Gregor Singer

Research Student

Gregor’s PhD research focuses on industrial development, particularly on misallocation of production factors in manufacturing. He also works on projects in energy economics, climate resilience, community driven development and trade.

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 energy economics
  • Development economics
  • Empirical industrial organization
Working paper  19 November, 2018

Can subjective resilience indicators predict future food security? Evidence from three communities in rural Kyrgyzstan

This paper is the first to quantitatively compare the power of subjective and objective resilience measures to predict future wellbeing in the face of socio-environmental shocks and stressors. It uses data from rural Kyrgyzstan. read more »

Research article  15 November, 2018

International and sectoral variation in industrial energy prices 1995–2015

Energy price rises for industry are a major political concern. Access to cheap energy is often considered a key factor for the competitiveness of industry. To enable international comparisons, and … read more »

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 publications  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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