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Ian Partridge


Ian Partridge graduated from the LBJ School PhD program in 2012 and is currently working as a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the UT Energy Institute.  His dissertation topic was “Potential contribution of a carbon offset scheme to the costs of greenhouse gas emissions reductions in developing countries”.  He has published a number of papers on the economics of renewable energy technologies and the health impacts of coal-fired electricity generation, focusing particularly on India and China.  Other interests include the policy implications of climate change, particularly as it affects the energy industry, and the use of financial incentives to cut greenhouse gas emissions.  Prior to joining the LBJ School, Ian worked for more than twenty years in the oil and gas industry and in investment banking. 

His profile on the Energy Institute website is at

Research Interests: Climate Change Policy, Climate Mitigation Finance, Offset Schemes