I’m a political scientist and postdoctoral research fellow in climate policy at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, working with the Climate Econometrics project. I’m also a senior research officer at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, and part-time consultant with the World Bank’s Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment (MTI) Global Practice.
I completed my PhD in the Department of Politics at University of Cambridge in ’16/’17. My dissertation comparatively assessed the drivers and performance of climate change mitigation policies in OECD countries over three decades, with a particular focus on the Scandinavian countries and Germany.
- Climate change mitigation and adaptation policies — including debates about their design, sequencing, and reform, as well as ex post econometric evaluations of policy effectiveness.
- The history of energy transitions and what it teaches us about future transitions.
- Comparative political economy since the early 20th century — especially the relative impact of individual politicians, campaign finance, industry lobbying, NGOs, labour organizations, and citizens on environmental and socioeconomic policy choices.
- Comparative politics, party systems, and democratic institutional design — especially debates about the merits and demerits of different policymaking models and their ability to address long-term collective action problems.