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People Dr Jacquelyn Pless

Oxford Martin Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy


Oxford Martin Fellow

Dr Jacquelyn Pless is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics of Innovation with the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, and a Fellow of the Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy. 

Jacquelyn is interested in developing a better understanding of innovation, effective public policy, and the ways in which humans realistically interact with energy systems to build a more resilient energy future and improve quality of life. She is passionate about bridging disciplines in this effort given the intrinsic interconnectedness of all systems globally.

Her research focuses on public spending and the design of instruments that can potentially accelerate technological progress and the adoption of electricity system technologies, particularly in the context of increasingly decentralised generation and consumption. 

Jacquelyn has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Mineral and Energy Economics and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. Prior to joining the Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy, Jacquelyn’s research with the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis at the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the National Conference of State Legislatures fell at the intersection of energy, economics, policy, and society.