Dr Elsa Barazza

Dr Elsa Barazza

UCL

Dr Elsa Barazza is an energy economist and completed her PhD at the UCL Energy Institute in December 2018. Her research interest is on energy system modelling and energy policy. In particular, her work focuses on agent-based modelling of the energy sector, and her research investigates questions related to energy investments, non-optimal decision making, governance and finance. Elsa is the original developer of the BRAIN-Energy agent-based model.

Currently her work under the UKERC Phase 4 Theme 4 project focuses on applying the BRAIN-Energy model to investigate incumbents and new-entrants investment behaviour in the UK energy sector, considering different governance and financial structures.