Gregor Singer

Research Student

Gregor’s PhD research focuses on the economics of material efficiency in manufacturing sectors. He also works on projects in agricultural economics and insurance, energy prices, trade, and institutional change and deforestation.

Background

Gregor holds a MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change (Distinction) from LSE and a BSc in Economics from Maastricht University. Before starting his PhD, he worked as a consultant at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Global Green Growth Institute. He has also been a Research Assistant at the Grantham Research Institute.

Research interests

  • Environmental and development economics
  • Material efficiency and total factor productivity
  • Agricultural economics and insurance
  • Energy prices and policies

2015

Working paper  25 March, 2015

International and sectoral variation in energy prices 1995-2011: how does it relate to emissions policy stringency?

New research analsying major trends in global energy prices and the extent to which energy prices are a good proxy for emissions policy stringency. New dataset available. read more »

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2015

Policy report  26 January, 2015

Green agricultural policies and poverty reduction

Since developing countries typically have large agricultural sectors, the implementation of green agricultural policies can play a key role in helping shift to low-carbon economies. However, the challenge … read more »

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2015

Data setWorking paper  25 March, 2015

International and sectoral variation in energy prices 1995-2011: how does it relate to emissions policy stringency?

New research analsying major trends in global energy prices and the extent to which energy prices are a good proxy for emissions policy stringency. New dataset available. read more »

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