Research

Highlighted Work

Selected Other Work

More Publications

. The Impact of Climate Policy on Employment and Entry/Exit: Firm-Level Evidence from Germany. Work in Progress, 2021.

. Rate of Return Regulation Revisited. Work in Progress, 2021.

Blog (EI@Haas)

. Extreme Weather and Infrastructure Outages under Climate Change. Work in Progress, 2021.

. Do Renewable Energy Community Payments Work?. Work in Progress, 2021.

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
December 2020 – Present
Mannheim, Germany

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Mannheim

Postdoctoral Researcher working on research in energy and environmental economics.
 
 
 
 
 
January 2020 – May 2020
Berkeley, California, USA

Graduate Instructor

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

Instructor for an MBA/MDP graduate-level class on Applied Impact Evaluation taught by Prof. Paul Gertler. The focus was on learning the key econometric concepts and coding tools necessary to evaluate programs and policies.
 
 
 
 
 
June 2016 – December 2020
Berkeley, California, USA

Graduate Researcher

Energy Institute at Haas

Researcher working on a wide range of projects, from retail electricity pricing in the US to air conditioning adoption in Sierra Leone.
 
 
 
 
 
January 2016 – May 2016
San Francisco, California, USA

Graduate Researcher

California Public Utilities Commission

Graduate policy intern helping evaluate low-income energy efficiency programs in California. Focused on exploring program reform options and issues around data transparency. Hands on experience with industry engagement, including a ride-along with a non-profit retrofit installer.
 
 
 
 
 
August 2015 – December 2020
Berkeley, California, USA

PhD Candidate

University of California Berkeley

PhD Candidate in an interdisciplinary research program studying issues in the energy and environment space. Member of the Society, Enviornment and Economics Lab and The Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. Also earning a Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Science from the Information School.
 
 
 
 
 
July 2012 – July 2015
London/Glasgow, United Kingdom

Economist

Office of Gas and Electricity Markets

Regulatory economist working on a wide range of key issues in UK energy policy during this time, including monitoring wholesale market competition, regulation of retail pricing, credit and supplier failure risks, gas supply security and industrial demand response. Started out as a summer student placement, before being brought on as an analyst and promoted to economist. Experience with industry stakeholder engagement, data management, international regulatory cooperation, policy drafting and staff recruitment.