I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics within Heriot-Watt University's Edinburgh Business School. I am the Project Manager in the Centre for Energy Economics Research and Policy (CEERP).

I am generally interested in applied econometrics. My current research focuses on the relationship between energy prices and the performance of world economies.

Before starting my PhD studies at Heriot-Watt University, I completed my MSc in Economics at University of Edinburgh as a part of the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics (SGPE). I received my undergraduate degree from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA with a double major (economics and linguistics) and a double minor (mathematics, and German language and literature).


March 2020 - Mark Schaffer and I have had a new publication: Understanding the Economic Impact of Oil Price Shocks in the Asian Journal of Economics and Banking.

March 2020 - Julian Fennema and I wrote a review of the oil and gas industry in 2019, which was commissioned by Cairn Energy and published in the company's Annual Report.

February 2020 - A new publication: A Theory-based Lasso for Time-Series Data in Studies in Computational Intelligence.

January 2020 - I attended the annual Crieff conference organised by the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics

September 2019 - I attended the Developments in Economics Education (DEE) conference in Warwick organised by the Economics Network

July 2019 - I attended the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia

June 2019 - I attended the Conference in International Economics organised by the Spanish Association of International Economics and Finance

June 2019 - I attended the Statistical Review of World Energy launch event at BP plc headquarters in London

February 2019 - I attended the Energy Outlook launch event at BP plc headquarters in London

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