Luis Alejandro Sarmiento
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Luis Alejandro Sarmiento

Luis Sarmiento currently works as Postdoctoral Researcher at EIEE and research associate at the department of environment, energy, and transportation of the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin).

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Luis Alejandro Sarmiento

Luis Sarmiento currently works as Postdoctoral Researcher at EIEE and research associate at the department of environment, energy, and transportation of the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin).

He obtained his doctoral degree in economics from the Berlin Institute of Technology. His research focuses on environmental and energy economics, with a particular focus on applied micro-econometrics and numeric modeling. Regarding environmental economics, he studies the effect of global externalities like pollution, climate, and energy infrastructure on several realms of human affairs like health, productivity, wellbeing, and labor supply. Concerning energy economics, he uses numeric modeling to analyze the decarbonization pathways of energy systems.

Sarmiento L.

Air pollution and the productivity of high-skill labor: Evidence from court hearings

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics , - 2021

Sarmiento L., Wägner N., Zaklan A.

Effectiveness, Spillovers, and Well-Being Effects of Driving Restriction Policies

RFF Working Papers Series , 21-13, May 2021 - 2021

Sarmiento L., Molar-Cruz A., Avraam C., Brown M., Rosellón J., Siddiqui S., Solano Rodríguez B.

Mexico and U.S. Power Systems Under Variations in Natural Gas Prices

Energy Policy , Volume 156, September 2021, 112378 - 2021

Kim Y.J, Sarmiento L.

The Air Quality Effects of Uber

RFF Working Papers Series , Working Paper (21-34) - 2021

Gutiérrez-Meave R., Rosellón J., Sarmiento L.

The effect of changing marginal-cost to physical-order dispatch in the power sector

RFF Working Papers Series , Working Paper (21-19) - 2021

Giarola S., Molar-Cruz A., Vaillancourt K., Bahn O., Sarmiento L., Hawkes A., Brown M.

The role of energy storage on the uptake of renewable energy: A model comparison approach

Energy Policy , - 2021