Luis Alejandro Sarmiento
Luis Sarmiento currently works as Junior Scientist 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.
The Scandinavian Journal of Economics , - 2021Effectiveness, Spillovers, and Well-Being Effects of Driving Restriction Policies
RFF Working Papers Series , 21-13, May 2021 - 2021Mexico and U.S. Power Systems Under Variations in Natural Gas Prices
Energy Policy , Volume 156, September 2021, 112378 - 2021The Air Quality Effects of Uber
RFF Working Papers Series , Working Paper (21-34) - 2021The effect of changing marginal-cost to physical-order dispatch in the power sector
RFF Working Papers Series , Working Paper (21-19) - 2021The role of energy storage on the uptake of renewable energy: A model comparison approach
Energy Policy , - 2021