Ongoing and Other Work

More Publications

. The Impact of Climate Policy on Manufacturing Employment: Firm-Level Evidence from Germany. Work in Progress, 2024.

. The Impacts of Air Pollution on Petcare Utilization and Spending. Working Paper, 2024.

. Road Pricing, Congestion and Low Emissions Zones in a Net Zero World. Work in Progress, 2024.

. The Global Consequences of Climate Change for Peak Electricity Demand. Work in Progress, 2024.

. Do Younger Generations Drive Less?. Working Paper, 2023.



GY222: Applied Environmental Economics

This course is an undergraduate level introduction to economic principles in the analysis of environmental change and natural resource use. My teaching on this course focuses on topics related to cost-benefit analysis and environmental valuation; stated and revealed preferences methods; sustainable development; biodiversity; and energy markets.

GY428: Applied Quantitative Methods

This is a postgraduate course that provides an introduction to quantitative methods in use in modern environmental and resource economics. Emphasis is on causal inference and regression-based methods, including key empirical designs (e.g. fixed effects, instrumental variables, regression discontinuity, difference-in-differences etc.). We also cover additional topics of interest, such as machine learning. Students learn how to apply these methods in R.

GY455: Economic Appraisal and Valuation

This is a postgraduate course that covers the use of applied economics in the context of project appraisal and policy evaluation. My teaching on this course focuses on topics related to related to cost-benefit analysis and environmental valuation; stated and revealed preferences methods; and the use of program evaluation in policymaking. I also host a panel discussion with experts from industry, consulting and government.


September 2021 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Assistant Professor

London School of Economics and Political Science

Assistant Professor in Environmental Economics in the Department of Geography and Environment. Faculty Associate at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.
December 2020 – August 2021
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.
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, Environment and Economics Lab and The Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. Also earned a Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Science from the Information School.
July 2012 – July 2015
London/Glasgow, United Kingdom


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.