Miguel Tovar, Ph.D.

Miguel Tovar is currently a research officer at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) in Dublin, Ireland. He works in the department of energy and environment. He holds a PhD in economics at the University of Essex. He completed a master’s degree in economics at the same University and B.A. in Economics from the Instituto Politecnico Nacional in Mexico City. He previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Germany, as a teaching assistant in the University of Essex and as a researcher in the Mexican Research Institute of Oil.

He has published in journals such as the Energy Journal, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Resource and Energy Economics and Ecological Economics. His research interests include the distributional effects of energy and environmental policies, microsimulation, environmental taxation and sustainable consumption.