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Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance


Clara’s research focuses on several topics related to the economics of energy decarbonisation, including government support for energy RD&D, the effects of renewable power sector policies, the economics of carbon-neutral technologies such as carbon capture and sequestration, and the trade of natural resources and materials used in energy technologies (like cobalt, lithium, and rare earth elements). Prevailing statistical and econometric studies on these topics tend to focus on high-income or OECD countries, but she takes a broader geographical view to better understand the developments and challenges of energy decarbonisation in a wide set of countries.

Clara has several years of full-time research and operational experience in macroeconomics, renewable energy policy, and commodities markets at the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank. She is an Associate at the Harvard Belfer Center, where she also completed her postdoc, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, based in the Center for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (CEENRG), Department of Land Economy. She also holds an M.S. in Applied Economics from the Torcuato Di Tella University in Argentina and a B.S in Climate Change and Energy Economics and Policy from Georgetown and Stanford Universities.

C-EENRG Fellow
Economist, International Monetary Fund
 Clara  Galeazzi