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  • Elizabeth Baldwin

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    Elizabeth’s research has two themes: the modelling of impacts from climate change; and the theory and practice of auctions for multiple related goods, along with the underlying geometry of consumer theory.

    Background

    Elizabeth will shortly defend her doctorate in the economics of preferences at Oxford University, where she already holds a Master’s degree in Economics.

    She advises the Department of Energy and Climate Change on auction design, specifically in setting the strike price of renewable energy support. Working with Paul Klemperer, she advised the Bank of England on a recently-implemented extension of their Indexed Long-Term Repo auctions.

    Prior to this work, her background was in mathematics. She has a Master’s and a doctorate, specialising in geometry, also from Oxford University, where she worked for two years as a postdoctoral researcher studying geometric invariant theory and the moduli spaces of curves and maps, before making the transition to economics.

    Research programmes

    • Global response strategies
    • Practical aspects of climate policy

    Research interests

    • The economics of climate change damages and policy responses
    • Energy economics
    • Environmental policies
    • Applied economics
    • Practical auction theory and market design
    • Consumer theory for indivisible goods
    • Matching with transferable utility

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