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Maya Papineau

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.A. (Carleton), M.Sc. (UCL), Ph.D. (California at Berkeley)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 3758
Office:A-808 Loeb

Languages spoken other than English: French

Research fields: environmental and energy economics, applied econometrics

• economics of climate change
• energy efficiency policy
• renewable energy
• sustainable development

Refereed Publications in the Last 6 Years:

“Utilities Included: Split Incentives in Commercial Electricity Contracts,” (with Katrina Jessoe and David Rapson), 2020. The Energy Journal, 41(5): 271-297.

“Carbon Emissions and Business Cycles,” (with H. Khan, C. Knittel and K. Metaxoglou),  2019. Journal of Macroeconomics [Lead Article], 60: 1-19.

“Energy Efficiency Premiums in Unlabeled Office Buildings”, The Energy Journal, Vol. 38, No. 4 (July 2017), pp. 195–212.

“Setting the Standard? Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Building Energy Standards”, Energy Economics, Vol. 64 (May 2017), pp. 63–76.

Most Significant Career Research Contributions:

“Distributional Determinants of Household Air Pollution in China” (with Kristin Aunan and Terje Berntsen), Environment and Development Economics, Vol. 14, No. 5 (October 2009), pp. 621–639.

“An Economic Perspective on Experience Curves and Dynamic Economies in Renewable Energy Technologies”,  Energy Policy, Vol. 34, No. 4 (March 2006), pp. 422–432.