Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago
Fiona Burlig is a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Economics and Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. She studies energy and environmental economics, with a focus on the developing world. Her ongoing research examines the impacts of rural electrification in India, uses machine learning methods to quantify the effectiveness of energy efficiency upgrades, and proposes tools for designing randomized controlled trials. Fiona holds a PhD in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in economics, political science, and German from Williams College. In July 2018, she will join the Harris School of Public Policy as an assistant professor.