Dr Jacquelyn Pless

Postdoctoral Research Officer

Dr Jacquelyn Pless is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Economics of Innovation with the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, an Oxford Martin Fellow of the Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy, and a Research Associate of the Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies in the Department of Economics, Oxford University.

For part of Fall 2018, she was also a Postdoctoral Affiliate of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program and Visiting Researcher in the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Jacquelyn is an applied microeconomist with research interests in innovation, energy and environmental economics, and public economics. Most of her work right now focuses on evaluating the effects of public policy on firm behavior and innovation outcomes, and on how policy can steer the direction of innovation towards clean energy solutions that help protect environmental systems.

Jacquelyn has PhD and MS degrees in Mineral and Energy Economics and a BA in Economics and Political Science. She previously held positions with the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis at the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and the World Bank.