Eugenie is an Assistant Professor in Environmental Economics at the London School of Economics, in the Department of Geography and Environment.


Eugenie is an environmental economist analysing the issue of technological change. Her interests lie primarily in understanding how institutions and policies influence science, innovation, and technological change so that economic development can be sustainable for the environment and societies. Eugenie recently graduated with a Ph.D. from Columbia University. She is also a Fellow at the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy at Johns Hopkins University and a Beijer Young Scholar with the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Research interests

  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Technological Change, Innovation
  • Energy
  • Policy evaluation
  • Natural language processing, quantitative text analysis


Research - 2022

Research - 2021

This paper provides evidence that the Montreal Protocol’s restrictions on CFCs triggered a substantial increase in research and innovation on alternatives to ozone-depleting molecules and suggests such international environmental agreements can dynamically improve the benefit-cost equation of environmental protection and may therefore also be useful to dealing with current problems such as climate change. Read more


Events - 2021

Events - 2020

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