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Bio: Sébastien is a PhD student in Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley and a research fellow of the Chaire European Electricity Markets. Sébastien graduated in Economics from the Ecole Normale Supérieure and holds a MSc in Energy Economics from University Paris-Dauphine. Prior to join Berkeley, Sébastien worked two years on the economics impacts of climate change with the Climate Impact Lab at the University of Chicago. As a member of the Chaire European Electricity Markets, he worked on electricity markets’ design and the effects of renewables energy on wholesale prices. Sébastien is an avid hiker and volleyball player, his favorite dish is homemade Spaghetti Bolognese.

Research: Sébastien is mostly interested in data-driven policy research projects. Currently, he is working on the importance of (1) electricity markets design and (2) network expansion, to mitigate the cost of climate change. He is also interested in better understanding the mechanism through which hurricanes are affecting firms using micro level data.

Field of Interest: MicroEconometrics, Environmental and Resource Economics