegziabher is a Research Fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI).
Abebe Damte is a research fellow at the Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC) based at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI).
Yonas Alem is currently a research fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, where he received his PhD in Economics.
Marcela Jaime is an assistant professor in the School of Management and Business (Escuela de Administración y Negocios (EAN)) at the University of Concepcion. She obta
Ping Qin is Deputy Director of EEPC.
John M. Mutua is currently working with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) of Kenya as a Senior Manager, Economic Regulation.
Randall Bluffstone is Professor of economics at Portland State University.
Alemu Mekonnen is an Associate Professor of economics at the School of Economics of Addis Ababa University.
Maria A. Naranjo is an international associate research fellow for the EfD Central America. She finished her PhD. studies at the Development Economics Group in Wageningen University.
Gunnar Köhlin is the Director of Environment for Development – a global network of environmental economics’ centers. He is also an Associate Professor at the Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) have issued a Call for Papers for the Seventh GGKP Annual Conference (#GGKP7).
The use of energy efficient technologies and energy conservation practices enhances the competitiveness of individual firms by minimizing production costs. Improved energy efficiency has also spillover benefits by reducing power outages caused by overburdened generation, transmission, and distribution infrastructure.
To enhance energy modelling activities in Ethiopia, the team will develop new models, and build on existing ones developed for research and policy formulation. These will be used to outline different energy system development pathways that meet the fast-growing demand for electricity in the country.
Impacts and Drivers of Policies for Electricity Access: Micro-and-Macroeconomic evidence from Ethiopia
The main focus of this research project will be micro- and macro-level analysis of the tariff reform, with the team evaluating the impacts of the first phase on the demand for electricity among household and commercial consumers, as well as on the broader economy.
Studying fuel choices for residential heating and cooking in urban areas of central-southern Chile: the role of preferences, income, prices, and the availability of energy sources and technology
Air pollution in urban areas is one of the major environmental problems in Chile. In particular, an important number of cities in central and southern Chile exhibit high levels of respirable suspended particulate matter, which are mainly due to emissions from household’s burning of wood for heating and cooking.
Energy has been called the “golden thread” connecting economic growth, social equity, and environmental sustainability—but what do we know about the drivers and impacts of energy transitions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)? To answer this question, the Sustainable Energy Tr