Dr Allan Beltran joined the Department of Economics in September 2018 as a Lecturer in Environmental Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Birmingham. Prior to joining the Department, Allan was a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Geography and Environment in the London School of Economics.
Allan’s research interests are in the area of environmental economics and the economics of climate change. His current research focuses on the economic valuation of flooding, risk perception and environmental fiscal reform in Latin America. Allan has also served as a consultant for the United Nations (ECLAC) working on topics related to the economics of climate change in Latin America.
Methodological interests include environmental valuation techniques, quasi-experimental models and the use of spatial data.