Special PhD Session

The Special PhD Session will take place on Sunday, June 15th in Herald Square Suite, 1 pm - 5.15 pm. During this session, the PhD candidates will get 30 minutes to present their work, followed by 15' Q&A and feedback from a referee. The two referees will be Dr. Ricardo Raineri (The World Bank) and Prof. Anne Neumann (DIW Berlin).

Time Presenter Title Referee
1.00-1.45 Andre J. Barbe
Rice University
A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Energy Taxation with Endogenous Resource Supply and Flexible Substitution Ricardo Raineri
1.45-2.30 Anders Ørding Olsen
Copenhagen Business School
Peer Effects on Solar PV Adoption Anne Neumann
3.00-3.45 Tunc Durmaz
Norwegian School of Economics
Energy Storage and Renewable Energy Ricardo Raineri
3.45-4.30 Anna Ebers
State University of New York
Public Policy Impacts on Power Generating Capacity in Forest Bioenergy Sector in the United states Anne Neumann
4.30-5.15 Musilia O. Oseni
University of Cambridge
Paying for Improved Electricity Services in Developing Countries: Any Role for Previous Mitigation Action? Ricardo Raineri

Following the success of the Special PhD Sessions (named PhD-Day in Europe) organized during IAEE's European conferences, a 1/2 day Special PhD Session will be organized prior to the conference in New York (Sunday, June 15th). The session's main objective is to provide selected PhD candidates with a platform for presenting an in-depth version of their work in the field of energy economics. The Special PhD Session shall deepen the exchange among PhD candidates and between junior and senior scientists. Each presenter will get 30 minutes to present his/her work, which will be followed by a detailed and valuable feedback provided by two senior researchers, and questions from the audience.

To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must:

The paper must:

  • be original work completed by the student;
  • not be co-authored by a faculty member or non-student (papers co-authored by fellow students are ok).

Application materials consist of:

  • Paper abstract; (may be same as abstract submitted to conference for general concurrent session presentation, in case one has been submitted.);
  • Paper - double-spaced; 8.5 by 11 inch page setup; 30 pages maximum (any paper that exceeds the page limitation will be subject to disqualification);
  • Letter from applicant's advisor or another faculty member familiar with the applicant's research confirming that the paper meets the qualifications for submission, and recommending it for consideration.

The paper and application deadline is January 10, 2013. Please submit all materials electronically in pdf format to patrick.narbel@nhh.no with "Submission for New York Special PhD Session" in the subject line. You will be notified by February 27, 2014 as to the disposition of your paper. Authors whose abstract are accepted will have until April 14, 2014 to submit their final papers.

For further questions regarding the Special PhD Session, please contact Patrick Narbel at patrick.narbel@nhh.no.

Further note that if you would like to present your paper at the Conference event if it does not get accepted for the Special PhD Session (and thus get presented in a concurrent session) you must follow the regular paper submission procedures, submitting an abstract by the regular Call for Papers cut-off date.