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Personal Statement

Gioele is a lecturer in economics. He has joined the Department in January 2019 having previously worked as a research associate for the Fraser of Allander Institute and the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of Strathclyde.

Gioele is an economic modeller focussed on the application of Computable General Equilibrium for the analysis of economic policies. Gioele is interested in regional economics and economics of energy and climate change. He has focussed on issues related to the economic consequences of energy efficiency and their ramifications in different parts of the economy. Currently, he is also interested in water utilisation and policies. From a regional perspective, he focusses on regional and international trade of regions and on the economic consequences of regional environmental policies.

 

Research Interests

Gioele is interested in regional economics and economics of energy and climate change. He has focussed on issues related to the economic consequences of energy efficiency and their ramifications in different parts of the economy. Currently, he is also interested in water utilisation and policies. From a regional perspective, he focusses on regional and international trade of regions and on the economic consequences of regional environmental policies.

Expertise & Capabilities

Economic modelling, with a primary focus on Computable General Equilibrium

Energy and environmental economic modelling

Regional trade modelling

Teaching Interests

Gioele leads teaching on Economic Appraisal and Modelling in the MSc in Applied Economics, Energy Industries and Markets in the MSc in Economics & Policy of Energy and Climate Change and contributes to Economic Policy for the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics. In addition, he leads a class on Economic Modelling for the Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied Economics.

Academic / Professional qualifications

2013 MSc in Applied Economics, University of Strathclyde, awarded with distinction

2017 PhD in Economics, University of Strathclyde, awarded with no corrections, Supervisors Professor Karen Turner, Professor Peter McGregor, External Pablo Arocena, Universidad de Navarra. Thesis title "Evaluating the impact of pro environment policies: the case of energy efficiency in the UK and Scotland" 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

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