Trade, Environment, Development and Energy (TEDE) Research Group

The Trade, Environment, Development and Energy (TEDE) Research Group is primarily an applied economics and econometrics and applied theory group that does research at the intersection between the four related research areas of international economics, development economics, environmental economics and energy economics.

We also encourage interdisciplinary research that encompasses environmental science, development studies, engineering, international business, computer science, regional studies, human geography, international political economy and area studies.

Specific topics include trade and the environment, energy systems, natural disasters, African development, labour share, institutional economics, the global value chain, the Chinese and Indian economies, the exporting and importing behaviour of firms, spatial econometrics, economics of climate change, the environmental behaviour of firms and much more.

People in the TEDE Research Group

TEDE Group lead: Professor Robert Elliott
Research Interests: Applied research in any areas of international economics, development economics, environmental and energy economics and international business with a particular interest in the Chinese economy, firm behaviour, natural disasters and the impact of globalisation on the environment.

TEDE Group co-lead: Dr Wanyu Chung
Research Interests: International Trade, International Economics, International Macroeconomics

Dr Gunes Bebek
Research Interests: Empirical international trade, trade and development, regional economics.

Dr Allan Beltran
Research Interests: Environmental valuation, the economics of flooding, the economics of climate change in Latin America, climate change and adaptation, environmental fiscal reform.

Professor Matthew Cole
Research Interests: Environmental economics, development economics, international economics.

Dr Panagiotis Fouskas
Research Interests: Applied Industrial economics, productivity and competiveness, applied labour economics, well-being and quality of life.

Dr Mike Henry
Research Interests: Empirical analyses of productivity and labour market, effects of trade and investment, liberalisation in developed and developing countries.

Dr Johannes Lohse
Research Interests: Public economics, environmental economics, behavioral economics.

Professor David Maddison
Research Interests: Agricultural economics, climate change, environmental valuation, natural resource economics.

Dr Sharin McDowall-Emefiele
Research Interests: Applied Development Economics and Finance; and Application of Institutional Theory in both Entrepreneurship and International Business.

Dr Livia Menezes
Research Interests: Economics of crime, economics of education, health economics, labour economics.

Dr Domenico Moro
Research Interests: Economics of the third sector and health economics.

Dr Ceren Ozgen
Research Interests: Labour economics: Labour market impacts of international migration and cultural diversity, overeducation and skills mismatch, innovation, human capital and knowledge spillovers, economics of population, migration policy.

Dr Thomas Sebastian
Research Interests: Globalisation and developing countries.

Professor Eric Strobl
Research Interests: Applied development economics, international economics, envrionmental economics, labour economics.

Dr Kamilya Suleymenova
Research Interests: Institutional economy, corruption, behavioural economics, pedagogical research.

Dr Liyun Zhang
Research Interests: International economics and environmental economics.

There are clear synergies between the TEDE research group and the BCEEEM, China and Global Value Chains research clusters at Birmingham Business School. At the University we have a link to the Birmingham Energy and Policy Research (BEPRI) and the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BiFor).

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