Dr Jacquelyn Pless
Postdoctoral Research Officer
Oxford Martin Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford
Jacquelyn is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Economics of Innovation with the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, an Oxford Martin Fellow of the Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy, and a Research Associate of the Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies in the Department of Economics, Oxford University. For part of the Fall 2018, she was also a Postdoctoral Affiliate of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program and Visiting Researcher in the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Most of her current work focuses on evaluating the effects of public policy on firm behaviour and innovation outcomes, and on how policy can steer the direction of innovation towards clean energy solutions that help protect environmental systems.
Jacquelyn has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Mineral and Energy Economics and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. She previously held positions with the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis at the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and the World Bank.
No. 2018-17- Steering the climate system: an extended comment
10 Dec 18
Applying a mainstream climate physics model to the economics of Lemoine and Rudik (2017) invalidates...
Pass-Through as a Test for Market Power: An Application to Solar Subsidies
01 Nov 18
We formalize pass-through over-shifting as a simple yet under-utilized test for market power. We app...
Solar photovoltaic self-consumption in the UK residential sector: New estimates from a smart grid demonstration project
01 Jul 18
We conduct a simple regression analysis to estimate self-consumption and use the results to show tha...
Policy Brief—Encouraging Innovation that Protects Environmental Systems: Five Policy Proposals
19 Jan 18
Human innovations have created widespread human prosperity. However, they are also threatening the g...
Bribes, bureaucracies, and blackouts: Towards understanding how corruption at the firm level impacts electricity reliability
01 Feb 17