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I'm Head of Research of the Centre for International Environmental Studies (CIES) and Lecturer in the Department of International Economics at the Geneva Graduate Institute.
I also hold an appointment as Associate Professor in Environmental Economics at the Department of Spatial Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, where I teach the course Environmental Economics in the STREEM Master.
I'm a Co-Editor of the journal Environmental and Resource Economics, the official journal of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, and a Research Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute.
My academic research provides perspective on how environmental and climate change policies can induce firms to increase their investments in clean technologies, using econometric techniques and more recently machine learning algorithms for text analytics. My research helps inform policymaking on issues of green growth, energy transition, net-zero carbon pathways, financing breakthrough innovation and technology transfers to the developing world. I regularly assists international policy organizations such as the OECD, WIPO, European Investment Bank, WTO, the Green Finance Platform/Green Policy Platform as well as national governments and the private sector.